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Bistak recalling products due to salmonella risk from rodent infestation

OTTAWA — A variety of products distributed by Bistak Enterprises Inc. and Bistak Groceries Inc. are being recalled due to possible salmonella contamination from rodent infestation.
Vulnerable in B.C. and Alberta approached to take COVID-19 vaccines for others

Vulnerable in B.C. and Alberta approached to take COVID-19 vaccines for others

Homeless and vulnerable people in British Columbia and Alberta have been approached with offers of payment to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by those attempting to fraudulently get a vaccine card.
Health Canada seven to 10 days from decision on Pfizer antiviral drug

Health Canada seven to 10 days from decision on Pfizer antiviral drug

OTTAWA — Health Canada should be ready to make an authorization decision about Pfizer's Paxlovid antiviral treatment for COVID-19 in a week to 10 days, chief medical adviser Dr. Supriya Sharma said Thursday.
Indigenous inmates face high rates of COVID-19 in federal prisons

Indigenous inmates face high rates of COVID-19 in federal prisons

OTTAWA — Indigenous federal inmates are infected with COVID-19 at disproportionately high rates. Correctional Service Canada said Wednesday that as of Jan. 10, there are 207 active COVID-19 cases among inmates in federal penitentiaries.
A look at the latest COVID-19 news in Canada

A look at the latest COVID-19 news in Canada

A look at the latest COVID-19 news in Canada: — Quebec Premier François Legault says the number of daily COVID-19 cases in Quebec appears to have peaked, allowing him to lift the curfew on Monday that he imposed to protect hospitals from a record sur
Quebec to lift COVID-19 curfew Monday, extend vaccine passport to big box retail

Quebec to lift COVID-19 curfew Monday, extend vaccine passport to big box retail

MONTREAL — Quebec Premier François Legault says the number of daily COVID-19 cases in Quebec appears to have peaked, allowing him to lift the curfew on Monday that he imposed to protect hospitals from a record surge in infections.
New Brunswick tightens COVID measures while Quebec, Nunavut lift some restrictions

New Brunswick tightens COVID measures while Quebec, Nunavut lift some restrictions

New Brunswick announced tougher public health measures Thursday as COVID-19 hospitalizations continued to climb in several provinces and the Omicron variant fuelled more infections across Canada.
O'Toole says he opposes Quebec's plan to 'tax and target' the unvaccinated

O'Toole says he opposes Quebec's plan to 'tax and target' the unvaccinated

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole says while he respects provincial jurisdiction, he opposes Quebec's plan "to tax and target" those who are unvaccinated against COVID-19.
Canadian oil can be part of transition if it gets cleaner, IEA head says

Canadian oil can be part of transition if it gets cleaner, IEA head says

OTTAWA — The executive director of the International Energy Agency says Canadian oil and gas can be part of the transition to a clean-energy future if the industry can cut its carbon footprint.

Olympic athletes heading to Beijing warned about Chinese cyber spies

OTTAWA — Athletes representing Canada in the Beijing Winter Olympics next month are being told to take extra precautions against Chinese cyber surveillance, including the danger of electronic devices being infected with spyware.