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Andrew Russell

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Toronto, ON, Canada

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Recent articles by Andrew:

The booster debate: Will you need a third COVID-19 shot?

Questions on booster shots are dividing scientists. Who needs a third shot of the COVID-19 vaccine? And when might they need it? → Read More

New report details how Canadian weapons are allegedly fuelling Yemen war

The Trudeau government is facing fresh calls to end arms exports to Saudi Arabia following a new report that details how Canadian-made weapons are being used in the war in Yemen. → Read More

London attack was latest of Canada’s ‘most deadly’ form of extremism, national security adviser says

Gray Ridge Egg Farms said Tuesday the alleged London attacker was a part-time employee but co-workers were baffled. → Read More

Coronavirus: 6.3M travellers entered Canada and didn’t quarantine

More than six million travellers have entered Canada since the start of the novel coronavirus pandemic without being forced to quarantine, new statistics show. → Read More

Former Neskantaga contractor accused of cutting corners in other First Nations

Five of the projects have been peppered with allegations, including excessive overcharges, deficient work, delays and racism, reveals an investigation. → Read More

Nova Scotia shooter talked about guns amid COVID-19 pandemic, court docs allege

The gunman who killed 22 people in Nova Scotia had previously attended gun shows in the United States and was concerned about arming himself amid the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

What happened at Markhaven ‘was going on in many, many places,’ expert says

An inside look at a COVID-19 outbreak at an Ontario nursing home that killed 17 people. → Read More

This Ontario First Nation has been under a boil water advisory for 25 years. Now Ottawa is investigating

Ottawa has agreed to investigate the conduct of construction companies that may have contributed to the current water crisis in a remote Ontario First Nation. → Read More

Here’s a closer look at 6 states that will decide the next U.S. president

After a long election night, the United States presidency was still undecided Wednesday morning. Here's a look at where the key remaining races stand. → Read More

Donald Trump projected to win Florida

President Donald Trump has won Florida and its 29 electoral votes. → Read More

WE Charity founders say group ‘far from perfect,’ defend program launched while ‘scrambling’

Trudeau family members have received hundreds of thousands of dollars in speaking fees from the group → Read More

Trudeau government has announced at least $5.5M in funding to WE Charity since 2015

WE Charity has received at least $5.5 million from the Trudeau government from 2015-2019. → Read More

Coronavirus: Worker at long-care home where 53 people died speaks out

A personal support worker at a long-term care home in the Greater Toronto Area where 53 residents died says the facility is not ready for a second wave of COVID-19. → Read More

Former partner of Nova Scotia gunman renounces will, public trustee takes over

The move came after his ex-girlfriend renounced his will. → Read More

Workers in Ontario and Quebec filed over 5,700 coronavirus-related complaints

In Ontario, labour inspectors completed 8,600 field visits. Of those, 4,000 were conducted in-person and more than 4,600 were conducted remotely. → Read More

Deadly attack at Toronto erotic spa was incel terrorism, police allege

Experts said it was the first time anywhere in the world a terrorism charge has been laid over violence tied to the “involuntary celibate” misogynist movement. → Read More

Who was CF Snowbirds member killed in crash? Capt. Jenn Casey remembered as a ‘beautiful person’

From B.C. to Nova Scotia, tributes and kind words are pouring in from friends and colleagues who remember Capt. Jennifer Casey. → Read More

Nova Scotia RCMP release terrifying timeline of 13-hour shooting rampage

The RCMP has not held a press briefing since Wednesday. The speaker will be Supt. Darren Campbell, officer in charge of support services for Nova Scotia RCMP. → Read More

There was an active shooter. Why didn’t Nova Scotia send an emergency alert?

There are concerns that no emergency alert was issued warning Nova Scotians of the threat posed by a mass shooter who police allege killed at least 19 people. → Read More

Trudeau sidesteps questions as China revises Wuhan’s COVID-19 death toll by 50%

Justin Trudeau evaded questions from reporters Friday about whether China had concealed the extent of the COVID-19 epidemic. → Read More