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Mon, 13 Jul 2020 05:00:00 EDT
Oldest Canadian Coast Guard ship to return to service after lengthy refit
CCGS Hudson

The oldest ship in the Canadian Coast Guard fleet will return to service next month after spending three of the last four years in refit.

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 04:00:00 EDT
Global Affairs official says giving Meng Wanzhou CSIS documents could hurt Canada

The director general of Global Affairs Canada for South Asia says disclosing sensitive information from CSIS to Meng Wanzhou as part of her battle against extradition could risk Canadian lives, further damage Chinese-Canadian relations and even compromise the fight against COVID-19.

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 04:00:00 EDT
Nunavut's high rate of police-related deaths 'obviously worth looking into,' says data expert
Baker Lake RCMP detachment

Inuit in Nunavut are dying during interactions with police at a rate significantly higher than in Yukon, Northwest Territories and Ontario, according to data collected and analyzed by CBC.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 18:00:00 EDT
Quebec-Indigenous relations improved after Oka Crisis, but could be stalling under Legault
Oka Crisis Lands

“Things seem to be getting done in other provinces, whereas here there are a lot of nice words. But when it comes time to take concrete action, politicians are never ready to take the jump,” said Constant Awashish, the 39-year-old Grand Chief of the Atikamekw Nation.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 17:58:45 EDT
Crowded Alberta beach sparks COVID-19 concern, online outcry
Sylvan Lake

A packed weekend gathering of people at an Alberta beach has sparked COVID-19 concerns from residents and politicians, as pictures of the scene generating critical comments on social media.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 14:57:51 EDT
'The most American thing ever': Video of Calgary man rescuing baby bald eagle from lake goes viral
Brett Bacon

Calgary resident Brett Bacon, along with partner Lindsay and his newborn child, were speeding down Lake Windermere in British Columbia on July 4 when they spotted something in the water.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 13:58:52 EDT
Officials investigating after 'rare' collision between ships in Ontario's Welland Canal
Welland Canal collision

Officials are investigating how two cargo vessels came to collide in Ontario's Welland Canal on Saturday during what should have been a routine manoeuvre.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 10:25:11 EDT
Quebec police seek to narrow search for man whose daughters were found dead after crash
Martin Carpentier

Quebec provincial police have set up a perimeter around a wooded area in Saint-Agapit—Saint-Apollinaire and are asking people to call 911 if they have any information in the deaths of two sisters whose disappearance triggered an Amber Alert.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 09:15:18 EDT
TFC, D.C. United game rescheduled to Monday after COVID-19 test concerns

Toronto FC's opening match against D.C. United at the MLS is Back Tournament was called off Sunday after one positive and one inconclusive test for COVID-19.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 09:00:00 EDT
Canada halts Ukraine puppy imports; New rules against vaping ads: CBC's Marketplace Cheat Sheet
Ukraine flight

CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 08:00:00 EDT
Want facts with that? New podcast network dedicated to peer-reviewed academic work

Amplify is a new network to help academics develop podcasts about their research.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 04:00:00 EDT
Strapped for cash? How to uncover unclaimed money that may belong to you
cash canadian 100 bills money stock

Cash-strapped during the COVID-19 pandemic due to the economic slowdown? To find out if you have any unclaimed funds from your past, here are some free, simple ways to launch a search.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 04:00:00 EDT
Trudeau's past ethics transgressions hurt the Liberals. Will it happen again?
Trudeau New York 20170920

Twice before, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been found to be in violation of government ethics rules. If the WE Charity contract controversy has the same impact, the Liberals could find their hold on their minority government in danger.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 04:00:00 EDT
Bill before Commons could be tweaked to improve RCMP oversight, says Goodale

Former public safety minister Ralph Goodale says a bill now stalled in the House of Commons could be augmented to improve RCMP oversight — a suggestion that comes as calls to reform the national police force increase.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 04:00:00 EDT
Mobster Pat Musitano has been shot and killed. What happens now?

Pasquale (Pat) Musitano was killed on Friday in Burlington, Ont. Mafia experts say the notorious Hamilton mobster was living on borrowed time long before the fatal shot was fired.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 00:24:27 EDT
Overnight telecommunications outage across the North caused by B.C. landslide

Northwestel says telecommunications services are now restored across the North after an overnight internet outage Saturday evening, caused by fibre cut in northern British Columbia.

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 23:49:13 EDT
WE Charity lays off contract workers who would have administered student service grant
WE day Toronto 20170928

WE Charity laid off hundreds of contract workers who were brought in to administer the federal government's Canada Student Service Grant, according to a statement from the charity on Saturday.

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 20:23:09 EDT
Ubisoft Canada CEO resigns amid harassment claims made against several employees
Yannis Mallat

Yannis Mallat, the president of Ubisoft Canada, resigned Saturday evening with immediate effect, according to a statement from the company. The announcement comes in the wake of a series of allegations, made throughout the company, of sexist behaviour, abuse of power and harassment.

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 19:34:31 EDT
N.W.T. doctors meet with officials to discuss letter calling to end distancing restrictions
Stanton Territorial Hospital

The head of the N.W.T. Medical Association says he is feeling very positive after meeting with the territory’s chief public health officer on Friday. The meeting came after a letter from the association, arguing the territory should end physical distancing measures.

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 04:00:00 EDT
It's time to let family caregivers back into Ontario nursing homes, medical officer says
Dr. Jobin Varughese

After months of family caregivers being barred from Ontario's nursing homes because of COVID-19, a chief medical officer at one facility says the province should change its rules and allow them back inside. He fears for his residents' well-being as they endure ongoing isolation.