Canada

January 16, 2023

Vancouver council to consider wide-ranging plan to ‘uplift’ Chinatown neighbourhood

The plan stems from a council resolution passed in November that would help clean up Chinatown’s streets, alleys and sidewalks
January 16, 2023

Small plane crashes on road north of Toronto, disrupts traffic, police say

A small plane crash-landed on a Markham road near Buttonville Airport on Monday, York Regional Police confirmed.
January 16, 2023

Average Canadian house price fell 12% last year, new numbers show

The price of the average Canadian home that sold in December was $626,318, a decline of more than 12 per cent from where it was the same month a year ago.
January 16, 2023

Freezing rain closes N.B. schools, highways and is expected to last through Monday night

Schools and multiple sections of highways are closed Monday after New Brunswickers all over the province woke up to freezing rain warnings. Environment Canada is warning […]
January 16, 2023

As federal workers return to the office, some decry lack of direction, long commutes

The return to work comes at a fraught time for public transit in the Ottawa region, where the federal government has a majority of its offices
January 16, 2023

Federal fisheries officers investigate Coastal GasLink pipeline project

The B.C. Environmental Assessment Office has already issued dozens of regulatory warnings and orders, as well as fines, for the $11.2-billion project
January 16, 2023

Ontario expanding number and range of surgeries offered at for-profit clinics

Ontario is significantly expanding the number and range of medical procedures performed in privately run for-profit clinics as the province deals with a surgical backlog made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic.
January 16, 2023

Morning Update: Ukraine plans to ask Canada for some of its Leopard-2 main battle tanks, Zelensky aide says

First, a bureaucratic hurdle needs to be cleared with Germany, which has resisted pressure to allow the re-export of the German-made tanks
January 16, 2023

A family's death trying to cross the U.S. border hasn't deterred others — and more are taking the risk

Almost a year after a family from India froze to death near the international border in southern Manitoba, similar cases of people walking over to the U.S. are on the rise — but they involve people from a different country.
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