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$900M misconduct deal

Jul 18, 2019 / 4:20 pm

The federal government promised $900 million in compensation Thursday to settle multiple class-action lawsuits lodged on behalf of survivors of sexual...

Lyme ticks all too common

Jul 18, 2019 / 3:49 pm

Lyme disease has settled so deeply into parts of Canada many public health units now just assume if you get bitten by a tick, you should be treated for Lyme...

Fake NHL autographs

Jul 18, 2019 / 11:45 am

Police have laid charges against a man accused of forging the signature of Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid on what are believed to be authentic team...

Search flights at crash site

Jul 18, 2019 / 11:32 am

RCMP search teams began flying today to the remote Labrador lake where a float plane carrying seven people crashed on Monday. Three bodies have been found and...

Helping seniors or not?

Jul 18, 2019 / 11:11 am

Internal government documents say that many of the 57,000 seniors the Liberals say they have helped lift out of poverty only moved above the poverty line when...

Rents unaffordable all over

Jul 17, 2019 / 10:00 pm

A minimum-wage worker could afford to rent in only a few neighbourhoods in Canada, suggests a new analysis of the country's rental market that raises...

Gas exec denies price fixing

Jul 17, 2019 / 5:58 pm

One of the largest fuel companies in British Columbia says there's no retail market more competitive than gasoline in Canada and an executive denies any...

More garbage coming home

Jul 17, 2019 / 5:49 pm

The Canadian government has asked officials in Cambodia for more information about 11 containers of Canadian garbage the southeast Asian country's...

Violence at care home

Jul 17, 2019 / 5:46 pm

Quebec's health minister is hailing the decision by a special needs care facility north of Montreal to fire nine employees accused of violence and...

Cops are frustrated, too

Jul 17, 2019 / 12:50 pm

The chief of police in Winnipeg says he sent an internal memo to officers to share his frustration about a lack of addictions resources as the city deals with...

Grizzly trashes their canoe

Jul 17, 2019 / 12:49 pm

Police say a pair of American travellers had to be rescued from the Northwest Territories wilderness after a grizzly bear destroyed their canoe. RCMP say they...

Lost his family in Max crash

Jul 17, 2019 / 12:30 pm

A Toronto man who lost his family in the crash of a Boeing 737 Max jet in Ethiopia called Wednesday for a stronger aircraft approval process in the U.S. and...

Heard pop as husband shot

Jul 17, 2019 / 12:24 pm

The trial of an Alberta youth accused of firing a gun at a German tourist on a highway west of Calgary is having to rely on police interviews done with the...

Pilot identified, search on

Jul 17, 2019 / 7:41 am

Quebec pilot Gilles Morin, 61, was one of seven people aboard a float plane that crashed into a Labrador lake on Monday, killing at least three people on board....

Baby sun hats recalled

Jul 17, 2019 / 7:32 am

Health Canada has issued a recall on Joe Fresh brand baby sun hats because of a potential choking hazard. The government agency says the loop fastener on the...

Slow progress to free whales

Jul 17, 2019 / 6:26 am

Efforts to free some endangered, entangled North Atlantic right whales continue, weather permitting, according to the federal government. A news release from...

Trudeau to push trade pact

Jul 17, 2019 / 6:22 am

Lawmakers in France begin their ratification of the comprehensive trade agreement between the European Union and Canada as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau...

Alberta syphilis outbreak

Jul 16, 2019 / 6:35 pm

Syphilis rates not seen in Alberta since 1948 have prompted the province's chief medical officer to declare an outbreak of the disease and encourage people...

Cats are fatter than ever

Jul 16, 2019 / 1:52 pm

A new study involving more than 19 million cats from across Canada and the United States suggests most of the animals continue to put on weight after they reach...

$1B in warship contracts

Jul 16, 2019 / 11:09 am

The federal government is awarding $1 billion in warship maintenance work to two Canadian shipyards, with a third deal on the way. The five-year contracts...

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