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Trudeau’s daily coronavirus update: Health Canada approves first 2020-05-16 12:02:07In his May 16 briefing, the Prime Minister announced Health Canada approval for a vaccine trial at Dalhousie University The post Trudeau’s dail

Trudeau’s daily coronavirus update: Canada Emergency Wage 2020-05-15 15:21:55In his May 15 briefing to Canadians, the Prime Minister announced $450 million for researchers and research institutions, as well as an extension to t

Beijing has fuelled a huge trade in animal-based 2020-05-14 17:27:49Terry Glavin: A study suggesting the coronavirus arose from trafficking in bat-derived concoctions is getting attention. So is the WHO's role in legi

Coronavirus in Canada: These charts show how our 2020-05-14 16:00:47Alberta and Ontario prepare to launch reopening strategies, but both provinces face sharp regional differences in the spread of COVID-19, with certain

Doug Ford’s latest coronavirus update: Reopening the economy 2020-05-14 14:03:02The Ontario premier named a long list of permitted reopenings, including golf courses, vets, sports fields, construction and some medical services The

Trudeau’s daily coronavirus update: Some National Parks reopening 2020-05-14 12:16:27In his May 14 briefing to Canadians, the PM announced the new Fish Harvesters Benefit, interest-free loans for Indigenous businesses, regulations on b

Coronavirus in Canada: how to get tested, what 2020-05-14 11:05:44A province-by-province breakdown of advice, requirements and who to call if you think you might have it, along with information on who is most vulnera

Doug Ford announces plan for Stage 1 of 2020-05-14 11:04:12The Premier of Ontario and several ministers are expected to provide details on the first stage of easing COVID-19 restrictions in the province The po

Parliament avoids hairy debate on dairy bill 2020-05-14 08:23:38Politics Insider for May 14: Canada has a new face of accountability, the economy faces a long recovery and the border stays closed—for now The

This historic moment for a divided Wet’suwet’en is 2020-05-14 06:00:03A new agreement with B.C. and Ottawa is shifting focus from the gas pipeline to how the First Nation should be governed in the future The post This hi

Quebec, where the kids must learn as they 2020-05-13 16:52:19Image of the Week: The province's decision to resume elementary classes is an unintentional experiment in child psychology The post Quebec, where the

The Nova Scotia shooting and the mistakes the 2020-05-13 15:36:41New details about the Nova Scotia shooting are raising several troubling questions about the actions and response of the RCMP The post The Nova Scotia

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First Nations, environmentalists ask for restart of oilpatch New! 2020-06-04 22:46:51Seven environmental and Indigenous groups have asked the Alberta government to restart oilpatch monitoring as soon as possible given that other activi

Time to 'defund the police'? Outrage over brutality, New! 2020-06-04 18:36:40As protests over police brutality and racism erupt across the United States and beyond, sparked by the death of George Floyd, whose final moments were

2,000 COVID-19 cases missing from Toronto's map of New! 2020-06-04 18:00:27More than 2,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases are missing from the map the City of Toronto released last week that shows infections by neighbourhood, CBC N

American passing through Yukon says she was called New! 2020-06-04 17:56:15Lisa Holton and her two young sons were passing through Yukon when they got an unwelcome reception from some people In Whitehorse.

Nenshi 'race card' tweet by W. Brett Wilson New! 2020-06-04 15:06:04Calgary-based comedian and actor Andrew Phung is urging non-profit organizations not to take donations from W. Brett Wilson and says he'll

Nunavut man in violent arrest video later 'viciously New! 2020-06-04 14:48:18Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sidestepped a question on who should be held responsible after a violent arrest of an Inuk man in Kinngait, Nunavut, was

RCMP confirms N.S. gunman illegally acquired all 5 New! 2020-06-04 12:51:50In a media briefing Thursday, several of the top RCMP officers in the Atlantic region provided an update on the investigation into the shooting that k

Hockey Canada lifts ban on sanctioned activities, lets New! 2020-06-04 12:42:47Hockey Canada has lifted its ban on sanctioned activities and is allowing the country's 13 member organizations to individually determine when it's

