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A healthcare worker gets ready to administer a COVID-19 vaccine in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021. (Kristyna Wentz-Graff/Pool Photo via AP)
People receive their COVID-19 vaccination at the Ontario Food Terminal in Toronto on Tuesday May 11, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
People wait to receive vaccine for COVID-19 outside a vaccination centre in Mumbai, India, Thursday, May 13, 2021. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)
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Canada extends pandemic benefits through to Oct. 23

The federal government is tapping the brakes on its plans to phase out pandemic aid programs this summer, deciding instead to freeze benefits at current levels and extend help by an extra month beyond the previously planned end date.

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BREAKING | Canada drops extradition matter after Meng Wanzhou strikes deal with U.S. justice officials

A B.C. judge has discharged the extradition matter against Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou after U.S. Justice Department officials reached a deal to resolve the criminal charges against her, allowing Meng, who has been at the centre of a years-long major geopolitical case, to enter into a deferred prosecution agreement and leave Canada, under certain terms.

Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Huawei, smiles as she leaves her home in Vancouver on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck