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Police complaints filed after politicians' vaccine passport QR codes allegedly hacked

Police complaints filed after politicians' vaccine passport QR codes allegedly hacked

The department said in a statement today it is aware of reports that people have managed to steal the QR codes of members of the Quebec legislature and is taking the matter seriously.
Alberta to offer vaccine confirmation cards, but province says passports a no-go

Alberta to offer vaccine confirmation cards, but province says passports a no-go

The recent increase in COVID-19 cases in the province and elsewhere across Canada has prompted some jurisdictions to take more proactive measures on vaccine passports.
Cybersecurity experts say Quebec vaccine passport safe, a model for the country

Cybersecurity experts say Quebec vaccine passport safe, a model for the country

The SMART Health Card, is also being used for vaccine passports in New York state, Louisiana, and California. The technology is based around a quick-response code containing a person's name, date of birth, and information about the vaccinations they have received.
Last Canadian military flight takes off from Kabul, ending mission

Last Canadian military flight takes off from Kabul, ending mission

Gen. Wayne Eyre, the acting chief of the defence staff, said Canada brought roughly 3,700 people out of Afghanistan, which fell to the Taliban earlier this month.
Jeremy Hall set to compete Thursday night in Tokyo

Jeremy Hall set to compete Thursday night in Tokyo

The Lakeland's own Jeremy Hall will be competing in the PR2Mix category, alongside his rowing partner Jessye Brockway.
Impact of river trek still sinking in

Impact of river trek still sinking in

Lisa Stocking travelled 650 km down the Athabasca River on her paddle board in support of mental health awareness
Man in prison for killing of woman in Edmonton hotel appeals conviction, sentence

Man in prison for killing of woman in Edmonton hotel appeals conviction, sentence

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Bradley Barton was sentenced last month to 12-and-a-half years for manslaughter in the death of Cindy Gladue.
Alberta, Saskatchewan not planning to follow B.C. and Manitoba on broad mask mandates

Alberta, Saskatchewan not planning to follow B.C. and Manitoba on broad mask mandates

Alberta reported 1,076 new cases Wednesday and had close to 8,500 active infections. Some 284 people were in hospital with COVID-19, 59 of them in intensive care.
Biden rejects U.S. extension in Kabul, as Trudeau, G7 leaders extend offers to stay

Biden rejects U.S. extension in Kabul, as Trudeau, G7 leaders extend offers to stay

"We will stand united in our approach to the Taliban," Biden said. "We agreed the legitimacy of any future government depends on the approach it now takes to uphold international obligations, including to prevent Afghanistan from being used as a base for terrorism. And we agreed that none of us are going to take the Taliban's word for it. We will judge them by their actions."
B.C. reintroduces mandatory mask policy, including for students in Grades 4 and up

B.C. reintroduces mandatory mask policy, including for students in Grades 4 and up

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said the mask order will be reassessed in mid-October when the province fully implements a card showing proof of immunization for those entering restaurants, theatres, and events.