Skip to content

Beyond Local

Up to police to investigate, Trudeau says of being pelted with gravel on campaign

Up to police to investigate, Trudeau says of being pelted with gravel on campaign

In response to questions from The Canadian Press, an RCMP spokesperson said their protective services detail is assigned to protect leaders, and local police are in charge of crowd control.
Feds ease travel restrictions for fully vaccinated foreign nationals

Feds ease travel restrictions for fully vaccinated foreign nationals

To be eligible, travellers must have allowed at least 14 days to pass since their last vaccine shot and show proof of a negative molecular test for COVID-19 that's no more than 72 hours old.
Alberta turns to staffing agencies for nurses as it deals with patient surge

Alberta turns to staffing agencies for nurses as it deals with patient surge

The news follows announcements Friday of another round of surgery cancellations as ICUs reached 95-per-cent full.
O'Toole clarifies gun policy, leaders talk Chinese detention of Canadians on campaign

O'Toole clarifies gun policy, leaders talk Chinese detention of Canadians on campaign

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau first opened his remarks in Markham, Ont., by acknowledging Sunday was a difficult one for the relatives of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor as they marked the thousandth day of their incarceration in Chinese prisons.
Fentanyl superlab busted near Aldersyde by provincial task force

Fentanyl superlab busted near Aldersyde by provincial task force

Guns also seized during bust at building north of High River
Federal parties scrap over guns, COVID-19 response on Day 21 of federal campaign

Federal parties scrap over guns, COVID-19 response on Day 21 of federal campaign

Trudeau, and O'Toole on board with Singh's request to urge all Canadians eligible for a vaccine to get their shot on Sept. 8, on the day of the official French-language debate.
Doctors frustrated with 'selfishness' of unvaccinated people, protesters

Doctors frustrated with 'selfishness' of unvaccinated people, protesters

"For the staff, it's exhausting. It's challenging when you have somebody come in who is there when there was a simple route to preventing what they came in with — a COVID infection. Our job is to be professional and not to be judgmental, but it's very trying for nurses and doctors and all the other health-care professionals to look at somebody who made a conscious decision not to get vaccinated."
Canada could see above 15K daily COVID-19 cases next month, Tam says

Canada could see above 15K daily COVID-19 cases next month, Tam says

The number of cases in Canada each day grew from about 700 in early August, to almost 3,500 now.
Province implements mask mandate amid surge in COVID cases

Province implements mask mandate amid surge in COVID cases

'For the love of God, please get vaccinated now,' Kenney pleads.
Canadian senator hears desperate plea from Afghan woman MP fearing Taliban reprisals

Canadian senator hears desperate plea from Afghan woman MP fearing Taliban reprisals

The senator said she receives pleas each day from Afghans, including those who helped Canadian NGOs and are unable to get out.