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Calgary Stampede receives $10M from federal government to aid recovery from pandemic

Calgary Stampede receives $10M from federal government to aid recovery from pandemic

Jun 30, 2022 / 11:09 am

The Calgary Stampede has received more than $10 million from the federal government to help it bounce back after last year's event was scaled down due to...

Canadians urged to catch up on vaccinations, prepare for fall boosters

Canadians urged to catch up on vaccinations, prepare for fall boosters

Jun 30, 2022 / 10:31 am

Federal health officials are bracing Canadians for another round of COVID-19 vaccines expected to roll out in the fall, and are urging those behind on their...

Supreme Court will not hear appeal by convicted B.C. sex trafficker Reza Moazami

Supreme Court will not hear appeal by convicted B.C. sex trafficker Reza Moazami

Jun 30, 2022 / 10:28 am

The Supreme Court will not hear an appeal from a British Columbia man convicted of trafficking 11 female victims, including underage girls, for sex. Reza...

Soldier charged for criticizing vaccine mandates arrives in Ottawa amid protest fears

Soldier charged for criticizing vaccine mandates arrives in Ottawa amid protest fears

Jun 30, 2022 / 9:36 am

A Canadian soldier charged for speaking out against COVID-19 vaccine requirements will march through Ottawa today, kicking off what organizers are promising...

Spouse of gunman to testify at N.S. shooting hearings but won't be cross-examined

Spouse of gunman to testify at N.S. shooting hearings but won't be cross-examined

Jun 30, 2022 / 9:33 am

The spouse of the gunman in the Nova Scotia mass shooting will testify mid-July before a public inquiry, but she won't face direct questions from lawyers...

Supreme Court rules expansion of rape shield laws was constitutional

Supreme Court rules expansion of rape shield laws was constitutional

Jun 30, 2022 / 7:08 am

UPDATE: 7:08 a.m. The Supreme Court of Canada has upheld expansions to Canada's rape shield laws made by the Liberals four years ago. In a 6-3 ruling today,...

Canada to send more military to Latvia, Trudeau says at NATO summit

Canada to send more military to Latvia, Trudeau says at NATO summit

Jun 30, 2022 / 7:04 am

Canada will be sending more troops to Latvia as part of a pledge to upgrade and strengthen the NATO battlegroup it is leading there, Prime Minister Justin...

After Freedom Convoy, Canadian flag has taken on new meaning for some

After Freedom Convoy, Canadian flag has taken on new meaning for some

Jun 30, 2022 / 6:57 am

Puneet Luthra has always taken advantage of the Canadian flags his local MP's office gives away so he can raise one at his Toronto home. “I just think...

Canada to require nutrition warnings on front of high-fat packaged foods

Canada to require nutrition warnings on front of high-fat packaged foods

Jun 30, 2022 / 6:52 am

Canada will require that companies add nutrition warnings to the front of pre-packaged food with high levels of saturated fat, sugar or sodium, starting in...

Reimagining Canada Day: Celebrations take new approach to honour Indigenous

Reimagining Canada Day: Celebrations take new approach to honour Indigenous

Jun 30, 2022 / 6:31 am

Many communities are reimagining Canada Day celebrations to recognize Indigenous Peoples, as the country continues to reckon with its legacy following the...

New clean fuel regulations to raise gas prices, affect low-income Canadians the most

New clean fuel regulations to raise gas prices, affect low-income Canadians the most

Jun 30, 2022 / 6:11 am

New federal regulations to force down the greenhouse gas emissions from gasoline and diesel will cost Canadians up to 13 cents more per litre at the pump by...

NACI recommends fall COVID-19 booster shot in advance of possible future wave

NACI recommends fall COVID-19 booster shot in advance of possible future wave

Jun 29, 2022 / 9:23 pm

The National Advisory Committee on Immunization is recommending booster shots this fall in advance of a possible future wave of COVID-19 in Canada. In a release...

Explosive devices found in a vehicle connected to B.C. bank robbers killed

Explosive devices found in a vehicle connected to B.C. bank robbers killed

Jun 29, 2022 / 5:21 pm

Multiple explosive devices were found in a vehicle related to the two suspects who were gunned down outside a bank in Saanich, B.C. Saanich Chief Const. Dean...

Canada extends COVID-19 border measures until Sept. 30, including ArriveCan app

Canada extends COVID-19 border measures until Sept. 30, including ArriveCan app

Jun 29, 2022 / 3:34 pm

The federal government will extend current COVID-19 public health measures for travellers entering Canada, including the use of the ArriveCan app, until at...

Bill Blair says discussions with RCMP on gun ban, N.S. shooting stayed separate

Bill Blair says discussions with RCMP on gun ban, N.S. shooting stayed separate

Jun 29, 2022 / 1:28 pm

Former public safety minister Bill Blair says his office worked with the RCMP on the Liberals' gun ban, announced in May 2020, but those conversations had...

Memorial service held for RCMP Const. Heidi Stevenson, killed in N.S. mass shooting

Memorial service held for RCMP Const. Heidi Stevenson, killed in N.S. mass shooting

Jun 29, 2022 / 12:10 pm

An RCMP officer who was among 22 people killed in the 2020 Nova Scotia mass shooting was remembered today during a regimental service in Halifax that recalled...

6 in 10 Canadians relocated as a result of pandemic: survey

6 in 10 Canadians relocated as a result of pandemic: survey

Jun 29, 2022 / 10:29 am

The COVID-19 pandemic pushed more Canadians to move over the past two years than any other factor, says a new national survey. Sixty per cent of respondents...

Thunder Bay police chief Sylvie Hauth suspended amid 'serious allegations'

Thunder Bay police chief Sylvie Hauth suspended amid 'serious allegations'

Jun 29, 2022 / 9:31 am

The Thunder Bay Police Services Board says police chief Sylvie Hauth has been suspended immediately after "serious allegations" were brought forward...

Canada to upgrade Latvia battlegroup to a brigade, boost number of troops

Canada to upgrade Latvia battlegroup to a brigade, boost number of troops

Jun 29, 2022 / 9:18 am

Canada has signed an agreement to upgrade the 2,000-soldier battlegroup it leads in Latvia to a brigade, boosting the number of troops and pledging to lead it...

Quebec COVID-19 hospitalizations rising as new variants gaining ground

Quebec COVID-19 hospitalizations rising as new variants gaining ground

Jun 29, 2022 / 9:10 am

Quebec's public health director is set to address the COVID-19 situation in the province as the number of people hospitalized with the disease appears to be...

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