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Victims of alleged Chinese currency exchange scam want investigation into millions lost

Eva Uguen-Csenge | News/Canada/British Columbia | Thu, 1 Dec 2022 07:00:00 EST

Victims say they have lost hundreds of thousands in foreign currency exchanges with an alleged fraudster. According to experts, exchange businesses, while legal, operate in an area that lacks regulation, making consumers vulnerable to fraud and creating the potential for millions of dollars to be laundered into British Columbia. read more

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Train derailment in southeastern Saskatchewan leads to massive fire

CBC News | News/Canada/Saskatchewan | Thu, 1 Dec 2022 13:26:19 EST

Thick black smoke and fire emanated from oil tankers and cable cars carrying vehicles after a train derailed in southeastern Saskatchewan Thursday morning. read more

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N.S. doctors want employers to stop asking for sick notes — but the requests keep coming

Carolyn Ray | News/Canada/Nova Scotia | Wed, 30 Nov 2022 17:00:44 EST

Doctors Nova Scotia says physicians are being asked for more and more sick notes, despite a plea from the province's chief medical officer of health for employers to stop using them. read more

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She unlisted her condo on Airbnb when Quebec changed its law. She still got fined $3,750

Steve Rukavina | News/Canada/Montreal | Thu, 1 Dec 2022 04:00:00 EST

Ashley Werhun's story highlights ongoing confusion about the rules for Airbnb hosts in Quebec that has left many fuming after paying thousands in fines. read more

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Budgets, bridges and tires — why Metro Vancouver seems to struggle with a moderate amount of snow

Justin McElroy | News/Canada/British Columbia | Thu, 1 Dec 2022 06:00:00 EST

Why does southwest B.C. seemingly struggle with what much of the country manages with more ease?  read more

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Concerns grow that Alberta's Sovereignty Act will drive investment from province when it's needed most

Kyle Bakx | News/Business | Thu, 1 Dec 2022 04:00:00 EST

The business community is speaking out about Premier Danielle Smith's new provincial legislation and how it could drive investment from Alberta at a time when the oilpatch is finally back on its feet after several years in a downturn and as the province tries to keep its economy growing amid a possible recession. read more

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N.L. real estate agents, lawyers say they're facing a 'tsunami' of Crown Lands disputes

Darrell Roberts | News/Canada/Nfld. & Labrador | Thu, 1 Dec 2022 04:30:00 EST

A Catalina couple fighting to gain title to the land where they lived for 40 years aren’t alone in their plight, according to three real estate experts who say soon, even more people in Newfoundland and Labrador could be facing similar problems. read more

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PQ denied entry to Quebec's National Assembly after refusing to swear oath to King

Laura Marchand | News/Canada/Montreal | Thu, 1 Dec 2022 10:34:25 EST

The PQ had previously refused to swear allegiance to King Charles III, Canada's monarch — despite it being a requirement to sit in the National Assembly. The PQ chose to swear an oath to the Quebec people and the province's constitution instead. read more

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Stacey DeBungee's family to wait months to learn Thunder Bay officer's fate for flawed death investigation

Logan Turner | News/Canada/Thunder Bay | Thu, 1 Dec 2022 04:00:00 EST

The penalty hearing for a Thunder Bay, Ont., police officer who led the flawed investigation into the 2015 death of an Ojibway man has wrapped up, and the family now must wait to see how he'll be disciplined. read more

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Jurors in Hamilton hear dramatic 911 call made moments after Peter Khill shot and killed Jon Styres

Bobby Hristova | News/Canada/Hamilton | Thu, 1 Dec 2022 09:52:10 EST

Moments after hearing a 'bone-chilling' blast from a shotgun and seeing sparks fly in front of her home, Melinda Khill testified Wednesday she called 911 on a February night in 2016. Jurors heard the 16-minute call, which showed what Peter Khill and his now-wife Melinda said after Jon Styres was shot dead that night. read more

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Inuit organization drops support for government bill proposing reconciliation oversight body

Olivia Stefanovich | News/Politics | Thu, 1 Dec 2022 04:00:00 EST

The national organization representing Inuit is pulling its support for a federal government bill that would create a national reconciliation oversight body. read more

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Thousands of N.S. homes, businesses without power after widespread rain, wind

CBC News | News/Canada/Nova Scotia | Thu, 1 Dec 2022 06:21:27 EST

Thousands of homes and businesses are without power in Nova Scotia after widespread rain and wind overnight. read more

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Why Ontario buyers are scooping up investment properties in Calgary

Paula Duhatschek | News/Canada/Calgary | Thu, 1 Dec 2022 04:00:00 EST

In recent years, the Calgary real estate market has seen a significant amount of investment from out-of-province buyers, particularly those in Ontario. read more

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New data says more Manitobans getting HIV, with higher proportions of women, Indigenous people

Nathan Liewicki | News/Canada/Manitoba | Thu, 1 Dec 2022 06:00:00 EST

The Manitoba HIV Program unveiled its 2018-2021 report findings Thursday — World AIDS Day and the start of Indigenous AIDS Awareness Week — by highlighting an overrepresentation of Indigenous people living with HIV, and more women being diagnosed. read more

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What these constitutional law experts have to say about Alberta's proposed Sovereignty Act

Mark Gollom | News/Politics | Thu, 1 Dec 2022 04:00:00 EST

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith's newly tabled Sovereignty Act immediately prompted accusations that it was undemocratic and constitutionally unsound. CBC News contacted experts in constitutional law to get their take on the proposed legislation. read more

