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Toronto police to boost presence on TTC following spike in violence

The Toronto police will be rolling out an increased presence across the TTC following a rash of violent, and sometimes random, incidents on the city’s transit system.
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Toronto police to boost presence on TTC following spike in violence

The Toronto police will be rolling out an increased presence across the TTC following a rash of violent, and sometimes random, incidents on the city’s transit system.

'Not true': Alberta justice minister denies crying or yelling during doctor confrontation

Alberta Justice Minister Tyler Shandro says he felt sadness and disappointment when he discovered someone he considered to be a friend had posted a social media post that targeted him and his wife.
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'Not true': Alberta justice minister denies crying or yelling during doctor confrontation

Alberta Justice Minister Tyler Shandro says he felt sadness and disappointment when he discovered someone he considered to be a friend had posted a social media post that targeted him and his wife.

Poor communication and training linked to fatal B.C. ammonia leak

The independent body that oversees the safety of technical systems and equipment in British Columbia has found a deadly ammonia leak near Kamloops last May was a tragedy that took years to unfold.
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Poor communication and training linked to fatal B.C. ammonia leak

The independent body that oversees the safety of technical systems and equipment in British Columbia has found a deadly ammonia leak near Kamloops last May was a tragedy that took years to unfold.

Ceremony for Quebec mosque attack to be held in prayer room where shooting occurred

A commemoration planned for Sunday to mark the sixth anniversary of the Quebec City mosque shooting will be held for the first time inside the prayer room where six men were killed.
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Ceremony for Quebec mosque attack to be held in prayer room where shooting occurred

A commemoration planned for Sunday to mark the sixth anniversary of the Quebec City mosque shooting will be held for the first time inside the prayer room where six men were killed.

Ottawa police, bylaw increasing downtown presence on anniversary of 'Freedom Convoy' protest

Ottawa police and Bylaw Services are telling residents and visitors they will be taking a zero-tolerance approach to parking, noise and fireworks violations downtown this weekend, on the one-year anniversary of the 'Freedom Convoy' demonstration.
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Ottawa police, bylaw increasing downtown presence on anniversary of 'Freedom Convoy' protest

Ottawa police and Bylaw Services are telling residents and visitors they will be taking a zero-tolerance approach to parking, noise and fireworks violations downtown this weekend, on the one-year anniversary of the 'Freedom Convoy' demonstration.

Rent increased more than 18% last year for new tenants, new numbers show

A surge in demand pushed Canada's rental market to its tightest level in two decades last year, with the vacancy rate in purpose-built apartments dipping below two per cent and rent for new tenants going up by 18 per cent.
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Rent increased more than 18% last year for new tenants, new numbers show

A surge in demand pushed Canada's rental market to its tightest level in two decades last year, with the vacancy rate in purpose-built apartments dipping below two per cent and rent for new tenants going up by 18 per cent.

Proposed changes to Alberta's oilsands mine cleanup fund are risky and rushed, critics caution

Alberta is preparing to change how it ensures oilsands companies are able to pay for the mammoth job of cleaning up their operations, but critics fear a year of consultations hasn't been enough to avoid repeating past mistakes.
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Proposed changes to Alberta's oilsands mine cleanup fund are risky and rushed, critics caution

Alberta is preparing to change how it ensures oilsands companies are able to pay for the mammoth job of cleaning up their operations, but critics fear a year of consultations hasn't been enough to avoid repeating past mistakes.

3 years into the COVID-19 pandemic, anti-Asian hate still prevalent in Metro Vancouver: advocates

Three years into the COVID-19 pandemic, the racism experienced by Metro Vancouver's Asian community have continued — and many have stopped reporting the incidents, advocates say.
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3 years into the COVID-19 pandemic, anti-Asian hate still prevalent in Metro Vancouver: advocates

Three years into the COVID-19 pandemic, the racism experienced by Metro Vancouver's Asian community have continued — and many have stopped reporting the incidents, advocates say.

