Canada

January 9, 2024

Winnipeg Art Gallery dropping name of Nazi-linked former director

The Winnipeg Art Gallery is dropping Ferdinand Eckhardt's name from its main entrance hall, website and all other gallery materials.
January 9, 2024

Amid rise in AI deepfakes, experts urge school curriculum updates for online behaviour

Amid incidents of AI-generated, deepfake nudes of teens found circulating among classmates, some experts are calling for updates and improvements to both school policies and curriculum to address technology-facilitated sexual violence.
January 9, 2024

2023 wildfires were B.C.'s costliest insured event ever at $720M in losses, report says

Two wildfires in B.C.'s southern interior caused more than $720 million in insured losses last year, making them the most costly insured extreme weather event the province has ever seen, according to a new report.
January 9, 2024

B.C. search and rescue leaders allege bullying and misuse of authority by ministry

The former head of the B.C. Search and Rescue Association said decisions by the Ministry of Emergency Management and Climate Readiness to deny SAR volunteers the use of new search technologies is hard to understand.
January 9, 2024

Daughter of Manitoba crash victim welcomes proposed changes to site of deadly collision

The daughter of one of the 17 seniors who died in a crash in southwestern Manitoba this past summer says she hopes proposed changes to the highway intersection where it happened will ensure such a tragedy never happens again. 
January 8, 2024

National Defence vows to get better at helping men who report military sexual misconduct

The Department of National Defence (DND) says it's taking steps to improve training for staff at the military's sexual misconduct support centre, acknowledging that men who report being abused have not always felt "safe, secure and supported."
January 8, 2024

Tenants without heat, hot water for weeks as landlord struggles with repairs at Toronto apartment building

Residents of a downtown apartment building in Toronto’s Church-Wellesley neighborhood have been without heat and hot water since Dec. 19, when Enbridge shut off the gas due to serious safety concerns relating to the building’s steam boiler heating system.
January 8, 2024

Aritzia wins dismissal of lawsuit over hot-pink sculptures

A U.S. judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Vancouver-based Aritzia that accused the retailer of copying an artist's work with hot pink, macaroni-shaped sculptures that appeared in stores in early 2023.
January 8, 2024

From hockey IQ to can't-miss passing, PWHLers pick the skills they'd like to steal from their peers

Players opted to steal a skill from one player the most, and it wasn't close: Marie-Philip Poulin.
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