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NWT premier: Trudeau made 'specific commitments' during weekend meeting in Edmonton

NWT premier: Trudeau made 'specific commitments' during weekend meeting in Edmonton

EDMONTON — After saying last week she was angry Northerners don't receive the same services from the federal government as people in the rest of Canada, Northwest Territories Premier Caroline Cochrane says the prime minister made "specific commitment
Many support staff positions unfilled in Quebec schools, union warns

Many support staff positions unfilled in Quebec schools, union warns

MONTREAL — As Quebec struggles to recruit enough teachers to fill its classrooms ahead of the new school year, a major union is warning that it's proving equally hard to find enough support staff.
Bob Barker remembered as 'strong voice for animals' in Canada, says wildlife advocate

Bob Barker remembered as 'strong voice for animals' in Canada, says wildlife advocate

TORONTO — Television host Bob Barker charmed viewers on "The Price is Right," but it's his "strong voice for animals" that one Canadian wildlife advocate says will be irreplaceable.
Wildland firefighters battle mental health, labour challenges atop deadly blazes

Wildland firefighters battle mental health, labour challenges atop deadly blazes

With climate change expected to worsen wildfires in the future, some firefighters say gruelling labour conditions and associated mental health challenges are taking a toll on the workforce. 
'It's really hard': Ukrainian grandmother lonely but happy family is in Canada

'It's really hard': Ukrainian grandmother lonely but happy family is in Canada

Galyna Danyliuk knew she would miss her daughter and grandsons when they fled to Canada shortly after Russia invaded Ukraine, but she felt it was best she stay behind to protect their family home.
Influx of asylum claimants flooding shelters, social services in Ottawa

Influx of asylum claimants flooding shelters, social services in Ottawa

OTTAWA — Femi Biobaku came to Canada more than a year ago fleeing persecution from the Nigerian authorities, forcing him to leave his wife, two children, community and job as an accountant back home.
Nisga'a memorial pole about to start journey home to B.C. from Scottish museum

Nisga'a memorial pole about to start journey home to B.C. from Scottish museum

A memorial totem pole belonging to members of the Nisga'a Nation in northwestern British Columbia is about to begin its journey home from the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh, where it has been on display for nearly a century.
'I remember the fear': Canadians recounted horror of Bernardo case following transfer

'I remember the fear': Canadians recounted horror of Bernardo case following transfer

OTTAWA — The haunting effect of Paul Bernardo's crimes lingered for Canadians nearly 30 years later, detailed in the hundreds of messages that poured into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's office after the serial killer was transferred to a medium-secu
Teachers turn to AI to make workload more manageable, chart lesson plans

Teachers turn to AI to make workload more manageable, chart lesson plans

Jessica Reid has thought about quitting the career she'd dreamed of since childhood hundreds of times.
Lotto 649 winning numbers for Saturday, Aug. 26, 2023

Lotto 649 winning numbers for Saturday, Aug. 26, 2023

TORONTO — The winning numbers in Saturday's Lotto 649 draw for an estimated $5 million: 06, 10, 11, 22, 32 & 43.