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Quebec judge rules boy, 12, can get COVID-19 vaccine despite father's opposition

Quebec judge rules boy, 12, can get COVID-19 vaccine despite father's opposition

MONTREAL — A Quebec Superior Court judge says a mother is allowed to have her 12-year-old son vaccinated against COVID-19 despite the father's opposition. In a judgment rendered last week, Justice Aline U.K.
Leaders debate, expanding critical mineral production : In The News for Sept. 2

Leaders debate, expanding critical mineral production : In The News for Sept. 2

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Sept. 2 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
B.C. premier supports health-care workers after protests against vaccine cards

B.C. premier supports health-care workers after protests against vaccine cards

VICTORIA — B.C. Premier John Horgan expressed his gratitude to health-care workers on Wednesday after protests outside some hospitals in the province.
Police expand search across Quebec after Amber Alert issued for three-year-old boy

Police expand search across Quebec after Amber Alert issued for three-year-old boy

MATANE, Que. — Quebec provincial police on Wednesday widened the search area for a three-year-old boy who was allegedly abducted by his father in a town 400 kilometres northeast of Quebec City.
Ontario to require proof of vaccination in high-risk settings starting Sept. 22

Ontario to require proof of vaccination in high-risk settings starting Sept. 22

TORONTO — Giving in to mounting pressure from experts, businesses and political opponents, Premier Doug Ford announced a vaccine certificate system Wednesday that will see Ontarians showing proof of immunization to access public spaces such as restau
Quebec launches COVID-19 vaccine passport system across province

Quebec launches COVID-19 vaccine passport system across province

MONTREAL — Quebec's vaccine passport system was launched on Wednesday, and while Montreal business owners said the day generally went well, they lamented the thought of turning potential clients away and increasing their employees' workloads.
Lockdown orders in N.W.T. to lift this weekend as COVID-19 cases start to decline

Lockdown orders in N.W.T. to lift this weekend as COVID-19 cases start to decline

YELLOWKNIFE — Two communities in the Northwest Territories under lockdown orders since mid-August will see those orders lifted late Saturday as active cases of COVID-19 start to decline across the territory.
A look at COVID-19 vaccine certificate programs across Canada

A look at COVID-19 vaccine certificate programs across Canada

Ontario on Wednesday joined the growing list of provinces introducing COVID-19 vaccine passport systems. Here's a look at what the provinces and territories have said about their proof-of-vaccination programs, or lack thereof.
'Gentleman in Texas' inundated with calls from Ontarians registering for COVID shots

'Gentleman in Texas' inundated with calls from Ontarians registering for COVID shots

TORONTO — A public health unit in southwestern Ontario is apologizing to "a gentleman in Texas" who ended up answering calls from Canadians trying to book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment.
Liberals highlight contrast with Conservatives on abortion, guns

Liberals highlight contrast with Conservatives on abortion, guns

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau aimed Wednesday to distinguish the Liberals from Erin O'Toole's Conservatives with promises to enshrine abortion services in the Canada Health Act and toughen measures to ban an array of firearms.