Category: Canadian Headlines

U.S. expected to approve Canadians who had mixed doses of COVID-19 vaccines as border crossings resume Nov. 8

WASHINGTON— It appears good border news could be on the way for Canadians who received mixed doses of COVID-19 vaccines: “The new U.S. travel policy *will* consider people with mixed vaccine doses as fully vaccinated, I’m told,” Bloomberg White House reporter Josh Wingrove tweeted Friday morning. The Star could not immediately confirm the report Friday…

Man arrested in triple homicide was a suspect in death threats against Peter MacKay

OTTAWA—Peter MacKay’s representatives have asked Ottawa police to reopen an investigation into threats made against his family during last year’s Conservative leadership race after a man who was questioned in connection with them was charged with three homicides last week in the Caribbean. Rakesh David, 25, was arrested in Trinidad and Tobago on Sept. 24…

This Lebanese-Canadian’s offshore company is accused of shipping mortar shells that have fallen into the hands of ISIS

Lebanese-Canadian businessman Chadi Chaarani says he is a respected entrepreneur with an “impeccable” reputation forged through ventures in Saudi Arabia and the United States. Over the past year, three banks cancelled his accounts and refused to do business with him amid published allegations that he was involved in an arms deal in which Serbian mortar…