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Groups offer more support across Canada for families of drug users

Groups offer more support across Canada for families of drug users

VANCOUVER — A support group for families of people who have fatally overdosed is expanding its services across the country to also help those whose loved ones are addicted to illicit drugs.
Conservatives cite concern over influence of 'climate activists' on net-zero target

Conservatives cite concern over influence of 'climate activists' on net-zero target

OTTAWA — Conservatives have moved to quash a government bill that mandates Ottawa set legally binding targets to hit net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 over a lack of representation from the oil and gas sector on an outside advisory panel.
Doctors say lowering age cutoff for AstraZeneca vaccine makes sense as cases surge

Doctors say lowering age cutoff for AstraZeneca vaccine makes sense as cases surge

CALGARY — Doctors say the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine should be offered to Canadians in a wider age range as COVID-19 infections soar in many parts of the country.
Alberta's Kenney sowing distrust with misleading COVID-19 anecdotes, statements: NDP

Alberta's Kenney sowing distrust with misleading COVID-19 anecdotes, statements: NDP

EDMONTON — Alberta’s Opposition says Premier Jason Kenney is sowing distrust by recounting misleading anecdotes to illustrate COVID-19 policy decisions. “I think this is about trust.
'Disgusted:' Miller reacts to security guard's actions toward Indigenous woman

'Disgusted:' Miller reacts to security guard's actions toward Indigenous woman

OTTAWA — Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller has expressed his disgust over a video showing a security guard in a physical altercation with an Indigenous woman who was accused of shoplifting from a grocery store.
N.S., N.L. premiers oppose sharing their vaccine supplies with harder-hit provinces

N.S., N.L. premiers oppose sharing their vaccine supplies with harder-hit provinces

HALIFAX — Two East Coast premiers say they oppose sharing vaccine supplies with harder-hit provinces, after the Canadian Medical Association suggested Ottawa rethink its per capita-based system of distributing doses.
Huawei CFO's legal team applies for adjournment in final extradition hearings

Huawei CFO's legal team applies for adjournment in final extradition hearings

VANCOUVER — The B.C. Supreme Court says lawyers for Meng Wanzhou are applying to adjourn the final three-week leg of her extradition case set to begin April 26.
COVID-19 outbreak declared in Iqaluit as infection numbers rise after first case

COVID-19 outbreak declared in Iqaluit as infection numbers rise after first case

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut has declared an outbreak of COVID-19 in Iqaluit and the premier says he expects there will be more cases.
CP NewsAlert: Canucks games against Leafs postponed as team returns from COVID

CP NewsAlert: Canucks games against Leafs postponed as team returns from COVID

VANCOUVER — The NHL has postponed a pair of games between the Canucks and Toronto Maple Leafs as Vancouver continues to work its way back from a COVID-19 outbreak.
Expectations high as Trudeau Liberals get ready to unveil first pandemic budget

Expectations high as Trudeau Liberals get ready to unveil first pandemic budget

OTTAWA — The Liberals will look to thread an economic needle with Monday's budget, while dealing with a minority Parliament where the document's defeat would topple the government.