Immigrants in Quebec could struggle to have rights respected under new language law
News/Canada/Montreal: Legault wants more control over permanent residency immigration, have more temporary foreign workers Groups helping immigrants, migrant workers and refugees in Montreal say their clientele will struggle to have their basic rights enforced under Bill 96, Quebec's revamped language law.
Unbottling 200 years of history at the Molson factory in Montreal
News/Canada/Montreal: From the cellar to the rooftop clock tower, reporter Ainslie MacLellan explored the iconic Molson brewery in Montreal. The factory was sold to a consortium that is set to develop the property this spring while preserving some of its history.
'I don't think I'm cursed': Ottawa neighbourhood weathered tornado then derecho in just 4 years
News/Canada/Ottawa: Four years ago a tornado tore along the hydro corridor behind Aurora Crescent, leaving damage in its wake. On Saturday the area was hit again, this time by a destructive, fatal derecho windstorm.
Canada's Supreme Court set to decide fate of Quebec City mosque shooter
News/Canada/Montreal: The Supreme Court of Canada's decision on the length of Alexandre Bissonnette's stint in prison before being eligible for parole could set a sentencing benchmark for the most serious crimes in the country.
These Ontario residents didn't receive a storm alert — and want to know why
News/Canada: When the sky turned green and a wall of rain came barreling toward Ed Paleczny and his family, they had just minutes to get to safety. They're still shaken from watching the storm rip apart their timber-frame cottage in Lakefield, Ont., and say an alert should have been issued for their region, too.
Quebec to start vaccinating against monkeypox as cases climb to 25
News/Canada/Montreal: The smallpox vaccine — which hasn’t been routinely offered in Canada for decades — will be offered to those at high risk of contracting the disease, such as those who have been in contact with confirmed cases.
Calgary terrorist who fought as ISIS sniper in Syria sentenced to 12 years in prison
News/Canada/Calgary: A Calgary man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for terrorism offences, including kidnapping, committed during a year-long stint fighting as a trained sniper with ISIS in Syria.
Shirley Soosay's remains being returned to Samson Cree Nation, decades after her murder
News/Canada/Edmonton: Shirley Soosay's homecoming marks the end of Violet Soosay's lifelong search for her long-lost aunt. Shirley Soosay was murdered in 1980 and identified by DNA testing nearly 40 years later.
Alberta towers above other provinces in the number of long-term unemployed
News/Canada/Calgary: Doug Charters, who was out of work two years before he found work as a film audio technician and stagehand, said it was almost like drowning. "You get back to the beach … and you realize, oh, well, that was close." He's far from the only Albertan to go through it: one in three unemployed Albertans have been out of work for six months or more, by far the highest rate in the country.
Bed bugs and cockroaches: International students in Sudbury, Ont., decry landlord for 14-bed home conversion
News/Canada/Sudbury: A group of international students living in a rental house in Greater Sudbury believe their landlord took advantage of them. The 3-bedroom house has been converted into a rooming house with beds for 14, and the space has many health and safety concerns, including cockroaches and bed bugs.
Policing hasn't come up much in Ontario's election campaign. That's a problem, experts say
News/Canada/Thunder Bay: Police services across Ontario are facing growing calls for reform, yet the issue has been largely left off the political radar during this provincial election campaign, public safety experts said. That's a problem, said University of Ottawa criminologist Michael Kempa.
A third of recent cannabis users say they have driven while high: government survey
News/Politics: Despite public awareness campaigns and law enforcement training to deter marijuana-impaired driving, a third of Canadians who've recently used cannabis say they've been behind the wheel after consuming, according to a new government survey.