P.E.I. woman's request to attend her mother's burial New! 2020-06-04 11:35:22Tanya Augustine couldn’t be by her mother’s side when she died, and she is heartbroken that officials in New Brunswick denied her travel r

U Sports athletes in limbo as pandemic threatens New! 2020-06-04 11:01:34Seven months ago, Leah Adams celebrated her high school's first women's soccer title in 27 years. But now, she's unsure when she'll again be able

Personal bankruptcies fell to record low in April, New! 2020-06-04 10:26:58The number of people filing for bankruptcy fell to a record low in April, as government support programs and mortgage deferrals during the coronavirus

Canada's trade deficit doubled to $3.3B in April New! 2020-06-04 10:26:05Canada's exports and imports plunged in April on falling oil prices and as the coronavirus pandemic shut down factories and retail stores, Statistics

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Winnipeg’s wedding industry feeling impact of COVID-19 New! 2020-06-04 23:56:52Currently, the province has restricted public gatherings to no more than 25 people for indoor gatherings and no more than 50 people for outdoor gather

Over 1,000 people gather for Black Lives Matter New! 2020-06-04 23:36:26Chants of "Black lives matter" and "Indigenous lives matter" could be heard through downtown Lethbridge on Thursday afternoon, as more than 1,000

Thousands demonstrate against anti-Black racism, honour George Floyd New! 2020-06-04 23:12:28"Something needs to happen with the civil rights in the (United States) and up here in Canada," rally organizer Braydon Page said.

Coronavirus cases in Canada continue steady decline, death New! 2020-06-04 21:41:51Meanwhile, New Brunswick reported its first coronavirus-related death.

Pilot ‘draws’ raised fist over Nova Scotia in New! 2020-06-04 20:50:19Dimitri Neonakis flew in the pattern of a clenched fist in the air, a symbol long associated with movements against anti-Black racism.

Saskatchewan small businesses still falling through cracks of New! 2020-06-04 20:36:03While businesses are slowly reopening in the province, the lingering losses from COVID-19 closures are weighing heavy on some local owners unable to a

Kelowna Fire Department urges safety, prepares for spring New! 2020-06-04 20:11:17The Kelowna Fire Department was on Mission Creek, sharpening their skills for possible creek rescues.

13 projects at Canadian Light Source looking for New! 2020-06-04 19:36:15The Canadian Light Source (CLS) in Saskatoon is gearing up to help scientists battle COVID-19 by supporting 13 research projects from across Canada.

Regina International Airport seeks financial help from Ottawa New! 2020-06-04 19:11:06In April and May, airport revenue dropped more than 90 per cent, according to Regina Airport Authority president and CEO James Bogusz.

Montreal slowly begins road to economic recovery as New! 2020-06-04 19:07:31Construction work has ramped up and people are shopping downtown again, but the city's full economic recovery could be a year away.

Old rail, gap in rail surface factors in New! 2020-06-04 18:01:53The TSB said several factors led to the derailment of a CN freight train near Saskatoon, including an almost 60-year-old rail and a gap in the rail su

‘Listen and understand’ says organizer of Guelph’s Black New! 2020-06-04 17:55:02Organizers say everyone is invited to gather outside Guelph City Hall at 2 p.m. on Saturday for speeches, music and poetry. 

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B.C. woman fatally shot by police in New New! 2020-06-04 18:07:57Family members in Tofino have identified the woman as Chantel Moore, a mother of a five-year-old girl

COVID-19: City of Richmond fares well in B.C.'s New! 2020-06-04 18:05:06Disease numbers broken down into geographic areas by provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry

B.C. family wants justice for Indigenous man who New! 2020-06-04 18:02:44RCMP have said Dale Culver, 35, appeared to have trouble breathing before he died in police custody in 2017 in Prince George.

Vancouver lawyer says dozens of businesses are having New! 2020-06-04 17:54:09Will courts consider being forced to close your business because of the COVID-19 pandemic to be physical damage?

Proposal to reduce car traffic in Stanley Park New! 2020-06-04 17:52:50The motion calls on park board staff to see what can be done, including allocating one lane for bikes and one lane for cars.

