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Nunavut eases restrictions in some communities; rapid tests coming

Nunavut eases restrictions in some communities; rapid tests coming

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Restrictions are to ease in 15 Nunavut communities starting Monday as COVID-19 cases slowly drop across the territory.
Emergencies Act concern, Ottawa protest could benefit Russia: In The News for Feb. 15

Emergencies Act concern, Ottawa protest could benefit Russia: In The News for Feb. 15

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Feb. 15 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Are vaccine protests in Canada a factor in Vladimir Putin's Ukraine timeline?

Are vaccine protests in Canada a factor in Vladimir Putin's Ukraine timeline?

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden's administration had two different and seemingly disparate international crises on its hands Friday when Jake Sullivan, the president's national security adviser, strode to the podium in the White House briefing room.
Canada's PM Justin Trudeau invokes Emergencies Act for 'illegal' blockades

Canada's PM Justin Trudeau invokes Emergencies Act for 'illegal' blockades

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday invoked the national Emergencies Act to bring to an end the antigovernment blockades he describes as illegal and not about peaceful protest.
Former Speaker of B.C. legislature didn't consider conflict of interest: trial hears

Former Speaker of B.C. legislature didn't consider conflict of interest: trial hears

VANCOUVER — A former Speaker of the B.C.
'Had to act': RCMP arrest 13, seize weapons near Alberta-U.S. border crossing

'Had to act': RCMP arrest 13, seize weapons near Alberta-U.S. border crossing

COUTTS, Alta. — RCMP arrested 13 people near the main United States border crossing in southern Alberta on Monday after becoming aware of a cache of firearms and ammunition. RCMP Supt.

The latest on protests against COVID-19 measures in Ottawa and beyond

The latest developments on ongoing protests against COVID-19 restrictions and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government, in Ottawa and various locations across Canada. All times eastern: 7:35 p.m.
What is the Emergencies Act? A primer on the law invoked by Trudeau to quell protests

What is the Emergencies Act? A primer on the law invoked by Trudeau to quell protests

OTTAWA — The federal move to invoke the Emergencies Act could allow authorities to forbid more large trucks from rolling into the gridlocked area around Parliament Hill.
Feds go after blockade financing with expanded Fintrac powers, directions to banks

Feds go after blockade financing with expanded Fintrac powers, directions to banks

OTTAWA — The federal government is broadening the scope of anti-money laundering rules and directing banks to cut off services to those suspected of aiding the trucker protesters as it looks to put an end to what it says are illegal blockades.
Ontario fast-tracks easing COVID restrictions, Saskatchewan ends vaccine passport

Ontario fast-tracks easing COVID restrictions, Saskatchewan ends vaccine passport

Ontario ramped up plans to drop a raft of COVID-19 restrictions, including the province's vaccine certificate system, while Alberta schools opened Monday without mask mandates for children.