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Tim Hortons pulls sponsorship, Hockey Quebec withholds funds from Hockey Canada

Tim Hortons pulls sponsorship, Hockey Quebec withholds funds from Hockey Canada

Oct 5, 2022 / 8:17 pm

UPDATE 8:20 p.m. Tim Hortons announced Wednesday it won't sponsor any Hockey Canada men's programming this season, including the world junior men's...

Conservative MP's bill on conscience rights fails, but gets Poilievre's support

Conservative MP's bill on conscience rights fails, but gets Poilievre's support

Oct 5, 2022 / 6:31 pm

Nearly all Conservative members of Parliament voted for a bill they say would protect the conscience rights of health professionals when it comes to medical...

Federal government reveals plan to improve access to diabetes care across Canada

Federal government reveals plan to improve access to diabetes care across Canada

Oct 5, 2022 / 3:15 pm

The federal government has tabled a long-awaited plan in the House of Commons to improve access to diabetes treatment and prevention in Canada, Health Minister...

'Misunderstanding' blamed for last-minute cancellation of Montreal Pride parade

'Misunderstanding' blamed for last-minute cancellation of Montreal Pride parade

Montreal Oct 5, 2022 / 1:11 pm

A new report says communication problems and a simple "misunderstanding" were at the heart of the decision to cancel this year's Montreal's...

End vaccination mandate at Canada-U.S. border, New York senator urges White House

End vaccination mandate at Canada-U.S. border, New York senator urges White House

Canada/U.S. Oct 5, 2022 / 12:28 pm

A prominent New York senator is joining the ranks of American lawmakers who want the White House to end vaccination rules at the Canada-U.S. land border. Sen....

Price at the gas pumps could rise more as OPEC Plus cuts production

Price at the gas pumps could rise more as OPEC Plus cuts production

Oct 5, 2022 / 12:13 pm

Gasoline prices in Canada continue to creep higher ahead of the Thanksgiving long weekend. According to retail fuel price tracking website GasBuddy.com, the...

Hockey Canada failing to take situation seriously: Trudeau

Hockey Canada failing to take situation seriously: Trudeau

Oct 5, 2022 / 11:20 am

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says it is clear Hockey Canada executives just don't get the seriousness of the situation facing the organization. Trudeau...

Alberta UCP wraps up voting Thursday, prepares to announce new premier

Alberta UCP wraps up voting Thursday, prepares to announce new premier

Alberta Oct 5, 2022 / 10:13 am

Alberta’s governing United Conservative Party is scheduled pick the province’s new premier Thursday, and political observers say its next step...

Ontario doctor accused of killing four to have preliminary hearing in May

Ontario doctor accused of killing four to have preliminary hearing in May

Ontario Oct 5, 2022 / 8:39 am

The case of an eastern Ontario doctor charged with killing four people will return to court in May for a preliminary hearing. Dr. Brian Nadler was initially...

No way to enforce fire codes on First Nations, and new law would be costly: document

No way to enforce fire codes on First Nations, and new law would be costly: document

Oct 5, 2022 / 6:21 am

There is no way to enforce building or fire codes on First Nations and pursuing a legislative fix would require significant time and money, federal officials...

Decade-high suicide statistics in N.W.T. 'devastating': health minister

Decade-high suicide statistics in N.W.T. 'devastating': health minister

NWT Oct 5, 2022 / 6:13 am

The Northwest Territories health minister says recent statistics indicating an increase in suicides in the territory are "devastating." N.W.T. chief...

MPs call for tight federal restriction on use of facial recognition technology

MPs call for tight federal restriction on use of facial recognition technology

Ottawa Oct 5, 2022 / 6:10 am

A House of Commons committee is calling for a moratorium on the use of facial recognition technology by federal police and Canadian businesses unless there is...

Legault rejects electoral reform after Quebec opposition decries 'distortion' in vote

Legault rejects electoral reform after Quebec opposition decries 'distortion' in vote

Quebec Oct 5, 2022 / 6:07 am

Quebec Premier François Legault is rejecting calls for electoral reform from opposition parties whose share of the popular vote in Monday's election...

Flight 752 families want Ottawa to get tougher on Iran

Flight 752 families want Ottawa to get tougher on Iran

Ottawa Oct 5, 2022 / 6:05 am

The families of those killed when Iran's military shot down Flight 752 in January 2020 are demanding the Canadian government take a harder line against the...

Toronto seeing 'concerning increase' in carjackings this year, police say

Toronto seeing 'concerning increase' in carjackings this year, police say

Toronto Oct 5, 2022 / 6:02 am

There's been a "concerning increase" in carjackings in Toronto, city police said Tuesday as they detailed recent arrests and the search for more...

Lifeguard faces criminal charge after man drowns at northern Alberta pool

Lifeguard faces criminal charge after man drowns at northern Alberta pool

Fort McMurray Oct 4, 2022 / 5:06 pm

Alberta RCMP have charged a lifeguard with criminal negligence causing death after a drowning at a public swimming pool. They say officers were called to the...

Former head of Alberta Human Rights Commission suing justice minister over dismissal

Former head of Alberta Human Rights Commission suing justice minister over dismissal

Alberta Oct 4, 2022 / 3:39 pm

The former head of the Alberta Human Rights Commission is suing the province's justice minister for wrongful dismissal, claiming Tyler Shandro caved in to...

Naval officer relieved of duties for alleged misconduct while deployed to Europe

Naval officer relieved of duties for alleged misconduct while deployed to Europe

Oct 4, 2022 / 3:36 pm

A naval officer serving as second in command of a Canadian minesweeper deployed to Europe was relieved of her duties over an allegation of "inappropriate...

Using tax system for social benefits a 'sticking point' for dental benefit: experts

Using tax system for social benefits a 'sticking point' for dental benefit: experts

Oct 4, 2022 / 3:36 pm

Economic and public policy experts warn the proposed federal dental benefit may not reach the families most in need because the government has chosen to...

Red Cross calls for civilian force, less reliance on military for disaster response

Red Cross calls for civilian force, less reliance on military for disaster response

Oct 4, 2022 / 3:35 pm

Canada needs a new civilian force to respond to natural disasters and other emergencies as such events become more common and severe, the head of the Canadian...

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