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P.E.I. councillor accused of posting anti-Indigenous sign seeking judicial review

P.E.I. councillor accused of posting anti-Indigenous sign seeking judicial review

P.E.I. Feb 24, 2024 / 4:58 pm

A village councillor in Prince Edward Island is asking a court to quash sanctions imposed on him after he displayed a sign on his property referring to a...

Some Ukrainians in Quebec struggle with French requirement for immigration

Some Ukrainians in Quebec struggle with French requirement for immigration

Quebec Feb 24, 2024 / 4:57 pm

Inna Gonchukova never expected to live in Canada. But almost two years after fleeing war-torn Ukraine, she says she has mostly settled into life in Granby,...

In Kyiv, Trudeau signs new Ukraine security pact, marking two years since invasion

In Kyiv, Trudeau signs new Ukraine security pact, marking two years since invasion

Feb 24, 2024 / 11:50 am

UPDATE: 11:50 a.m. Justin Trudeau wrapped up a surprise trip to war-torn Ukraine with a blistering attack on Vladimir Putin Saturday, calling the Russian leader...

Two years in, Ukraine-Russia conflict brings hard choices, fractured families

Two years in, Ukraine-Russia conflict brings hard choices, fractured families

Feb 24, 2024 / 7:15 am

For Ukrainians in country and as far away as Canada, Saturday’s grim second anniversary of the Russian invasion means reflection on lives lost, families...

Country star Corb Lund criticizes Alberta minister over coal application support

Country star Corb Lund criticizes Alberta minister over coal application support

Alberta Feb 24, 2024 / 6:40 am

An Alberta country music star is criticizing the province's energy minister for advising its energy regulator to accept initial applications for a coal mine...

Newest Alberta NDP leadership candidate to focus on climate

Newest Alberta NDP leadership candidate to focus on climate

Alberta Feb 24, 2024 / 6:10 am

A rookie legislature member for Alberta’s NDP is making a bid for the party's top job, promising a campaign focused on climate change and drought....

Former employee sues Argos for wrongful dismissal, accuses QB Kelly of harassment

Former employee sues Argos for wrongful dismissal, accuses QB Kelly of harassment

Toronto Feb 23, 2024 / 3:48 pm

A former strength and conditioning coach with the Toronto Argonauts is suing the CFL club for wrongful dismissal and star quarterback Chad Kelly for alleged...

RCMP launches criminal investigation into 'alarming' breach of its networks

RCMP launches criminal investigation into 'alarming' breach of its networks

Feb 23, 2024 / 3:16 pm

The RCMP says it is "actively managing" a security breach that targeted its networks. Spokesperson Marie-Eve Breton says the police force has launched...

NDP says it has reached deal with Liberals on pharmacare legislation

NDP says it has reached deal with Liberals on pharmacare legislation

Ottawa Feb 23, 2024 / 11:35 am

The NDP says it has reached a deal with the governing Liberals to introduce the first piece of a national pharmacare program that includes coverage for birth...

McGill, Concordia universities sue Quebec government over 30 per cent tuition hike

McGill, Concordia universities sue Quebec government over 30 per cent tuition hike

Montreal Feb 23, 2024 / 9:29 am

McGill University and Concordia University are suing the Quebec government over its decision to hike tuition for out-of-province students by about 30 per cent....

Alberta town bans Pride flags, rainbow crosswalks after plebiscite

Alberta town bans Pride flags, rainbow crosswalks after plebiscite

Westlock Feb 23, 2024 / 8:34 am

A town north of Edmonton has voted in favour of a bylaw that bans Pride flags and rainbow crosswalks on municipal property. A slim majority of Westlock...

Check you're fully immunized against measles, Public Health Agency of Canada urges

Check you're fully immunized against measles, Public Health Agency of Canada urges

Feb 23, 2024 / 7:48 am

The Public Health Agency of Canada is strongly advising everyone in Canada to check that they're fully immunized against measles, especially before...

Premier David Eby to tout B.C. budget with address at Vancouver Board of Trade

Premier David Eby to tout B.C. budget with address at Vancouver Board of Trade

Vancouver Feb 23, 2024 / 5:49 am

Premier David Eby will take his budget tour on the road today as he sells the highlights to members of Vancouver's business community with less than nine...

'Freedom Convoy' organizer suing Ottawa for using Emergencies Act to freeze accounts

'Freedom Convoy' organizer suing Ottawa for using Emergencies Act to freeze accounts

Saskatchewan Feb 23, 2024 / 5:44 am

A main organizer of the “Freedom Convoy” is suing the federal government for using the Emergencies Act to freeze his bank accounts, arguing it...

London attack ruling first to recognize terror on grounds of white nationalism

London attack ruling first to recognize terror on grounds of white nationalism

London, Ontario Feb 23, 2024 / 5:41 am

The case of an Ontario man who carried out a deadly attack on a Muslim family was the first to recognize terrorism on grounds of white supremacist ideology and...

'Too many guys lost': Ukrainian soldier reflects two years into Russian conflict

'Too many guys lost': Ukrainian soldier reflects two years into Russian conflict

Ukraine Feb 23, 2024 / 5:39 am

Seven months after managing a Kyiv coffee shop, Anton's reality has gone from grinding beans and the hiss of hot espresso to the high-pitched scream of...

Lynx Air shutdown could leave travellers stranded as of Monday

Lynx Air shutdown could leave travellers stranded as of Monday

Feb 23, 2024 / 5:36 am

Come Monday, Canadian travellers booked with the ultra-low-cost airline Lynx Air will be out of luck and its employees out of work. Officials with the...

Quebec cold case conviction highlights advances in DNA research techniques

Quebec cold case conviction highlights advances in DNA research techniques

Quebec Feb 23, 2024 / 5:35 am

A Quebec man's first-degree murder conviction in the death of a junior college student in 2000 has highlighted advances in DNA research that are being used...

Mayor of Gatineau resigns citing difficult climate for municipal politicians

Mayor of Gatineau resigns citing difficult climate for municipal politicians

Gatineau Feb 22, 2024 / 5:58 pm

France Bélisle, the mayor of Gatineau, Que., abruptly resigned her post Thursday, citing a difficult climate for municipal politicians in the province....

Supreme Court of Canada to review Good Samaritan drug overdose case

Supreme Court of Canada to review Good Samaritan drug overdose case

Feb 22, 2024 / 5:58 pm

The Supreme Court of Canada says it will review the case of a man arrested after calling for help to save a friend overdosing on drugs in a case that has raised...

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