March 26, 2023

Spanish civil war course endowed at York University to combat fascism

The $1-million gift from the Mackenzie-Papineau Memorial Fund will help York hire a new historian to teach students about Canadians who fought against fascism
March 26, 2023

Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Montreal departs Halifax for Indo-Pacific operation

Frigate to become the first of three frigates to deploy in the region over a 12-month period, along with naval supply vessel Asterix
March 26, 2023

B.C. to provide 330 new homes for people living in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

Initiative to include two temporary supportive housing projects and mix of renovated single room occupancy and supportive housing units, which will open through April, May and June
March 26, 2023

Biden’s visit an ‘authentic’ expression of Canada’s importance to U.S., says ambassador

U.S. ambassador David Cohen says Biden says Biden got what he was looking for on several issues, including a timeline on upgrading NORAD, critical minerals and greater alignment on China
March 26, 2023

Quebec filmmaker Claude Fournier adapted Gabrielle Roy’s The Tin Flute

Fournier’s body of work also included the ‘maple syrup porno’ hit Deux Femmes en Or, and he later co-founded Éléphant, an ambitious project to digitize movies made in the province
March 26, 2023

Elections P.E.I. reports ‘busy’ turnout at first advance poll of provincial election

Elections P.E.I. says about 13,000 people cast ballots on Saturday
March 26, 2023

Atlantic mackerel numbers have collapsed – can a moratorium bring them back?

The mackerel population is a shadow of what it once was, and its decline threatens the well-being of the people who depend on it
March 26, 2023

Thousands without power in Ontario following windstorm

There are more than 300 active outages and utility crews are working to restore power to customers
March 26, 2023

More than 24,000 Hydro-Québec customers without power after storm

The Montérégie region south of Montreal and the Lanaudière region north of the city are recording the highest number of outages on the utility’s website
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