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At least two people dead after storm sweeps through southern Ontario

At least two people dead after storm sweeps through southern Ontario

May 21, 2022 / 3:43 pm

At least two people are dead after a massive thunderstorm swept across much of southern Ontario today. Peel Regional Police say a woman died after being hit by...

Some RVers say high gasoline prices could keep them closer to home

Some RVers say high gasoline prices could keep them closer to home

May 21, 2022 / 8:00 am

With gasoline prices hitting all-time highs, Jeff Redmond says he's planning to stay closer to home when RV camping this summer. The owner and general...

Rise of new opioid highlights unpredictable drug supply: Expert

Rise of new opioid highlights unpredictable drug supply: Expert

May 21, 2022 / 7:42 am

A national substance use research organization is warning about a new type of opioid that is increasingly being found in Canada's unregulated drug supply....

Costs reach $25.6 million for public inquiry into 2020 mass shooting in Nova Scotia

Costs reach $25.6 million for public inquiry into 2020 mass shooting in Nova Scotia

May 20, 2022 / 6:58 pm

The public inquiry into Nova Scotia's mass shooting has already cost $25.6 million to investigate the April 18-19, 2020, rampage — and there are still...

Canada's hiring prospects among highest in the world, says new survey

Canada's hiring prospects among highest in the world, says new survey

May 20, 2022 / 3:13 pm

Canada is in the midst of a hiring boom as the number of companies looking to bring on new employees reaches its highest rate in a decade, according to a new...

Quebec Halloween sword attacker found guilty of first-degree murder, attempted murder

Quebec Halloween sword attacker found guilty of first-degree murder, attempted murder

May 20, 2022 / 3:02 pm

A man who used a sword to kill two people and seriously injure five others in Quebec City's historic district on Halloween night 2020 was found guilty by a...

Trudeau pledges more action on cybersecurity following decision to ban Huawei from 5G

Trudeau pledges more action on cybersecurity following decision to ban Huawei from 5G

May 20, 2022 / 2:03 pm

A day after the federal Liberals banned Chinese firms Huawei Technologies and ZTE from helping build Canada's 5G networks, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau...

Canada considering smallpox vaccine for monkeypox cases, says Dr. Theresa Tam

Canada considering smallpox vaccine for monkeypox cases, says Dr. Theresa Tam

May 20, 2022 / 1:04 pm

The risk posed by monkeypox is low, but nearly everyone in Canada is susceptible because routine vaccination against smallpox ended decades ago, top public...

Cabinet delivers standing ovation as Alberta Premier Kenney stays on as UCP leader

Cabinet delivers standing ovation as Alberta Premier Kenney stays on as UCP leader

May 20, 2022 / 12:06 pm

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he is staying in the top job to maintain "continuity" until a new leader of his United Conservative Party is chosen....

Bill would give CRTC power over user-generated content, but it won't use it: chair

Bill would give CRTC power over user-generated content, but it won't use it: chair

May 20, 2022 / 11:09 am

The chair of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission says a federal bill would give it power to regulate homemade videos posted on...

More than 250,000 packets of cigarettes recalled in Canada — due to a fire hazard

More than 250,000 packets of cigarettes recalled in Canada — due to a fire hazard

May 20, 2022 / 9:20 am

More than 250,000 packets of cigarettes sold in Canada have been recalled — because they are a fire hazard. Yes, you read that correct. Health Canada has...

Russian vodka, caviar and diamonds on new Canadian sanctions list

Russian vodka, caviar and diamonds on new Canadian sanctions list

May 20, 2022 / 9:15 am

Foreign Minister Mélanie Joly is today announcing a fresh wave of sanctions against Vladimir Putin's regime including a ban on importing Russian...

Gas prices down slightly from record highs earlier this week

Gas prices down slightly from record highs earlier this week

May 20, 2022 / 9:14 am

Gasoline prices in Canada have declined slightly just before the start of the May long weekend. Fuel price tracking service GasBuddy.com says the average retail...

U.S. State Department cheers Canada's long-awaited ban on 5G gear from China's Huawei

U.S. State Department cheers Canada's long-awaited ban on 5G gear from China's Huawei

May 20, 2022 / 8:18 am

The U.S. State Department says it welcomes Canada's decision to ban China's Huawei Technologies and ZTE from its next-generation mobile networks....

Stakes are high for farmers as 2022 crop shapes up to be most expensive in history

Stakes are high for farmers as 2022 crop shapes up to be most expensive in history

May 20, 2022 / 5:52 am

The stakes are high as Canadian farmers take to the fields to plant 2022's crop, which some are saying could find a place in the record books as "the...

Prince Charles and Camilla wrap Canadian tour but calls for reconciliation continue

Prince Charles and Camilla wrap Canadian tour but calls for reconciliation continue

May 20, 2022 / 5:48 am

A whirlwind visit by Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, has ended but the calls for meaningful reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples have not....

N.B. coroner jury says use-of-force policy needs review after officer kills woman

N.B. coroner jury says use-of-force policy needs review after officer kills woman

May 19, 2022 / 8:19 pm

An independent group should review the use-of-force policy that guides New Brunswick police to ensure it is concise and understood by all officers in the...

Jason Kenney to remain Alberta premier until new UCP leader chosen by party

Jason Kenney to remain Alberta premier until new UCP leader chosen by party

May 19, 2022 / 5:04 pm

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is staying in his job for now. United Conservative Party caucus chair Nathan Neudorf says members have decided that Kenney should...

Health minister pledges support for Ukraine as WHO confirms attacks on health care

Health minister pledges support for Ukraine as WHO confirms attacks on health care

May 19, 2022 / 4:16 pm

Canada's federal health minister has pledged to rouse support from his international colleagues for rebuilding the besieged health-care system in Ukraine,...

First O'Toole, now Kenney: What some are saying it means for state of conservatism

First O'Toole, now Kenney: What some are saying it means for state of conservatism

May 19, 2022 / 3:18 pm

The fall of Jason Kenney, a juggernaut of conservatism in Canada, has prompted many federal Tories to consider the future of the party, which is in the midst of...

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