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'This is not inclusion': Canadian hockey parents frustrated as foreign-born kids asked to apply for transfer

Andrew Lupton | News/Canada/London | Thu, 1 Dec 2022 06:18:55 EST

Hockey parents of children born outside Canada are bristling at a rule that requires them to apply for a transfer from their birth country before they can take the ice. read more

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Woman says Fredericton police didn't thoroughly investigate sexual assault allegations

Karissa Donkin | News/Canada/New Brunswick | Thu, 1 Dec 2022 05:00:00 EST

Records shared with CBC News show that a detective didn't interview Jordan MacEachern-Johnson until nearly four months after she first went to police, and that he closed the case before picking up medical evidence from a sexual assault examination kit. read more

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Young and old more likely to face severe flu. Here's why doctors think it happens

Amina Zafar | News/Health | Thu, 1 Dec 2022 04:00:00 EST

Canadians have been getting sick enough with seasonal flu to land in hospital, say doctors with suggestions on who is most at risk and what it could mean for festive gatherings. read more

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Canada not doing enough with its highly educated immigrants, StatsCan says

Jessica Wong | News/Canada | Thu, 1 Dec 2022 04:00:00 EST

Thanks in part to highly educated immigrants, Canada has the highest percentage in the G7 of working-age people with college or university credentials, according to Statistics Canada. Yet the agency suggests we're 'leaving talent on the table' by failing to recognize their qualifications. read more

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Wind warnings ended, but thousands still without electricity in P.E.I.

Kevin Yarr | News/Canada/PEI | Thu, 1 Dec 2022 05:20:12 EST

Three schools had to close and the opening time was delayed for others as thousands of homes and businesses on P.E.I. began Thursday without power because of an overnight windstorm. read more

Train derails in southeast Sask. causing low visibility for 2 kilometres

Train derails in southeast Sask. causing low visibility for 2 kilometres

Canada/Fire/Estevan | Thu, 01 Dec 2022 19:02:02 +0000

A train derailment between Midale and Macoun has closed Highway 39 in both directions.  read more

Wage top-ups, one-time payments coming for Alberta early childhood educators

Wage top-ups, one-time payments coming for Alberta early childhood educators

Canada/Education/Money | Thu, 01 Dec 2022 19:00:04 +0000

For the first time since 2018, early childhood educators in Alberta will see an increase to the wage top-up program. read more

Ban on UFC bets: Ontario gaming operators ordered to stop accepting wagers

Ban on UFC bets: Ontario gaming operators ordered to stop accepting wagers

Canada/agco/Gambling | Thu, 01 Dec 2022 18:52:55 +0000

"This is not a decision we take lightly, knowing the popularity of UFC events in Ontario's sports books," Tom Mungham, the AGCO's registrar and CEO, wrote in a statement. read more

‘Freedom Convoy’ protests: Military told to prepare to step in, official says

‘Freedom Convoy’ protests: Military told to prepare to step in, official says

Canada/Emergencies Act/Emergencies Act inquiry | Thu, 01 Dec 2022 18:47:41 +0000

The Defence Department's top official says while word was sent to the military to prepare, the Liberal government was adamant the Armed Forces should be used only as a last resort. read more

Federally regulated workers eligible for 10 days of paid sick leave under new rules

Federally regulated workers eligible for 10 days of paid sick leave under new rules

Canada/Canada Paid Sick Leave/federal government paid sick leave | Thu, 01 Dec 2022 18:41:24 +0000

In a news release, Labour Minister Seamus O'Regan says the paid leave means "more workers won't have to choose between getting well and getting paid." read more

Regina residents flock to Agribition as day 4 continues

Regina residents flock to Agribition as day 4 continues

Canada/Entertainment/Agribition | Thu, 01 Dec 2022 18:39:42 +0000

Lakota Bird, one of the competitors in the breakaway roping event at the Maple Leaf Finals Rodeo, says she's been roping since she was a little kid. read more

Canada’s prison needle exchange program failing amid poor rollout: advocates

Canada’s prison needle exchange program failing amid poor rollout: advocates

Canada/Canada News/canada prison needle exchange | Thu, 01 Dec 2022 18:16:58 +0000

A report published this week by the HIV Legal Network says the program continues to exist in only nine prisons and is inaccessible to most people behind bars. read more

N.S. opening emergency shelter in Lower Sackville with $380K funding

N.S. opening emergency shelter in Lower Sackville with $380K funding

Canada/News/Emergency Shelter | Thu, 01 Dec 2022 17:46:00 +0000

In partnership with Beacon House Interfaith Society, the province is working to open an evening and overnight shelter at St. Elizabeth Seton Church in Lower Sackville, N.S. read more

Not everyone thinks Canada’s new immigration plan will grow the economy the way it should

Not everyone thinks Canada’s new immigration plan will grow the economy the way it should

Canada/Canada immigration backlogs/Canada Labour Market | Thu, 01 Dec 2022 17:37:38 +0000

Not everyone agrees Canada's new immigration plan will solve labour shortages, especially in the retail and service sectors. read more

FIFA World Cup: Montreal’s Moroccans cheer as Canada falls in final match

FIFA World Cup: Montreal’s Moroccans cheer as Canada falls in final match

Canada/Sports/FIFA | Thu, 01 Dec 2022 17:20:37 +0000

Canada and Morocco had faced each other three previous times, with Morocco winning twice and the teams drawing once. read more

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