Nearly 40 people in needle exchange program in Sudbury, Ont., may have been given used syringes

Nearly 40 people may have received used syringes from a needle exchange program in Sudbury, Ont., between July 1, 2022, and mid-January this year, according to Public Health Sudbury and Districts.
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Nearly 40 people in needle exchange program in Sudbury, Ont., may have been given used syringes

Nearly 40 people may have received used syringes from a needle exchange program in Sudbury, Ont., between July 1, 2022, and mid-January this year, according to Public Health Sudbury and Districts.

Transport minister didn't speak to Via Rail during holiday travel chaos

Federal Transport Minister Omar Alghabra was not personally in contact with officials at Via Rail during the Christmas winter storm that left hundreds of passengers stranded for hours on a disabled train, the railway's executives said Thursday.
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Transport minister didn't speak to Via Rail during holiday travel chaos

Federal Transport Minister Omar Alghabra was not personally in contact with officials at Via Rail during the Christmas winter storm that left hundreds of passengers stranded for hours on a disabled train, the railway's executives said Thursday.

Border agencies in Canada, U.S. detail how new Nexus trusted traveller plan will work

Canada and the United States are laying out the details of their new bilateral workaround for the Nexus trusted-traveller system.
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Border agencies in Canada, U.S. detail how new Nexus trusted traveller plan will work

Canada and the United States are laying out the details of their new bilateral workaround for the Nexus trusted-traveller system.

Toronto mayor, police chief, TTC head to speak on transit safety amid spike in violence

A recent rash of violent, and sometimes random, incidents on the TTC has pushed police to call a news conference Thursday to address transit safety.
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Toronto mayor, police chief, TTC head to speak on transit safety amid spike in violence

A recent rash of violent, and sometimes random, incidents on the TTC has pushed police to call a news conference Thursday to address transit safety.

Soggy winter storm closes N.B. schools, warnings in effect across the Maritimes

A soggy winter storm has made its way to the Maritimes Thursday morning, with Environment Canada issuing a combination of rain, snow and wind warnings for the region.
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Soggy winter storm closes N.B. schools, warnings in effect across the Maritimes

A soggy winter storm has made its way to the Maritimes Thursday morning, with Environment Canada issuing a combination of rain, snow and wind warnings for the region.

Via Rail tells MPs passengers stuck on train for 18 hours in 'unique' situation

The CEO of Via Rail says the Crown corporation 'will not shy away from our responsibilities' after passengers found themselves stranded on trains for hours over the holidays.
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Via Rail tells MPs passengers stuck on train for 18 hours in 'unique' situation

The CEO of Via Rail says the Crown corporation 'will not shy away from our responsibilities' after passengers found themselves stranded on trains for hours over the holidays.

Impersonators posing as homeowners linked to 32 fraud cases in Ontario and B.C.

Mortgage and title fraudsters who impersonate homeowners and tenants have targeted at least 32 properties in Ontario and British Columbia, investigators and official warnings suggest.
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Impersonators posing as homeowners linked to 32 fraud cases in Ontario and B.C.

Mortgage and title fraudsters who impersonate homeowners and tenants have targeted at least 32 properties in Ontario and British Columbia, investigators and official warnings suggest.

Central bank offers 'rosy outlook' on recession and inflation but warns of risks and pain

Another rate hike will make mortgages more expensive and boost the cost of lines of credit above seven per cent but the Bank of Canada says it may have inflation licked without a deep recession. Not everyone is so sure. And it won't be painless.
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Central bank offers 'rosy outlook' on recession and inflation but warns of risks and pain

Another rate hike will make mortgages more expensive and boost the cost of lines of credit above seven per cent but the Bank of Canada says it may have inflation licked without a deep recession. Not everyone is so sure. And it won't be painless.

