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Lack of donations, high inflation crippling food banks this Thanksgiving

As the holiday season approaches, food banks across Canada are desperate for donations due to an increasing amount of clients. As inflation hits all Canadians, those who feel the impact most are the vulnerable communities with the highest food insecurity rate
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Lack of donations, high inflation crippling food banks this Thanksgiving

As the holiday season approaches, food banks across Canada are desperate for donations due to an increasing amount of clients. As inflation hits all Canadians, those who feel the impact most are the vulnerable communities with the highest food insecurity rates.

This B.C. woman was enjoying the fall colours. Then a bear attacked. Now she's in the ICU

Two women critically injured in a bear attack in northern B.C. were on a walk to enjoy the autumn colours. Now, they're in intensive care in Edmonton and Vancouver.
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This B.C. woman was enjoying the fall colours. Then a bear attacked. Now she's in the ICU

Two women critically injured in a bear attack in northern B.C. were on a walk to enjoy the autumn colours. Now, they're in intensive care in Edmonton and Vancouver.

Federal government reveals plan to improve access to diabetes care across Canada

The federal government has tabled a long-awaited plan in the House of Commons to improve access to diabetes treatment and prevention in Canada, Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos announced Wednesday.
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Federal government reveals plan to improve access to diabetes care across Canada

The federal government has tabled a long-awaited plan in the House of Commons to improve access to diabetes treatment and prevention in Canada, Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos announced Wednesday.

Tim Hortons pulls sponsorship of men's programming in wake of Hockey Canada scandal

Tim Hortons says it is pulling its sponsorship of all of Hockey Canada's men’s hockey programming for the 2022-23 season, including the men’s world junior championships.
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Tim Hortons pulls sponsorship of men's programming in wake of Hockey Canada scandal

Tim Hortons says it is pulling its sponsorship of all of Hockey Canada's men’s hockey programming for the 2022-23 season, including the men’s world junior championships.

Alberta to be 1st province to regulate psychedelics for therapy, government says

Alberta will become the first Canadian jurisdiction to regulate the use of psychedelic drugs for people in therapy, the province announced Wednesday.
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Alberta to be 1st province to regulate psychedelics for therapy, government says

Alberta will become the first Canadian jurisdiction to regulate the use of psychedelic drugs for people in therapy, the province announced Wednesday.

State of emergency declared in northern N.S., thousands still without power on P.E.I.

More than 16,000 customers in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island are still without electricity 12 days after post-tropical storm Fiona hit the Maritimes on Sept. 23. The ongoing outages and restoration efforts have prompted the Nova Scotia government to dec
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State of emergency declared in northern N.S., thousands still without power on P.E.I.

More than 16,000 customers in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island are still without electricity 12 days after post-tropical storm Fiona hit the Maritimes on Sept. 23. The ongoing outages and restoration efforts have prompted the Nova Scotia government to declare a state of emergency in several counties in northern Nova Scotia.

Rising costs, labour shortages stand in way of quick Fiona rebuild in Nova Scotia

The desire to quickly rebuild after post-tropical storm Fiona is running up against challenges that existed before the hurricane-force winds left a trail of destruction in Nova Scotia: the rising cost of construction material and widespread skilled labour sho
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Rising costs, labour shortages stand in way of quick Fiona rebuild in Nova Scotia

The desire to quickly rebuild after post-tropical storm Fiona is running up against challenges that existed before the hurricane-force winds left a trail of destruction in Nova Scotia: the rising cost of construction material and widespread skilled labour shortages.

Canadian airline crew still stranded in Dominican after 6 months

It's been six months since a Canadian airline crew was detained in the Dominican Republic after finding drugs on board and reporting them to the authorities.
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Canadian airline crew still stranded in Dominican after 6 months

It's been six months since a Canadian airline crew was detained in the Dominican Republic after finding drugs on board and reporting them to the authorities.

Price at the gas pumps hold no surprise this morning; national average rises slightly

Drivers across Canada were bracing for a big bump in the price at the pumps today, with whispers of a 10-cent hike. But according to CAA's gas price tracker, as of 4 a.m., the national average price of gas rose from nearly $1.62 per litre to nearly $1.64.
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Price at the gas pumps hold no surprise this morning; national average rises slightly

Drivers across Canada were bracing for a big bump in the price at the pumps today, with whispers of a 10-cent hike. But according to CAA's gas price tracker, as of 4 a.m., the national average price of gas rose from nearly $1.62 per litre to nearly $1.64.

12 days after Fiona, more than 17,000 customers in P.E.I., N.S. are still without power

More than 17,000 customers are still without electricity 12 days after post-tropical storm Fiona hit the Maritimes on Sept. 23.
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12 days after Fiona, more than 17,000 customers in P.E.I., N.S. are still without power

More than 17,000 customers are still without electricity 12 days after post-tropical storm Fiona hit the Maritimes on Sept. 23.

