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Push to send vaccines to developing nations a global economic win: BoC chief

Push to send vaccines to developing nations a global economic win: BoC chief

OTTAWA — The governor of the Bank of Canada pressed the case for COVID-19 vaccines to be sent to developing nations as part of a broader push to not only end the pandemic, but aid Canada's economic recovery and ease price pressures on consumer goods.
Quebec police cancel Amber Alert after 2 kids, aged 3 and 1, found safe

Quebec police cancel Amber Alert after 2 kids, aged 3 and 1, found safe

SUTTON, Que. — Quebec provincial police cancelled an Amber Alert on Thursday afternoon after two young children who had allegedly been abducted were found safe in New Brunswick.
Quebec man arrested after 4-day Amber Alert now faces nine additional charges

Quebec man arrested after 4-day Amber Alert now faces nine additional charges

MONTREAL — A Quebec man arrested after an Amber Alert that spanned four days is now facing nine additional charges. The 36-year-old man, who was arrested on Sept. 5 in Ste-Paule, Que.
Quebec physicist linked to Nobel-winning research urges Canada to 'value science'

Quebec physicist linked to Nobel-winning research urges Canada to 'value science'

MONTREAL — A Quebec-born scientist who has contributed to research that won his collaborator this year's Nobel Prize in Physics says he hopes to inspire Canadians to value science.
Do Conservatives think conscience rights cover referrals? O'Toole, MP appear split

Do Conservatives think conscience rights cover referrals? O'Toole, MP appear split

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole's latest position on conscience rights appears to be offside with at least one elected member from his party's socially conservative wing, as it prepares to study its election loss and enter a new Parliament.
Nadia Chaudhri, neuroscientist who shared her journey with cancer, dies at 43

Nadia Chaudhri, neuroscientist who shared her journey with cancer, dies at 43

MONTREAL — Nadia Chaudhri, the Montreal neuroscientist who gained a worldwide following while spending her dying months raising funds for scientists from under-represented backgrounds, has died at age 43.

Racialized health-care workers claim systemic racism in Montreal health authority

MONTREAL — Marie Ngo Hott, an orderly at one of Montreal's largest health authorities, says some of her white patients aren't shy about being racist toward her, and she says the issue is not being addressed by the administration.
Thanksgiving in a COVID world, COVID and pregnancy : In The News for Oct. 7

Thanksgiving in a COVID world, COVID and pregnancy : In The News for Oct. 7

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 Oct. 7 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Sister of pregnant Alberta woman who died of COVID-19 urges others to get vaccinated

Sister of pregnant Alberta woman who died of COVID-19 urges others to get vaccinated

EDMONTON — This Thanksgiving will be a tough one for Carol Charles and her family. The 50-year-old from Regina usually travels to her younger sister’s house in Edmonton for the holiday. But Jennifer Rosebluff-Thomas died of COVID-19 last month.

Incorrect allowed dosage on label could lead to overdose or death

Health Canada has issued a recall for two lots of Novo-Gesic Forte Acetaminophen tablets distributed by Teva Canada because of a labelling error that could result in a person exceeding the maximum daily dosage for acetaminophen.