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'Political hot potato': residents of Hay River, N.W.T. urge dredging in key waterway

'Political hot potato': residents of Hay River, N.W.T. urge dredging in key waterway

HAY RIVER, N.W.T. — Aaron Campbell and his brother were boating from Yellowknife to Hay River, N.W.T., earlier this fall when they got stuck on a sandbar in the shallow waters of Great Slave Lake near the mouth of the Hay River.
Dig at B.C. shopping mall reveals Indigenous artifacts, and evolution of archeology

Dig at B.C. shopping mall reveals Indigenous artifacts, and evolution of archeology

Time changes everything — including the way archeology works.
Ottawa police investigating allegations of officers leaking info to 'Freedom Convoy'

Ottawa police investigating allegations of officers leaking info to 'Freedom Convoy'

Ottawa's interim police chief confirmed Thursday his force is investigating allegations that officers leaked intelligence to organizers of last winter's "Freedom Convoy" protest.
Fall budget update promises tax credits for clean electricity and hydrogen production

Fall budget update promises tax credits for clean electricity and hydrogen production

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland’s fall economic update creates two new federal tax credits for clean technology and low-emitting hydrogen production, with the caveat that companies that pay fair wages and train apprentices will get a bigg
Most funds raised for 'Freedom Convoy' protest were returned or confiscated

Most funds raised for 'Freedom Convoy' protest were returned or confiscated

OTTAWA — An investigation has found that most of the $25 million raised by the "Freedom Convoy" was either returned to donors or ended up in an escrow account awaiting the results of a civil lawsuit.
Five things you need to know about the Liberals’ fall economic update

Five things you need to know about the Liberals’ fall economic update

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals unveiled their fall economic update Thursday — a 92-page mini-budget setting out Canada’s fiscal situation and outlining new policies to tackle cost-of-living woes.
Freeland's mini-budget forecasts first surplus on the horizon, but warns of recession

Freeland's mini-budget forecasts first surplus on the horizon, but warns of recession

OTTAWA — A federal budgetary surplus is on the distant horizon for the first time since the Liberals came to power, but the rest of the fall fiscal update clouds that picture with the risk of recession and promises to spend a lot more to support Cana
Freedom, politics, control and money: the many motivations of the 'Freedom Convoy'

Freedom, politics, control and money: the many motivations of the 'Freedom Convoy'

OTTAWA — Months before thousands of protesters rolled into Canada's capital with the "Freedom Convoy," gridlocking streets in protest of COVID-19 mandates, Canada Unity founder James Bauder had already staged a similar, but much smaller, protest in O
After N.S. mass shooting, American family member of victims lost faith in Mounties

After N.S. mass shooting, American family member of victims lost faith in Mounties

HALIFAX — U.S. citizen Jennifer Zahl Bruland says the murders of her father and stepmother in Nova Scotia's mass shooting led her to stop believing in the quality of Canada's national police force. In a Sept.
'Race discrimination': Indigenous Quebec man who lived on reserve denied insurance

'Race discrimination': Indigenous Quebec man who lived on reserve denied insurance

MONTREAL — An Indigenous Quebec man who was denied car insurance because he lived on a reserve was the victim of race discrimination, the province's human rights commission concluded in a recent decision.