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Gender-affirming care in Canada comes with barriers and delays, especially in N.S.

Despite progress in Canada in the field of transgender health care, for the more than 100,800 trans or non-binary Canadians, access to gender-affirming care comes with barriers and delays that vary by province.

Why Ukrainian newcomers are not refugees and why that matters

The tearful reunions and welcoming hugs looked the same, but despite travelling to find safety in Canada, these newcomers are not considered refugees.
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Why Ukrainian newcomers are not refugees and why that matters

The tearful reunions and welcoming hugs looked the same, but despite travelling to find safety in Canada, these newcomers are not considered refugees.

Non-binary passengers call out airlines for not offering a 3rd gender option when booking flights

Non-binary Canadians are upset many Canadian airlines still don't offer passengers a gender-neutral «X» option when booking flights online. Instead, they must choose male or female. The airlines are promising change.
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Non-binary passengers call out airlines for not offering a 3rd gender option when booking flights

Non-binary Canadians are upset many Canadian airlines still don't offer passengers a gender-neutral «X» option when booking flights online. Instead, they must choose male or female. The airlines are promising change.

Public safety minister eyes steps to strengthen oversight of the RCMP

The federal public safety minister says he is 'deeply committed' to enhancing oversight of the RCMP by strengthening the role of the national police force's management advisory board.
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Public safety minister eyes steps to strengthen oversight of the RCMP

The federal public safety minister says he is 'deeply committed' to enhancing oversight of the RCMP by strengthening the role of the national police force's management advisory board.

From closures to near-normal routines, students look back on COVID-warped school year

The final bell is about to ring at the end of a topsy-turvy school year warped by the COVID-19 crisis and students are reflecting on how the pandemic shaped things.
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From closures to near-normal routines, students look back on COVID-warped school year

The final bell is about to ring at the end of a topsy-turvy school year warped by the COVID-19 crisis and students are reflecting on how the pandemic shaped things.

Quebec homeowners say Ottawa must address decades of erosion caused by ship traffic

The higher parts of Angelique Beauchemin's land, she said, are sinking an inch or two a year as they slope ever more steeply toward the river. While she's not a scientist, she says her biggest fear is that one day there will be a landslide and the white hous
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Quebec homeowners say Ottawa must address decades of erosion caused by ship traffic

The higher parts of Angelique Beauchemin's land, she said, are sinking an inch or two a year as they slope ever more steeply toward the river. While she's not a scientist, she says her biggest fear is that one day there will be a landslide and the white house at the top of the hill where she's lived for decades will tumble down.

Vancouver's English Bay Barge still hasn't budged

A barge that ran aground near Vancouver's English Bay last year quickly became an accidental attraction, drawing selfie-seekers and inspiring T-shirt designs. But after seven months, residents seem to have grown weary of its hulking presence on the shoreline.
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Vancouver's English Bay Barge still hasn't budged

A barge that ran aground near Vancouver's English Bay last year quickly became an accidental attraction, drawing selfie-seekers and inspiring T-shirt designs. But after seven months, residents seem to have grown weary of its hulking presence on the shoreline.

Commonwealth falls short of condemning Russia as Trudeau prepares for G7

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is headed to the G7 in Germany Saturday without a consensus from the Commonwealth to condemn the Russian invasion of Ukraine, but with a chorus of countries calling for help to overcome the fallout of the war.
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Commonwealth falls short of condemning Russia as Trudeau prepares for G7

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is headed to the G7 in Germany Saturday without a consensus from the Commonwealth to condemn the Russian invasion of Ukraine, but with a chorus of countries calling for help to overcome the fallout of the war.

No land? No loan. Why it can be hard to borrow money from a bank if you live on reserve

It can be much harder for First Nations people living on reserve to get a bank loan. Because they don't legally own the land they live on, they can't use it as collateral.
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No land? No loan. Why it can be hard to borrow money from a bank if you live on reserve

It can be much harder for First Nations people living on reserve to get a bank loan. Because they don't legally own the land they live on, they can't use it as collateral.

Danielle Smith's 'sovereignty' plan separates her from UCP leadership pack

Smith's key policy idea seems designed to plunge Alberta into a constitutional mess, raising the question: how much conflict with Ottawa do conservatives want?
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Danielle Smith's 'sovereignty' plan separates her from UCP leadership pack

Smith's key policy idea seems designed to plunge Alberta into a constitutional mess, raising the question: how much conflict with Ottawa do conservatives want?

Is Canada heading into a recession? This is what you need to know

As gas prices and food costs continue to escalate and another interest rate hike is expected next month, many Canadians are wondering if a recession is coming and how to prepare for a possible economic downturn.
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Is Canada heading into a recession? This is what you need to know

As gas prices and food costs continue to escalate and another interest rate hike is expected next month, many Canadians are wondering if a recession is coming and how to prepare for a possible economic downturn.

