Poll workers say COVID-19 safety measures missing during federal election

A polling station officer was scared of contracting COVID-19 on Monday because Elections Canada didn’t require workers to be fully vaccinated or allow them to request proof of a medical … Read More

Bloc leader calls on Justin Trudeau to hold summit on health transfers with premiers

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted September 22, 2021 2:29 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet … Read More

As Canada went to polls, here are 5 non-election stories you may have missed

Canadians went to the polls Sept. 20 to choose their next government in the 44th federal election. Polls in many provinces have closed and preliminary results are trickling in. Read … Read More

Canada election: How parties vow to prevent the next pandemic

Canada wasn’t ready for the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s the conclusion of experts, health-care workers and even the Auditor General. And during the 2021 federal election, parties have pledged to make … Read More

Pandemic elections: What other countries have voted during COVID-19?

For the first time in Canada’s political history, federal elections are being held during a global pandemic. When Justin Trudeau called the snap vote last month there was a chorus … Read More

Tory candidate says she ‘misspoke’ in opposing vaccine passports

Conservative candidate Rosemarie Falk says she misspoke when she told an interviewer that her party does not support vaccine passports for entry into or departure from Canada. She made the … Read More

Tory candidate says she ‘misspoke’ in opposing vaccine passports — twice

Conservative candidate Rosemarie Falk says she misspoke when she told an interviewer that her party does not support vaccine passports for entry into or departure from Canada — despite making … Read More

Trudeau to protesters: ‘Isn’t there a hospital you should be going to bother right now?’

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau on Monday appeared to taunt angry protesters who attempted to drown out a planned interview in British Columbia, by asking them if there was “a hospital … Read More

Trudeau stands by conditional health transfers, says he wants results

By Mia Rabson The Canadian Press Posted September 10, 2021 2:21 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau … Read More

‘No. Absolutely not’: Trudeau says he doesn’t regret calling election during 4th wave

After weeks of being hammered by opposition leaders for plunging the country into a federal election during the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is standing … Read More

Toronto health workers voice COVID-19 concerns during Trudeau’s election stop

Health-care workers shared concerns over staff shortages and burnout with the federal Liberal leader during a Sunday campaign stop at a Toronto hospital that was surrounded by anti-vaccine protests earlier … Read More

Abortion is already legal in Canada. Here’s what Liberals are actually proposing

Each new federal election cycle in Canada seems to bring with it the perennial question of what parties say they would do to protect or improve abortion access, and the … Read More

Federal COVID-19 briefings stopped during election, sources say. Experts concerned

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) hasn’t held a single COVID-19 briefing since the announcement of the federal election on Aug. 15 and doesn’t plan to provide any more … Read More

Trudeau doubles down on mandatory COVID-19 vaccines for domestic travel

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policies for some sectors and public spaces are quickly emerging as one of the key proposals being put to Canadian voters during the first week of the … Read More

Trudeau suggests mandatory COVID-19 vaccines under review for some workers

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he has asked the country’s top bureaucrat to look into mandating COVID-19 vaccination for workers in the federal public service and potentially federally regulated workplaces, … Read More

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