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Women are a growing group of Canadian military veterans, but services are lagging

Danielle Edwards | News/Canada/Nova Scotia | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 14:45:36 EST

Maya Eichler, a professor at Mount St. Vincent University in Halifax, says women are the fastest-growing segment of veterans in Canada, but support systems have historically been designed around men. read more

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Enterprise dings woman who rented truck on sunny day more than $5,500 for hail damage

Erica Johnson | News/Go Public | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 04:00:00 EST

Enterprise Rent-A-Car customers say they were told many weeks after renting vehicles that they’re on the hook for damages, for which they say they’re not responsible. A consumer law professor says rental giants must tell customers about damage in a timely fashion and prove damage occurred during the rental period. read more

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Where is officer DM10032? Applicants stumped, stranded by idle immigration worker

Priscilla Ki Sun Hwang | News/Canada/Ottawa | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 04:00:00 EST

Would-be immigrants around the world are seeking information about a Canadian immigration officer who has left their applications largely untouched for years. They wonder if the person is still working, assigned to their case or even exists. read more

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Fort Frances was the 1st Ontario town to ban single-use plastics. So how has it gone?

Heather Kitching | News/Canada/Thunder Bay | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 07:00:00 EST

One year after Fort Frances became the first municipality in Ontario to ban single-use plastics, some businesses and customers say the transition to recyclable and compostable alternatives has been relatively smooth. read more

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His job was to persuade Ontario community to take nuclear waste. He claims he was fired for taking its side

Colin Butler | News/Canada/London | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 04:00:00 EST

The Nuclear Waste Management Organization of Canada is being sued by a former employee who claims he was constructively dismissed because he was "too much on the side of the community." read more

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How the COVID-19 outbreak in Bearskin Lake shows Canada needs to boost crisis response in First Nations

Logan Turner,Kyle Muzyka | News/Canada/Thunder Bay | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 04:00:00 EST

The federal government's response to a COVID-19 outbreak in a northern Ontario First Nation was criticized for being slow and ineffective. Indigenous leaders and experts say Canada needs to rethink how it responds to crises in First Nations. read more

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DFO scientists' union says members' work in N.L. undermined by industry and political interference

Todd O'Brien | News/Canada/Nfld. & Labrador | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 04:30:00 EST

The union representing scientists at Fisheries and Oceans Canada is accusing lobbyists, industry, senior members of the department and at least one politician of undermining the work of their members in Newfoundland and Labrador. read more

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Florida man charged in Canada-U.S. human-smuggling scheme at Manitoba border to be released from custody

Rachel Bergen | News/Canada/Manitoba | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 08:27:58 EST

A Florida man charged with sneaking migrants across the Canada-U.S. border in a perilous human-smuggling scheme that cost the lives of four people, including an infant, is being released from custody on the conditions that he surrender all of his travel documents and stay in the state, with the exception of attending court. read more

African Cancer Care

This Calgary couple is working to destigmatize cancer for Black Canadians

Karina Zapata | News/Canada/Calgary | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 07:00:00 EST

When Yinka Oladele’s husband was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2016, she automatically became his caregiver. But she struggled to find the information and resources she needed to navigate his diagnosis as a Black patient. read more

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Nunavut childcare spots to cost an average of $10 a day by March 2024

CBC News | News/Canada/North | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 09:46:23 EST

The federal government announced Monday a deal with Nunavut to create childcare spots that cost an average of $10 a day by March 2024, and to create 238 new licensed early learning and child care spaces by the end of March 2026.  read more

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Canada planning technological fixes to make crossing the border faster

Elizabeth Thompson | News/Politics | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 04:00:00 EST

The Canada Border Services Agency has big plans for technological innovations to speed travellers through airports and the border. But privacy experts say the agency must ensure that the information is being stored securely — and travellers need to know how their information is going to be used. read more

Alberta Saskatchewan winter weather

From sun dogs to snowpack, we answer some of your weather questions

Christy Climenhaga | News/Canada/Edmonton | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 08:00:00 EST

This week we have picked a few of your questions to answer. And remember to keep those weather queries coming. read more

COVID Que 20220120

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Monday

The Canadian Press | News/World | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 08:24:03 EST

Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 is now required to access big-box and other large-scale retail stores across Quebec. read more

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Winnipeg woman declared dead by CRA twice in 10 months — but she's alive

Rachel Bergen | News/Canada/Manitoba | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 06:00:00 EST

Dave Gibeault opened his mail last week to find a letter from the Canada Revenue Agency calling for him to pay back hundreds of dollars in GST credits paid to his mother because she was dead when it was received — but she's very much alive. read more

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Why a 4-storey apartment could be coming to a residential street near you

Joanne Chianello | News/Canada/Ottawa | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 04:00:00 EST

The task force asked to find ways to make Ontario housing more affordable wants to do away with rules that entrench single-family homes as the lone option in many residential neighbourhoods, according to a draft report obtained by CBC. read more

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Condo owners in aging building face $14M in repairs. If they can't pay their part, they risk losing homes

Samantha Beattie | News/Canada/Toronto | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 04:00:00 EST

As much as $9 million of debt plus a rapidly deteriorating structure caught up to York Condominium Corporation No. 82, which runs the 321-unit building in Toronto's Jane and Finch neighbourhood.  read more

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COVID-19 can wreak havoc on your body. So will it cause health issues decades down the road?

