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Military en route to assist with recovery efforts

Sep 26, 2022 | 4:43am

Residents of Atlantic Canada and eastern Quebec are coming to terms with the full scope of the damage left behind after post-tropical storm Fiona tore through the region over the weekend as one of the strongest storms Canada’s East Coast has ever faced. Members of the Canadian Armed Forces are being deployed to help with recovery efforts, […]

Preliminary Report Into Snowbirds Crash

Sep 22, 2022 | 5:13am

An improperly assembled oil filter is being identified as the cause of a Canadian Snowbirds Jet to crash in Fort St John BC last August. The Snowbirds had just finished performances at the air show in that community, and the plane was being ferried back to Moose Jaw, the home base of the air demonstration […]

James Smith Cree Nation chief to meet with federal ministers to discuss stabbings

Sep 21, 2022 | 5:23am

The chief of a Saskatchewan First Nation that was the site of a series of deadly stabbings earlier this month is heading to Toronto for a meeting with federal cabinet ministers. Chief Wally Burns of James Smith Cree Nation says his community has been left broken and saddened by the violence. On Sept. 4, 10 people were […]

Annual inflation rate slowed to 7% in August, Statistics Canada says

Sep 20, 2022 | 6:42am

Statistics Canada says the national year-over-year inflation rate was 7.0 per cent in August, marking the second consecutive month inflation has slowed on an annual basis. In its latest consumer price index report, the federal agency says lower gas prices have largely driven the slowdown. Excluding gasoline prices, year-over-year inflation was 6.3 per cent, making […]

Justin Trudeau slightly favoured over Pierre Poilievre for prime minister: new poll

Sep 20, 2022 | 5:17am

A new poll suggests a plurality of Canadians still believe Justin Trudeau is still the best man for the job of prime minister, but he has only a slight lead over new Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre. Leger has released the findings of an online survey conducted over the weekend with around 1,500 respondents. The results suggest the Liberals’ […]

Continuity and change: What experts expect for the reign of King Charles III

Sep 20, 2022 | 5:12am

As the longest-serving heir apparent in British history, King Charles III brings decades of public service — and personal baggage — to Buckingham Palace. With Queen Elizabeth now laid to rest, the King will have to prove himself worthy of the throne he inherited, as he contends with his own complicated reputation and renewed scrutiny of the Crown’s […]

Fiona barrels toward Turks and Caicos as Cat. 3 hurricane

Sep 20, 2022 | 5:09am

Hurricane Fiona barreled toward the Turks and Caicos Islands on Tuesday as a Category 3 storm, prompting the government to impose a curfew. Forecasters said Fiona was expected to pass near Grand Turk, the British territory’s capital island, on Tuesday morning. “Storms are unpredictable,” Premier Washington Misick said in a statement from London, where he […]

In homes and gatherings, Canadians watch London funeral for Queen Elizabeth

Sep 19, 2022 | 8:51am

Canadians rose early on Monday to watch Queen Elizabeth’s state funeral service in groups or at home, saying they felt a sense of history occurring before their eyes. Canada’s longest-serving head of state died on Sept. 8 at her holiday home of Balmoral Castle in the Scottish Highlands at the age of 96, setting off […]

Queen Elizabeth II mourned by Britain and world at funeral

Sep 19, 2022 | 8:46am

Britain and the world said a final goodbye to Queen Elizabeth II at a state funeral Monday that drew presidents and kings, princes and prime ministers — and crowds who massed along the streets of London to honor a monarch whose 70-year reign defined an age. In a country known for pomp and pageantry, the first state funeral […]

Palace reveals details of queen’s state funeral on Monday

Sep 15, 2022 | 6:41am

Two minutes of silence will be observed across the United Kingdom at the end of Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral at Westminster Abbey on Monday giving the public across the nation a chance to pay their respects to the late monarch. Buckingham Palace released details Thursday of the state funeral of the queen who died Sept. 8 […]