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WHO decided the COVID-19 global emergency isn't over. What happens next?

WHO decided the COVID-19 global emergency isn't over. What happens next?

OTTAWA — The World Health Organization decided Monday not to end to the COVID-19 global public health emergency it declared three years ago, even though the pandemic has reached what the international body calls an "inflection point.
Quebec RCMP say they rescued man trying to cross U.S. border on foot through woods

Quebec RCMP say they rescued man trying to cross U.S. border on foot through woods

MONTREAL — Quebec RCMP say they rescued a man over the weekend who became lost in the woods in heavy snow while trying to cross the border into the United States. Cpl.
What to know about B.C. decriminalizing possession of drugs for personal use

What to know about B.C. decriminalizing possession of drugs for personal use

VANCOUVER — British Columbia is introducing a policy of decriminalization on Tuesday as part of what it says is an overall plan to prevent overdose deaths from illicit drugs. The pilot project will continue until Jan.
Firing of Memphis police officers signals progress, but also need for change: experts

Firing of Memphis police officers signals progress, but also need for change: experts

Canadian experts and advocates say the firing and charging of the five Memphis, Tenn.
In The News for Jan. 30 : Debating the privatization of health care

In The News for Jan. 30 : Debating the privatization of health care

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. 30 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Children of asylum seekers experience Quebec cultural ritual: French welcome classes

Children of asylum seekers experience Quebec cultural ritual: French welcome classes

MONTREAL — Victor Manuel, a young asylum seeker from Mexico, arrived at Montreal's St-Donat school on a frigid morning last week with his seven-year-old son and baby boy, whose bootless feet were covered only in socks.
Federal departments failed to spend $38B on promised programs, services last year

Federal departments failed to spend $38B on promised programs, services last year

OTTAWA — The federal government failed to spend tens of billions of dollars in the last fiscal year on promised programs and services, including new military equipment, affordable housing and support for veterans.
Emotional prayer room ceremony marks 6th anniversary of Quebec mosque shooting

Emotional prayer room ceremony marks 6th anniversary of Quebec mosque shooting

QUEBEC — An emotional commemoration marking the sixth anniversary of the Quebec City mosque shooting was held Sunday for the first time in the same room where many of the victims were killed.
Hazel McCallion, former longtime mayor of Mississauga, Ont., dies at 101

Hazel McCallion, former longtime mayor of Mississauga, Ont., dies at 101

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Hazel McCallion, who developed a legacy of feisty advocacy during more than three decades as mayor of one of Canada's fastest-growing cities, died Sunday morning after a brief bout with pancreatic cancer. She was 101.
Reactions following the death of longtime Mississauga mayor Hazel McCallion

Reactions following the death of longtime Mississauga mayor Hazel McCallion

Hazel McCallion, a political firebrand who served 36 years as mayor of Mississauga, Ont., died on Sunday at the age of 101. Reactions, recollections and condolences have poured in from numerous public figures.