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Federal government investigating cyberattack amid tensions with Russia

Federal government investigating cyberattack amid tensions with Russia

OTTAWA — Federal cybersecurity agencies confirmed Monday a recent cyberattack against Global Affairs Canada amid escalating tensions over a potential Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Spending a 'marked departure' from former B.C. legislature clerk's duties, Crown says

Spending a 'marked departure' from former B.C. legislature clerk's duties, Crown says

VANCOUVER — A book on beekeeping, a wood splitter and a cushion decorated with the Union Jack and the words "God Save the Queen," are among the items that a special prosecutor alleges former B.C.

A look at the latest COVID-19 developments in Canada

A look at the latest COVID-19 news in Canada: — Statistics Canada says the COVID-19 pandemic contributed to an average seven-month decline in national life expectancy, the largest decrease recorded since 1921 when the vital statistics registration sy
Mystery persists in Canada-U. S. border tragedy; accused human smuggler freed on bond

Mystery persists in Canada-U. S. border tragedy; accused human smuggler freed on bond

FARGO, N.D. — Efforts to identify four family members who died at the edge of Canada's frigid hinterland plodded along Monday as a U.S. judge released the man at the centre of what investigators say was an organized human-smuggling enterprise.
Kids' vaccine rate still low despite rampant spread of Omicron variant

Kids' vaccine rate still low despite rampant spread of Omicron variant

OTTAWA — The timing of the Omicron outbreak in Canada may have hurt the uptake of pediatric vaccines at a time when kids need them most. Child-sized doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine were approved for children aged five to 11 on Nov.
Saskatchewan eschews more COVID-19 rules, Ontario saw high absences in some schools

Saskatchewan eschews more COVID-19 rules, Ontario saw high absences in some schools

Saskatchewan's premier said his government will refrain from imposing new COVID-19 restrictions in a shift toward learning to live with the virus Monday, just as new StatCan data illustrated the human toll of the pandemic and Ontario revealed many of
Slow down trucker vaccine rule, business groups say as PM, Tories trade barbs

Slow down trucker vaccine rule, business groups say as PM, Tories trade barbs

OTTAWA — Business leaders are urging Ottawa to ease vaccine mandates for cross-border truckers to relieve the congested supply chain with the United States, while Liberals and Conservatives sparred over the extent of the problem and how to resolve it
Montreal's Chinatown, threatened by development, to be granted heritage status

Montreal's Chinatown, threatened by development, to be granted heritage status

MONTREAL — The shrinking heart of Montreal's Chinatown will be granted heritage status by the province to protect it from excessive development and gentrification, municipal and provincial officials announced Monday.

StatCan: COVID-19 led to more than half-a-year drop in life expectancy in 2020

Statistics Canada says the COVID-19 pandemic contributed to an average seven-month decline in national life expectancy, the largest decrease recorded since 1921 when the vital statistics registration system was introduced.
B.C. driver curious about speed of mother's car faces fines: police

B.C. driver curious about speed of mother's car faces fines: police

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — A novice British Columbia driver faces numerous tickets and nine penalty points after police allege he was travelling in excess of 200 kilometres per hour in his mother's car.