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Top CEOs in Canada were paid at second-highest level ever during the pandemic

Top CEOs in Canada were paid at second-highest level ever during the pandemic

OTTAWA — Canada's 100 highest-paid CEOs had their second-best year ever in 2020, even as the COVID-19 pandemic left this country in the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression.
Ottawa announces $40-billion Indigenous child welfare settlement, largest in history

Ottawa announces $40-billion Indigenous child welfare settlement, largest in history

Ottawa announced Tuesdayit had secured agreements in principle to compensate First Nations children harmed by its underfunding of child welfare, revealing for the first time early details about what the historic arrangement will cover.
Both sides claim victory after ruling sides with U.S. over Canadian dairy quotas

Both sides claim victory after ruling sides with U.S. over Canadian dairy quotas

WASHINGTON — Dairy industry advocates and trade officials in the United States celebrated a rare win over Canada on Tuesday after a panel of arbitrators agreed that America's northern neighbour is denying U.S.
Calls grow for inmate releases as COVID-19 cases climb in Canada's jails and prisons

Calls grow for inmate releases as COVID-19 cases climb in Canada's jails and prisons

ST. JOHN'S, N.L.
Hackers interrupt Zoom news conference held by families of Iran plane crash victims

Hackers interrupt Zoom news conference held by families of Iran plane crash victims

OTTAWA — Hackers targeted a Tuesday virtual news conference held by lawyers and family members of victims of the Iranian military's downing of a passenger jet two years ago.
Antisemitism envoy Irwin Cotler says Quebec's secularism law is discriminatory

Antisemitism envoy Irwin Cotler says Quebec's secularism law is discriminatory

OTTAWA — Canada's special envoy on combating antisemitism has sharply criticized as "discriminatory" Quebec's law banning teachers and some other public-sector employees from wearing religious symbols at work. Prof.
Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard's sex assault trial postponed again due to COVID-19

Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard's sex assault trial postponed again due to COVID-19

TORONTO — Canadian musician Jacob Hoggard, the frontman for the band Hedley, has once again seen his sexual assault trial postponed as a result of COVID-19 restrictions.
More COVID restrictions, Indigenous child welfare settlement : In The News for Jan. 4

More COVID restrictions, Indigenous child welfare settlement : In The News for Jan. 4

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Jan. 4... What we are watching in Canada ...
Hockey federation investigates incident with Russia's junior team at Calgary airport

Hockey federation investigates incident with Russia's junior team at Calgary airport

CALGARY — A New Year's Eve disturbance on an Air Canada plane which some passengers have said was related to bad behavior by Russia's world junior hockey team does not appear to have resulted in any charges, but the International Ice Hockey Federatio
Provinces announce new measures as Omicron fuels rise in COVID cases, hospitalization

Provinces announce new measures as Omicron fuels rise in COVID cases, hospitalization

Provinces are putting new measures in place to deal with an Omicron-fuelled rise in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, including delaying in-person schooling in Ontario by two weeks and bringing in the military to help Quebec speed up its third-dos