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Hockey fans in Edmonton, and far, far away, count down hours until Stanley Cup final

Hockey fans in Edmonton, and far, far away, count down hours until Stanley Cup final

Edmonton Jun 4, 2024 / 6:13 am

Hockey fans in Edmonton, and many who are far, far away, are counting down the hours until the Oilers hit the ice this weekend for the beginning of their first...

Carbon capture rollout lags as industry, Ottawa at odds over who shoulders risk

Carbon capture rollout lags as industry, Ottawa at odds over who shoulders risk

Jun 4, 2024 / 6:00 am

The question of who should bear the financial risk for pricey carbon capture and storage projects has become a stumbling block slowing the technology's...

Bread, milk, apples: Federal NDP wants price cap for grocery store staples

Bread, milk, apples: Federal NDP wants price cap for grocery store staples

Jun 4, 2024 / 5:59 am

The federal New Democrats want a price cap on grocery store staples if the Liberal government can't convince grocers to bring down the prices themselves....

Victoria MP says hundreds shared stories of coercive control, asks House to pass bill

Victoria MP says hundreds shared stories of coercive control, asks House to pass bill

Jun 4, 2024 / 1:00 am

An NDP MP says she hopes the polarized House of Commons will continue to put partisanship aside to pass her bill to criminalize coercive control this week,...

Children, people with disabilities to qualify for national dental care on June 27

Children, people with disabilities to qualify for national dental care on June 27

Jun 3, 2024 / 2:29 pm

The Liberal government says it will expand eligibility for the federal dental program to children and people with disabilities on June 27. Citizens'...

MPs 'wittingly' took part in foreign interference: national security committee

MPs 'wittingly' took part in foreign interference: national security committee

Jun 3, 2024 / 2:06 pm

Some MPs began "wittingly assisting" foreign state actors soon after their election, says a report released Monday, including sending confidential...

Trudeau pitches strong ties to Mexico's new leader Claudia Sheinbaum amid U.S. tumult

Trudeau pitches strong ties to Mexico's new leader Claudia Sheinbaum amid U.S. tumult

Jun 3, 2024 / 12:33 pm

Mexico's election of its first female president could mean a stronger relationship with Canada, as analysts watch how Claudia Sheinbaum will approach civil...

Elected leaders should read Supreme Court decisions before speaking, says top justice

Elected leaders should read Supreme Court decisions before speaking, says top justice

Jun 3, 2024 / 12:32 pm

The chief justice of the Supreme Court sent a warning Monday about the risks elected officials run by reacting to decisions from the court without first having...

AFN national chief blasts governments' inaction on fifth anniversary of MMIWG report

AFN national chief blasts governments' inaction on fifth anniversary of MMIWG report

Jun 3, 2024 / 10:17 am

On the fifth anniversary of a national inquiry's report into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, the national chief of the Assembly of First...

Bank of Canada interest rate decision coming on Wednesday amid rate cut speculation

Bank of Canada interest rate decision coming on Wednesday amid rate cut speculation

Jun 3, 2024 / 7:17 am

The Bank of Canada will announce its latest interest rate decision on Wednesday amid speculation that the central bank might start to cut rates. On balance,...

One man dead, four injured after shooting outside Toronto high school

One man dead, four injured after shooting outside Toronto high school

Toronto Jun 3, 2024 / 5:51 am

Toronto police say one man is dead and four other people have been injured in a shooting. Police responded to reports of a shooting just before 11 p.m. on...

Lanny McDonald brings Stanley Cup to Calgary police officer who helped save his life

Lanny McDonald brings Stanley Cup to Calgary police officer who helped save his life

Calgary Jun 3, 2024 / 5:47 am

Former Calgary Flames co-captain and Hockey Hall of Famer Lanny McDonald surprised a Calgary police officer who helped save his life earlier this year by paying...

Alberta municipality appeals regulator's decision to accept coal exploration

Alberta municipality appeals regulator's decision to accept coal exploration

Alberta Jun 3, 2024 / 5:44 am

An Alberta ranching community is fighting a planned hearing on proposed coal exploration in the Rocky Mountains, saying the province's arm's-length...

Canadian, Chinese defence ministers meet in Singapore as tensions rise over Taiwan

Canadian, Chinese defence ministers meet in Singapore as tensions rise over Taiwan

Canada/China Jun 2, 2024 / 7:41 pm

The Canadian and Chinese defence ministers met in Singapore this week, marking the first in-person meeting between those officials in years. Bill Blair sat down...

Voting to decide next leader of Alberta’s New Democratic Party to begin Monday

Voting to decide next leader of Alberta’s New Democratic Party to begin Monday

Alberta Jun 2, 2024 / 7:39 pm

The final debate of the Alberta New Democratic Party leadership race saw the remaining four candidates give their last appeals for support, a day ahead of the...

A CBSA strike could soon snarl border traffic. Here’s what you need to know

A CBSA strike could soon snarl border traffic. Here’s what you need to know

Jun 2, 2024 / 10:30 am

Just as the summer travel season gets into gear, Canadians and visitors could find themselves waiting in long lines at the border — delays that could also...

Eight people, including four children, injured after fiery incident near Montreal

Eight people, including four children, injured after fiery incident near Montreal

Montreal Jun 2, 2024 / 9:15 am

Eight people, including four children, were taken to hospital with second and third degree burns after a fire and possible explosion at a home south of...

Scientists are on a quest for drought-resistant wheat, agriculture's 'Holy Grail'

Scientists are on a quest for drought-resistant wheat, agriculture's 'Holy Grail'

Calgary Jun 2, 2024 / 6:25 am

Plant biologist Marcus Samuel has been working for more than a decade to improve the climate resilience of crops. At his research greenhouse at the University...

'Rotten rock': Climate change altering the face of Canadian mountaineering

'Rotten rock': Climate change altering the face of Canadian mountaineering

Banff Jun 2, 2024 / 6:05 am

The Abbot Pass hut stood for decades in a rugged saddle between two iconic peaks, overlooking the limpid turquoise of Banff National Park's Lake Louise...

Is carbon pricing a politically feasible climate policy? Research says maybe not

Is carbon pricing a politically feasible climate policy? Research says maybe not

Jun 1, 2024 / 4:38 pm

It was supposed to do the heavy lifting for Canada's greenhouse gas emissions targets. And it was supposed to remain a major part of Prime Minister Justin...

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