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Multiple privacy breaches linked to Victoria councillor's email, city confirms

CFAX 1070 has learned that on three different occasions in 2021, internal investigations conducted by the City of Victoria determined that Councillor Ben Isitt’s use of information from emails collected using his position as a councillor contravened provisions of British Columbia’s Freedom of Information and Privacy Protection Act.

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CTV News in Kabul | A lack of jobs in Kabul is leading to an ever-worsening hunger crisis

Afghanistan's capital was turned into a fortress to defend itself against the Taliban, but now it's Taliban fighters that are guarding the soaring concrete walls and layers of armoured barriers — all while a humanitarian crisis of hunger grows in the city.

Grocery store closures loom amid labour, product shortages

Grocery stores are struggling with rising labour and product shortages that experts warn could threaten Canada's food security. Gary Sands, senior vice-president of public policy with the Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers, says employee absenteeism due to COVID-19 protocols has hit about 30 per cent across Canada, and rising.

Paul Workman: Return to Afghanistan amid Taliban rule

A heavy snowfall and a 6-hour flight delay. Dogs on the runway. Armed Taliban gatekeepers. Two angry men fighting over baggage. That was my return to Kabul after more than a decade, CTV National News’ London Bureau Chief Paul Workman reports from Afghanistan in a piece for CTVNews.ca.

Vaccine mandate: How a wrongful dismissal claim could play out

As workplaces enforce their own vaccine mandates, it remains to be seen just how many wrongful dismissal claims will be launched and whether they will stand up to legal scrutiny. CTVNews.ca speaks to lawyers about what a wrongful dismissal claim could look like.

5 things to know for Wednesday, January 19, 2022

A lack of jobs in Kabul is contributing to a hunger crisis, some Canadian provinces believe Omicron cases may be peaking, and grocery stores may face closures due to COVID-19 safety protocols. Here's what you need to know today.

U.S., allies pledge unity on Russia; to do what isn't as clear

U.S. President Joe Biden has rallied European allies to pledge as one that they will take tough measures against Russia if it rolls troops into Ukraine. But when it comes to what exactly the United States and Europe are willing to do, the allies don't look as ringingly united.

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