Ontario school board apologizes after four-year-old student walks home alone

A school board east of Toronto is apologizing after a four-year-old student walked home alone during lunchtime earlier this week.
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Ontario school board apologizes after four-year-old student walks home alone

A school board east of Toronto is apologizing after a four-year-old student walked home alone during lunchtime earlier this week.

Nunavut family calls for apology over hospital's treatment of mother's body

The daughter of an Igloolik woman who died in Iqaluit's hospital says nurses tagged and wrapped her mother's body in plastic in front of her — and then left her body in the morgue for nine days while the family waited to find out when her body would be sen
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Nunavut family calls for apology over hospital's treatment of mother's body

The daughter of an Igloolik woman who died in Iqaluit's hospital says nurses tagged and wrapped her mother's body in plastic in front of her — and then left her body in the morgue for nine days while the family waited to find out when her body would be sent home for burial.

Feds say the move to reform Hockey Canada is on after Hockey Québec cuts ties with national body

Federal officials are throwing their support behind Quebec's provincial hockey federation for its decision to cut ties with Hockey Canada in the wake of new allegations against the sporting body.
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Feds say the move to reform Hockey Canada is on after Hockey Québec cuts ties with national body

Federal officials are throwing their support behind Quebec's provincial hockey federation for its decision to cut ties with Hockey Canada in the wake of new allegations against the sporting body.

Follow Canada's lead on vaccine rule, Maine businesses tell U.S.

U.S. travellers can cross Canada’s border without having to make sure they have the right documents about their COVID-19 vaccine status. Some border businesses in Maine are hoping the U.S. adopts the same measures.
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Follow Canada's lead on vaccine rule, Maine businesses tell U.S.

U.S. travellers can cross Canada’s border without having to make sure they have the right documents about their COVID-19 vaccine status. Some border businesses in Maine are hoping the U.S. adopts the same measures.

4 sex assault nurse examiners resign in wake of N.B. premier's comments

At least four sexual assault nurse examiners have resigned from Horizon's already understaffed program in the wake of comments by the CEO and premier about a Fredericton victim being turned away, which one nurse described as a «slap in the face.&raqu
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4 sex assault nurse examiners resign in wake of N.B. premier's comments

At least four sexual assault nurse examiners have resigned from Horizon's already understaffed program in the wake of comments by the CEO and premier about a Fredericton victim being turned away, which one nurse described as a «slap in the face.»

About 9,000 P.E.I. households, businesses without power 12 days after Fiona

About 9,000 Maritime Electric customers still don't have power on Wednesday morning —12 days after post-tropical storm Fiona hit P.E.I. 
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About 9,000 P.E.I. households, businesses without power 12 days after Fiona

About 9,000 Maritime Electric customers still don't have power on Wednesday morning —12 days after post-tropical storm Fiona hit P.E.I. 

Hockey Québec cuts ties with Hockey Canada in wake of new allegations against national body

In a resolution voted on Tuesday night, Hockey Québec states that it no longer has «confidence in the ability of Hockey Canada to act effectively to change the culture of hockey with the structure in place.»
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Hockey Québec cuts ties with Hockey Canada in wake of new allegations against national body

In a resolution voted on Tuesday night, Hockey Québec states that it no longer has «confidence in the ability of Hockey Canada to act effectively to change the culture of hockey with the structure in place.»

A controversy-courting U.S. politician causes stir on Canadian university campus

One of America's most controversial politicians is causing a stir far north of the campaign trail: at a Canadian university that once granted him a doctorate. Far-right candidate Doug Mastriano didn't deserve his degree, says a professor listed on the dissert
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A controversy-courting U.S. politician causes stir on Canadian university campus

One of America's most controversial politicians is causing a stir far north of the campaign trail: at a Canadian university that once granted him a doctorate. Far-right candidate Doug Mastriano didn't deserve his degree, says a professor listed on the dissertation who says he's horrified of the ex-student winning power next month.

The military can't be the first line of defence in domestic disasters, MPs told

MPs on a House of Commons committee got a stark warning this week from the PM's former top security adviser: responding to domestic emergencies is robbing the military of the training it needs to cope with a less stable world.
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The military can't be the first line of defence in domestic disasters, MPs told

MPs on a House of Commons committee got a stark warning this week from the PM's former top security adviser: responding to domestic emergencies is robbing the military of the training it needs to cope with a less stable world.

What both sides of gun-control issue want to see from N.S. shooting inquiry

Advocates for both gun-owner rights and stricter firearms controls say police, the federal government, and border services could take actions to help prevent massacres like the Nova Scotia mass shooting from happening again.
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What both sides of gun-control issue want to see from N.S. shooting inquiry

Advocates for both gun-owner rights and stricter firearms controls say police, the federal government, and border services could take actions to help prevent massacres like the Nova Scotia mass shooting from happening again.

