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Kids should get the COVID-19 shot, and an extra for the immunocompromised: NACI

Kids should get the COVID-19 shot, and an extra for the immunocompromised: NACI

OTTAWA — The National Advisory Committee on Immunization has urged kids aged five to 11 to get their two doses of an mRNA COVID-19 shot, and also recommends a third dose for immunocompromised kids.
Funds for memorial to 22 mass shooting victims in N.S. shifts to municipal leadership

Funds for memorial to 22 mass shooting victims in N.S. shifts to municipal leadership

HALIFAX — Funds for a memorial to the victims of Nova Scotia's mass shooting are being shifted to a municipal government trust, while some communities and families have been pursuing their own fundraising efforts.
Nunavut community locks down due to COVID-19 cases, Iqaluit jail faces outbreak

Nunavut community locks down due to COVID-19 cases, Iqaluit jail faces outbreak

IQALUIT, Nunavut — One Nunavut community is under a strict lockdown as COVID-19 spreads rapidly among households. All offices and schools in the Baffin Island community of Igloolik, where about 1,600 people live, are closed and travel is restricted.
'It's solvable': Banff RCMP hoping to identify man's remains recovered decades ago

'It's solvable': Banff RCMP hoping to identify man's remains recovered decades ago

BANFF, Alta. — RCMP are hoping to solve the mystery of remains found more than two decades ago in Alberta's Banff National Park. The skeleton of a Caucasian man between the age of 19 and 35 was discovered by a tour guide there in 1998.
New Brunswick RCMP say missing six-year-old boy subject of Amber Alert found safe

New Brunswick RCMP say missing six-year-old boy subject of Amber Alert found safe

FREDERICTON — The RCMP say a six-year-old boy who went missing in New Brunswick early Tuesday and became the subject of an Amber Alert has been found safe.

Slow vaccination rate for children, paramedic mental health : In The News for Jan. 25

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 Jan. 25 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Attitude on carbon tax rebate defined by politics, not facts, survey suggests

Attitude on carbon tax rebate defined by politics, not facts, survey suggests

Rebates on carbon taxes haven't helped Canadians warm to them, a new survey suggests.
Tories gain support but O'Toole lags Trudeau, Singh as best choice for PM: Poll

Tories gain support but O'Toole lags Trudeau, Singh as best choice for PM: Poll

OTTAWA — A new poll suggests the Conservatives are back within striking distance of the Liberals after a slump in support late last year amid internal grumbling about the party's election loss. The Leger poll, conducted Jan.

Paramedics, dispatchers call for more resources as mental health issues spike

VANCOUVER — Groups representing Canada's paramedics are calling for improved mental health services as staff shortages and unprecedented call volumes fuelled by the pandemic and the overdose crisis take a toll on workers.

Recall covers range of sandwiches, burgers and donairs

HQ Fine Foods is recalling certain Quality fast foods brand and Hygaard Fine Foods Ltd. brand sandwiches because of a possible Listeria contamination.