Lauren Pelley | News/Health | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 04:00:00 EST

COVID-19 can lead to a dizzying array of symptoms and sometimes causes lingering effects. What will that mean for the long-term health of millions of people who’ve been infected — months, years or even decades down the road? read more

Quebec school return

How schools are pushing through to keep students learning in person despite Omicron

Jessica Wong | News/Canada | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 04:00:00 EST

Classrooms across Canada are looking different than they did just one month ago, as educators grapple with a tidal wave of Omicron variant COVID-19 cases and severe winter weather blasting various regions. Educators in different provinces share snapshots of what's going on in their communities.  read more

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Many unknowns, lots of hope as Yukoners vote on First Nation school board

Paul Tukker | News/Canada/North | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 06:00:00 EST

A referendum is underway in several Yukon communities this month, to decide whether local schools will be operated by a new First Nation school board. read more

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B.C.-based First Nation may put names to unmarked graves with new residential school documents

Olivia Stefanovich | News/Politics | Sun, 23 Jan 2022 04:00:00 EST

The leadership of Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc hopes to identify and locate missing children believed to be buried in unmarked graves near the former Kamloops Indian Residential School (IRS) with the help of previously undisclosed documents set for release by the federal government. read more

‘People need help now’: B.C. ranchers in urgent need of financial aid to rebuild their lives

‘People need help now’: B.C. ranchers in urgent need of financial aid to rebuild their lives

Canada/Economy/Environment | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 21:43:28 +0000

“In the space of about 12 hours, we watched a lifetime's worth of work wash down the river and disappear," rancher Rhonda MacDonald told Global News. read more

Saskatoon delays return to work plan

Saskatoon delays return to work plan

Canada/City of Saskatoon/COVID | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 21:22:31 +0000

The City of Saskatoon has delayed the return of staff to in-person work to April 1. read more

1 in hospital following ‘serious’ collision in south London, Ont.

1 in hospital following ‘serious’ collision in south London, Ont.

Canada/Crash/highbury avenue | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 21:20:53 +0000

It was around 2:50 p.m. Monday when officers responded to a "serious motor vehicle collision" near Highbury Avenue and Westminster Drive in London, Ont. read more

5 more COVID-19 deaths reported in Waterloo Region Monday

5 more COVID-19 deaths reported in Waterloo Region Monday

Canada/Health/Cambridge COVID | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 21:00:51 +0000

After reporting six COVID-19 related deaths on Friday, Waterloo Public Health reported another five on Monday, raising the death toll in the area to 339. read more

Montreal’s Chinatown, threatened by development, to be granted heritage status

Montreal’s Chinatown, threatened by development, to be granted heritage status

Canada/Chinatown Heritage status/Heritage Buildings | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 20:37:31 +0000

The designation requires owners to preserve the historic character of their buildings in Chinatown and to be granted approval before they can make significant changes. read more

4 injured in helicopter crash southeast of Edmonton on Sunday

4 injured in helicopter crash southeast of Edmonton on Sunday

Canada/Camrose/Daysland | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 20:31:14 +0000

Two patients with traumatic injuries were flown by STARS to hospital and arrived in stable condition. read more

Carjacker wreaks havoc downtown: Winnipeg police

Carjacker wreaks havoc downtown: Winnipeg police

Canada/Crime/Carjacking | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 20:29:00 +0000

This morning Winnipeg police responded to a carjacker who wreaked havoc in the downtown area. read more

Emergency crews respond to fire at Brampton high-rise

Emergency crews respond to fire at Brampton high-rise

Canada/Brampton/Brampton Fire | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 20:27:29 +0000

Peel Regional Police said a call came in shortly after 2 p.m. for reports of a fire in the area of Dixie Road and Clark Boulevard.  read more

Blaine, U.S. business charging Canadians fees for packages stored longer than six weeks

Blaine, U.S. business charging Canadians fees for packages stored longer than six weeks

Canada/Blaine/Blaine packages | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 19:44:22 +0000

As of Jan. 3, any packages at Hagen's of Blaine for 45 days or longer will be charged 50 cents per day per package. read more

Indigenous non-profit group seeks ownership stake in Trans Mountain Pipeline

Indigenous non-profit group seeks ownership stake in Trans Mountain Pipeline

Canada/Economy/Environment | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 19:36:20 +0000

Nesika Services publicly launched Monday, calling itself a grassroots, community-led not-for-profit. read more

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