Canadians living in China watch developments in Meng New! 2020-06-04 17:27:38Meng has been held in Canada since December 2018. She’s out on bail while fighting extradition to the United States on fraud charges.

City of Vancouver promises to step up parking New! 2020-06-04 17:18:33Parking enforcement increases as traffic volumes rise

B.C. government announces new elementary school for Surrey New! 2020-06-04 17:17:49The $44-million, 655-seat Sunnyside Heights-area elementary school, which will be built at 20th Avenue and 165A Street in South Surrey

Homicide police called after injured woman dies at New! 2020-06-04 16:51:06RCMP say they received a report just after 3 a.m. Tuesday of an injured woman who had been transported to a local hospital.

COVID-19: B.C. health officials call for physical distancing New! 2020-06-04 16:46:23Another anti-racism protest is planned for Friday afternoon in Vancouver.

Charges laid against Surrey teen involved in fatal 2020-06-03 18:09:40Dilpreet Sandu faces eight charges including one for dangerous driving causing death

Meng lawyers ask for 'referee' in case expected 2020-06-03 17:37:40Crown lawyer Robert Frater told the court Wednesday that lawyers for both sides will propose a new schedule later this month

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Analysis: Quebec is facing a 'disaster' in cancer New! 2020-06-04 22:41:42With a backlog of up to 24,000 oncology surgeries, "cancer patients feel abandoned by the system during this pandemic," one expert says.

Montreal construction workers scramble to find proper safety New! 2020-06-04 22:38:29Demand for protective gear has skyrocketed because of the coronavirus, and companies can't import what they need from the U.S.

#ICYMI: Team sports get go-ahead, construction workers need New! 2020-06-04 22:15:13Thursday, June 4, 2020: Here are some of the stories we've been following today.

As Montreal tops 3,000 COVID deaths, taxi drivers New! 2020-06-04 21:40:17At least two drivers who worked regularly at Montreal's Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport have died of the virus.

Quebec will abolish time limits on sexual assault New! 2020-06-04 21:18:27Up until 2013, the delay for launching a lawsuit was three years; it was extended to 30 years by the then-Parti Québécois government.

Crown calls for 50-year minimum before Ugo Fredette New! 2020-06-04 20:35:21The Crown argued that to do otherwise would be to suggest the life of Fredette's second victim was worthless.

Stu on Sports: Expos fan exchanges verbal blows New! 2020-06-04 20:22:27ESPN's MMA journalist Ariel Helwani, who grew up in Montreal, takes on team's former executive vice-president in an almost two-hour podcast.

Quebec gives green light for baseball and soccer New! 2020-06-04 19:53:55Only outdoor practices will be allowed for now and participants will have to stay two metres apart. Games could return by the end of the month.

Legault tells Quebecers to show more discipline as New! 2020-06-04 19:08:40The premier urges anyone who thinks they might be infected with COVID-19 to get tested so Quebec can better track the pandemic even as it loosens rest

Brownstein: Veteran promoters cautious about return of live New! 2020-06-04 19:07:24Quebec's minister of culture says venues might reopen before June 24, but many questions remain. Like: Will people even want to go back?

CAQ tables bill to cut red tape and 2020-06-03 22:47:04In all, 202 infrastructure, education and health construction and renovation projects will get red-carpet treatment after COVID-19 hit hard.

#ICYMI: Students contract virus, denouncing racism, restarting the 2020-06-03 22:00:04Wednesday, June 3, 2020: Here are some of the stories we've been following today.

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Limit gun capacity to five bullets, victims group New! 2020-06-04 17:51:43Advocacy group PolySeSouvient says the regulations governing large-capacity magazines are riddled with exemptions and loopholes.

Police in Edmundston, NB, fatally shoot Indigenous woman New! 2020-06-04 17:42:43The Edmundston Police Force says it received a request to check on a woman’s well-being at an apartment building early Thursday morning.

