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'I feel helpless': Ukrainian newcomers denied subsidized daycare in Quebec due to status

Ukrainians who entered Canada under a federal emergency immigration program are not considered refugees. Newcomers who settled in Quebec say their status is blocking them from putting their children in subsidized daycare, making it difficult to start anew aft
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'I feel helpless': Ukrainian newcomers denied subsidized daycare in Quebec due to status

Ukrainians who entered Canada under a federal emergency immigration program are not considered refugees. Newcomers who settled in Quebec say their status is blocking them from putting their children in subsidized daycare, making it difficult to start anew after war.

'Fanaticism is a danger to free expression everywhere': Ignatieff on Rushdie attack

After Indian-born British novelist Salman Rushdie was attacked during a writing conference in western New York on Friday, current and former Canadian politicians are weighing in on what such attacks mean for freedom of expression and thought.
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'Fanaticism is a danger to free expression everywhere': Ignatieff on Rushdie attack

After Indian-born British novelist Salman Rushdie was attacked during a writing conference in western New York on Friday, current and former Canadian politicians are weighing in on what such attacks mean for freedom of expression and thought.

'Clearly a breakdown': Kenney condemns controversial essay, links firestorm to slow news week

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney condemned a controversial prize-winning essay that's been criticized for being sexist and racist during his provincewide radio call-in program, but also appeared to downplay the controversy it generated.
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'Clearly a breakdown': Kenney condemns controversial essay, links firestorm to slow news week

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney condemned a controversial prize-winning essay that's been criticized for being sexist and racist during his provincewide radio call-in program, but also appeared to downplay the controversy it generated.

Senegalese embassy challenges reports on diplomat beaten by Quebec police as 'false'

The Senegalese Embassy in Ottawa is contradicting Quebec's rental board ruling against one of their diplomats arrested and allegedly beaten by the provincial police.
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Senegalese embassy challenges reports on diplomat beaten by Quebec police as 'false'

The Senegalese Embassy in Ottawa is contradicting Quebec's rental board ruling against one of their diplomats arrested and allegedly beaten by the provincial police.

Daughters of man slain following Vancouver Island prison escape sue Correctional Service of Canada

The family of a 60-year-old mail courier who was found dead in his Metchosin, B.C., home after a prison break from a nearby minimum-security facility in 2019 is suing the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), saying it didn’t follow its own policies in how
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Daughters of man slain following Vancouver Island prison escape sue Correctional Service of Canada

The family of a 60-year-old mail courier who was found dead in his Metchosin, B.C., home after a prison break from a nearby minimum-security facility in 2019 is suing the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), saying it didn’t follow its own policies in how it handled and responded to the two inmates.

What you need to know about Canada's divisive ArriveCAN app

Ottawa is making plans to expand the offerings of its ArriveCAN app even as criticism continues to mount over the mandatory data-entry process for travellers entering the country.
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What you need to know about Canada's divisive ArriveCAN app

Ottawa is making plans to expand the offerings of its ArriveCAN app even as criticism continues to mount over the mandatory data-entry process for travellers entering the country.

Despite teacher shortages, some new grads still face roadblocks getting into classrooms

There's a fresh cohort of new educators eager to fill the gaps this coming school year, especially after many saw first-hand the last few years how much they're needed. However, some are facing obstacles — both new and pre-dating the pandemic — to gettin
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Despite teacher shortages, some new grads still face roadblocks getting into classrooms

There's a fresh cohort of new educators eager to fill the gaps this coming school year, especially after many saw first-hand the last few years how much they're needed. However, some are facing obstacles — both new and pre-dating the pandemic — to getting stable work in classrooms. 

Canadian literary figures double down on free speech following Salman Rushdie attack

Canadian writers, publishers and literary figures doubled down on the right to freedom of thought and expression on Saturday, one day after an attack on award-winning author Salman Rushdie that left him hospitalized and on a ventilator.
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Canadian literary figures double down on free speech following Salman Rushdie attack

Canadian writers, publishers and literary figures doubled down on the right to freedom of thought and expression on Saturday, one day after an attack on award-winning author Salman Rushdie that left him hospitalized and on a ventilator.

Canadian Blood Services in talks around paid donations of plasma as supply dwindles

Canadian Blood Services says it is in talks with companies that pay donors for plasma as it faces a decrease in collections.
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Canadian Blood Services in talks around paid donations of plasma as supply dwindles

Canadian Blood Services says it is in talks with companies that pay donors for plasma as it faces a decrease in collections.

