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Commonwealth falls short of condemning Russia as Trudeau prepares for G7

Commonwealth falls short of condemning Russia as Trudeau prepares for G7

Jun 25, 2022 / 1:28 pm

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is headed to the G7 in Germany Saturday without a consensus from the Commonwealth to condemn the Russian invasion of Ukraine, but...

A mummified baby woolly mammoth has been unearthed in the Yukon

A mummified baby woolly mammoth has been unearthed in the Yukon

Jun 25, 2022 / 8:19 am

A mummified baby woolly mammoth has been found in the Klondike gold fields, the Yukon government announced Friday. It said the animal found within Tr?ondek...

RCMP reform would prevent political interference, criminologists say

RCMP reform would prevent political interference, criminologists say

Jun 25, 2022 / 7:21 am

An Ottawa criminologist says questions about whether political pressure was placed on the RCMP commissioner in the Nova Scotia shooting investigation illustrate...

New federal task force to review government service delays, reduce wait times

New federal task force to review government service delays, reduce wait times

Jun 25, 2022 / 7:12 am

The federal government has created a special task force to help tackle the major delays with immigration applications and passport processing that have left...

Indigenous conservation Canada's way of the future, Guilbeault says

Indigenous conservation Canada's way of the future, Guilbeault says

Jun 25, 2022 / 7:00 am

Tanya Ball began her career as a social worker for the Kaska Dene First Nation. Now she runs a land guardian program, working to monitor and protect a vast...

Experts caution against becoming 'air-conditioned society' as heat waves get hotter

Experts caution against becoming 'air-conditioned society' as heat waves get hotter

Jun 25, 2022 / 1:00 am

Hundreds of people who perished during the historic heat wave in British Columbia last summer died in homes ill-suited for temperatures that spiked into the...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calls U.S. decision to overturn Roe v. Wade 'horrific'

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calls U.S. decision to overturn Roe v. Wade 'horrific'

Jun 24, 2022 / 9:27 am

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the U.S. Supreme Court's decision today to overturn its 50-year-old Roe v. Wade ruling is "horrific." Trudeau...

Lifeguard shortages impacting pools, water programs across Canada

Lifeguard shortages impacting pools, water programs across Canada

Jun 24, 2022 / 8:35 am

Municipalities across Canada are grappling with lifeguard shortages as city pools and beaches open for the summer. Municipal officials and a water safety...

Protesters descend on U.S. Supreme Court to decry decision to overturn Roe v. Wade

Protesters descend on U.S. Supreme Court to decry decision to overturn Roe v. Wade

Jun 24, 2022 / 8:09 am

Protesters are massing outside the barricaded U.S. Supreme Court to decry the decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 ruling that cleared the way...

Public inquiry in Nova Scotia seeking explanation from Ottawa about withheld notes

Public inquiry in Nova Scotia seeking explanation from Ottawa about withheld notes

Jun 24, 2022 / 7:48 am

The inquiry investigating the Nova Scotia mass shooting wants to know why the federal Justice Department withheld for several months four pages of notes from a...

Online streaming bill could make YouTube manipulate its algorithms: CRTC chair

Online streaming bill could make YouTube manipulate its algorithms: CRTC chair

Jun 24, 2022 / 6:35 am

The chairman of Canada's broadcast regulator says it might ask platforms such as YouTube to "manipulate" their algorithms to make Canadian music...

Extreme intoxication bill will become law after Senate, House expedite its passage

Extreme intoxication bill will become law after Senate, House expedite its passage

Jun 24, 2022 / 6:28 am

The Senate voted Thursday to rubber-stamp the government's extreme intoxication bill after the House of Commons rushed its passage yesterday. Senators had...

Crave Stevia brand All Natural Dark Chocolate recalled

Crave Stevia brand All Natural Dark Chocolate recalled

Jun 24, 2022 / 6:23 am

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a recall for Crave Stevia brand All Natural Dark Chocolate because it may contain milk which is not declared on...

A timeline of B.C.'s record-setting extreme heat event in June 2021

A timeline of B.C.'s record-setting extreme heat event in June 2021

Jun 24, 2022 / 6:18 am

Environment Canada heat warnings covered most of British Columbia one year ago as a so-called heat dome settled in and became deadly. The weather office...

'How are people surviving?': Gas spike detrimental for rural mail carriers, residents

'How are people surviving?': Gas spike detrimental for rural mail carriers, residents

Jun 24, 2022 / 6:16 am

A mail carrier says her out-of-pocket costs for delivering packages along her rural route have doubled because of the steep hike in gas prices and cost of...

Hillier calls on Ottawa to provide aid to Ukraine, laments waning interest in war

Hillier calls on Ottawa to provide aid to Ukraine, laments waning interest in war

Jun 24, 2022 / 6:05 am

Retired general Rick Hillier is lamenting what he sees as waning Canadian interest in the war in Ukraine as public and political attention turns increasingly...

Learn from reconciliation efforts in Canada, Prince Charles urges Commonwealth

Learn from reconciliation efforts in Canada, Prince Charles urges Commonwealth

Jun 24, 2022 / 5:26 am

The Commonwealth can learn from Canada's efforts at reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples, Prince Charles told the heads of governments at the opening of...

Anger, frustration and rumours outside Montreal passport office as delays continue

Anger, frustration and rumours outside Montreal passport office as delays continue

Jun 23, 2022 / 9:59 pm

The federal government has said it implemented a system to reduce delays plaguing the downtown Montreal passport office, but those who were waiting in line on...

Afghan immigration routes nearly full, thousands to be left behind: MPs, NGOs

Afghan immigration routes nearly full, thousands to be left behind: MPs, NGOs

Jun 23, 2022 / 9:24 pm

Members of Parliament and charitable groups are warning that two immigration programs for Afghans who helped Canadian Forces and those at special risk from the...

Canada joins international agreement to help Indigenous businesses access new markets

Canada joins international agreement to help Indigenous businesses access new markets

Jun 23, 2022 / 7:13 pm

Canada has joined a global Indigenous trade forum that International Trade Minister Mary Ng says will help First Nations entrepreneurs benefit from free trade...

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