Got a driveway? You can't park in it if you don't have a garage in this Montreal borough

Martine Corbeil and many of her neighbours have homes whose garages have been converted to living spaces, but Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve says it hasn't been permitted for some 50 years and is now telling owners to park in the street.
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Got a driveway? You can't park in it if you don't have a garage in this Montreal borough

Martine Corbeil and many of her neighbours have homes whose garages have been converted to living spaces, but Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve says it hasn't been permitted for some 50 years and is now telling owners to park in the street.

Independent probe into contact between Alberta premier's office, prosecutors needed, says political scientist

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith should call an independent investigation into contact between her office, the justice minister's office and crown prosecutors to put questions to rest, one political scientist says.
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Independent probe into contact between Alberta premier's office, prosecutors needed, says political scientist

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith should call an independent investigation into contact between her office, the justice minister's office and crown prosecutors to put questions to rest, one political scientist says.

'It's disheartening': At least 66 more potential graves found at site of former B.C residential school

A First Nation in British Columbia has announced the discovery of at least 66 additional potential graves at the site of a former residential school where 93 were found last year.
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'It's disheartening': At least 66 more potential graves found at site of former B.C residential school

A First Nation in British Columbia has announced the discovery of at least 66 additional potential graves at the site of a former residential school where 93 were found last year.

'A survival problem': Canadian-Armenian woman describes life in blockade amid Armenia-Azerbaijan unrest

Huri Zohrabyan is among 120,000 people living in the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh, a landlocked enclave populated mainly by ethnic Armenians but recognized internationally as part of Azerbaijan. In December 2022, the only road connecting the region
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'A survival problem': Canadian-Armenian woman describes life in blockade amid Armenia-Azerbaijan unrest

Huri Zohrabyan is among 120,000 people living in the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh, a landlocked enclave populated mainly by ethnic Armenians but recognized internationally as part of Azerbaijan. In December 2022, the only road connecting the region to Armenia and the outside world was blockaded. As a result, food, medicine and gas are in dangerously short supply.

Toronto Pearson Airport cancels 25% of flights as snowstorm hammers southern Ontario

Toronto Pearson International Airport is cancelling hundreds of flights on Wednesday as a heavy snowstorm hammers the city.
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Toronto Pearson Airport cancels 25% of flights as snowstorm hammers southern Ontario

Toronto Pearson International Airport is cancelling hundreds of flights on Wednesday as a heavy snowstorm hammers the city.

Storm brings in heavy snow to Ontario, expected to bring downpour to the Atlantic

As much of Southern Ontario is hit with a powerful snowstorm, a mix of heavy snow turning into rain is expected to hit Atlantic Canada as the weather system moves further east.
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Storm brings in heavy snow to Ontario, expected to bring downpour to the Atlantic

As much of Southern Ontario is hit with a powerful snowstorm, a mix of heavy snow turning into rain is expected to hit Atlantic Canada as the weather system moves further east.

66 more potential burial sites discovered at former B.C. residential school

The lead investigator for a B.C. First Nations has announced its ongoing probe has revealed at least 28 children died on the grounds of a former residential school and identified 66 more potential burial sites.
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66 more potential burial sites discovered at former B.C. residential school

The lead investigator for a B.C. First Nations has announced its ongoing probe has revealed at least 28 children died on the grounds of a former residential school and identified 66 more potential burial sites.

Canada considering sending 4 Leopard tanks to Ukraine: sources

Canada is considering sending four Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine, according to senior sources speaking to CBC News, but no decisions have been made. CBC News is not identifying the confidential sources because they were not authorized to speak publicly.
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Canada considering sending 4 Leopard tanks to Ukraine: sources

Canada is considering sending four Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine, according to senior sources speaking to CBC News, but no decisions have been made. CBC News is not identifying the confidential sources because they were not authorized to speak publicly.

Hundreds of deer descended on a Sask. farmer's property. Then the coyotes came.

A Sask. farmer says his property has been overrun with hundreds of deer, bringing predators and disease with them, and is pleading to the provincial government for a long-term solution.
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Hundreds of deer descended on a Sask. farmer's property. Then the coyotes came.

