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More than 700 military personnel now in Atlantic Canada as Fiona recovery drags on
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Defence Minister Anita Anand said Thursday there are now more than 700 Canadian Armed Forces personnel in Atlantic Canada to help with the fallout from Fiona, a post-tropical storm that caused widespread destruction in the region.

Thu, 29 Sep 2022 11:48:07 EDT

Canada's economy grew by 0.1% in July, bucking expectations it would shrink
Canadian Crude ND

Canada's gross domestic product expanded by 0.1 per cent in July, besting expectations of an imminent decline, as growth in mining, agriculture and the oil and gas sector offset shrinkage in manufacturing.

Thu, 29 Sep 2022 09:05:31 EDT

Winnipeg mayoral candidate Glen Murray's time at 'dream job' mired by harassment, poor management allegations

Winnipeg mayoral candidate Glen Murray was forced to leave his "dream job" as the head of a clean energy think-tank after one year, following complaints about his management, according to former staff and communications obtained by CBC News.

Thu, 29 Sep 2022 06:00:37 EDT

Their newborns were taken at birth. Years later, these women still don't know why
Kathleen Rogers, Audrey Redman, Neecha Dupuis

Sun, 26 Sep 2021 13:00:32 EDT

Blue Jays fan Frankie Lasagna just misses catching Aaron Judge's 61st home run ball

A Toronto restaurant owner came agonizingly close to catching Aaron Judge's historic 61st home run ball Wednesday after Judge went deep in the seventh inning.

Thu, 29 Sep 2022 10:33:08 EDT

Parliament's climate debate is stuck in the past
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Evidence of the cost of climate change — in the form of debris — is scattered across the ground in Atlantic Canada. A report released on Wednesday by the Canadian Climate Institute put the full extent of the problem into cold, hard numbers — reduced GDP, lost jobs, lower income and higher costs for households.

Thu, 29 Sep 2022 04:00:00 EDT

Canadians won't escape the effects of global currency chaos

A lot of Canadians only think about currencies in terms of what the loonie will buy when they are travelling or shopping online. But a soaring U.S. dollar and a fumbling British financial system are helping to raise the risks of a new kind of global financial crisis.

Thu, 29 Sep 2022 04:00:00 EDT

Canada's basketball women into World Cup semifinals for 1st time since 1986

No one on Canada's roster was alive the last time the team won a medal at the women's World Cup. Now the Canadians are a win away from securing one for the first time since 1986, when they captured the bronze. Kia Nurse scored 17 points to lead a balanced Canada team to a 79-60 win over Puerto Rico on Thursday in the quarter-finals.

Thu, 29 Sep 2022 08:31:29 EDT

What you need to know about the bivalent booster shots
COVID-19 Vaccine Booster

The new bivalent booster will be available for all adults across the country by the end of this month. Have some questions? Check out our FAQ for what you need to know.

Thu, 29 Sep 2022 04:00:00 EDT

Broken promises, denial of systemic racism strain CAQ-Indigenous relations going into Oct. 3 vote
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In his 2019 apology, the CAQ's François Legault vowed to "absolutely avoid imposing solutions" on Indigenous communities. But in the years since, AFN regional chief Ghislain Picard says, Legault's taken "still very much a colonial approach."

Thu, 29 Sep 2022 04:00:00 EDT

Voters in northwestern Ontario have plenty of options in upcoming mayors races. Few of them are women
Thunder Bay Municipal Election

In northwestern Ontario’s 10 most populous municipalities, only two women are running for mayor. The four largest — Thunder Bay, Kenora, Dryden and Fort Frances — do not have a single woman seeking the mayor’s office.

Thu, 29 Sep 2022 05:00:00 EDT

Fiona reshaped P.E.I.'s coastlines, stoking fears for the Island's future
Oyster Bed Bridge

A picture of how much post-tropical storm Fiona has reshaped Prince Edward Island is beginning to emerge — and in some cases, whole coastlines made of sand and stone have been erased.

Thu, 29 Sep 2022 04:00:00 EDT

City of Vaughan won't say why it refunded $11M earmarked for parks to developer
Vaughan development-City Hall

The City of Vaughan is refusing to say why it quietly refunded more than $11 million to a developer despite having fought in court to keep the money for taxpayers and public parks. 

Thu, 29 Sep 2022 04:00:22 EDT

Devastating 1922 forest fire changed northern Ontario for ever
Haileybury fire 1922

It's been a century since one of the worst wildfires in Ontario's history destroyed entire villages, left thousands homeless and changed one northern town forever.

Thu, 29 Sep 2022 04:58:00 EDT

Fiona's insurance bill could hit $700M — but most damage won't be covered

Post-tropical storm Fiona is well on its way to be the costliest storm ever to hit Atlantic Canada, and most of its financial toll won't be covered by insurance.

Wed, 28 Sep 2022 09:29:43 EDT