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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.

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. 

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.

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.

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. 

Canada to start testing some wastewater for polio 'as soon as possible'

After new reports of polio cases abroad, and virus samples in the wastewater of several other developed countries, Canada intends to start testing wastewater from a number of cities «as soon as possible,» CBC News has learned.
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Canada to start testing some wastewater for polio 'as soon as possible'

After new reports of polio cases abroad, and virus samples in the wastewater of several other developed countries, Canada intends to start testing wastewater from a number of cities «as soon as possible,» CBC News has learned.

Supporters are calling for Dawn Walker's extradition: Here's how that might work

Supporters of the Saskatoon woman who is accused of faking her own death in Canada and fleeing to the United States say she should be extradited back to Canada. A legal expert explains how the process might play out.
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Supporters are calling for Dawn Walker's extradition: Here's how that might work

Supporters of the Saskatoon woman who is accused of faking her own death in Canada and fleeing to the United States say she should be extradited back to Canada. A legal expert explains how the process might play out.

Ministry appointing administrator for 3 Sask. private Christian schools in wake of Saskatoon abuse allegations

Saskatchewan’s minister of education says he will appoint an administrator for three independent schools in the province, after former students of a Saskatoon private Christian school launched a class action lawsuit alleging years of abuse.
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Ministry appointing administrator for 3 Sask. private Christian schools in wake of Saskatoon abuse allegations

Saskatchewan’s minister of education says he will appoint an administrator for three independent schools in the province, after former students of a Saskatoon private Christian school launched a class action lawsuit alleging years of abuse.

Travellers say Air Canada misled passengers whose Vancouver plane was rerouted to Winnipeg

The airline was found to have cancelled a Vancouver-bound flight to immediately fly delayed passengers to Winnipeg instead.
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Travellers say Air Canada misled passengers whose Vancouver plane was rerouted to Winnipeg

The airline was found to have cancelled a Vancouver-bound flight to immediately fly delayed passengers to Winnipeg instead.

Customers cry foul as Air Canada, WestJet continue to deny certain compensation claims despite new directive

The Canadian Transportation Agency recently clarified that, in general, airlines can’t deny passengers compensation for flight disruptions caused by crew shortages. However, the clarification has only ignited fury for some passengers who have since been den
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Customers cry foul as Air Canada, WestJet continue to deny certain compensation claims despite new directive

The Canadian Transportation Agency recently clarified that, in general, airlines can’t deny passengers compensation for flight disruptions caused by crew shortages. However, the clarification has only ignited fury for some passengers who have since been denied compensation — due to crew shortages.

Abuse allegations from students at private Sask. Christian school are '100% true,' says former top official

A former top official with a private Saskatoon Christian school and church says he believes the students now coming forward with stories of violent discipline, solitary confinement, sexual abuse and bizarre religious rituals — because he was both a victim a
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Abuse allegations from students at private Sask. Christian school are '100% true,' says former top official

A former top official with a private Saskatoon Christian school and church says he believes the students now coming forward with stories of violent discipline, solitary confinement, sexual abuse and bizarre religious rituals — because he was both a victim and a perpetrator.

Climate change is hurting our mental health. These researchers want to help

As climate change reaches into more aspects of our lives, it's taking a toll on our mental health. And scientists across Canada are trying to learn enough about climate anxiety to prevent and successfully treat it.
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Climate change is hurting our mental health. These researchers want to help

As climate change reaches into more aspects of our lives, it's taking a toll on our mental health. And scientists across Canada are trying to learn enough about climate anxiety to prevent and successfully treat it.

Ontario class action settlement reclassifies volunteers as employees, setting new precedent

More than four years after the launch of a class action lawsuit against a company that ran student travel excursions, an Ontario court has approved a settlement between the organization and former trip leaders who argued they were not paid as employees.
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Ontario class action settlement reclassifies volunteers as employees, setting new precedent

More than four years after the launch of a class action lawsuit against a company that ran student travel excursions, an Ontario court has approved a settlement between the organization and former trip leaders who argued they were not paid as employees.

Newfoundland fires stabilizing as crews prepare to fight flames on foot

Provincial forest fire duty officer Jeff Motty says the fire burning Paradise Lake saw no changes in size since the last on Wednesday, while the fire burning near the Bay d'Espoir Highway has has shrunk by 155 hectares.
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Newfoundland fires stabilizing as crews prepare to fight flames on foot

Provincial forest fire duty officer Jeff Motty says the fire burning Paradise Lake saw no changes in size since the last on Wednesday, while the fire burning near the Bay d'Espoir Highway has has shrunk by 155 hectares.

Lumber, wheat, and oil: Tumbling prices could mean the worst of inflation is over

Inflation has been out of control, but increasingly there are signs that prices are holding steady or falling.
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Lumber, wheat, and oil: Tumbling prices could mean the worst of inflation is over

Inflation has been out of control, but increasingly there are signs that prices are holding steady or falling.

Air Canada, WestJet continue to deny compensation for flight disruptions caused by crew shortages

The Canadian Transportation Agency recently clarified that, in general, airlines can’t deny passengers compensation for flight disruptions caused by crew shortages. However, the clarification has only ignited fury for some passengers who have since been den
CBC | Canada News

Air Canada, WestJet continue to deny compensation for flight disruptions caused by crew shortages

The Canadian Transportation Agency recently clarified that, in general, airlines can’t deny passengers compensation for flight disruptions caused by crew shortages. However, the clarification has only ignited fury for some passengers who have since been denied compensation — due to crew shortages.

Gunpoint arrest of trans Twitch streamer prompts police review in London, Ont.

The police chief in London, Ont., acknowledges his officers may have fallen short when they carried out a search warrant in the home of a trans woman, and an investigation into what led them to her door is underway.
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Gunpoint arrest of trans Twitch streamer prompts police review in London, Ont.

The police chief in London, Ont., acknowledges his officers may have fallen short when they carried out a search warrant in the home of a trans woman, and an investigation into what led them to her door is underway.

Aid shipment to Afghanistan cancelled due to Canadian anti-terrorist law

Two containers of food bound for Afghanistan have been cancelled by a Canadian aid agency because of a law banning any dealings with the Taliban.
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Aid shipment to Afghanistan cancelled due to Canadian anti-terrorist law

Two containers of food bound for Afghanistan have been cancelled by a Canadian aid agency because of a law banning any dealings with the Taliban.

Snowbirds grounded following accident in Fort St. John, B.C.

The CT-114 Tutor jets used by the Snowbirds are under «operational pause» until all the aircraft have undergone an operational airworthiness risk assessment following an accident in Fort St. John on Aug. 2.
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Snowbirds grounded following accident in Fort St. John, B.C.

The CT-114 Tutor jets used by the Snowbirds are under «operational pause» until all the aircraft have undergone an operational airworthiness risk assessment following an accident in Fort St. John on Aug. 2.