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World Jul 19Canada to let vaccinated U.S. citizens enter country on Aug. 9
Officials said the 14-day quarantine requirement will be waived as of Aug. 9 for eligible travelers who are currently residing in the United States and have received a full course of a COVID-19 vaccine approved for use in Canada.
World Jun 25Trudeau says Canada is ashamed about schools for Indigenous children
ndigenous leaders said this week that 600 or more remains were discovered at the Marieval Indian Residential School, which operated from 1899 to 1997 in the province of Saskatchewan. Last month, some 215 remains were reported at a similar school…
Nation Jun 18U.S.-Canada border restrictions extended until July 21
Public Safety Minister Bill Blair says the move has been made in coordination with the U.S. He says Canada's number one priority is to keep Canadians safe during the pandemic.
World Jun 08Trudeau denounces truck attack that targeted Muslim family
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has denounced an attack involving a driver accused of plowing a pickup truck into an immigrant family of five, killing four of them.
Health Apr 30Canada to start to get Pfizer vaccines from the U.S. next week
It's the first time the U.S. has allowed that company's vaccine exported north. Canada has tightly woven commercial ties with the U.S., but it has been getting from Pfizer's vaccines from Belgium until now because U.S. authorities had kept supplies…
Education Apr 12All schools in Ontario to shut and go to online learning
All schools in Canada’s most populous province will be shut down and move to online learning because of a record number of coronavirus infections.
Health Mar 18Biden plans to send COVID-19 shots to Mexico, Canada
The U.S. is planning to send a combined 4 million doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to Mexico and Canada in its first export of shots, the White House said Thursday.
World Mar 05Canada approves Johnson & Johnson vaccine
Canada is getting a fourth vaccine to prevent COVID-19 as the country’s health regulator has cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot that works with just one dose instead of two.
Politics Feb 23WATCH: Biden and Trudeau give statements on bilateral meeting
In pre-pandemic times, such a meeting would have been held with fanfare. But with Biden and Trudeau stressing caution to their citizens, both leaders are foregoing the typical pomp and holding their talks by video conference.
Politics Feb 03Canada designates the Proud Boys as a terrorist entity
The Proud Boys have faced increased scrutiny after seizing on the former Trump administration’s policies and was a major agitator during earlier protests and the Capitol riot on Jan. 6.