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Pfizer Canada cites 'urgency' in plans to seek authorization for kids' COVID vaccine

Pfizer Canada cites 'urgency' in plans to seek authorization for kids' COVID vaccine

Pfizer Canada says it plans to provide Health Canada with data showing its COVID-19 vaccine works for children in a bid to seek authorization "as early as possible.
White House plan to allow foreign visitors silent on easing Canada-U.S. restrictions

White House plan to allow foreign visitors silent on easing Canada-U.S. restrictions

WASHINGTON — The White House overhauled some of its international travel restrictions Monday, but left in place a controversial ban on travel across the Canada-U.S.
Coast guard helps in RCMP search for fishers, as father calls for all-out effort

Coast guard helps in RCMP search for fishers, as father calls for all-out effort

MARY'S HARBOUR, N.L. — A coast guard vessel and a provincial water bomber continued a search Monday for two missing fishermen, after the father of one of the lost men called on Ottawa to resume a full search off the coast of Labrador.
Eight hurt after fire at lumber-drying facility southeast of Quebec City

Eight hurt after fire at lumber-drying facility southeast of Quebec City

BEAUCEVILLE, Que. — Quebec provincial police say eight people were injured in an early morning fire at a lumber-drying facility southeast of Quebec City. Provincial police say they received 911 calls around 7:30 a.m.
Fortin's lawyers give Crown documents in military officer's sex assault case

Fortin's lawyers give Crown documents in military officer's sex assault case

A lawyer for Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin revealed in court on Monday that the senior military officer's legal team has given the Crown documents they believe are pertinent to their client's sexual assault case.

Canada votes and the Emmys go to the streamers: In The News for Sept. 20

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 Sept. 20 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
200 Afghans, including female students and dancers, make daring overland escape

200 Afghans, including female students and dancers, make daring overland escape

OTTAWA — Dozens of female Afghan students have escaped the Taliban with the help of a Toronto-based charity and are heading to Saskatoon after a daring land journey lasting weeks.
B.C. health authority issues alarm over nurse shortage in Fort St. John

B.C. health authority issues alarm over nurse shortage in Fort St. John

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — A British Columbia health authority says it is facing a severe nursing shortage in a northern city as staff face criticism from COVID-19 protesters. The Northern Health Authority, which covers the northern half of B.C.
Quebec Premier tells party's youth wing Quebec voters elected a nationalist party

Quebec Premier tells party's youth wing Quebec voters elected a nationalist party

MONTREAL — Quebec Premier François Legault delivered a nationalist speech to his party's youth wing on Sunday, capping off a weekend-long convention where he touted cohesion in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Debris found believed to be from fishing boat with two crew missing off Labrador

Debris found believed to be from fishing boat with two crew missing off Labrador

MARY'S HARBOUR — Searchers have located debris that the joint rescue co-ordination centre says is likely from a nine-metre fishing boat that went missing with two men on board off the coast of Labrador.