These Canadian startups are taking quantum computing mainstream

For years, quantum computers have mostly been the focus of academics and government. Now, experts say we could be near a turning point where the technology is closer to commercialization.
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These Canadian startups are taking quantum computing mainstream

For years, quantum computers have mostly been the focus of academics and government. Now, experts say we could be near a turning point where the technology is closer to commercialization.

Perimeter lifted, but operation continues after Montreal East shooting

Streets are reopening in Montreal East, though a major police operation is ongoing following a shooting overnight Thursday into Friday.
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Perimeter lifted, but operation continues after Montreal East shooting

Streets are reopening in Montreal East, though a major police operation is ongoing following a shooting overnight Thursday into Friday.

Canada to test wastewater for polio

Canada plans to start testing wastewater for poliovirus in a number of cities “as soon as possible” following new reports of cases abroad, the Public Health Agency of Canada confirmed on Friday.
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Canada to test wastewater for polio

Canada plans to start testing wastewater for poliovirus in a number of cities “as soon as possible” following new reports of cases abroad, the Public Health Agency of Canada confirmed on Friday.

Woman who was stalked by police officer ex-boyfriend says justice system failed her

Despite a police misconduct probe that found a high-ranking B.C. officer had stalked and harassed his ex-girlfriend for years, a criminal investigation into the case did not result in charges.
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Woman who was stalked by police officer ex-boyfriend says justice system failed her

Despite a police misconduct probe that found a high-ranking B.C. officer had stalked and harassed his ex-girlfriend for years, a criminal investigation into the case did not result in charges.

Judge suspends two articles of Quebec's Bill 96 regarding legal translations

A group challenging Quebec's new language law logged a first legal victory against the legislation on Friday, as a judge temporarily suspended a provision requiring English court documents to be translated into French.
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Judge suspends two articles of Quebec's Bill 96 regarding legal translations

A group challenging Quebec's new language law logged a first legal victory against the legislation on Friday, as a judge temporarily suspended a provision requiring English court documents to be translated into French.

Canada not shifting to stretch supply of monkeypox vaccine yet

Canada will not yet shift its approach to administering monkeypox vaccines to allow them to be divided up into much smaller doses, like the U.S. has done.
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Canada not shifting to stretch supply of monkeypox vaccine yet

Canada will not yet shift its approach to administering monkeypox vaccines to allow them to be divided up into much smaller doses, like the U.S. has done.

State of emergency to be lifted for central Newfoundland as forest fires remain stable

The state of emergency in areas affected by forest fires in Newfoundland and Labrador will come to an end at midnight, as Premier Andrew Furey says the province is entering the next stage of fighting the flames.
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State of emergency to be lifted for central Newfoundland as forest fires remain stable

The state of emergency in areas affected by forest fires in Newfoundland and Labrador will come to an end at midnight, as Premier Andrew Furey says the province is entering the next stage of fighting the flames.

Family shares story of 2-year-old's 'terrifying' fall from window to warn other parents

A father whose two-year-old daughter fell two storeys through an open window is sharing his family's story to encourage other parents to buy window guards — a mechanism that costs a few dollars and could save a child's life.
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Family shares story of 2-year-old's 'terrifying' fall from window to warn other parents

A father whose two-year-old daughter fell two storeys through an open window is sharing his family's story to encourage other parents to buy window guards — a mechanism that costs a few dollars and could save a child's life.

Water shortage prompts Iqaluit to declare state of emergency

After declaring a state of emergency due to historically low water levels, the city of Iqaluit will begin pumping water out of a nearby lake into its reservoir. 
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Water shortage prompts Iqaluit to declare state of emergency

After declaring a state of emergency due to historically low water levels, the city of Iqaluit will begin pumping water out of a nearby lake into its reservoir. 

Man at centre of Sask. Amber Alert drove through barbed wire fence in illegal entry: U.S. officials

The two children at the centre of Monday's Amber Alert issued in Saskatchewan remain safe with authorities in South Dakota, but more details are coming out about their journey, including how they, their mother and her common-law partner got across the border
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Man at centre of Sask. Amber Alert drove through barbed wire fence in illegal entry: U.S. officials

The two children at the centre of Monday's Amber Alert issued in Saskatchewan remain safe with authorities in South Dakota, but more details are coming out about their journey, including how they, their mother and her common-law partner got across the border.

Health Canada recalls Crescent brand sliced deli meats over Listeria concerns

Health Canada has recalled Crescent brand sliced pastrami and Tuscan turkey breast sold in Ontario over Listeria concerns.
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Health Canada recalls Crescent brand sliced deli meats over Listeria concerns

Health Canada has recalled Crescent brand sliced pastrami and Tuscan turkey breast sold in Ontario over Listeria concerns.

