Canada

September 9, 2022

Why it is so hard for the Bank of Canada to crush inflation

As prices soar and wages struggle to catch up, it may be hard to realize that just two years ago central banks were worried that inflation was not too high but dangerously low. Just as low inflation was embedded in the economy then, rising prices are now like a ship that cannot be easily turned.
September 9, 2022

Administrator put in charge of Thunder Bay police oversight body details divisions, governance failings

The administrator appointed to oversee the Thunder Bay Police Services Board says he's found a divided group and “a very concerning failure” to act on past recommendations. Malcolm Mercer also says in his newly released report that "the board was not equipped to do all that was asked of it."
September 9, 2022

First funeral held on James Smith Cree Nation after Saskatchewan stabbing rampage

Community packs gymnasium for wake of Damien Sanderson, one of the accused in a Saskatchewan stabbing rampage, in show of support for his family after tragedy on James Smith Cree Nation
September 9, 2022

Vancouver signs deal to turn former site of Hogan’s Alley into community land trust

Remaining portion of historic Black community in Vancouver to become cultural centre, in attempt to redress 1971 razing for development
September 9, 2022

Indigenous groups share condolences after death of Queen Elizabeth, but colonial past leaves some conflicted

Indigenous organizations in Manitoba are sending condolences to the Royal Family after the death of Queen Elizabeth on Thursday, but some in the community remain conflicted over the Crown's colonial history of abuses against First Nations, Métis and Inuit people.
September 8, 2022

Did you meet Queen Elizabeth during her reign? Share your memory of Her Majesty

In memory of Queen Elizabeth, The Globe and Mail wants to hear from readers about meeting the monarch in person
September 8, 2022

Gerald Potterton, Oscar-nominated NFB animator who worked on Yellow Submarine, dies at 91

Potterton also directed the animated cult classic Heavy Metal and the live-action comedy The Railrodder, featuring Buster Keaton in one of his final film performances. He
September 8, 2022

Jasper mayor says wildfire, power grid problems mean visitors should avoid town, national park

The mayor of Jasper, Alta., says visitors should stay away while the Chetamon Mountain fire continues to grow and crews work to restore power
September 8, 2022

Alberta UCP leadership candidates unite to raise alarm on sovereignty bill

Four Alberta UCP candidates say the sovereignty bill proposed by Danielle Smith is a ‘dangerous exploitation of latent anti-Ottawa anger’
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