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Undercover Mountie questioned on whether she misinterpreted Coutts border protest

Undercover Mountie questioned on whether she misinterpreted Coutts border protest

Lethbridge Jun 13, 2024 / 1:12 pm

An undercover Mountie who infiltrated the Coutts border blockade faced questions in court Thursday on her police work and on whether she misinterpreted what was...

Police may never be able to talk to driver of bus in deadly collision in Manitoba

Police may never be able to talk to driver of bus in deadly collision in Manitoba

Winnipeg Jun 13, 2024 / 10:16 am

Manitoba RCMP say they may never be able to talk to the driver of a bus involved in a crash that killed 17 people a year ago. Supt. Rob Lasson says the driver...

Phase one of building small nuclear reactor in Ontario is complete: energy minister

Phase one of building small nuclear reactor in Ontario is complete: energy minister

Clarington Jun 13, 2024 / 9:05 am

The first phase of building a small nuclear reactor east of Toronto is complete. Ontario Power Generation is building four small modular reactors at its...

Stop gas expansion for home heating or risk leaving ratepayers on the hook: report

Stop gas expansion for home heating or risk leaving ratepayers on the hook: report

Jun 13, 2024 / 5:41 am

Provinces must stop natural gas expansion and invest in electrification to keep home heating reliable and cost-effective, a new report says, suggesting...

Bank CEOs to testify at parliamentary committee on climate impacts of finance

Bank CEOs to testify at parliamentary committee on climate impacts of finance

Ottawa Jun 13, 2024 / 5:40 am

The CEOs of Canada's five biggest banks are set to testify before a parliamentary committee later today about the impacts of the financial sector on climate...

Canada sending 2,000 decommissioned CRV7 rocket motors to Ukraine

Canada sending 2,000 decommissioned CRV7 rocket motors to Ukraine

Jun 13, 2024 / 5:38 am

The Liberal government says it will start shipping decommissioned CRV7 rocket motors to Ukraine. National Defence said in a press release Thursday Canada will...

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith taking over fight of energy 'war room'

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith taking over fight of energy 'war room'

Edmonton Jun 12, 2024 / 5:14 pm

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith says she's bringing the province's energy "war room" under the purview of her office because she needs to take...

Corus says Global News 'changes' affect jobs, won't disclose how many

Corus says Global News 'changes' affect jobs, won't disclose how many

Toronto Jun 12, 2024 / 4:30 pm

Corus Entertainment Inc. says it has "made some changes" at Global News, citing the same headwinds that have led to massive cuts at other media...

Undercover officer says accused at Coutts spoke of killing police

Undercover officer says accused at Coutts spoke of killing police

Alberta Jun 12, 2024 / 2:24 pm

An undercover police officer told court Anthony Olienick had characterized Mounties as the “arms” of Canada’s “devil” prime...

Wildfire forecast anticipates high risk for new wildfires in Prairies, N.W.T.

Wildfire forecast anticipates high risk for new wildfires in Prairies, N.W.T.

Ottawa Jun 12, 2024 / 11:43 am

The wildfire season has been less dire so far this year than 2023, but the risk is high across most of the country for new fires to erupt this summer. The...

Calgary mayor says water restrictions to last at least another week for repairs

Calgary mayor says water restrictions to last at least another week for repairs

Calgary Jun 12, 2024 / 10:44 am

Calgarians will have to put up with using pasta water on their plants and confronting droopy, unwashed hair in the mirror for at least another week as repair...

Steady decline in youth hockey participation in Canada raises concerns about the future of the sport

Steady decline in youth hockey participation in Canada raises concerns about the future of the sport

Jun 12, 2024 / 6:16 am

All four ice rinks at Susan Fennell Sportsplex are full of action on this winter Saturday morning, the air filled with the sound of hockey skates grinding...

Wreck of Ernest Shackleton's last ship, Quest, found in the depths off Labrador

Wreck of Ernest Shackleton's last ship, Quest, found in the depths off Labrador

Labrador Jun 12, 2024 / 6:15 am

A crew led by the Royal Canadian Geographical Society has found the long-sought wreck of the Quest, the final expedition ship that belonged to famed Irish...

Trudeau heads to Italy as shadows of war in Ukraine, Gaza loom over G7 summit

Trudeau heads to Italy as shadows of war in Ukraine, Gaza loom over G7 summit

Jun 12, 2024 / 6:08 am

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is headed to Italy on Wednesday to attend the annual G7 leaders' summit, which is taking place as two major geopolitical...

Alberta says advisory report shows federal electricity targets are 'reckless'

Alberta says advisory report shows federal electricity targets are 'reckless'

Edmonton Jun 11, 2024 / 12:05 pm

The Alberta government pointed Tuesday to a new report from a federal advisory committee, calling it proof that Ottawa should abandon its "reckless"...

Conservatives oppose Liberal tax changes that include adjustment to capital gains tax

Conservatives oppose Liberal tax changes that include adjustment to capital gains tax

Ottawa Jun 11, 2024 / 11:03 am

The Conservatives say they will oppose new tax measures introduced in the Liberal budget. The comments come just hours before the House of Commons is set to...

BC should step up on asylum claims, minister says in response to call for funds

BC should step up on asylum claims, minister says in response to call for funds

Ottawa Jun 11, 2024 / 9:55 am

Immigration Minister Marc Miller says British Columbia needs to step up and take on more asylum seekers who come to Canada. He was responding today to criticism...

Hockey players' sex assault case back in court in August

Hockey players' sex assault case back in court in August

London Jun 11, 2024 / 8:34 am

The sexual assault case of five former members of Canada's world junior hockey team is set to return to court in August. The case of Dillon Dube, Carter...

Steady decline in youth hockey participation raises alarm about sports future

Steady decline in youth hockey participation raises alarm about sports future

Brampton Jun 11, 2024 / 8:32 am

Hockey remains a beloved pastime, a source of pride and joy and something that has knitted Canada together for more than 150 years. Youth hockey participation,...

Jury trial of men charged with murder conspiracy at Coutts blockade to resume

Jury trial of men charged with murder conspiracy at Coutts blockade to resume

Alberta Jun 11, 2024 / 5:38 am

A jury is set to return today to hear evidence at the trial of two men charged with conspiracy to commit murder at the 2022 border blockade at Coutts, Alta. The...

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