Health orders on indoor youth sports take effect in Manitoba

Teams in the Winnipeg Ringette League play a game on Nov. 13, 2021. At the beginning of the season, the league mandated all players had to be doubled vaccinated. (Source: Mason DePatie/ CTV News Winnipeg) Teams in the Winnipeg Ringette League play a game on Nov. 13, 2021. At the beginning of the season, the league mandated all players had to be doubled vaccinated. (Source: Mason DePatie/ CTV News Winnipeg)

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Omicron subvariant BA.2 reported in Canada: PHAC

The Public Health Agency of Canada says it has detected more than 50 cases of a new Omicron subvariant known as BA.2. The subvariant is widely considered 'stealthier' than the original version of Omicron because some of its genetic traits make it harder to detect.

From Tiananmen to Hong Kong, China's crackdowns defy critics

From the deadly crushing of Beijing's 1989 pro-democracy protests to the suppression of Hong Kong's opposition four decades later, China's Communist Party has demonstrated a determination and ability to stay in power that is seemingly impervious to Western criticism and sanctions.