Canada

November 23, 2022

Inquiry to probe legal advice government received on Emergencies Act as justice minister testifies

Justice Minister David Lametti is expected to field questions about the legal advice the federal government received before invoking the Emergencies Act to deal with anti-public health measure protests last winter when he testifies before the public inquiry later today.
November 23, 2022

Who is your 'home team' this World Cup? For many Montrealers, it's complicated

Montrealers with roots in Belgium, Croatia and Morocco will face a dilemma when their teams face Canada at the World Cup: who do they cheer for?
November 23, 2022

From World Cup to job interviews, why we choke when it matters most

The World Cup of Soccer promises some of the most dramatic moments in sports. And when the stakes are high, some people choke. IDEAS contributor Peter Brown looks at why our skills desert us when it matters most, and what can be done to avoid the dreaded performance choke.
November 23, 2022

As a Thunder Bay man battles a rare cancer, his family fights to get $300K treatment covered

The family of a 30-year-old man in Thunder Bay, Ont., who's fighting a rare form of cancer is waging a battle of their own: Trying to get funding for his treatments, which cost $9,000 each.
November 23, 2022

'Like a caged animal': Parents allege kids isolated, restrained at Whitehorse school

Three parents and a former staff member are speaking out, alleging children were subjected to holds and seclusion at Jack Hulland Elementary School in the recent past. The Yukon RCMP are investigating.
November 23, 2022

The Bank of Canada is discovering that explaining risk to Canadians is actually difficult

The Bank of Canada has become a political football, but Deputy Governor Carolyn Rogers insists she welcomes the attention so she can explain central banking to Canadians. Some say she clearly still has more work to do.
November 23, 2022

This long-term care home radically changed the way it operates. Residents say it's working

Toronto-run Lakeshore Lodge is part of a pilot project to improve care in its long-term care facilities. It's the first of the city's municipally-run long-term care homes to receive extra funding to make the care more resident-centred.
November 23, 2022

Explainer: Emergencies Act inquiry — what's been said, what happens next

Government ministers are among the final witnesses giving evidence on the decision to invoke the Emergencies Act to end the Ottawa convoy protests. Here's a breakdown of the inquiry's mission, the biggest revelations so far, and what will happen next.
November 23, 2022

VPD officers mocked internal sexual harassment probes in widely shared video, report shows

Two Vancouver officers used an interview room in police headquarters to shoot a video mocking internal sexual harassment investigations and then shared it with their colleagues, according to a new report from B.C.'s Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner.
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