Canada News

Energy inquiry at deadline

Jul 30, 2021 / 3:24 pm

Friday was the deadline for a public inquiry into what the Alberta government says is foreign funding of environmental groups who want to curtail energy...

$8B drinking water deal

Jul 30, 2021 / 2:04 pm

The federal government has reached a nearly $8-billion settlement with multiple First Nations who launched class-action lawsuits over the lack of clean, safe...

Meng hearings near end

Jul 30, 2021 / 12:47 pm

The extradition hearings of Huawei Technologies CFO Meng Wanzhou – a case that has captured global attention with the backdrop of the growing rift between...

Fined for fake vaccine papers

Jul 30, 2021 / 11:29 am

Two travellers who arrived in Toronto from the United States have been fined for providing fake COVID-19 proof of vaccination documents and lying about...

Ghost gear ocean menace

Jul 30, 2021 / 10:40 am

A new study says lost and discarded fishing gear dumped off the southwestern coast of Nova Scotia — site of Canada's most lucrative lobster fishery...

Warning of another wave

Jul 30, 2021 / 9:33 am

Federal officials are warning that Canada could be on the brink of a fourth wave of COVID-19 driven by the highly contagious Delta variant if the country opens...

Pandemic aid extended

Jul 30, 2021 / 9:31 am

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland says the government is extending pandemic aid programs by an extra month beyond the previously planned end date. The decision...

COVID-19 ripple effects

Jul 30, 2021 / 9:23 am

Canada’s top doctors say Alberta’s decision to end isolation requirements for those who test positive for COVID-19, or who have been in close...

$23.8 billion deficit

Jul 30, 2021 / 9:22 am

The federal government ran a deficit of nearly $24 billion over the first two months of its fiscal year, a sharp drop from the unprecedented spending one year...

Rare Hendrix tape of Joni

Jul 30, 2021 / 9:15 am

An Ottawa drummer with a passion for collecting reel-to-reel tapes deserves applause for the coming release of a Joni Mitchell performance recorded over half a...

Tracking sex traffickers

Jul 30, 2021 / 7:06 am

Transactional clues — from hotel bills paid in cash to purchases of escort-service ads — are helping Canada's financial intelligence agency...

Mixed vaccines and travel?

Jul 29, 2021 / 7:04 pm

The federal Conservatives are urging the Liberal government to do more to ensure that Canadians who received two different doses of COVID-19 vaccines are able...

School survivors lied: priest

Jul 29, 2021 / 4:07 pm

An archdiocese in Manitoba will no longer allow a Catholic priest to preach publicly or teach after he suggested during a sermon that residential school...

Body thrown in dumpster

Jul 29, 2021 / 2:46 pm

Police and firefighters in Sherbrooke, Que., allegedly mistook a woman's body for a mannequin and threw her remains into a dumpster, police Chief Danny...

Frustrated by U.K. snub

Jul 29, 2021 / 12:13 pm

Many British Canadians are frustrated after being snubbed by a new plan to ease quarantine restrictions for entry to England and Scotland. The United Kingdom...

Push to get interpreters out

Jul 29, 2021 / 12:10 pm

The federal government's goal is to have Afghans who assisted Canada and now face danger on planes out of the war-torn country as quickly as possible, says...

Students face hurdles

Jul 29, 2021 / 11:04 am

Like many students eyeing in-class learning this fall, Nyle Maker is on the hunt for his second dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine before starting university...

Lifting orders 'insanity'

Jul 29, 2021 / 10:23 am

Calgary's mayor says it's the "height of insanity" that Alberta is moving ahead with removing almost all of its remaining COVID-19 public...

Demand for blood increases

Jul 29, 2021 / 9:23 am

A return to a somewhat normal summer as COVID-19 restrictions are eased is putting a strain on Canada's blood supply. Several provinces have started lifting...

Taliban threat looms larger

Jul 28, 2021 / 1:40 pm

Afghan interpreters and Canadian veterans say the Immigration Department is failing Afghans who worked with Canada in the war-torn country, despite an...