Albertans can expect tougher public health measures to be announced Tuesday: Premier

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise, Albertans can expect an announcement Tuesday regarding tougher public health measures, Premier Jason Kenney said. Kenney told a press conference on Monday he was angered to see a large group of people gathered over the weekend at a rodeo in Bowden, Alta., In blatant violation of the restrictions in force. “Given […]

Concerns About Common Side Effects Shouldn’t Stop You From Getting COVID-19 Vaccines, Doctor Says

Dr. Sumon Chakrabarti empathizes with other Canadians who have reported common side effects after receiving their COVID-19 vaccine. After his second dose of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, he had a mild fever and joint pain. But Chakrabarti, an infectious disease physician at Trillium Health Partners in Mississauga, Ont., Said the end result of COVID-19 protection was worth the discomfort. “I don’t want […]

Connor Bedard leads Canada to semi-final at World Under-18 Hockey Championships with Czech Republic rout

Connor Bedard had two goals and three assists and Dylan Guenther also scored twice as Canada beat the Czech Republic 10-3 in the quarterfinals on Monday at the Men’s Under-18 Hockey Championship. Wyatt Johnston, Conner Roulette, Logan Stankoven, Ryan Winterton, Brett Harrison and Shane Wright also scored for Canada. Lukas Pajer, Jaroslav Chmelar and Gabriel Szturc scored for the Czech […]

Garneau quarantined at hotel after returning from G7 ministers meeting in UK

Foreign Minister Marc Garneau will stay in a quarantine hotel for three days starting Wednesday after returning from the UK, where he will attend the first face-to-face meeting of G7 foreign and development ministers since more than two years. Garneau spokeswoman Syrine Khoury said he would abide by the same rules every Canadian must follow after traveling outside the country, […]

Canadian golfers are having a great (Olympic) year

This is an excerpt from The Buzzer, which is CBC Sports’ daily email newsletter. Stay up to date with what’s happening in sport by subscribing here. Canadian golfers are having a great year If you can get over the fact that the sport is currently illegal in the country’s most populous province, now is a great time for Canadian golf. […]

Junior hockey coach in custody, charged with sexual assault

A veteran junior hockey coach has been charged with sexual assault and sexual assault in Saskatchewan, CBC News has learned following a complaint from a former player. Bernie Lynch, who has coached across Canada, the United States and Europe for more than four decades, transformed into police in Devon, Alta., Over the weekend after the service of Regina police issued […]

Tilray-Aphria merger ends, company expanded to control largest share of Canadian pot market

Tilray Inc. and Aphria Inc. say their merger deal is now closed after receiving shareholder approval from both companies. Shareholders of Tilray, based in Nanaimo, British Columbia, voted last Friday in favor of issuing shares to shareholders of Aphria, based in Leamington, Ont., But Tilray has yet to reveal how many have supported the proposal. About 99% of Aphria shareholders […]

Seafarers’ union ‘fighting hard’ for vaccinations as quarantined cargo ship remains anchored off NL

The president of the International Seafarers Union of Canada, Jim Given, has said he is fighting the government to prioritize cargo workers for COVID-19 vaccines. (Heather Gillis / CBC) The International Seafarers Union of Canada says it is nearly impossible for crew members aboard freighters to receive a COVID-19 vaccine as an outbreak aboard a huge freighter anchored offshore from […]