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‘Very hopeful for the future of this city’: John Tory wins 3rd term as Toronto mayor

John Tory assumed a third term as mayor of Toronto on Monday as Canada’s largest city faces an unsolvable housing crisis and a budget deficit of more than $1 billion. Tory, 68, beat out 30 other largely unknown candidates to retain the mayor’s seat at City Hall. With a majority in the polls, he looked […]

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The apology ceremony between the police and the Aboriginal family will not go as planned after the arrest of the officers who did not show up

A long-awaited apology ceremony for an Indigenous man and his granddaughter who were wrongly handcuffed when they tried to open a bank account in Vancouver will not go as planned Monday after the two officers who stopped decided not to attend. The ceremony and party in Bella Bella, British Columbia, was included in a human […]

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Homeowners say Toronto solar panel company ghosted them and withheld refunds

Sreedevi Dasari hoped to take advantage of federal grant and loan programs by installing solar panels on her home west of Toronto to save money on her electricity bill and help the environment. But the Milton, Ont. single mother ended up paying $3,500 down payment for the solar panels, which she says left her feeling […]

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Orange is the New Blue: How Progressive Conservatives Could Help the NDP Win Power

Alberta New Democrats unveiled a new logo at their convention this weekend. It is a shield housing two orange bands, representing the fields of the prairie, two white mountains and a light blue band of the sky. The color scheme could be an unintended representation of the mix of voters — lots of NDP orange, […]

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Mother feels ‘genuine horror’ after transport truck crashes into building

It was pure luck or divine intervention that spared all tenants of a multi-unit apartment building after a truck drove almost entirely through the structure in central New Brunswick on Monday. People living in the worst-damaged apartment just moved out days ago, Upper Miramichi Fire Department Chief Brian Spencer said. The large logging truck was […]

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4 police officers involved in Myles Gray’s death have faced further allegations of brutality, family learns

Four of the Vancouver police officers involved in the 2015 death of Myles Gray were already being investigated over an incident that left a man with a broken jaw just six weeks earlier, CBC News has learned. Additionally, one of the four officers is now awaiting a criminal trial for assault in connection with another […]

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Winnipeg brings together a way for First Nations and scholars to share stories of unmarked grave excavations

Researchers, scholars and First Nations communities from across the country are gathering in Winnipeg this week to share what they have learned in their search for unmarked graves at former residential schools. About 250 people attended the Remembering the Children Sunday and Monday rally, hosted by the National Center for Truth and Reconciliation at the […]

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‘Land Back’ Mohawk chief among those pleaded guilty to criminal contempt in BC pipeline dispute

Five people charged with criminal contempt after a blockage of the Coastal GasLink pipeline in Wets’uwet’en traditional territory in northern British Columbia in 2021 will plead guilty, defense attorney Stephanie Dickson said during a a virtual appearance Monday in the Supreme Court of British Columbia. Among them is Skyler Williams, a Mohawk from Six Nations […]

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Gusty winds, freezing days and… rain? North Baffin emerges from a mixed bag of winter conditions

From snow to rain and back again, the Nunavut hamlet of Pond Inlet has had a memorable fall, and it’s not the only one. The land was covered in snow on October 14, Elijah Panipakoocho said. Then, on October 15 and 16, the North Baffin community experienced two days of intense rain. “It rained so […]

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Union calls for replacement of Veterans Affairs Minister Lawrence MacAulay

The Union of Veterans Affairs Employees is calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to replace Minister of Veterans Affairs Lawrence MacAulay. Following a meeting of local presidents and union leaders over the weekend, the union sent a letter to Trudeau saying it had lost faith in MacAulay. “I am really discouraged by the minister’s lack […]

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