Man faces second-degree-murder charge in Calgary chef’s death New! 2020-06-04 17:41:43Investigators are hoping to talk to two people, Fritz Chiefmoon and Kiara Leather of Calgary, who are believed to have more information about the case

Alberta imposing steep penalties but no charges on New! 2020-06-04 17:20:42Justice Minister Doug Schweitzer says the proposed change would reduce backlogs in courts and free up officers to do less paperwork and more police wo

Special payments to seniors to arrive in early New! 2020-06-04 15:29:04The COVID-19-related aid will come in the form of $300 payments to the more than six million people who receive old-age security benefits, and an addi

Alberta Opposition calls on government to consult on New! 2020-06-04 14:16:38NDP environment critic Marlin Schmidt says the United Conservative government should hold off on making any changes until those hearings are complete.

Ottawa jail inmates on hunger strike over food, New! 2020-06-04 13:52:38Deepan Budlakoti says he and 13 other inmates the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre began their strike on Wednesday.

N.L. finance minister says federal help needed as New! 2020-06-04 13:32:37Figures covering the fiscal year ending on March 31 account for a drastic drop in oil prices, offshore oil production shutdowns, pandemic-related clos

New Brunswick’s first COVID-19 death linked to nursing New! 2020-06-04 13:07:36The long-term-care home in northern New Brunswick has experienced an outbreak and as of Wednesday had been linked to eight COVID-19 cases.

Trudeau says new modelling shows COVID-19 in decline New! 2020-06-04 12:56:36Trudeau says a new modelling report will be released later today that shows many communities are seeing very low numbers of new cases and most of them

New study is first full list of species New! 2020-06-04 12:51:36Biologist’s initial findings show 308 species and subspecies that have only been found to exist in Canada including 21 butterflies, 40 moths, 21

Trudeau urges shared COVID-19 vaccine at third global 2020-06-04 08:43:00Thursday’s summit, hosted by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, is aimed at ensuring poor countries will have ready access to an eventual cor

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Ontario just lifted the ban on short-term rentals New! 2020-06-04 19:41:20Ontario has given the greenlight for Airbnb and short-term rentals to start operating once more. Two months after the Province put Airbnb on

Vince Carter's NBA career is officially over and New! 2020-06-04 19:30:25Legendary Toronto Raptors superstar Vince Carter has offically retired from the NBA after an incredible and record-breaking 22 seasons.

NBA plans to restart its season in Orlando New! 2020-06-04 16:12:03The Toronto Raptors are going to Disney World in Orlando.The NBA board of governors approved a plan today to restart the season next month using&

Ontario announces new council and funding for organizations New! 2020-06-04 14:57:54Premier Doug Ford just announced the new Premier’s Council on Equality of Opportunity, an advisory committee that will aim to help youth in

The Toronto Wildlife Centre is getting thousands of New! 2020-06-04 13:37:38It's that time of year again — baby animals are getting separated from their parents, and the Toronto Wildlife Centre is getting thousands

It's going to soon feel like 34 C New! 2020-06-04 12:49:52Those of you still recovering from last week's heat wave should brace yourselves, because it's going to be another scorching hot couple of days in t

A Toronto subway station will be completely closed New! 2020-06-04 12:37:34As the TTC continues to see drastically low ridership amid the health crisis (and continues to lose money because of it), it is making use of the lull

People in Brampton keep violating social distancing rules New! 2020-06-04 12:30:58Social distancing violations just keep on coming in Brampton. Raucous backyard parties continue to proliferate in the Toronto suburb prompting multipl

Ontario reports highest number of new deaths to New! 2020-06-04 12:10:36Today's COVID-19 data drop from the Ontario government has proven disappointing, in terms of fatalities, after a nearly one-month-long period of

Toronto reveals plan to help restaurants and bars New! 2020-06-04 11:43:42Under normal circumstances, patio season would be well underway in Toronto by now. But due to the pandemic, restaurants and bars have been forbidden f

Former employees accuse The Drake Hotel of racist New! 2020-06-04 10:13:06Businesses all over the city participated in Blackout Tuesday earlier this week by posting images of black squares on their Instagram pages, and The D

Stores in Toronto continue to board themselves up New! 2020-06-04 09:59:47A series of protests against anti-Black racism are planned in downtown Toronto this weekend, all of them intended to be peaceful in nature just like t


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