Tag: Canada

Feds ‘not in a position to block’ provinces from buying COVID-19 vaccines, LeBlanc says

Canada’s intergovernmental affairs minister disputed accusations that the federal government had blocked provinces from purchasing their own COVID-19 vaccines, doubling down that the comments made by the Manitoban premier were incorrect. During an interview with The West Block’s Mercedes Stephenson,

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Canada didn’t start Keystone XL dispute — the president did, Kenney says in rebuke of Biden

Alberta’s premier has offered another sharp rebuke of the U.S. president’s decision to cancel the Keystone XL pipeline, going so far as to accuse him of showing “disrespect for America’s closest friend and ally.” In an interview with The

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Feds laying groundwork to ensure Biden hears Canada’s priorities, ambassador says – National

Canadian officials are already laying the groundwork to make sure the country’s priorities are heard once president-elect Joe Biden and vice president-elect Kamala Harris are sworn into office this week, Canada’s Ambassador to the U.S. says. “We have been

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Canadians must work to prevent third wave as coronavirus vaccines roll out: expert – National

The annus horribilis that was 2020 is now in the rearview mirror – but when it comes to the coronavirus pandemic, things aren’t over yet. Vaccines are beginning to roll out across the country, with vaccinations for the general

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Trudeau says he hopes for good news for two Michaels before the New Year – National

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he hopes there will be good news before the New Year for the families of two Canadians arbitrarily detained by Beijing for more than two years. In a year-end interview with The West Block’s Mercedes Stephenson, Trudeau was

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Blair defends RCMP’s handling of acts of violence in Nova Scotia despite criticism

Canada’s Minister of Public Safety, Bill Blair, is defending the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), as the force receives criticism over its alleged inaction in Nova Scotia. In an interview with The West Block’s Mercedes Stephenson, Blair said police

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