March 3, 2023

Vancouver dumps ‘living wage’ policy, effectively cutting wage for lowest-paid staff

The living wage rate for 2023 would have gone up more than 17 per cent to just above $24 per hour, immediately influencing its pay structure, city says
March 3, 2023

Family of Sask. man who had stroke in U.S. relieved after Blue Cross changes mind, agrees to cover $500K bills

The family of Louis Lamothe, a Halbrite, Sask. man who suffered a stroke while vacationing in Arizona and incurred thousands of dollars in travel and medical bills, is resting easier now that Saskatchewan Blue Cross, which had denied their travel insurance claim, has had a change of heart.
March 3, 2023

Alberta health minister says $1,400 car ride pricey but value for money

Jason Copping says the private car and driver allowed John Cowell to take calls and handle sensitive documents while going from Calgary to Edmonton and back in November
March 3, 2023

Alberta man's robbery convictions dropped after Supreme Court of Canada finds evidence lacking

The Supreme Court of Canada says it tossed out an Alberta man's robbery-related convictions because the verdicts were unreasonable and cannot be supported by the evidence.
March 3, 2023

Legault says no foreign meddling in Quebec election, amid China allegations

Legault, however, did not say where he got that information or whether his government had carried out any checks
March 3, 2023

Family of woman who died after fight at Saskatoon nightclub launches $1M lawsuit against accused, others

The family of a woman killed in a Saskatoon nightclub fight in November has launched a $1-million lawsuit based, in part, on a graphic video of her death being shared widely on social media.
March 3, 2023

At-risk Canadians should get COVID-19 bivalent booster shot this spring, NACI says

NACI says it will continue to monitor emerging evidence on the virus, including how long protection from bivalent boosters lasts
March 3, 2023

Canadian speed skaters win women's team pursuit world title after Dutch team disqualified

Canada's women's pursuit team of Isabelle Weidemann, Ivanie Blondin and Valérie Maltais secured a gold medal at the ISU World Speed Skating Championship in Heerenveen, Netherlands, on Friday in unusual circumstances.
March 3, 2023

A single foreign worker blew the lid off a massive international trafficking ring north of Toronto, police say

Police north of Toronto say they have rescued 64 Mexican migrants exploited by an international labour trafficking ring and in living conditions so deplorable that officers themselves have been left shaken.
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