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Some in P.E.I. and Nova Scotia won't get electricity back until next week: utilities

Some in P.E.I. and Nova Scotia won't get electricity back until next week: utilities

HALIFAX — It will be Sunday or Monday before all communities in Prince Edward Island are reconnected to the electricity grid — more than a week after post-tropical storm Fiona yanked down power lines across Atlantic Canada and eastern Quebec, officia
Canadians in Florida dealing with fallout from Hurricane Ian

Canadians in Florida dealing with fallout from Hurricane Ian

Tiffany Thomas headed to a Tampa-area hospital being used as a shelter in search of a cellphone signal and internet on Thursday after Hurricane Ian knocked out power and phone service in her neighbourhood overnight.
National chief says Canada's reconciliation actions taking long road; 40 years away

National chief says Canada's reconciliation actions taking long road; 40 years away

VICTORIA — The road to reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples in Canada remains a long one, says Assembly of First Nations National Chief RoseAnne Archibald, who estimates it will take 40 years at the current pace to achieve the more than 90 calls to
Defence minister stands by military's vaccine mandate amid months-long review

Defence minister stands by military's vaccine mandate amid months-long review

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is defending the military's continued use of a vaccine mandate for Armed Forces members as a condition of employment amid pressure to end the requirement and questions about when a promised “tweak” will finally be unve
Family files $2.7-million lawsuit over Indigenous woman's death in Quebec hospital

Family files $2.7-million lawsuit over Indigenous woman's death in Quebec hospital

MONTREAL — The family of an Indigenous woman who was mocked by staff as she lay dying in a Quebec hospital in September 2020 filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking nearly $2.7 million in damages.
Trudeau rejects Russia referendum, again promises sanctions

Trudeau rejects Russia referendum, again promises sanctions

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has condemned votes in occupied parts of Ukraine to join Russia, but gave no timeline for sanctions Canada promised a week ago.
Homes still unaffordable for average households despite fall in prices: reports

Homes still unaffordable for average households despite fall in prices: reports

OTTAWA — Buying a home has become more unaffordable for Canadians even as housing prices fall, according to new reports from the parliamentary budget officer and RBC.
Pierre Poilievre's complaint didn't influence 'Diagolon' leader's arrest: RCMP

Pierre Poilievre's complaint didn't influence 'Diagolon' leader's arrest: RCMP

OTTAWA — The RCMP says Jeremy MacKenzie’s arrest was not influenced by Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre’s request to have the Mounties look into comments about his wife.
Arctic Ocean acidifying up to four times faster than any other sea on Earth

Arctic Ocean acidifying up to four times faster than any other sea on Earth

What may be the broadest and longest study to date has found Canada's Arctic Ocean is growing more acidic up to four times faster than any other sea on the planet.
Foreign affairs minister returns to U.S. capital to talk Ukraine with Blinken

Foreign affairs minister returns to U.S. capital to talk Ukraine with Blinken

WASHINGTON — Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly is standing by NATO's description of gas pipeline leaks in the Baltic Sea as the product of a likely act of sabotage. Joly is in Washington, D.C.