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<b>COVID-19:</b> Canadian government rejects virus shots in US border tunnel

COVID-19: Canadian government rejects virus shots in US border tunnel

More than 500,000 vaccine doses held by Michigan are set to expire by early August, however Canada Border Services Agency, Public Health Canada vetoed the idea due to health and safety reasons
<b>CANADA:</b> Cruise ships allowed to sail in Canadian waters starting Nov. 1

CANADA: Cruise ships allowed to sail in Canadian waters starting Nov. 1

Decision eliminates ban that was in place until the end of February 2022
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Videos capture Barrie tornado, woman's emotional return to damaged home

ONTARIO: Videos capture Barrie tornado, woman's emotional return to damaged home

Barrie City Councillor Natalie Harris shares her thoughts and emotions after returning to the scene of Thursday's tornado which blew the roof off her house
<b>COVID-19:</b> Canada pivoting vaccine plan as supplies begin to outstrip demand

COVID-19: Canada pivoting vaccine plan as supplies begin to outstrip demand

Country's vaccination rate remains among the highest in the world, but is starting to slow as the pool of people still looking for a first or second dose shrinks
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Province won't make COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for any industry, Ford says

ONTARIO: Province won't make COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for any industry, Ford says

Province moved into Step 3 of its reopening plan today
BEYOND LOCAL: Advice for teachers on how to use the summer to protect their hearts from burnout

BEYOND LOCAL: Advice for teachers on how to use the summer to protect their hearts from burnout

Protecting the “heartwork,” of educators means protecting their emotional and mental health based on recognizing that holistic and passionate investment in work is an asset that also implies vulnerability
Royal Agricultural Winter Fair will return in 2022

Royal Agricultural Winter Fair will return in 2022

The Northern Ontario Agri-food Pavilion is the largest exhibit at the fair
<b>CANADA:</b> Black Canadians more likely to be hesitant about COVID-19 vaccines, survey suggests

CANADA: Black Canadians more likely to be hesitant about COVID-19 vaccines, survey suggests

Public Health Agency of Canada reported new data showing COVID-19 death rates in the first eight months of the pandemic were highest in communities with lower incomes and higher visible minority populations
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Tornado turns Barrie neighbourhood into 'disaster area'

ONTARIO: Tornado turns Barrie neighbourhood into 'disaster area'

'If he had been upstairs ... he would be dead,' says Barrie City Coun. Natalie Harris of son who narrowly escaped to the basement seconds before tornado hit
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Photos show devastation of tornado damage in Barrie <b>(9 photos)</b>

ONTARIO: Photos show devastation of tornado damage in Barrie (9 photos)

There is extensive damage in the Prince William Way and Majestic Boulevard area of south Barrie