Day: March 30, 2022

CA

Housing prices have soared across Ontario. Today the Ford government unveils its plans to fix things

Premier Doug Ford’s government will unveil the first phase of its plan on Wednesday to deal with the skyrocketing cost of buying a home in Ontario, CBC News has learned. The government will introduce legislation that targets delays in planning approvals, which are slowing home construction and driving up prices, said a senior provincial official […]

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Global

Inuit leader says Vatican Museums open to repatriating Indigenous artifacts

Many indigenous delegates meeting the pope this week ended a private tour of the Vatican Museums yesterday disappointed, but the head of the Inuit delegation says the curator of the ethnological museum told him the Vatican was open to returning valuable cultural property . has in his possession. Natan Obed, president of the Inuit Tapiriit […]

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CA

‘I really don’t want to end up on the streets’: Aurora Village healing camp to close next week

The interior of Tony Kakfwi’s teepee features a warming wood stove, a few beds, a table cluttered with beadwork, a crackling radio, and a few chairs. It’s a clean space, but more importantly, it’s a space to heal. He lives in a healing camp for those who are homeless and struggling with addiction, short of […]

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Entertainment

‘No one is born to be a refugee’: Tareq Hadhad defends What Strange Paradise

With four books remaining on the Canada reads table and free agent Suzanne Simard’s vote to win, panelists delved into each of the books during the second day of debate. There were four rounds – each focused on a book – where champions had to respond to criticism of structure, character development, and how the […]

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CA

Former top military commander pleads guilty to obstruction of justice

Canada’s former top military commander has pleaded guilty to a single charge of obstructing justice in the most high-profile case of the sexual misconduct crisis that has rocked the Department of Defense to its core. Jonathan Vance was charged by military police last summer as part of an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct. Vance […]

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CA

Durham police officer who posted video supporting ‘Freedom Convoy’ faces police action charges

A Durham Region, Ontario police officer is facing disciplinary charges after posting a video online earlier this year expressing his support for the so-called Freedom Convoy while in uniform. const. Erin Howard is charged under the Police Services Act with two counts each of the following: dishonorable conduct, insubordination and breach of trust. In the […]

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Entertainment

Canada Reads 2022: Watch the Day 3 live stream here at 11 a.m. ET on March 30

Three books left on the Canada reads table. Only two will advance to the final. Stream the third day of proceedings live on this page at 11 a.m. ET on Wednesday, March 30. Find other ways to tune in – radio, podcast, TV, on-demand streams – here. Ali Hassan will moderate this round of debate. […]

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Global

Seeing the Ukrainian war experience brings back my own memories of fleeing Syria

This first-person piece is by Ali Kharsa, an international relations student at Vanier College in Montreal. His family fled the war in Syria and he is now a Canadian citizen. For more information on CBC’s First Person Stories, please see frequently asked questions. I remember the day my childhood innocence ended. My friends and I […]

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CA

Thunder Bay soccer programs face a shortage of space as national team success sparks interest in the sport

From kick-off on Sunday to the final whistle when Canada’s National Men’s Team beat Jamaica 4-0 to qualify for their first World Cup appearance since 1986, Cameron Pytyck said the atmosphere at BMO Field in Toronto was “electric”. As he and his expat friends who grew up playing soccer in Thunder Bay, Ont., roamed the […]

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Global

Lasting effects of Putin’s war could be ‘demand destruction’ and fracture of global trade

Shortly after Canada and other Western democracies announced sanctions against Russia, the world heard a chilling warning about the impact they would have – not just on Russia, but on the global economy. The warning came from Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak, and his focus was on the world price of oil. “It is […]

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