Canada

September 6, 2022

As frosh week begins, Western beefs up safety after student death, sexual assault reports last year

Western University and its student union overhauled orientation for this fall after a first-year student died near campus during last year's frosh week and at least four women reported sexual assaults.
September 6, 2022

How a frozen woolly mammoth moved a community — and what happens next

Thousands of years after Nun cho ga roamed what is now the Yukon, the baby woolly mammoth is the symbol of hope in a community, and Debbie Nagano hopes that’s where she stays.
September 6, 2022

Canadians are turning to credit cards for financial stress relief — and debt is on the rise

As high inflation rates drive up the cost of essentials, consumers are putting purchases small and large on their credit cards to alleviate some immediate pressures of their expenses. But a new report shows that the practice is driving Canadians into debt, with balance increases outpacing the ability to meet payments.
September 6, 2022

Excitement, adrenaline, jitters: what Canadians are feeling on the first day of school

This school year, students in kindergarten through Grade 12 are filing into classrooms much more reminiscent of pre-pandemic times. Parents, teachers and students tell us about the first day, share what's on their minds and tell us the things they're looking forward to.
September 6, 2022

Canadian Wrestling's Elite comes back with a bang as tour looks to rebound from COVID-19

If a recent show in Thunder Bay is any indication, it won't take long for Winnipeg-based professional wrestling company Canadian Wrestling's Elite (CWE) to regain the momentum it lost during the COVID-19 pandemic.
September 6, 2022

High inflation leaves Hamilton parents with an expensive return to school

Parents of students returning to school this week are struggling to afford supplies, food, clothing, and to pay bills due to inflation. Many local organizations are ramping up backpack programs to help families in need.
September 6, 2022

Toronto-area man still not buried 8 months after death amid graveyard dispute

Louis Tsotsos died of COVID-19 complications back in January. Yet he still hasn't been buried next to his father in a graveyard north of Toronto, as a legal battle rages around his family's rights to their plot.
September 6, 2022

Beloved veterinarian takes her own life, leaving West Quebec equine community shocked, saddened

Remembering Andrea Kelly, equine veterinarian, friend and community member in the Ottawa and Pontiac area
September 6, 2022

Liberals begin cabinet retreat with cost of living, economy topping the agenda

With Parliament getting ready for the return of MPs, the Liberal cabinet is kicking off three days of meetings in Vancouver today to hash out the government's fall playbook, with the rising cost of living and the state of the economy expected to top the agenda.
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