Canada

September 14, 2022

Doug Ford praises Queen’s ‘far-reaching impact,’ says he will ‘miss her dearly’

The Ontario Premier says the Queen, who died last Thursday, was a reminder of the ‘bigger bonds that unite us, that connect us and bring us together, in good times and bad’
September 14, 2022

Chair of N.S. shooting inquiry worries budget constraints could impede RCMP watchdog

Chairman Michael MacDonald says he's concerned that 'police misconduct can go unaccounted for' if the purse strings on the budget for the Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the RCMP are tightened.
September 14, 2022

$400 fees, long-range patient transfers: What you need to know about Ontario's new long-term care rules

The Ontario government says hospital patients awaiting spots in long-term care can be moved to nursing homes not of their choosing up to 150 kilometres away, with charges of $400 per day to take effect in November if they refuse.
September 14, 2022

Ontario hospitals could force elderly patients into a nursing home within a 70-kilometre radius

Opposition politicians and advocates for the elderly have warned the changes amount to threatening frail, elderly people with large fines in order to force them into substandard long-term care homes too far from their loved ones
September 14, 2022

An unlikely ally in the face of wildfires and droughts: the humble beaver

Researchers are exploring whether beavers could offer solutions to the climate crisis, particularly in how their dams can stave off forest fires and droughts.
September 14, 2022

Indigenous Services minister attends funeral at site of mass killing in Saskatchewan

Patty Hajdu attends the funeral of one of the victims of the stabbings at James Smith Cree Nation, northeast of Saskatoon
September 14, 2022

RCMP apprehension unit wasn’t searching for Saskatchewan stabbing suspect after rampage

The RCMP unit created to find people who are wanted for violating conditions of their parole was not investigating Sanderson’s case
September 14, 2022

No charges coming, but RCMP will update probe of vandalism against B.C. gondola

Charges will not be announced when the RCMP holds a news conference over the 2020 attack where a Gondola’s cable was severed
September 14, 2022

Calgary man charged with fraud for offering fake firearms training out of his home

Calgary police charge a man who posed as an ex-military veteran while offering private firearms training between January and June
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