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People with allergic reaction to COVID-19 vaccine can still get second dose: NACI

People with allergic reaction to COVID-19 vaccine can still get second dose: NACI

OTTAWA — Even people who had severe allergic reactions to their first dose of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine can still safely get a second dose, according to Canada's vaccine advisory committee.
Montreal police make arrest in fatal stabbing of 16-year-old outside school

Montreal police make arrest in fatal stabbing of 16-year-old outside school

Montreal police say they've made an arrest in the fatal stabbing of teenager outside a high school this week. Police say a minor was arrested today and faces charges of second-degree murder and conspiracy.
Privacy czar probing complaints about federal public service vaccination requirement

Privacy czar probing complaints about federal public service vaccination requirement

OTTAWA — The federal privacy watchdog is investigating "a number of complaints" about the government's COVID-19 vaccination requirement for public servants.
Defence Department vows to examine extremism in Canadian-trained foreign troops

Defence Department vows to examine extremism in Canadian-trained foreign troops

OTTAWA — The Defence Department has vowed to review how the military screens for extremist views in the foreign troops it trains after a report found that far-right radicals in the Ukrainian military boasted on social media that they received trainin
Not the time to 'freely go wherever,' says Tam as non-essential travel advisory lifts

Not the time to 'freely go wherever,' says Tam as non-essential travel advisory lifts

OTTAWA — Canadians should carefully weigh any future decisions on taking foreign trips even though the federal government has lifted a global advisory asking them to avoid non-essential travel, health officials cautioned Friday. Dr.
Quebec is relaxing COVID-19 restrictions, but dance floors remain empty

Quebec is relaxing COVID-19 restrictions, but dance floors remain empty

MONTREAL — For Montreal DJ Marc-André Patry, there's no point performing if people can't dance. "I wouldn't go to the museum for an exhibition and look at a piece of art on the wall if it was 80 per cent covered.
Hand-washing, no yelling 'trick-or-treat': Quebec offers up pandemic Halloween rules

Hand-washing, no yelling 'trick-or-treat': Quebec offers up pandemic Halloween rules

MONTREAL — Quebec kids are being asked not to yell 'trick-or-treat' as they go door-to-door for candy and to keep a bottle of hand sanitizer handy this Halloween.
Canadian Blood Services eyes removing sexual orientation-based donation restrictions

Canadian Blood Services eyes removing sexual orientation-based donation restrictions

If Jason Goncalves has to answer detailed questions about his sex life in order to donate blood plasma, he'll grit his teeth and do it.
Reshaping COVID benefits, Rogers rumble and film set tragedy: In The News for Oct. 22

Reshaping COVID benefits, Rogers rumble and film set tragedy: In The News for Oct. 22

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 Oct. 22 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

Raw onions recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination

OTTAWA — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says red, white, and yellow raw onions from Prosource Produce LLC of Hailey, Idaho are being recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination.