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Canada bans more countries amid fears over omicron variant

TORONTO (AP) — Canada announced a ban Tuesday on foreign nationals from three more countries because of concerns with the omicron COVID-19 variant. Canada is banning all foreigners ...

AP source: Blue Jays reach deal with pitcher Kevin Gausman

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays have reached an agreement with right-hander Kevin Gausman on a five-year, $110 million contract, pending a physical, a person familiar with the deal told The Assoc...

Canada bans foreigners who have traveled in southern Africa

TORONTO (AP) — Canada announced Friday it is banning the entry of foreign nationals who have traveled through southern Africa in the last 14 days after discovery of the new omicron variant of the coro...

Canada approves Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for kids

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — Canada’s health regulator approved Pfizer’s kid-size COVID-19 shot on Friday and announced it will allow Canadians returning from short trips abroad to use a quicker, less-...

State of emergency in British Columbia; more deaths expected

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Canadian Pacific coast province of British Columbia declared a state of emergency Wednesday following floods and mudslides caused by extremely heavy rainfall, an...

At least 1 dead from mudslides in Canada after heavy rains

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The body of a woman was recovered from one of the mudslides caused by extremely heavy rainfall in the Pacific coast Canadian province of British Columbia, authoritie...

AP source: Blue Jays, Berrios reach deal for 7 years, $131M

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays have reached an agreement with pitcher Jose Berríos on a seven-year, $131 million deal, pending a physical, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated P...

Canada raises flags after months of honoring Indigenous

TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian government announced Friday it will fully raise Canada’s national flag again at all federal buildings, ending a nearly six-month period when the banner has been flown at ha...

Trudeau overhauls Canadian Cabinet, gives women top roles

TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau overhauled his Cabinet on Tuesday and named women to the foreign affairs and defense posts in the gender-balanced group of the government's top officials. ...

Trudeau says he regrets vacation on Indigenous day

TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday he made a mistake traveling for a vacation last week on a day meant to honor Indigenous survivors of Canada’s residential schools system. ...

Trudeau: Canada's decision on whether to allow Huawei coming

TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday that Canada will decide within weeks whether to allow Chinese tech giant Huawei into the country’s next-generation 5G wireless networks and no...

Canadians, Chinese executive return home in prisoner swap

TORONTO (AP) — China, the U.S. and Canada completed a high-stakes prisoner swap with joyous homecomings for two Canadians held by China and for an executive of Chinese global communications giant Huaw...

Canadians released after Huawei CFO resolves US charges

NEW YORK (AP) — Two Canadians detained in China on spying charges were released from prison and flown out of the country on Friday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, just after a top executive of Ch...

Trudeau's election bet fails, but Tory rival might lose job

TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won his third straight election but failed to get the majority in Parliament he wanted, an outcome that threatened his Conservative rival with loss of his ...

Canadians vote in pandemic election that could cost Trudeau

TORONTO (AP) — Canadians voted Monday in a tight pandemic election that threatens to knock Prime Minister Justin Trudeau from power. Trudeau gambled on an early election in a bid to...