Canada

June 17, 2024

Referendum on sovereignty would be 'irresponsible,' Quebec premier says

Premier François Legault doubled down on his previous comments about "100 per cent of the housing crisis problem" being due to the increase in the number of non-permanent residents in the province.
June 17, 2024

Trudeau says Canadians should be 'wary' of leaders who say foreign interference hasn't touched their teams

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadians should be wary of political leaders who say their parties haven't been compromised by foreign interference.
June 17, 2024

Minister defends Canadian navy ship's visit to Cuba with Russian vessels in port

The decision to send a Canadian naval vessel into the port of Havana to sit alongside Russian warships this week was approved by Defence Minister Bill Blair following a request from the Canadian military, the minister said Monday.
June 17, 2024

Calgary Stampede will go on as planned amid water crisis

The city is focused on repairing five other areas of the water feeder main, which is responsible for 60 per cent of Calgary's treated water supply. Officials say this summer's Stampede festivities will continue as planned.
June 17, 2024

Rachel Notley: Alberta's progressive politics giant prepares to step aside

Colleagues and ideological foes say the outgoing NDP leader has fundamentally changed the province's political landscape, far beyond an underdog 2015 election win.
June 17, 2024

'My mom didn't get to graduate': How Morgan Harris's daughter plans to honour late mother at her grad

Elle Harris never thought she'd graduate from high school, but says she'll be honouring her late mother — one of four women killed by an admitted Winnipeg serial killer — as she walks across the stage to get her diploma next week.
June 17, 2024

Tug life: How Saint John tugboats are pushing toward the future

In fierce wind, winter storms, emergencies and the world's highest tides, tugboats operate 365 days a year.
June 17, 2024

Official N.B. government site on carbon taxes slammed for exaggerations, omissions

An official New Brunswick government web page set up to inform the general public about federal carbon taxes exaggerates costs that average consumers are likely to experience this year.
June 17, 2024

Kids in group homes and private placements cost N.L. tens of millions. But are they any better off?

The Newfoundland and Labrador government paid private companies nearly $400,000 per child on average last year to house and care for kids with complex needs.
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