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Ottawa eyes charging airport security with vaccine verification for travellers

Christopher Reynolds, The Canadian Press Published Friday, October 15, 2021 6:15AM EDT OTTAWA — Airport security agents may soon be screening more than your luggage. The federal government is mulling handing responsibility for verifying passengers’ vaccination status to airport officers, rather than airlines — which hope to skip the headache.

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Ontario asks Ottawa to work with WHO on ensuring mixed vaccines recognized abroad

Holly McKenzie-Sutter, The Canadian Press Published Monday, July 26, 2021 2:48PM EDT TORONTO – Ontario has asked the federal government to ensure Canadians who received mixed COVID-19 vaccines will be recognized for international travel as border measures lift. Health Minister Christine Elliott and Solicitor General Sylvia Jones wrote to Intergovernmental

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Ford to make an announcement in Ottawa Monday afternoon

Premier Doug Ford will be making an announcement in Ottawa Monday afternoon. Ford will be joined by Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, MPP for Ottawa West-Nepean Jeremy Roberts and President and CEO of The Ottawa Hospital Cameron Love. The announcement comes nearly two weeks after the province entered Step 3 of

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State legislators formally ask Ottawa, White House to reopen Canada-U.S. border

WASHINGTON – A well-known American advocate of stronger Canada-U.S. ties helped state lawmakers from across the Midwest formally vent their bilateral frustrations Wednesday with an official request that the two countries “immediately” open their shared border to fully vaccinated travellers. Scotty Greenwood, CEO of the Canadian American Business Council, was

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Ottawa, B.C. reach deal on child-care funding

The Canadian Press Published Thursday, July 8, 2021 2:14PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, July 8, 2021 2:14PM EDT COQUITLAM, B.C. – The federal government has reached a deal with British Columbia, the first in the Trudeau Liberals’ bid to build a national daycare system, and a move longtime advocates marked

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