Saturday, October 23, 2021

Safe houses for Afghans who helped Canadian military and NGOs will be ‘scaled back’

October 22, 2021 6:41 pm OTTAWA — Some Kabul safe houses, where hundreds of Afghans who helped the Canadian military and non-governmental organizations are waiting to flee to Canada, are...

Alberta government says jobs, economy, COVID to be focus of fall legislature sitting

October 22, 2021 6:26 pm EDMONTON — The Alberta government plans a busy fall legislature sitting aimed at adding jobs and diversifying the economy while focusing on tamping down the...

‘Absolutely shocking’: Saskatchewan considers next stage of triage amid COVID crisis

October 22, 2021 5:46 pm REGINA — The Saskatchewan Health Authority said Friday it may activate the next stage of its triage plan, as COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to overwhelm the...

Library and Archives Canada service cuts hindering research, historians complain

October 22, 2021 4:26 pm OTTAWA — Researchers say recent service cuts at Canada's national archives are making their work — already hampered by COVID-19 — even more challenging. In a...

New Brunswick pastor apologizes after week in jail over COVID-19 rule breaches

October 22, 2021 4:26 pm SAINT JOHN, N.B. — A New Brunswick pastor is free after spending a week in jail and apologizing to the courts Friday for breaches of...

S&P/TSX composite up slightly as tech sector pulls back, energy makes gains

October 22, 2021 4:06 pm CALGARY — Canada's main stock index eked out another record high on Friday as losses in the technology sector were offset by gains in the...

Memorial to residential school victims removed from Parliament Hill

October 22, 2021 3:56 pm OTTAWA — A Parliament Hill memorial for Indigenous children who never returned from residential schools has been dismantled. The memorial — pairs of children's shoes, stuffed...

Canada approves Nunavut’s request for military help with Iqaluit’s water emergency

October 22, 2021 3:46 pm IQALUIT, Nunavut — The federal government has approved a request for the Canadian Armed Forces to help with the water emergency in Nunavut's capital. Prime Minister...

Green Party to drop legal action against Annamie Paul as discussions drag on

October 22, 2021 3:46 pm OTTAWA — Green Party executives have opted to drop a legal challenge against their leader that brought tensions between senior officials and Annamie Paul to...

Human rights adjudicator can’t decide workplace discrimination complaint: top court

October 22, 2021 3:36 pm OTTAWA — A labour arbitrator — not a human rights adjudicator — should weigh a complaint from a unionized Manitoba health-care aide who alleged discrimination...

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States mostly defer to union guidance for on-set gun safety

October 23, 2021 11:11 am Safety standards developed by film studios and labor unions are the primary protection for actors and film crews when a...

No ‘blank slate’ jurors in county shaken by Arbery slaying

October 23, 2021 10:11 am BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — No. 218 joined a bike ride supporting Ahmaud Arbery's family after the young Black man was...

Harrison Ford reunited with lost credit card in Sicily

October 23, 2021 10:06 am MILAN (AP) — Harrison Ford lost his credit card during a stay in a beach town near Palermo, Sicily, but...