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Police probing shootings at homes of Khalistan supporters in Brampton, Ont., and Vancouver

Police probing shootings at homes of Khalistan supporters in Brampton, Ont., and Vancouver

Ontario/BC Feb 14, 2024 / 5:29 pm

Peel Regional Police are investigating whether growing tensions between opponents and supporters of an independent Sikh state in India are behind a shooting at...

Lawsuit accuses Canadian major-junior hockey leagues of violating U.S. antitrust laws

Lawsuit accuses Canadian major-junior hockey leagues of violating U.S. antitrust laws

Feb 14, 2024 / 5:19 pm

The NHL and Canada’s major-junior hockey leagues were hit Wednesday with a class-action lawsuit alleging they operate a cartel that violates U.S....

Assisted-dying expansion delay not based on stereotypes around mental illness: Virani

Assisted-dying expansion delay not based on stereotypes around mental illness: Virani

Ottawa Feb 14, 2024 / 4:16 pm

Canada's justice minister is rejecting charges that the federal government is bowing to mental-illness stereotypes by delaying a planned expansion of...

Pro-Palestinian protesters interrupt Trudeau during House of Commons question period

Pro-Palestinian protesters interrupt Trudeau during House of Commons question period

Ottawa Feb 14, 2024 / 2:50 pm

Pro-Palestinian protesters disrupted question period briefly on Wednesday, interrupting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as he answered a question from...

Liberals rebrand carbon-price rebates in bid to make policy more palatable

Liberals rebrand carbon-price rebates in bid to make policy more palatable

Feb 14, 2024 / 2:45 pm

Quarterly payments to offset the cost of the carbon price will now be called the "Canada Carbon Rebate," federal ministers said Wednesday as they...

Opioid 25 times more powerful than fentanyl detected in Quebec City region

Opioid 25 times more powerful than fentanyl detected in Quebec City region

Quebec City Feb 14, 2024 / 1:06 pm

A synthetic opioid 25 times more powerful than fentanyl has made its way to the Quebec City region, where public health officials reported Saturday they have...

London police asked to explain why 254 sex-assault reports didn't lead to charges

London police asked to explain why 254 sex-assault reports didn't lead to charges

London, Ont. Feb 14, 2024 / 12:39 pm

The oversight body for London, Ont., police is asking the force to explain why roughly 40 per cent of sexual-assault reports filed last year did not lead to...

Kelsey's restaurant served customer 18 shots before fatal car crash, AGCO alleges

Kelsey's restaurant served customer 18 shots before fatal car crash, AGCO alleges

Huntsville Feb 14, 2024 / 12:21 pm

Ontario's alcohol regulator is seeking to suspend the licence of a Huntsville restaurant after a customer was allegedly served 18 shots of liquor in under...

Birth control, diabetes meds could be covered if Liberals clinch NDP pharmacare deal

Birth control, diabetes meds could be covered if Liberals clinch NDP pharmacare deal

Ottawa Feb 14, 2024 / 12:17 pm

Pharmacare negotiations between the Liberals and NDP are on a knife's edge, and the main point of contention is the number of drugs they plan to start with....

Makers of COVID-19 protective equipment seek over $5 billion in damages from Ottawa

Makers of COVID-19 protective equipment seek over $5 billion in damages from Ottawa

Ottawa Feb 14, 2024 / 11:13 am

Canadian manufacturers of masks and other equipment for protecting against COVID-19 are seeking more than $5 billion in damages from the federal government,...

Manitoba man who was switched at birth receives Métis citizenship

Manitoba man who was switched at birth receives Métis citizenship

Winnipeg Feb 14, 2024 / 9:43 am

A Manitoba man who was switched at birth and raised without being aware of his Indigenous heritage for more than 60 years says he feels a sense of belonging...

Rental demand from international students will slow this year, but won't fall: RBC

Rental demand from international students will slow this year, but won't fall: RBC

Ottawa Feb 14, 2024 / 9:23 am

RBC says the recently announced cap on new study permits won't lead to an outright decrease in demand for rental housing from international students this...

Barrick reports US$1.27B profit for 2023, up from US$432M in 2022

Barrick reports US$1.27B profit for 2023, up from US$432M in 2022

Feb 14, 2024 / 6:06 am

Barrick Gold Corp. reported a profit attributable to equity holders of US$1.27 billion for 2023, up from US$432 million a year earlier. The gold miner, which...

Canada announces Ukraine $60M for F-16 supplies and equipment ahead of NATO meeting

Canada announces Ukraine $60M for F-16 supplies and equipment ahead of NATO meeting

Feb 14, 2024 / 6:05 am

Defence Minister Bill Blair says Canada will send Ukraine $60 million to support its F-16 fighter aircraft. The government says the money is part of the $500...

Evolving 'Freedom' movement fighting perceptions of 'government overreach': CSIS

Evolving 'Freedom' movement fighting perceptions of 'government overreach': CSIS

Feb 14, 2024 / 5:39 am

The loosely knit collective that vocally opposed COVID-19 health measures has morphed into a movement waging a broader fight against "perceived government...

Fewer than half of people support assisted death exclusively for mental illness: poll

Fewer than half of people support assisted death exclusively for mental illness: poll

Feb 14, 2024 / 5:36 am

Fewer than half of Canadians feel medical assistance in dying should be available to people whose sole underlying condition is mental illness, the results of a...

NDP to move bill calling for ban of coal exports as Canadian output booms

NDP to move bill calling for ban of coal exports as Canadian output booms

Ottawa Feb 14, 2024 / 5:34 am

Canadian exports of the kind of coal used to make electricity hit an eight-year high in 2022, even as the Liberals have promised to work on banning exports...

Former military leader Haydn Edmundson faces cross-examination in sex-assault trial

Former military leader Haydn Edmundson faces cross-examination in sex-assault trial

Ottawa Feb 13, 2024 / 3:45 pm

Retired vice-admiral Haydn Edmundson faced cross-examination in his sexual-assault trial in Ottawa on Tuesday, steadfastly denying he raped a woman on board a...

One person taken to hospital after cougar attack in Banff National Park

One person taken to hospital after cougar attack in Banff National Park

Banff Feb 13, 2024 / 3:44 pm

A cougar attack in a popular wilderness area of Banff National Park has left one person with minor injuries. EMS crews responded to the Rockbound Lake trailhead...

Bell CEO, other execs called to committee to testify over recent job cuts

Bell CEO, other execs called to committee to testify over recent job cuts

Feb 13, 2024 / 3:17 pm

Members of Parliament have invited several top executives from BCE Inc. and Bell Canada to testify later this month about the company's decision to cut...

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