|Weeks after the flood, N.W.T. homesteaders tackle '30-acre catastrophe' - Thu, 26 May 2022 11:22:50 EDT|
Ray Coombs watched the Hay River arrive at his homestead “like a big tidal wave” of water and ice earlier this month. He and his wife Ashley, and some devoted friends, are knee deep in the cleanup.
|Alberta towers above other provinces in the number of long-term unemployed - Thu, 26 May 2022 07:00:00 EDT|
Doug Charters, who was out of work two years before he found work as a film audio technician and stagehand, said it was almost like drowning. "You get back to the beach … and you realize, oh, well, that was close." He's far from the only Albertan to go through it: one in three unemployed Albertans have been out of work for six months or more, by far the highest rate in the country.
|Quebec to start vaccinating against monkeypox as cases climb to 25 - Thu, 26 May 2022 10:30:32 EDT|
The smallpox vaccine — which hasn’t been routinely offered in Canada for decades — will be offered to those at high risk of contracting the disease, such as those who have been in contact with confirmed cases.
|Police took 3½ hours to visit an apartment complex after shots were fired. Residents want to know why - Thu, 26 May 2022 15:17:01 EDT|
Jordan Tobin called the police around 2:45 a.m. after someone fired as many 10 gunshots in his apartment building. The police showed up after 6 a.m.
|Bed bugs and cockroaches: International students in Sudbury, Ont., decry landlord for 14-bed home conversion - Thu, 26 May 2022 04:00:00 EDT|
A group of international students living in a rental house in Greater Sudbury believe their landlord took advantage of them. The three-bedroom house has been converted into a rooming house with beds for 14, and the space has many health and safety concerns, including cockroaches and bed bugs and rats.
|Suspect shot dead by Toronto police after schools locked down over reports of man with rifle - Thu, 26 May 2022 13:52:16 EDT|
A man is dead after being shot by police, putting an end to afternoon lockdowns at multiple schools across the Port Union area of Scarborough.
|Chatham-Kent—Leamington Liberal candidate withdraws, accuses NDP of 'personal attacks' - Thu, 26 May 2022 14:58:15 EDT|
Chatham-Kent—Leamington Liberal candidate Audrey Festeryga has withdrawn from the provincial election after the NDP raised concerns about her nomination.
|Calgary terrorist who fought as ISIS sniper in Syria sentenced to 12 years in prison - Thu, 26 May 2022 10:25:00 EDT|
A Calgary man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for terrorism offences, including kidnapping, committed during a year-long stint fighting as a trained sniper with ISIS in Syria.
|Canada Soccer cancels controversial exhibition game against Iran - Thu, 26 May 2022 09:51:18 EDT|
Canada Soccer says it has cancelled a controversial exhibition game against Iran set for next month in Vancouver.
|A third of recent cannabis users say they have driven while high: government survey - Thu, 26 May 2022 04:00:00 EDT|
Despite public awareness campaigns and law enforcement training to deter marijuana-impaired driving, a third of Canadians who've recently used cannabis say they've been behind the wheel after consuming, according to a new government survey.
|Different country, same scissors: Ukrainian barber 'crushing it' in St. John's - Wed, 25 May 2022 17:30:00 EDT|
The hairdryer and hair clippers that Serhii Firsikov brought from Ukraine don’t plug in to the sockets at his new chair at Fogtown in downtown St. John's. But his scissors and combs — and his personal style — fit right in.
|Neurodiversity social club helps autistic youth make friends - Thu, 26 May 2022 06:00:00 EDT|
A program for Saint John youth whose brains work a little differently than most of their peers' is trying to grow to keep up with demand.
|Shirley Soosay's remains being returned to Samson Cree Nation, decades after her murder - Thu, 26 May 2022 08:00:00 EDT|
Shirley Soosay's homecoming marks the end of Violet Soosay's lifelong search for her long-lost aunt. Shirley Soosay was murdered in 1980 and identified by DNA testing nearly 40 years later.
|Policing hasn't come up much in Ontario's election campaign. That's a problem, experts say - Thu, 26 May 2022 04:00:00 EDT|
Police services across Ontario are facing growing calls for reform, yet the issue has been largely left off the political radar during the provincial election campaign, public safety experts said. That's a problem, says University of Ottawa criminologist Michael Kempa.
|RCMP officer speaks of 'regrets' that have haunted him since mass shooting - Wed, 25 May 2022 05:00:00 EDT|
An RCMP staff sergeant says for two years he’s struggled wondering what might have happened had he caught two mentions of the suspect’s car being equipped with a push bar during the hunt for the shooter who killed 22 people.