Second N.S. frigate crew member tests positive for COVID-19, others head home

The HMCS Halifax departed the city in January to participate in NATO's Operation Reassurance, and a navy spokesperson says it's possible the infections occurred during recent shore leave in Reykjavik, Iceland. The HMCS Halifax departed the city in January to participate in NATO's Operation Reassurance, and a navy spokesperson says it's possible the infections occurred during recent shore leave in Reykjavik, Iceland.

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Conservatives say they're against decision to make COVID-19 vaccines mandatory for MPs

The federal Conservatives—the only caucus yet to confirm how many of its MPs remain unvaccinated—have come out in opposition to the new mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy announced by the House of Commons. The decision taken by a cross-party committee of MPs that means that as of Nov. 22, anyone entering the House of Commons precinct will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.