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|Meeting of Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs, federal, provincial governments set after 'miscommunication' - Wed, 26 Feb 2020 21:29:20 EST|
A proposed meeting between the Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs, the federal government and the British Columbia government is set to take place on Thursday, following word that talks for a meeting had fallen through Wednesday afternoon.
|Canadian Transportation Agency flooded with 3,000 complaints over delayed flight compensation - Thu, 27 Feb 2020 04:00:00 EST|
A total of 3,037 passengers have flooded the Canadian Transportation Agency with complaints about why their airlines denied them compensation for delayed flights. The complaints poured in over the course of just eight weeks.
|Ontario Liberal Party front-runner Steven Del Duca wants protected land to save his private pool - Thu, 27 Feb 2020 04:00:00 EST|
CBC News has learned that Steven Del Duca and his wife want the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority to hand over a section of protected public land to save a new inground pool they've built.
|'A crisis': Indigenous students at rural N.S. school say they're excessively punished - Thu, 27 Feb 2020 05:00:00 EST|
Xavier Sack says he and other Indigenous students at Hants East Rural High in Milford Station, N.S., feel they are unfairly targeted for discipline. An education official acknowledges Indigenous students are being suspended at disproportionately high rates at the school.
|When will lobster flights resume to China? It depends who you ask - Thu, 27 Feb 2020 05:00:00 EST|
Flights of live lobster plummeted in late January after the coronavirus outbreak hit China, down from nine flights per week in the region to one or two, and those are not always full. When demand will resume to their previous levels remains uncertain, according to those with ties to Nova Scotia's lobster industry.
|Canada preparing a Plan B pandemic response in case coronavirus containment fails - Wed, 26 Feb 2020 12:13:37 EST|
Canada is still pursuing a "containment" position to the coronavirus, but officials are preparing a robust response plan in the event of widespread transmission of the virus, says Deputy Chief Public Health Officer Howard Njoo.
|Quebec premier's claim that protesters have AK-47s at blockade 'reckless,' says Mohawk Council of Kahnawake - Wed, 26 Feb 2020 15:37:39 EST|
An elected councillor of a Quebec First Nation says it was "extremely inflammatory" of Premier François Legault to say there are assault weapons at a rail barricade on Mohawk Territory south of Montreal.
|Trudeau says tire fire on CN Rail line near Tyendinaga 'extremely concerning' - Wed, 26 Feb 2020 17:44:58 EST|
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday the continuing protests near CN Rail tracks close to the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory are a worry and the protesters could cause serious harm if they don't stop.
|As blockades continue, Kenney tells First Nations they should be partners in projects - Wed, 26 Feb 2020 10:42:59 EST|
As blockades continue to pop up across Canada, disrupting rail and road traffic in protest of the Coastal GasLink pipeline through Wet'suwet'en territory, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says First Nations must be partners in pushing oil and gas development forward.
|5th COVID-19 case in Ontario, a woman who was recently in Iran - Wed, 26 Feb 2020 07:21:02 EST|
A fifth case of COVID-19 has been reported in Ontario, provincial health officials said Wednesday.
|B.C. fisherman charged after throwing explosive into crowd of sea lions - Wed, 26 Feb 2020 16:47:27 EST|
A commercial fisherman from B.C. has been charged for throwing an explosive device toward a group of sea lions in the Strait of Georgia last year.
|Freight trains moving through burning tire protest near Belleville, Ont. - Wed, 26 Feb 2020 13:04:00 EST|
Protesters who've set up another camp near the site of Monday's police raid are setting tires on fire around the tracks as freight trains move through — a tactic Canada's public safety minister calls 'unsafe and inappropriate.'
|Boushie family, disappointed by lack of federal follow-up, returns to Ottawa - Wed, 26 Feb 2020 12:55:41 EST|
Members of parliament were invited to a screening of nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up, a documentary about Colten Boushie, in Ottawa on Tuesday night.
|Nearly every school in Vancouver's core has a wait list for kindergarten - Wed, 26 Feb 2020 06:00:00 EST|
While Vancouver city council has spent the last 40 years prioritizing density in the city's core area, it's up to the separately elected school board and provincial government to manage the school system and approve funding for new buildings.
|'It will be a good court fight': Alberta carbon tax ruling sets stage for Sask. Supreme Court case - Tue, 25 Feb 2020 17:06:46 EST|
The legal battle over the carbon tax will soon reach Canada’s highest court with Saskatchewan playing a major role — and a lower court ruling on Monday has increased the drama.
|Manitoba grapples with legacy of fashion mogul Peter Nygard amid sex allegations - Wed, 26 Feb 2020 15:55:00 -0500|
Manitoba is now grappling with what to do about the fashion billionaire's legacy as he faces multiple allegations of sexual assault.
|From bags to riches: 22-year-old Quebec grocery store worker wins $70-million Lotto Max jackpot - Wed, 26 Feb 2020 06:50:00 -0500|
Tuesday's $70-million prize is the biggest ever won in the province of Quebec, and comes during 50th-anniversary celebrations by Loto-Quebec, the province's lottery corporation.
|Company behind controversial facial recognition software used by Toronto police suffers data breach - Wed, 26 Feb 2020 18:20:00 -0500|
The company behind a controversial facial recognition software which had been used by GTA police services, including the Toronto police, suffered a data breach.
|Indigenous youth in B.C. say protest goes far beyond pipeline issue - Wed, 26 Feb 2020 22:21:00 -0500|
A group of Indigenous youth who are protesting outside British Columbia’s legislature say their fight goes beyond solidarity with the Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs.
|Wife of Canadian man paralyzed after Barbados shooting hoping for 'medical miracle' - Tue, 25 Feb 2020 12:02:00 -0500|
The wife of a Canadian man who has been left paralyzed after being shot on vacation in Barbados is hoping for a “medical miracle.”
|Video shows apartment maintenance staff photographing tenant's personal information - Tue, 25 Feb 2020 16:40:00 -0500|
A Toronto apartment resident is warning others after he caught a building maintenance staff member taking pictures of personal information inside his unit.
|Cancun flight bound for Calgary diverted to Memphis after smoke reported on board - Tue, 25 Feb 2020 20:55:00 -0500|
A 737 bound for Calgary from Cancun was diverted to Memphis early Tuesday evening, where it landed safely.
|Winter storm to bring snow, wind, rain to Ontario, Quebec and Atlantic Canada - Wed, 26 Feb 2020 08:59:00 -0500|
A major weather system is making its way to eastern Canada with freezing rain, strong winds, and heavy snowfall expected in Ontario, Quebec and parts of the Maritimes in the coming days.
|Father charged with manslaughter in infant's death - Wed, 26 Feb 2020 12:02:00 -0500|
London police have charged a 25-year-old man with manslaughter in the death of his three-month-old baby.
|Imprisoned drunk driver Marco Muzzo is seeking parole again - Wed, 26 Feb 2020 12:59:00 -0500|
Imprisoned drunk driver Marco Muzzo will have his second chance at being granted parole in two months.