Canada to announce easing of some travel restrictions after passing vaccination threshold

Public Safety Minister Bill Blair says the federal government will soon announce the loosening of some border measures, including changes around quarantine hotels and quarantine periods, for fully vaccinated Canadians and permanent residents.

Statue of Sir John A. Macdonald in Hamilton, Ont., covered as Indigenous community calls for it to come down

The statue of Sir John A. Macdonald in downtown Hamilton has been covered in fabric from head to toe and wrapped tightly with a red rope. Indigenous community members want it to be removed, but the city says it currently has no plans to take it down.

Canada Blog News: Canada expedition travel – Lindblad expeditions best cruise lines. Uncover the history of North America

See images of Canada expedition travel – Lindblad expeditions best cruise lines. Uncover the history of North America’s only known Viking settlement. Learn about Canada’s heroic World War II harbor defenses. Flexible cancellation if needed.

Italy’s reserves step up against Wales to extend nation’s unbeaten streak to 30 matches

For weeks, Roberto Mancini has been saying all 26 members of his squad are starters. And after beating Wales 1-0 on Sunday despite making eight changes to his starting lineup at the European Championship, it’s hard to argue with him.

Formula One leader Max Verstappen wins French GP over rival Hamilton

Formula One championship leader Max Verstappen overtook Lewis Hamilton on the penultimate lap to win the French Grand Prix on Sunday and extend his lead over his title rival to 12 points. Lance Stroll was the top Canadian in 10th, followed by Nicholas Latifi in 18th.

Statement by Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of International Development on World Refugee Day

The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of International Development, today issued the following statement: “It is tragic that the number of our fellow human beings forcibly displaced from their homes continues to rise year after year. By the end of 2019, over 26 million adults and children… Continue reading Statement by Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of International Development on World Refugee Day

Syrian woman builds better life through unlikely friendship with Saint John retiree and his wife

Asrar Aldekas arrived in Saint John from Syria in 2019 with no job, no family or friends and no ability to speak English. Through her friendship with Kevin and Tina Jane Standing, she’s learned carpentry and English, and they’ve been introduced to vegetable gardening and Syrian food.