'Everything's on the table': Vancouver police tight-lipped as they investigate Indigenous teen's death

Vancouver police insist there's not much they can say publicly about their investigation into the death of missing Indigenous teen Noelle 'Ellie' O'Soup, but 'everything's on the table' as they work to determine how and why she died.
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'Everything's on the table': Vancouver police tight-lipped as they investigate Indigenous teen's death

Vancouver police insist there's not much they can say publicly about their investigation into the death of missing Indigenous teen Noelle 'Ellie' O'Soup, but 'everything's on the table' as they work to determine how and why she died.

'It’s in shambles': RCMP 'architects of own demise,' says criminologist after complaints in N.B. and N.S.

After a week of criticism and anger at the Mass Casualty Commission in Nova Scotia, and outcry in a rural area of New Brunswick, there are questions about the RCMP’s role in community policing.
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'It’s in shambles': RCMP 'architects of own demise,' says criminologist after complaints in N.B. and N.S.

After a week of criticism and anger at the Mass Casualty Commission in Nova Scotia, and outcry in a rural area of New Brunswick, there are questions about the RCMP’s role in community policing.

'It seems to be she was silenced,' mom says as Ontario inquest examines death of Indigenous inmate

Sitting through an inquest into her daughter's death, Selina McIntyre tells CBC News the hardest part is «knowing my daughter wanted me and I wasn't there.» McIntyre, of Hay River, N.W.T., is a witness before a coroner's jury examining the 2017 d
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'It seems to be she was silenced,' mom says as Ontario inquest examines death of Indigenous inmate

Sitting through an inquest into her daughter's death, Selina McIntyre tells CBC News the hardest part is «knowing my daughter wanted me and I wasn't there.» McIntyre, of Hay River, N.W.T., is a witness before a coroner's jury examining the 2017 death of Delilah Blair, an inmate at the Windsor, Ont., jail.

Near doctor or daughter? Metro Vancouver senior faces tough decision about where to live after hospitalization

Kristal Garbers says her 78-year-old father cannot live on his own after he's discharged from hospital, but he will face living without primary care if he lives with her in the Lower Mainland.
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Near doctor or daughter? Metro Vancouver senior faces tough decision about where to live after hospitalization

Kristal Garbers says her 78-year-old father cannot live on his own after he's discharged from hospital, but he will face living without primary care if he lives with her in the Lower Mainland.

'How are people surviving?': Gas spike detrimental for rural mail carriers, residents

A mail carrier says her out-of-pocket costs for delivering packages along her rural route have doubled because of the steep hike in gas prices and cost of living being experienced by many Canadians.
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'How are people surviving?': Gas spike detrimental for rural mail carriers, residents

A mail carrier says her out-of-pocket costs for delivering packages along her rural route have doubled because of the steep hike in gas prices and cost of living being experienced by many Canadians.

Manitoba Archbishop offers to pay for residential school survivors' trip to Alberta for Pope's visit

The Archdiocese of Saint Boniface is offering to take residential school survivors and representatives from First Nation communities in Manitoba to Alberta for the Pope's visit this summer.
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Manitoba Archbishop offers to pay for residential school survivors' trip to Alberta for Pope's visit

The Archdiocese of Saint Boniface is offering to take residential school survivors and representatives from First Nation communities in Manitoba to Alberta for the Pope's visit this summer.

Child hunger a major concern as Canadians hit by soaring food prices

Soaring grocery prices are making it hard for some Canadians to feed their children, as families lean on food banks and donations for support.
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Child hunger a major concern as Canadians hit by soaring food prices

Soaring grocery prices are making it hard for some Canadians to feed their children, as families lean on food banks and donations for support.

Nova Scotia shooting inquiry seeking explanation from Ottawa about withheld notes

The inquiry investigating the Nova Scotia mass shooting wants to know why the federal Justice Department withheld for several months four pages of notes from a senior Mountie.
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Nova Scotia shooting inquiry seeking explanation from Ottawa about withheld notes

The inquiry investigating the Nova Scotia mass shooting wants to know why the federal Justice Department withheld for several months four pages of notes from a senior Mountie.

The 2021 heat dome in B.C. had wide-ranging impacts on marine life, scientists say

In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at a new study of the marine life effects of the 2021 heat dome in B.C. and explore what the sriracha shortage says about Canada's reliance on California's produce.
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The 2021 heat dome in B.C. had wide-ranging impacts on marine life, scientists say

In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at a new study of the marine life effects of the 2021 heat dome in B.C. and explore what the sriracha shortage says about Canada's reliance on California's produce.

Winter protests in Ottawa and Alberta cost RCMP millions, documents show

The RCMP spent more than $1.6 million during the Freedom Convoy in Ottawa and another $1.2 million policing protests in Alberta, according to a CBC access to information request.
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Winter protests in Ottawa and Alberta cost RCMP millions, documents show

The RCMP spent more than $1.6 million during the Freedom Convoy in Ottawa and another $1.2 million policing protests in Alberta, according to a CBC access to information request.

