Skip to content
Join our Newsletter

Indigenous News

Disability advocates warn eligibility for federal dental-care plan may be cumbersome

Disability advocates warn eligibility for federal dental-care plan may be cumbersome

OTTAWA — The federal government's new dental insurance plan has yet to be introduced, but advocates are warning the eligibility criteria for people with disabilities could be cumbersome and may not capture everyone who should have access to the progr

Alberta auditor general to examine failed community lab testing privatization program

EDMONTON — Alberta’s auditor general says he will investigate what went wrong with the United Conservative Party government’s abandoned plan to privatize community lab testing provincewide.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,246.07, up 108.26 points): Toronto-Dominion Bank. (TSX:TD). Finance. Up 41 cents, or 0.52 per cent, to $79.80 on 8.8 million shares.
You Can Play supports Hockey Canada's dressing room policy

You Can Play supports Hockey Canada's dressing room policy

The You Can Play Project, which advocates for LGBTQ participation in sports, has come out in support of Hockey Canada's new dressing room policy.
TSX, U.S. markets rise Friday despite stronger-than-expected labour market data

TSX, U.S. markets rise Friday despite stronger-than-expected labour market data

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index gained more than 100 points Friday, led by strength in energy, technology and base metals, while U.S. markets also rose, as investors on both sides of the border reacted to the latest labour market data.
Muskoka hospital says patient volumes surge to 150 per cent capacity

Muskoka hospital says patient volumes surge to 150 per cent capacity

TORONTO — Patient volumes at a pair of hospitals in central Ontario have surged to as high as 150 per cent of its capacity, the health-care network is warning.
Liberals' bail-reform bill sparks concerns about need for more legal aid funding

Liberals' bail-reform bill sparks concerns about need for more legal aid funding

OTTAWA — Many in Canada's legal community are expressing concern about how the overloaded court systemand those needing legal aid could be affected by a Liberal bill that proposes to make bail harder to access.
Police watchdog investigating after man dies in hospital following arrest in Edmonton

Police watchdog investigating after man dies in hospital following arrest in Edmonton

EDMONTON — Police say a man has died in hospital after he was arrested in Edmonton. They say the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team, which investigates police in the province, was notified of the man’s death Tuesday.
Canada-India dispute likely target for disinformation efforts, State Department warns

Canada-India dispute likely target for disinformation efforts, State Department warns

WASHINGTON — Canada's ongoing diplomatic standoff with India risks making it an even more tempting target for international efforts that use disinformation to reshape global narratives, a senior State Department official says.

Bad weather forces Canada-Panama cricket game to be abandoned before first ball

HAMILTON, Bermuda — Canada's game against Panama at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Americas Qualifier was abandoned without a ball bowled Friday due to bad weather.