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|Alta., Ont., Sask. and N.B. signing agreement to explore small nuclear reactors - Wed, 14 Apr 2021 11:11:57 EDT|
Alberta is to join three other provinces to explore the feasibility of small modular nuclear reactors as a clean energy option.
|Airline deal means taxpayers once again take a risk on corporate Canada - Wed, 14 Apr 2021 04:00:00 EDT|
Wily negotiations by former business boss Michael Sabia mean Canadian taxpayers may actually profit from Ottawa's roughly $6 billion bailout of Air Canada.
|Lessons from Quebec City's gym outbreak, one of Canada's largest COVID-19 superspreading events - Wed, 14 Apr 2021 04:00:00 EDT|
We still don’t know exactly how it started, but the outbreak has become one of the largest recorded COVID-19 superspreading events in Canada. Experts say it serves as a cautionary tale as the country contends with more transmissible variants of the coronavirus.
|Alberta NDP would likely form majority if election held today, new poll suggests - Wed, 14 Apr 2021 04:00:00 EDT|
If an election in Alberta were held today, the NDP would likely win a majority as support for the governing United Conservative Party plummets, according to a new poll commissioned by CBC News.
|Students, graduates, politicians decry 'devastating' cuts at Laurentian University - Wed, 14 Apr 2021 05:30:00 EDT|
Students at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ont., continue to react to news the school is cutting dozens of programs and laying off about 100 professors.
|How police may have missed a chance to catch serial killer Bruce McArthur in 2013 - Wed, 14 Apr 2021 04:00:09 EDT|
Toronto police didn’t check Bruce McArthur’s criminal record in 2013 before or after interviewing him — despite possessing evidence connecting the now convicted serial killer to three missing men, according to a new independent review.
|MPs call on Ottawa to make face masks, work-related PPE tax-deductible - Wed, 14 Apr 2021 04:00:00 EDT|
Opposition critics are calling on Canada to follow the lead of countries like the United States and Australia by making work-related purchases of COVID-19 personal protective equipment (PPE) tax-deductible.
|Ontario is adding hundreds of ICU beds. But does it have the resources to support them? - Wed, 14 Apr 2021 04:00:00 EDT|
As ICU admissions continue to soar in Ontario, the province says it's adding 350 more ICU beds by the end of the week. But just how much of an impact can more beds have when health-care experts say critical care is already pushed to the brink?
|Canadian medical students in St. Vincent pull 'all-nighters' to help evacuees after volcano eruptions - Wed, 14 Apr 2021 04:00:00 EDT|
Claire Matlock went from handling final exams as a medical student in St. Vincent to helping people devastated by the La Soufričre volcano eruption — and the volunteer efforts of the Kitchener, Ont., resident and her friends have extended far beyond expectations.
|Summer Olympics will be different from anything we have seen before - Wed, 14 Apr 2021 04:00:00 EDT|
The Tokyo Olympics are scheduled to open in 100 days on July 23. But instead of a global spectacle, these Games will be all about restrictions and protocols to protect the health and safety of athletes and those around them.
|If a pill could ease your heartbreak, would you take it? - Wed, 14 Apr 2021 04:00:00 EDT|
Love potions are the stuff of fiction, but in recent years, a field of research has emerged that is exploring how to use MDMA, antidepressants and other drugs to manipulate the neurological and hormonal processes related to falling in and out of love.
|Retail giant W. Galen Weston has died at age 80 - Tue, 13 Apr 2021 14:35:45 EDT|
W. Galen Weston, the patriarch of the Weston retail empire that owns Loblaws and other holdings, has died at age 80.
|Resistance to Alberta's COVID-19 health restrictions is growing, experts warn - Tue, 13 Apr 2021 09:00:00 EDT|
A church west of Edmonton, the scene of a large protest Sunday after it was forcibly closed by Alberta Health Services last week, has become emblematic of a widening fissure in Alberta.
|May 3 targeted as new date for reopening of Atlantic bubble - Tue, 13 Apr 2021 19:27:28 EDT|
A recent surge in COVID-19 cases means the reopening of the Atlantic bubble has been delayed until May 3, the four Atlantic premiers said in a joint statement Tuesday afternoon.
|Fully vaccinated but still in lockdown, long-term care resident says she's treated 'less than human' - Tue, 13 Apr 2021 04:00:00 EDT|
Chelsea Dreher, 32, is fully vaccinated after receiving her second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in late February, but she hasn’t been able to leave her ward, go outside or visit other residents for almost two weeks.
|Ontario reports more than 4,100 new COVID-19 cases, ICU admissions near 650 - Wed, 14 Apr 2021 10:16:00 -0400|
COVID-19 case numbers in Ontario have climbed back above the 4,000 mark as the number of patients in intensive care continues to climb.
|Atlantic bubble bursts less than one week before planned reopening - Tue, 13 Apr 2021 17:08:00 -0400|
The Council of Atlantic Premiers has confirmed that the Atlantic Bubble will not reopen on April 19 as planned.
|Indigenous TikToker uses platform to call out mass contamination of Yellowknife's toxic Giant Mine - Wed, 14 Apr 2021 09:51:38 -0400|
A TikToker from Yellowknives Dene First Nation who's using her platform to call out the toxic contamination from the now-abandoned Giant Mine in Yellowknife, has helped push the issue to the attention of federal government.
|About 10K vaccination appointments cancelled at two Ontario clinics due to lack of supply - Tue, 13 Apr 2021 23:12:00 -0400|
Some 10,000 COVID-19 vaccine appointments that were scheduled to take place at two clinics in Scarborough, Ont., between Wednesday and Monday are now being cancelled due to a lack of supply.
|Quebec adds 1,559 new COVID-19 cases and seven deaths as hospitalizations rise again - Wed, 14 Apr 2021 11:03:00 -0400|
Quebec is reporting 1,559 more people have contracted COVID-19, with hospitalizations continuing to rise Wednesday.
|Cockpit warning forces crew of Cyclone helicopter to land in park near Halifax - Tue, 13 Apr 2021 22:20:00 -0400|
The crew of a Canadian Forces helicopter landed the aircraft in a park east of Halifax on Tuesday after they noticed a warning indicator in the cockpit.
|Ontario should allow every resident to pre-register for COVID-19 vaccine, group says - Wed, 14 Apr 2021 09:47:00 -0400|
Four public health experts and a Toronto city councillor are calling on the province to implement a system that would allow everyone to pre-register to get the COVID-19 vaccine in an effort to address confusion over how and when to book a shot.
|'We want our freedom': some young curfew dodgers in Quebec on their third or fourth ticket - Wed, 14 Apr 2021 08:03:00 -0400|
Among those who have defied the curfew since it was reinstated to 8 p.m. are young people, even some minors, on their second, third and even fourth ticket for breaking the rules.
|'Sometimes words can really hurt you': RCMP investigating alleged racist comments targeting child in Surrey - Tue, 13 Apr 2021 15:11:00 -0400|
RCMP are investigating disturbing allegations of racist comments made to a young child shopping with her family in Surrey, B.C., on Sunday.
|Why doctors, advocates are calling for permanent paid sick days for Canadian workers - Tue, 13 Apr 2021 12:00:00 -0400|
Worker and patient advocates in multiple provinces are calling for permanent paid sick days, arguing that the federal COVID-19 sick leave benefit has too many restrictions for lower-income, precarious and migrant workers.