From politics to pawlitics: N.L. finance minister's dog wins big at Westminster

A dog from a breeding business run by Siobhan Coady and her husband won Best of Breed at the 146th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York on Wednesday.
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From politics to pawlitics: N.L. finance minister's dog wins big at Westminster

A dog from a breeding business run by Siobhan Coady and her husband won Best of Breed at the 146th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York on Wednesday.

Technology layoffs show high-flying sector not immune from slowdown

Technology companies have expanded rapidly the past few years, but rampant inflation and rising interest rates have taken the wind of the sails of the once unstoppable hiring machine.
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Technology layoffs show high-flying sector not immune from slowdown

Technology companies have expanded rapidly the past few years, but rampant inflation and rising interest rates have taken the wind of the sails of the once unstoppable hiring machine.

Proposed class-action lawsuit targets Ottawa over prison practice set to become illegal

A proposed class-action lawsuit recently filed in Nova Scotia could see some former inmates seeking compensation for a prison practice that will soon be illegal in Canada. Dry cells are used when guards suspect an inmate of swallowing contraband or hiding it
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Proposed class-action lawsuit targets Ottawa over prison practice set to become illegal

A proposed class-action lawsuit recently filed in Nova Scotia could see some former inmates seeking compensation for a prison practice that will soon be illegal in Canada. Dry cells are used when guards suspect an inmate of swallowing contraband or hiding it in a body cavity.

A Google engineer says AI has become sentient. What does that actually mean?

Scientists and philosophers say AI consciousness might be possible, but technology is so good at fooling humans into thinking it's alive that we will struggle to know if it's telling the truth.
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A Google engineer says AI has become sentient. What does that actually mean?

Scientists and philosophers say AI consciousness might be possible, but technology is so good at fooling humans into thinking it's alive that we will struggle to know if it's telling the truth.

What Doug Ford's new cabinet faces: inflation, housing crisis, union talks

Ontario Premier Doug Ford will unveil his new cabinet on Friday morning outside of Queen's Park in what is forecast to be glorious sunshine. After Friday's swearing-in ceremony, stormy economic and political weather lies ahead.
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What Doug Ford's new cabinet faces: inflation, housing crisis, union talks

Ontario Premier Doug Ford will unveil his new cabinet on Friday morning outside of Queen's Park in what is forecast to be glorious sunshine. After Friday's swearing-in ceremony, stormy economic and political weather lies ahead.

Almost 100,000 mail ballots not counted in federal election: Elections Canada

Almost 100,000 mail-in ballots were not counted in the federal election, most because they arrived after the deadline, a report by Elections Canada has revealed. 
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Almost 100,000 mail ballots not counted in federal election: Elections Canada

Almost 100,000 mail-in ballots were not counted in the federal election, most because they arrived after the deadline, a report by Elections Canada has revealed. 

Fatal Sundridge, Ont., plane crash likely due to troubled landing attempt: report

A report from the Transportation Safety Board of Canada says a fatal plane crash last fall in Sundridge, Ont., was likely caused by problems during landing.
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Fatal Sundridge, Ont., plane crash likely due to troubled landing attempt: report

A report from the Transportation Safety Board of Canada says a fatal plane crash last fall in Sundridge, Ont., was likely caused by problems during landing.

'I'm disgusted by our system': abuse allegations at Winnipeg care home prompts calls for oversight

As allegations of abuse at a St. James facility come to light, families and advocates are calling for independent oversight in Manitoba's private care homes.
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'I'm disgusted by our system': abuse allegations at Winnipeg care home prompts calls for oversight

As allegations of abuse at a St. James facility come to light, families and advocates are calling for independent oversight in Manitoba's private care homes.

Amanda Todd case: Dutch officer testifies about covert operation at home where accused later arrested

The trial of a man accused of sexually extorting Port Coquitlam teen Amanda Todd heard testimony about a secret police operation at the Netherlands property where Aydin Coban was arrested weeks later.
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Amanda Todd case: Dutch officer testifies about covert operation at home where accused later arrested

The trial of a man accused of sexually extorting Port Coquitlam teen Amanda Todd heard testimony about a secret police operation at the Netherlands property where Aydin Coban was arrested weeks later.

Calgary MP Michelle Rempel Garner not running for UCP leadership

Despite recent polls calling her a frontrunner, Calgary Nose Hill MP Michelle Rempel Garner will not run to be the next leader of the United Conservative Party.
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Calgary MP Michelle Rempel Garner not running for UCP leadership

Despite recent polls calling her a frontrunner, Calgary Nose Hill MP Michelle Rempel Garner will not run to be the next leader of the United Conservative Party.

'It shouldn't be a political platform': Families of N.S. shooting victims 'troubled' by inquiry revelation

Relatives of those murdered in the April 2020 mass shooting in Nova Scotia have added their voices to those already raised to a fever-pitch in Ottawa.
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'It shouldn't be a political platform': Families of N.S. shooting victims 'troubled' by inquiry revelation

Relatives of those murdered in the April 2020 mass shooting in Nova Scotia have added their voices to those already raised to a fever-pitch in Ottawa.

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