Canada News

'You are not alone'

Apr 18, 2021 / 8:06 pm

A lone bagpiper played slow airs outside a church Sunday as relatives of 22 people slain during a killer's rampage in rural Nova Scotia gathered for an...

Ontario lowers AZ age limit

Apr 18, 2021 / 7:09 pm

Ontario will start offering the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine to those aged 40 and over starting on Tuesday, the province announced Sunday following days of...

Federal budget day looming

Apr 18, 2021 / 3:52 pm

The stage is set for arguably the most important federal budget in recent memory, as the Liberal government prepares to unveil its plan for Canada’s...

Healthcare workers to Ont.

Apr 18, 2021 / 1:25 pm

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says federal departments and some Canadian provinces are working to send health-care workers and equipment to help Ontario as it...

Emotional toll, staff shortages

Apr 18, 2021 / 9:20 am

Nurse Manpreet Kainth knows every patient being treated under her team’s care in Humber River Hospital’s intensive care unit Even with her 16 years...

1 year since killing spree

Apr 18, 2021 / 8:00 am

A memorial service is planned for today in central Nova Scotia to honour the 22 people killed by a lone gunman one year ago. The closed service at Truro's...

'It's more than just a fish'

Apr 18, 2021 / 7:50 am

The latest assessment of Atlantic cod stocks, whose collapse crushed the economy of Newfoundland and Labrador, has scientists worried the species will never...

Backtracking police powers

Apr 17, 2021 / 1:20 pm

Furious criticism of new anti-pandemic powers that allow police in Ontario to stop any motorist or pedestrian and ask where they live and why they're not...

2nd blood clot after vaccine

Apr 17, 2021 / 11:30 am

UPDATE: 11:30 a.m. Alberta has confirmed the country's second rare blood clot case in a patient who received the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, the...

New powers draw criticism

Apr 17, 2021 / 9:15 am

UPDATE: 9:15 a.m. New anti-pandemic powers that allow police in Ontario to stop any motorist or pedestrian and ask where they live and why they're not home...

'Disgusted' by viral video

Apr 16, 2021 / 6:09 pm

Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller has expressed his disgust over a video showing a security guard in a physical altercation with an Indigenous woman who...

Ontario tightens restrictions

Apr 16, 2021 / 3:33 pm

Ontario is extending a stay-at-home order, limiting interprovincial travel and shutting outdoor recreational facilities while giving police new powers to...

Lower age range for AZ ?

Apr 16, 2021 / 1:00 pm

Doctors say the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine should be offered to Canadians in a wider age range as COVID-19 infections soar in many parts of the country....

Securing more Pfizer doses

Apr 16, 2021 / 9:58 am

Canada is ramping up orders of COVID-19 vaccine doses from Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) amid ongoing delivery delays from Moderna Inc. (NYSE:MRNA). Prime Minister...

Ontario pleads for nurses

Apr 16, 2021 / 9:55 am

Ontario is pleading with other provinces to send nurses and other health workers as it buckles under surging COVID-19 infections. In a letter to all provinces...

1st pandemic budget looms

Apr 16, 2021 / 9:54 am

The Liberals will look to thread an economic needle with Monday's budget, while dealing with a minority Parliament where the document's defeat would...

LIVE: Trudeau's virus update

Apr 16, 2021 / 9:03 am

UPDATE 9:08 a.m. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government will deploy the Canadian Red Cross to help Ontario with their mobile vaccination...

Prince a calm presence

Apr 16, 2021 / 6:54 am

There's a road in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, that stretches all the way around Williamson Lake, a small body of water in the centre of town. But, unlike a lot...

Stop stalling net-zero bill

Apr 16, 2021 / 6:30 am

Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson is urging opposition leaders to end stalling tactics on a bill that would require the federal government to set legally...

Refugee pact upheld

Apr 15, 2021 / 5:20 pm

The Federal Court of Appeal has found that a pact between Ottawa and Washington to turn back asylum-seekers entering Canada from the United States does not...