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    OTTAWA – Canada’s plan to reopen its border next week to U.S. tourists could be in trouble as the union representing customs and immigration officers said it is ready to cut services at land crossings, airports and shipping ports Friday unless a new labor pact is struck.

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    OTTAWA – Canada said it would allow fully vaccinated Americans to enter the country for recreational or tourist activities beginning Aug. 9, more than a year after authorities first closed the 5,500-mile border to most travelers to limit the spread of Covid-19.

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    Canada is set to open its borders to fully vaccinated U.S. travelers next month, but travelers will notice a few differences compared with pre-pandemic trips.

  • Ilya Usov, Belarus ice hockey player

    Ilya Usov, a player for the Prince Albert Raiders, talks about his career with the club, the coronavirus situation in his native Belarus, his hockey role model, and which country is kinder – Canada or the USA.

  • Toronto Biennial art 2019

    Toronto has officially launched its first international art biennial. For 72 days, Torontonians and tourists are invited to visit the numerous contemporary art installations, performances and talks under the umbrella theme of The Shoreline Dilemma which takes a look at the past, present, and future of the city’s waterfront, which is currently undergoing an urban renewal. 

  • ‘During the off-season it’s good to have people keeping an eye out for their neighbours,’ says mayor.The Resort Municipality is surveying residents and business owners to gauge interest in establishing a citizen patrol.The P.E.I. municipality includes Stanley Bridge, Hope River, Bayview, Cavendish and North Rustico.

  • More than three decades after becoming the first woman from the Americas to summit Mount Everest, Sharon Wood looks back with pride about how she reached the top rather than how she made history.The 62-year-old resident of Canmore, Alta., has grappled with her success since she and climbing partner, Dwayne Congdon, reached the 8,848-metre summit in 1986. The climb also made her the first woman in the world to reach the summit via the West Ridge from Tibet and without Sherpa support.

  • On Oct. 31, 1960, members of Hiawatha and Curve Lake First Nations in Ontario made history in Canada by voting in a federal byelection without losing treaty status.This was two years before the Canada-wide federal election of 1962 where status First Nations people across Canada were able to vote for the first time.The legislative changes to extend the vote to First Nations, brought in by John Diefenbaker’s Progressive Conservative government, took effect in July 1960.

  • As the climate change debate rages, many activists have found themselves the targets of threats and abuse.Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teenager who inspired a global movement, recently completed a voyage across the Atlantic on board an environmentally friendly yacht – but faced a barrage of attacks along the way.

  • “Game of Thrones” resurrected the Iron Throne at Sunday’s Emmy ceremony, ruling as top drama on a night of surprises in which “Pose” star Billy Porter made history and the comedy series “Fleabag” led a British invasion that overturned expectations. “Television has never been bigger. Television has never mattered more. And television has never been this damn good,” Cranston said.

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