Canada

July 29, 2022

Morning Update: Paramedics across Canada are struggling to answer emergency calls and provide timely care

Many emergency departments are being forced to close their doors for hours or days at a time because of staff shortages
July 29, 2022

P.E.I. pub pulls Trudeau's photos after barrage of hate-filled comments 

A P.E.I. pub has pulled photos of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau from its social media accounts after getting a barrage of hate-filled comments and phone calls.
July 29, 2022

Top N.S. Mountie wanted an officer dismissed for sexual misconduct — but Commissioner Lucki disagreed

A Nova Scotia RCMP constable who violated the force's code of conduct after fondling co-workers will keep his job — even though the top Mountie in the province at the time wanted him dismissed for sexual assault.
July 29, 2022

Intergenerational residential school survivors in Saskatchewan want more after papal apology

Actions, not words, will speak louder to some intergenerational residential school survivors after Pope Francis apologized for the role Christians and Catholics played in supporting residential schools and the forced assimilation of Indigenous people in Canada.
July 29, 2022

Summer program teaches Sudbury, Ont., high schoolers Indigenous practices

The Sudbury Catholic District School Board has collaborated with an organization called Great Lakes Cultural Camps to offer an Indigenous summer program in northern Ontario.
July 29, 2022

'I couldn't stay silent,' says Cree singer who performed powerful message for Pope Francis

Si Pih Ko sang a message in Cree to the tune of the national anthem following the Pope's apology to Indigenous people in Maskwacis, Alta., Monday. It resonated powerfully, and she told CBC News she'll do whatever it takes to share the pain of survivors.
July 29, 2022

Supreme Court set to rule on condom use and consent

Canada's top court will issue a decision in the case of a B.C. man who allegedly ignored a woman's request to wear a condom during sex — a decision that could set important legal precedent on consent and sexual assault.
July 29, 2022

Brantford, Ont., woman discovers 4 sisters after taking Ancestry DNA test

Carlie McMaster of Brantford, Ont., took a DNA test in 2019 and discovered she was conceived through a sperm donation. She later learned her biological relatives include a half-sister in Minnesota who wanted to connect with her.
July 29, 2022

Toronto's Pearson airport has a PR problem: It's known as the worst airport in the world

Following mass complaints about line-ups, flight disruptions and missing baggage at Pearson International Airport, some tourism groups fear travellers may choose to bypass Toronto.
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