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A look at minimum wage rates across Canadian provinces and territories

A look at minimum wage rates across Canadian provinces and territories

Ontario says it will raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour from $14.35 on Jan. 1. The province will also eliminate the separate minimum wage for liquor servers, who currently make $12.55 per hour, and increase their hourly wage to $15.
Kabul safe houses need $5 million by Friday to stay open, say veterans

Kabul safe houses need $5 million by Friday to stay open, say veterans

OTTAWA — As a Canadian Forces combat engineer in Afghanistan, Corey Shelson's life revolved around a series of life-and-death calculations — plotting the safe movement of his comrades around hidden roadside explosives and other threats.
City of Iqaluit says water meets health standards but residents still can't drink it

City of Iqaluit says water meets health standards but residents still can't drink it

IQALUIT — City officials say Iqaluit's drinking water meets national standards, but residents can't consume it until Nunavut's chief public health officer says it's OK.
U.S. must learn more about Canada's potential as a critical-minerals partner: report

U.S. must learn more about Canada's potential as a critical-minerals partner: report

WASHINGTON — Canada needs to sell the United States on the progressive virtues of its mining industry if it wants to be an integral partner and supplier to burgeoning electric-vehicle and critical-minerals markets south of the border, Prime Minister
Ex-soldier who killed his family in N.S. knew what he did was morally wrong: doctor

Ex-soldier who killed his family in N.S. knew what he did was morally wrong: doctor

PORT HAWKESBURY, N.S. — An Afghanistan war veteran was suffering from several mental disorders when he killed three family members and himself in 2017, but he understood his actions were wrong, an inquiry in Nova Scotia heard Tuesday. Dr.
Experts worried about extent of damage to N.L. health system following cyberattack

Experts worried about extent of damage to N.L. health system following cyberattack

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Cybersecurity experts said Tuesday they are worried about the extent of damage to the databanks of Newfoundland and Labrador's health system following a cyberattack detected on the weekend.
Ontario to release death registrations of 1,800 Indigenous children

Ontario to release death registrations of 1,800 Indigenous children

Ontario is in the process of releasing death records of approximately 1,800 Indigenous children to the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation.
B.C. Premier John Horgan working virtually after throat biopsy

B.C. Premier John Horgan working virtually after throat biopsy

VICTORIA — The premier's office in British Columbia says John Horgan is making good progress following last week's biopsy surgery for a growth in his throat.
Carbon pricing and election conspiracy theories: In The News for Nov. 2

Carbon pricing and election conspiracy theories: In The News for Nov. 2

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 Nov. 2 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Elections Canada probed how many Canadians have a 'conspiracy mindset'

Elections Canada probed how many Canadians have a 'conspiracy mindset'

OTTAWA — Elections Canada was curious to know how many Canadians believed in conspiracy theories in the lead up to the recent federal vote.