A Sask. farmer says his property has been overrun with hundreds of deer, bringing predators and disease with them, and is pleading to the provincial government for a long-term solution.

Southern, eastern Ontario brace for snowstorm, difficult travel conditions

Environment Canada has issued snowfall warnings for most of southern and eastern Ontario, with a significant storm expected to hit parts of the province.
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Southern, eastern Ontario brace for snowstorm, difficult travel conditions

Environment Canada has issued snowfall warnings for most of southern and eastern Ontario, with a significant storm expected to hit parts of the province.

Bank of Canada raises key interest rate again, signals pause in rate hikes

The Bank of Canada has raised its overnight rate by 25 basis points, moving its policy rate to 4.5 per cent from 4.25 per cent. If projections hold steady, the central bank has signalled a pause at its current rate, while it assesses the full impact of its hi
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Bank of Canada raises key interest rate again, signals pause in rate hikes

The Bank of Canada has raised its overnight rate by 25 basis points, moving its policy rate to 4.5 per cent from 4.25 per cent. If projections hold steady, the central bank has signalled a pause at its current rate, while it assesses the full impact of its hikes on the economy.

Bank of Canada raises interest rate again — but hints that hikes may be done for now

The Bank of Canada has raised its benchmark interest rate again, to 4.5 per cent, but hinted that it may now be done with its aggressive campaign of rate hikes.
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Bank of Canada raises interest rate again — but hints that hikes may be done for now

The Bank of Canada has raised its benchmark interest rate again, to 4.5 per cent, but hinted that it may now be done with its aggressive campaign of rate hikes.

How scammers impersonating the Mike Holmes team try to steal thousands from his followers

A woman from Six Nations of the Grand River thought Canadian television personality Mike Holmes would be renovating her century-old family farm home — then she learned she was actually speaking to scammers.
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How scammers impersonating the Mike Holmes team try to steal thousands from his followers

A woman from Six Nations of the Grand River thought Canadian television personality Mike Holmes would be renovating her century-old family farm home — then she learned she was actually speaking to scammers.

What another Bank of Canada rate hike could mean

The Bank of Canada is scheduled to make an interest rate announcement Wednesday that's widely expected to push its key policy rate up to 4.5 per cent -- the highest it's been since 2007. Economists are predicting the central bank, which has made a rapid succe
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What another Bank of Canada rate hike could mean

The Bank of Canada is scheduled to make an interest rate announcement Wednesday that's widely expected to push its key policy rate up to 4.5 per cent -- the highest it's been since 2007. Economists are predicting the central bank, which has made a rapid succession of large hikes since it began raising from near-zero in March, is nearing an end to the increases.

Indigenous identity fraud 'the ultimate step in colonialism,' Metis lawyer says

Since Grey Owl a century ago, people of European descent have falsely claimed to be Indigenous for personal gain or a sense of absolution, but one Metis legal expert says it would take a psychiatrist to try to fully answer, 'why?' Lawyer Jean Teillet's repor
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Indigenous identity fraud 'the ultimate step in colonialism,' Metis lawyer says

Since Grey Owl a century ago, people of European descent have falsely claimed to be Indigenous for personal gain or a sense of absolution, but one Metis legal expert says it would take a psychiatrist to try to fully answer, 'why?' Lawyer Jean Teillet's report examined the harm caused by Indigenous identity fraud, outlined red flags for spotting potential deceit and suggested measures to prevent it.

Immigration requirements are driving new doctors away from N.S., says medical resident

A family medicine resident from India says the requirement for medical graduates to become permanent residents before beginning a residency in the province is a barrier for many aspiring doctors.
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Immigration requirements are driving new doctors away from N.S., says medical resident

A family medicine resident from India says the requirement for medical graduates to become permanent residents before beginning a residency in the province is a barrier for many aspiring doctors.

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