Skip to content
Join our Newsletter

National News

Staff shortage amid B.C.'s deadliest COVID-19 care home outbreak: report

Staff shortage amid B.C.'s deadliest COVID-19 care home outbreak: report

VANCOUVER — An inspection of a long-term care home that was the site of British Columbia's deadliest COVID-19 outbreak found staffing levels were low and cleaning was inadequate as the virus spread throughout the facility.
Meng Wanzhou extradition case has 'overwhelming' U.S. connection: attorney general

Meng Wanzhou extradition case has 'overwhelming' U.S. connection: attorney general

VANCOUVER — The extradition case against Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou has an "overwhelming" connection to the United States, a lawyer for Canada's attorney general has argued.
Quebec man accused of fatal B.C. stabbing appears in court

Quebec man accused of fatal B.C. stabbing appears in court

VANCOUVER — The man accused in a stabbing attack that left one woman dead and six other people hurt in North Vancouver appeared in provincial court on Thursday.
Five million Canadians now have at least one dose, as vaccine rollout gathers steam

Five million Canadians now have at least one dose, as vaccine rollout gathers steam

OTTAWA — Canada hit a new daily record and passed a new milestone for vaccinations this week but will need to up its game to get a single dose to every eligible person by Canada Day. It's doable on paper but potential barriers loom.
Regina extends online learning as COVID-19 hot spots make tough choices on schools

Regina extends online learning as COVID-19 hot spots make tough choices on schools

REGINA — Students across the country will face different learning environments following Easter break as communities that are hot spots for COVID-19 variants make tough decisions about whether to keep kids home.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Thursday, April 1

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Thursday, April 1

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 6:10 p.m. British Columbia is reporting 832 new COVID-19 cases and five deaths. Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says B.C.
RCMP watchdog waiting over two years for Mountie views on its own foot-dragging

RCMP watchdog waiting over two years for Mountie views on its own foot-dragging

OTTAWA — The RCMP watchdog has waited more than two years for the national police force to respond to its interim report that found, perhaps fittingly, the Mounties were too slow in reviewing the watchdog's findings in an earlier matter.
Steelworkers united in defending Canada against perils of American protectionism

Steelworkers united in defending Canada against perils of American protectionism

WASHINGTON — The largest industrial union in North America came to Canada's defence Thursday, vowing to protect businesses and workers north of the border from the growing peril of protectionism in the United States.
Ontario imposes four-week 'shutdown' to combat surge in COVID-19 cases

Ontario imposes four-week 'shutdown' to combat surge in COVID-19 cases

TORONTO — An Ontario-wide "shutdown" will be put in place to combat an "alarming" surge in COVID-19 infections, Premier Doug Ford said Thursday as intensive care admissions related to the virus surpassed those of the second wave of the pandemic.
Canada-U.S. dispute emerges over right whale killed by entanglement with fishing gear

Canada-U.S. dispute emerges over right whale killed by entanglement with fishing gear

HALIFAX — Canadian officials are challenging American allegations that fishing gear from Canada is to blame for the entanglement of a North Atlantic right whale found dead off South Carolina.