Canadian officials have met with Taliban more than a dozen times since Kabul fell: documents

Canadian government officials have met with representatives of the Taliban on at least thirteen occasions in Qatar since it swept to power in Afghanistan in August 2021, documents obtained by CBC News reveal.
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Canadian officials have met with Taliban more than a dozen times since Kabul fell: documents

Canadian government officials have met with representatives of the Taliban on at least thirteen occasions in Qatar since it swept to power in Afghanistan in August 2021, documents obtained by CBC News reveal.

About 9,000 P.E.I. household and businesses without power 12 days after Fiona

About 9,000 Maritime Electric customers still don't have power on Wednesday morning - 12 days after post-tropical storm Fiona hit P.E.I.
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About 9,000 P.E.I. household and businesses without power 12 days after Fiona

About 9,000 Maritime Electric customers still don't have power on Wednesday morning - 12 days after post-tropical storm Fiona hit P.E.I.

Canadian naval officer relieved of her duties after allegations of inappropriate conduct on NATO mission

A Canadian naval officer has been relieved of her duties aboard a coastal defence vessel deployed on a NATO operation in Europe over allegations of inappropriate sexual conduct.
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Canadian naval officer relieved of her duties after allegations of inappropriate conduct on NATO mission

A Canadian naval officer has been relieved of her duties aboard a coastal defence vessel deployed on a NATO operation in Europe over allegations of inappropriate sexual conduct.

MPs grill Hockey Canada chair over secretive multimillion-dollar payout to sexual assault victim

Hockey Canada's board chair was on the defensive Tuesday as MPs castigated the governing body over its handling of sexual assault claims and the use of a shadowy fund to pay off victims of abuse.
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MPs grill Hockey Canada chair over secretive multimillion-dollar payout to sexual assault victim

Hockey Canada's board chair was on the defensive Tuesday as MPs castigated the governing body over its handling of sexual assault claims and the use of a shadowy fund to pay off victims of abuse.

Four Atlantic Canada newspapers will end their Monday print editions

The Chronicle Herald in Halifax, The Cape Breton Post in Sydney, N.S., The Guardian in Charlottetown and The Telegram in St. John's will no longer have a Monday print edition.
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Four Atlantic Canada newspapers will end their Monday print editions

The Chronicle Herald in Halifax, The Cape Breton Post in Sydney, N.S., The Guardian in Charlottetown and The Telegram in St. John's will no longer have a Monday print edition.

Federal government failing to protect commercially valuable fish: report

Fisheries and Oceans Canada is falling short when it comes to protecting aquatic species at risk of extinction, a new report tabled in the House of Commons on Tuesday said.
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Federal government failing to protect commercially valuable fish: report

Fisheries and Oceans Canada is falling short when it comes to protecting aquatic species at risk of extinction, a new report tabled in the House of Commons on Tuesday said.

Commercial truck business in B.C. is booming but drivers say they're running out of places to park

With the number of commercial trucks in B.C. experiencing rapid growth, truck drivers say they have few options left for parking, especially south of the Fraser River, forcing many of them to park illegally.
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Commercial truck business in B.C. is booming but drivers say they're running out of places to park

With the number of commercial trucks in B.C. experiencing rapid growth, truck drivers say they have few options left for parking, especially south of the Fraser River, forcing many of them to park illegally.

Hockey Canada officials face MPs about sexual assault payouts

Hockey Canada's board chair and her predecessor have been summoned to appear before the Commons Canadian Heritage committee Tuesday to face questions about multi-million dollar payouts to victims of sexual abuse.
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Hockey Canada officials face MPs about sexual assault payouts

Hockey Canada's board chair and her predecessor have been summoned to appear before the Commons Canadian Heritage committee Tuesday to face questions about multi-million dollar payouts to victims of sexual abuse.

More than 15,000 customers in P.E.I., Nova Scotia still without power 11 days after Fiona

More than 15,000 Maritimers are still without power 11 days after post-tropical storm Fiona hit the region.
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More than 15,000 customers in P.E.I., Nova Scotia still without power 11 days after Fiona

More than 15,000 Maritimers are still without power 11 days after post-tropical storm Fiona hit the region.

Nearly 1 in 5 Canadians putting off buying a home due to inflation, high interest rates: survey

With high inflation and rising interest rates, a new survey has found nearly one in five Canadians say they're putting off buying a home.
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Nearly 1 in 5 Canadians putting off buying a home due to inflation, high interest rates: survey

With high inflation and rising interest rates, a new survey has found nearly one in five Canadians say they're putting off buying a home.

Bird flu cases on the rise: What this means for poultry and egg prices

Cases of bird flu are rising sharply across Canada, including in Alberta where at least 1.19 million birds have been affected. The rapidly spreading virus will have adverse effects on poultry prices heading into 2023, experts say.
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Bird flu cases on the rise: What this means for poultry and egg prices

Cases of bird flu are rising sharply across Canada, including in Alberta where at least 1.19 million birds have been affected. The rapidly spreading virus will have adverse effects on poultry prices heading into 2023, experts say.

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