Canada

Canada-US border to reopen to fully vaccinated Americans August 9

By: Thomas I. Likness EBC News Service (Eagle News) — Border restrictions are being eased to allow fully vaccinated Americans to enter Canada for non-essential reasons, the Canadian government said Monday. Beginning August 9, American who have been fully immunized …

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Crane collapses at western Canadian construction site claims four lives; fifth person presumed dead

By: Thomas I. Likness EBC News Service (Eagle News) — Police in the western Canadian city of Kelowna say four construction workers died in yesterday’s crane collapse and a fifth man is missing and presumed dead. “Unfortunately, four individuals, all …

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Several workers dead after crane collapses at western Canadian construction site

By: Thomas I. Likness EBC News Service (Eagle News) — A crane collapse in the British Columbia community of Kelowna, in western Canada, has left several people dead, police said Monday. The crane was attached to a 25-storey residential building …

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More than half of Ontario adults vaccinated against Covid-19

(Eagle News) — On July 8, Ontario, Canada reported that more than half of adults in the province have received their second COVID-19 vaccine dose due to an increase in supply and the ability to now combine vaccines. Since May …

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Train traffic restricted in parts of Canada’s most western province because of fire risk

By: Thomas I. Likness EBC News Service (Eagle News) — The hot, dry conditions in the western Canadian province of British Columbia have prompted to the federal government to put restrictions on trains operating in the region. “Unprecedented weather conditions …

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Trudeau condemns assassination of Haitian president

By: Thomas I. Likness EBC News Service (Eagle News) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has condemned the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise. “I want to first express my utmost condemnation and horror at the assassination of President Jovenel Moise …

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Canada appoints a new governor-general

By: Thomas I. Likness EBC News Service (Eagle News) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has appointed an Indigenous leader as Canada’s new governor-general. “I am very pleased to announce that Her Majesty The Queen has graciously approved the appointment of …

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Canada eases border restrictions for fully vaccinated Canadians

By: Thomas I. Likness EBC News Service (Eagle News) — Returning home to Canada has become easier for fully vaccinated Canadians and permanent residents. Beginning Monday, they will no longer have to quarantine for 14 days in a government-approved hotel …

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Military will help fight wildfires in British Columbia

By: Thomas I. Likness EBC News Service (Eagle News) — The military will be dispatched to the western Canadian province of British Columbia this week to help bring wildfires there under control, Public Safety Minister Bill Blair said Sunday. “In …

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First Canadian to receive Covid-19 vaccine has died

By: Thomas I. Likness EBC News Service (Eagle News) — The first person in Canada to be immunized with the Covid-19 vaccine has died. The public health authority in Quebec City says Gisele Levesque, 89, died of natural causes, adding …

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Coroner confirms two deaths in wildfire that destroyed a British Columbia community

By: Thomas I. Likness EBC News Service (Eagle News) — The B.C. Coroners Service confirmed Sunday two deaths in the wildfire that destroyed the village of Lytton earlier this week. In a statement, the service says the bodies of two …

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Canadian prime minister wishes America happy Independence Day

By: Thomas I. Likness EBC News Service (Eagle News) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has wished the United States a Happy 245th birthday as American celebrates Independence Day. “There’s no friendship like the one between Canada and the US,” …

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