Central Newfoundland wildfires improving, evacuation risk is low: premier

Officials say the wildfire situation in central Newfoundland is improving and the risk of evacuation is now low for nearby communities.
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Central Newfoundland wildfires improving, evacuation risk is low: premier

Officials say the wildfire situation in central Newfoundland is improving and the risk of evacuation is now low for nearby communities.

B.C. cop stalked ex-girlfriend for years using police computers, misconduct probe finds

A high-ranking B.C. officer used police resources to conduct at least 92 searches on his ex-girlfriend and her family while stalking her over a period of five years, according to documents exclusively obtained by CTV News.
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B.C. cop stalked ex-girlfriend for years using police computers, misconduct probe finds

A high-ranking B.C. officer used police resources to conduct at least 92 searches on his ex-girlfriend and her family while stalking her over a period of five years, according to documents exclusively obtained by CTV News.

Mindy Kaling and Maitreyi Ramakrishnan on how Never Have I Ever grows with its characters

The Netflix series Never Have I Ever — starring Canadian actor Maitreyi Ramakrishnan — is back for a third season. CBC News spoke both her and creator Mindy Kaling about what fans can expect this time around.
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Mindy Kaling and Maitreyi Ramakrishnan on how Never Have I Ever grows with its characters

The Netflix series Never Have I Ever — starring Canadian actor Maitreyi Ramakrishnan — is back for a third season. CBC News spoke both her and creator Mindy Kaling about what fans can expect this time around.

Too pricey, too icy: Why Canada is trailing the world on floating solar panels

In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we examine why Canada hasn't done more to develop power from floating solar panels and what's in the much-ballyhooed U.S. climate bill.
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Too pricey, too icy: Why Canada is trailing the world on floating solar panels

In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we examine why Canada hasn't done more to develop power from floating solar panels and what's in the much-ballyhooed U.S. climate bill.

Why financial incentives aren't enough to deal with health-care staffing shortages

Many provincial and territorial governments have announced financial incentives to keep or attract nurses and doctors, but some experts say it isn't enough.
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Why financial incentives aren't enough to deal with health-care staffing shortages

Many provincial and territorial governments have announced financial incentives to keep or attract nurses and doctors, but some experts say it isn't enough.

Telus asks CRTC permission to add 1.5% credit card surcharge to customer bills

Canadians who pay their cellphone bill via credit card could soon see an extra fee every month, if Canada's telecom regulator approves a proposal currently before them.
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Telus asks CRTC permission to add 1.5% credit card surcharge to customer bills

Canadians who pay their cellphone bill via credit card could soon see an extra fee every month, if Canada's telecom regulator approves a proposal currently before them.

Seniors in Nova Scotia apartment building fear they're being pushed out

Many seniors in Drumlin Hills apartments fear they’re being pushed out. Last week, they received notice from new owners of the building that services such as meals, housekeeping and laundry will come to an end in the assisted-living units.
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Seniors in Nova Scotia apartment building fear they're being pushed out

Many seniors in Drumlin Hills apartments fear they’re being pushed out. Last week, they received notice from new owners of the building that services such as meals, housekeeping and laundry will come to an end in the assisted-living units.

Firefighters brace for lightning, high winds across B.C.'s southern Interior as storms loom

Much of B.C.'s Interior is being warned about the risk of severe thunderstorms Thursday as an unsettled weather system rolls north from the Unites States.
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Firefighters brace for lightning, high winds across B.C.'s southern Interior as storms loom

Much of B.C.'s Interior is being warned about the risk of severe thunderstorms Thursday as an unsettled weather system rolls north from the Unites States.

Private companies could help add to plasma supply, says Canadian Blood Services

Canadian Blood Services says commercial plasma collectors may have a part to play in feeding the national plasma supply. Advocates say instead of turning to private collectors, CBS needs to double its collection strategy to meet demand. 
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Private companies could help add to plasma supply, says Canadian Blood Services

Canadian Blood Services says commercial plasma collectors may have a part to play in feeding the national plasma supply. Advocates say instead of turning to private collectors, CBS needs to double its collection strategy to meet demand. 

Cabinet told of possible 'breakthrough' with protesters night before Emergencies Act was invoked

The prime minister's national security and intelligence adviser told cabinet there was «potential for a breakthrough» in last February's Freedom Convoy occupation in Ottawa on the night before Justin Trudeau took the rare step of invoking the Eme
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Cabinet told of possible 'breakthrough' with protesters night before Emergencies Act was invoked

The prime minister's national security and intelligence adviser told cabinet there was «potential for a breakthrough» in last February's Freedom Convoy occupation in Ottawa on the night before Justin Trudeau took the rare step of invoking the Emergencies Act, court documents reveal. 

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