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Canada helped 145 Afghan refugees flee overland to Pakistan

Canada helped 145 Afghan refugees flee overland to Pakistan

The overland evacuees are in addition to the 3,700 Canadians, Afghan refugees, and other nationals who were airlifted by Canada out of Afghanistan before American troops completed a frenzied withdrawal from the country at the end of August.
Politicians issue warnings ahead of hospital protests expected across Canada

Politicians issue warnings ahead of hospital protests expected across Canada

Organizers said they want to take a stand against what they call "tyrannical measures and government overreach," adding that they are not encouraging nurses to walk out on their shifts or abandon patients. 
Hurricane Larry headed for eastern Newfoundland where gusts could reach 140 km/h

Hurricane Larry headed for eastern Newfoundland where gusts could reach 140 km/h

The latest forecast models indicate the hurricane will transition to a post-tropical storm, but it could retain much of its strength as it dumps up to 50 millimetres of rain on eastern Newfoundland.
43 Canadians among those on board Qatari commercial flight out of Afghanistan

43 Canadians among those on board Qatari commercial flight out of Afghanistan

Qatari envoy Mutlaq bin Majed al-Qahtani said another 200 passengers will leave Afghanistan today. A diplomat, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said foreigners, including Americans, will depart in the next couple of days.
Leaders spar over climate, foreign policy in debate, but format leaves some unhappy

Leaders spar over climate, foreign policy in debate, but format leaves some unhappy

The five leaders frequently talked over one another. Leaders on the receiving end of accusations or loaded questions from rivals were often given no chance to respond.
Alberta to move hospital patients to homes, care centres as COVID-19 crisis worsens

Alberta to move hospital patients to homes, care centres as COVID-19 crisis worsens

Dr. Verna Yiu, the president and CEO of Alberta Health Services, says there may be 200 potential patients that could be moved into continuing care in the next week or two.
Leaders gear up for English-language debate tonight after French joust

Leaders gear up for English-language debate tonight after French joust

This week’s French- and English-language debates come as opinion polls suggest the Liberals and Conservatives are stuck in a tight two-way race, with the NDP and Bloc poised to determine which of the two main parties emerges victorious.
Alberta backs off demand for nurse pay cuts in latest round of collective bargaining

Alberta backs off demand for nurse pay cuts in latest round of collective bargaining

"The revised proposal from [Alberta Health Services] is a long-term contract for nurses, with a wage freeze for the first three years and a modest wage increase in the fourth and fifth years," Finance Minister Travis Toews said in a statement Wednesday.
Twelve Alberta mayors call for province to implement COVID-19 vaccine passport

Twelve Alberta mayors call for province to implement COVID-19 vaccine passport

The mayors called for better leadership from Kenney’s government, and consistency in the rules. “Failure to extend masking requirements to schools and post-secondary institutions further perpetuates division between Albertans (and) creates more uncertainty for students, staff, and faculty,” wrote the mayors.
Trudeau, Blanchet clash as leaders spar on health care, environment in French debate

Trudeau, Blanchet clash as leaders spar on health care, environment in French debate

The topics discussed Wednesday included climate change, the COVID-19 pandemic, and Indigenous Peoples and cultural identity.