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Judge restores visiting rights for Quebec father unvaccinated against COVID-19

Judge restores visiting rights for Quebec father unvaccinated against COVID-19

MONTREAL — A Quebec father who lost visitation rights because he isn't vaccinated against COVID-19 will be allowed to once again see his 12-year-old son, a Superior Court judge ruled Tuesday.
Rural population growth concentrated near urban centres, StatCan says

Rural population growth concentrated near urban centres, StatCan says

Kelly Rae, the administrator of Arran, Sask., says the denizens of dwindling rural communities like her own are clinging to a vanishing way of life in Canada.
Census shows B.C.'s population hit five million after 7.6 per cent growth

Census shows B.C.'s population hit five million after 7.6 per cent growth

VANCOUVER — Canada's latest census shows British Columbia had the second-highest population growth among the provinces, but realtors and buyers say an influx of people has created fiercer-than-ever competition for real estate.
Lifting restrictions could cause anxiety for many as unknowns persist: experts

Lifting restrictions could cause anxiety for many as unknowns persist: experts

As provinces begin lifting COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, psychology experts expect stress and anxiety to run high among those who remain wary of letting their guards down.
Angry protests, fading patience to test public health COVID-19 bulwark in U.S.

Angry protests, fading patience to test public health COVID-19 bulwark in U.S.

WASHINGTON — The long shadow of an enduring, Canadian-born protest movement is darkening America's doorstep, just as waning public patience and conflicting policy advice put ever more pressure on fragile COVID-19 defences in the United States.
Despite COVID-19, census shows population grew at fastest rate in G7, topping 36.9M

Despite COVID-19, census shows population grew at fastest rate in G7, topping 36.9M

OTTAWA — Canada's population grew at a faster rate than many of its peers, rising to over 36.99 million on census day last year despite a historic slowdown caused by COVID-19. Statistics Canada said the national population grew by 5.
Census data suggests Alberta economy shifting but growth expected to stay strong

Census data suggests Alberta economy shifting but growth expected to stay strong

EDMONTON — Laid off twice from energy-related jobs, Calgary engineer Bill Copeland figured it was time to move with the times. "(Energy) is what you know and what you're used to," said Copeland, who spent 15 years as an engineer and a sales rep.
'Remarkable turnaround': Census figures show the Maritimes are growing rapidly

'Remarkable turnaround': Census figures show the Maritimes are growing rapidly

HALIFAX — After living in Toronto for 25 years, Beth Hitchcock was ready for a change, having grown weary of big city life.
Sen. Denise Batters returned to national Conservative caucus after O'Toole ousted her

Sen. Denise Batters returned to national Conservative caucus after O'Toole ousted her

OTTAWA — Conservative Sen. Denise Batters is back in the party's national caucus one week after the leader who kicked her out was himself dumped.
Kingston, Ont., teen handed three-year sentence for terror charges

Kingston, Ont., teen handed three-year sentence for terror charges

A Kingston, Ont.