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Canada keeping only essential staff in Ethiopia as security deteriorates

OTTAWA – Worsening security in Ethiopia has prompted Canada to withdraw family members of diplomats and non-essential staff from the country. Global Affairs Canada issued a statement today saying the situation is rapidly deteriorating amid hostilities in the country’s northern region, and the safety of Canadians is the department’s highest

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Ontario keeping vaccine passports through winter, top doctor says

Ontario’s top doctor says proof-of-vaccine certificates will be in place through the winter with modelling showing the potential for a “significant rise” in COVID-19 cases after the holidays. Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Kieran Moore made the comment on Friday while announcing an easing of capacity restrictions for some

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Alberta keeping COVID-19 measures for another six weeks as cases spike

The Alberta government is walking back its decision to eliminate isolation requirements for people who test positive for COVID-19 after weeks of pressure from local leaders, physicians and families. Dr. Deena Hinshaw, the province’s chief medical officer of health, said the government will also extend a masking mandate for public

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