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|Canadian Museum for Human Rights staff told not to mention abortion during some tours: email - Thu, 29 Oct 2020 06:00:00 EDT|
Some staff at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights were told not to talk about pregnancy or abortion, in addition to censoring LGBT content, during some tours with religious schools, according to a new internal document obtained by CBC News.
|Bank of Canada says economy will likely be scarred by COVID-19 until 2023 - Thu, 29 Oct 2020 04:00:00 EDT|
Canada’s central bank governor, Tiff Macklem, says it will be a “long slog” to recovery as some jobs disappear for good. In light of that, he has committed to keeping interest rates at low levels until inflation climbs back to between two and three per cent.
|Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Thursday - Thu, 29 Oct 2020 07:39:18 EDT|
French doctors expressed relief but business owners were in despair as France prepared Thursday to shut down again for a month to try to put the brakes on a fast-moving fall coronavirus outbreak.
|UPS executive granted special ministerial exemption from Canada's COVID-19 quarantine - Thu, 29 Oct 2020 04:00:35 EDT|
A CBC News Investigation has learned that Nando Cesarone, the president of U.S. operations for shipping giant UPS, received a special ministerial exemption from Canada's mandatory 14-day COVID-19 quarantine. It's one of 191 such passes granted by Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne — 138 of them over the past six weeks.
|Canadian ICUs brace for COVID-19 resurgence on top of the flu - Thu, 29 Oct 2020 04:00:00 EDT|
Intensive care physicians and nurses share their concerns as they brace for an influx of patients that threatens to overwhelm hospitals due to the resurgence of the coronavirus and the flu.
|Keep calm and borrow on: Chrystia Freeland and the new logic of deficits in a pandemic - Thu, 29 Oct 2020 04:00:00 EDT|
Many Canadians have long memories of the grisly deficit battles of the mid-1990s. In her first major speech as finance minister, Chrystia Freeland made the case that a great many things have changed since then — and the emergence of a global pandemic is only one of them.
|Trans Mountain expansion may not be economically viable, says think tank report - Thu, 29 Oct 2020 06:00:00 EDT|
The future of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project is once again being called into question — this time by a new report that argues the mix of competing pipelines, changes in energy demand and shifts in international prices could wreak havoc on the project's business case.
|Annamie Paul's byelection defeat marks a crossroads for Green Party - Thu, 29 Oct 2020 04:00:00 EDT|
Without fresh policy and ideas to inspire support, the path to growth for the Greens appears limited, writes Paris Marx.
|As the pandemic takes a mental toll on Quebec students, teachers are trying new ways to keep them learning - Thu, 29 Oct 2020 04:00:00 EDT|
Quebec students are so anxious many are having panic attacks in class. But teachers in the province are exploring new ways of connecting with them and making the classroom safe again.
|Ontario MPP ignored restaurant's COVID-19 rules, owner says - Wed, 28 Oct 2020 04:00:00 EDT|
The restaurant where Ontario MPP Sam Oosterhoff posed for a photo with a large group of people who weren't wearing masks says the diners didn't follow its COVID-19 rules despite reminders from staff.
|Family members of PS752 victims report receiving threats for speaking out against Iranian regime - Wed, 28 Oct 2020 18:54:17 EDT|
Canadians who lost loved ones when Iran shot down Flight PS752 earlier this year have been reporting an increasing number of threats warning them against criticizing Iran's response to the disaster.
|CBSA officer claims Meng Wanzhou was flagged for 'national security' concerns ahead of arrival - Wed, 28 Oct 2020 21:29:20 EDT|
A Canada Border Services Agency officer who was involved in questioning Meng Wanzhou says a supervisor told him the Huawei executive had been flagged by the agency's national targeting centre for national security reasons.
|Mi'kmaw band raises concerns about Sipekne'katik lobster fishery - Wed, 28 Oct 2020 15:08:19 EDT|
Bear River First Nation Chief Carol Dee Potter says fishers from her community have been forced out of the St. Marys Bay area of southwest Nova Scotia since Sipekne'katik First Nation launched its moderate livelihood fishery last month.
|B.C. could pay up to $15M in Indigenous foster care fraud settlement - Wed, 28 Oct 2020 18:44:09 EDT|
B.C.'s Supreme Court has approved the settlement of a class-action lawsuit filed by Indigenous foster children who were defrauded of government aid.
|Deadline for inquiry into alleged anti-Alberta energy campaigns pushed back, again - Wed, 28 Oct 2020 19:43:03 EDT|
The public will have to wait until next year for the results of Alberta's inquiry into whether alleged "foreign-funded special interests" are spreading misinformation about the province's energy industry.
|Ontario hospital's ICU team helps patient accompany his daughter down the aisle - Wed, 28 Oct 2020 12:56:00 -0400|
A Kitchener, Ont. hospital went the extra mile for a terminally ill father-of-the-bride whose daughter wanted him to see her on her wedding day.
|Quebec announces $25M in mental health funding as demand increases - Wed, 28 Oct 2020 06:55:00 -0400|
Quebec announced an additional $25 million in funding for mental health services on Wednesday as the demand continues to increase across the province.
|Teacher, 36, killed in second flying wheel crash on same stretch of Edmonton road - Wed, 28 Oct 2020 10:37:00 -0400|
The driver killed after her vehicle was struck by a flying wheel in west Edmonton Wednesday morning was a 36-year-old teacher, CTV News has learned.
|After 20-year effort, Indigenous elder can finally officiate weddings without a church - Wed, 28 Oct 2020 22:00:00 -0400|
Ojibway Elder Dot Beaucage-Kennedy can now legally perform First Nations weddings after the government of Ontario amended the Marriage Act earlier this month to recognize traditional ceremonies by Indigenous officiants.
|At least 44 COVID-19 cases linked to wedding in Vaughan, Ont. - Wed, 28 Oct 2020 19:40:00 -0400|
York Region Public Health says at least 44 confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been linked to a wedding in Vaughan, becoming the second largest cluster of cases connected to such an event in the region.
|Lawsuit from B.C. man who thought Canada Dry ginger ale had medicinal properties settled for $200K - Wed, 28 Oct 2020 20:10:21 -0400|
A class-action lawsuit launched by a B.C. man who said he was misled into believing Canada Dry ginger ale has medicinal properties has been settled for $200,000.
|'It has to be dealt with': Border officer says examination of Meng was necessary - Wed, 28 Oct 2020 20:53:54 -0400|
A border officer who assisted in the three-hour detention and examination of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou before her arrest at Vancouver's airport two years ago says he didn't intend to share passcodes for her phones with RCMP.
|Teacher at Toronto school fined for allegedly not wearing a mask - Wed, 28 Oct 2020 08:35:00 -0400|
A teacher at a Toronto Catholic school that was shut down earlier this month following an outbreak of COVID-19 has been fined after the Ministry of Labour says the employee allegedly failed to wear protective equipment required by their employer.
|Top doctor bursts Atlantic-Cuba bubble, urges Nova Scotians to stay close to home this winter - Wed, 28 Oct 2020 12:44:00 -0400|
Nova Scotia’s top doctor has burst the Atlantic-Cuba bubble idea, instead urging Nova Scotians to stay close to home this winter.
|Trial for man behind Toronto's van attack to be conducted over Zoom, judge says - Wed, 28 Oct 2020 07:23:00 -0400|
A trial for the man who killed 10 people when he drove a van down a busy Toronto sidewalk will be conducted by videoconference.