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'I am not behind': Leona Alleslev officially enters Conservative leadership race

'I am not behind': Leona Alleslev officially enters Conservative leadership race

OTTAWA — Former Conservative deputy leader Leona Alleslev has officially entered the party's leadership race.
Ottawa police have charged a second man with arson after fire in downtown apartment

Ottawa police have charged a second man with arson after fire in downtown apartment

OTTAWA — A second man has been charged with trying to set fire to a downtown Ottawa apartment building in early February.

'A PR disaster': Experts worry messaging may hinder fourth-dose uptake

TORONTO — Government messaging about the state of the COVID-19 pandemic may stymie uptake of fourth vaccine doses, some experts said, as provinces laid out plans to expand eligibility for the shots to millions more Canadians.
After two years of uncertainty, Liberals ready budget under shifting circumstances

After two years of uncertainty, Liberals ready budget under shifting circumstances

OTTAWA — After two years of pandemic-induced uncertainty, the federal Liberals are getting ready to deliver an updated spending blueprint in a 2022 budget that, by all accounts, has been influenced by fast-changing circumstances.
Calls to health line reveal desperation of Quebec care home owners as COVID-19 hit

Calls to health line reveal desperation of Quebec care home owners as COVID-19 hit

MONTREAL — Newly released recordings of phone calls to a Quebec government health line from March 2020 reveal how desperate the owners of a long-term care home were as COVID-19 struck their establishment during the pandemic's first wave.
Liberals expected to raise taxes on big banks, insurance companies in budget

Liberals expected to raise taxes on big banks, insurance companies in budget

OTTAWA — The final message to Scotiabank shareholders from its president and CEO's annual address: a higher tax on the country’s biggest banks is a tax on you.

Nunavut to lift all public health measures including masks, COVID-19 data

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut is to lift all its remaining COVID-19 health measures when it ends its public health emergency on Monday.
Six years after making promise, advocates hope Liberals move on children's watchdog

Six years after making promise, advocates hope Liberals move on children's watchdog

OTTAWA — It's one of those promises that doesn't cost the government too much, but never seems to materialize on budget day.
Norovirus outbreak tied to raw B.C. oysters linked to 91 illnesses in U.S.

Norovirus outbreak tied to raw B.C. oysters linked to 91 illnesses in U.S.

Health officials in the United States say a norovirus outbreak linked to raw British Columbia oysters has spread to at least 13 states.
Health workers have a small budget request to tackle the Canadian care crisis: a plan

Health workers have a small budget request to tackle the Canadian care crisis: a plan

OTTAWA — The federal government is set to table a budget Thursday against the backdrop of several national and international emergencies and major funding commitments.