Canada News

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...

71 cases linked to Stampede

Jul 28, 2021 / 11:38 am

Alberta Health says 71 cases of COVID-19 are likely to have been acquired at the Calgary Stampede but community spread as a result of those cases is unknown....

Crime drops 8% nationally

Jul 28, 2021 / 9:54 am

Canada’s overall crime rate decreased 8% in 2020 compared to 2019, Statistics Canada reported July 27. And, while the pandemic may have curbed some...

No exemption for Canada

Jul 28, 2021 / 9:41 am

Fully vaccinated Canadian travellers have been left out of plans to ease quarantine restrictions for entry in the United Kingdom. The U.K. announced today that...

Heat, drought hurts farmers

Jul 28, 2021 / 9:39 am

When an unprecedented heat wave "cooked" the cherries growing at his family's farm in Oliver, B.C., Pravin Dhaliwal tried to see past the...

Green party bleeding cash

Jul 28, 2021 / 8:58 am

The Green party is poised to shell out hundreds of thousands of dollars on legal battles with leader Annamie Paul, worsening an already rough financial...

Changes to early education?

Jul 28, 2021 / 6:42 am

An advocacy group is calling for Canada to fully integrate child-care and early childhood education into its school systems. A new report from People for...

Trudeau in Newfoundland

Jul 28, 2021 / 6:40 am

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Newfoundland and Labrador today to make announcements about child care and about the province's troubled Muskrat Falls...

Green convention will go

Jul 27, 2021 / 6:53 pm

Green Leader Annamie Paul says party brass still plan to hold a national convention next month even if a federal election campaign is in full swing, as the list...

Opioid-related crimes jump

Jul 27, 2021 / 1:28 pm

Canadian opioid-related crimes rose heavily in 2020, part of an overdose crisis fuelled by the pandemic, Statistics Canada data released July 27 show....

12.5 years for hotel killing

Jul 27, 2021 / 12:40 pm

A judge has sentenced an Ontario truck driver to 12 1/2 years in prison for killing a woman in his Edmonton hotel room a decade ago. Court of Queen's Bench...

Payments may go to dead

Jul 27, 2021 / 10:41 am

Canada's seniors minister was warned in the spring that the Liberal government's plan to send $500 payments to pensioners in August would end with some...