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Feds face calls for answers after general overseeing COVID-19 vaccine rollout sidelined

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 16, 2021 1:24 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The federal Liberal government is facing growing calls for answers on why the military general …

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Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout unlikely to be slowed over Fortin’s resignation: expert

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

An expert in military affairs says the sudden departure of the military official in charge of Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout is unlikely to have any impact on the high-profile operation. Christian Leuprecht, a professor at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ont., says the reassignment Friday of Maj-Gen. Dany Fortin won’t …

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Military head of Canada’s vaccine rollout steps aside amid investigation

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin is stepping aside from his role as the head of Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout amid a military investigation into him. Details are unclear at this time but the military announced the news in a statement late Friday evening. “Today, Major-General Dany Fortin has left his assignment …

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Former top soldier worries feds could slash military budget after coronavirus – National

Former top soldier worries feds could slash military budget after coronavirus - National

One of Canada’s former top soldiers says he worries a federal government looking to slash spending once the time comes to rein in the coronavirus deficit could look to the military as an “easy” target. In an interview with The West Block‘s Mercedes Stephenson, retired Gen. Rick Hillier — …

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‘Majority’ of Canadians should be vaccinated against coronavirus by September: Trudeau – National

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says a majority of Canadians should be vaccinated against the coronavirus by next September. He cited Canada’s top doctors as he detailed the news from outside his home on Friday. “The fact that the doctors highlighted that if all goes according to plan, we should …

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