This remote First Nations community in Manitoba now has a grocery store to call its own
News/Canada/Manitoba: People living on a northern Manitoba Cree Nation are celebrating the opening of a new community-owned grocery store they say will give them independence and allow them to stop paying exorbitant prices for food.
Fiona unveils quirky finds on the beaches of P.E.I.
News/Canada/PEI: Some interesting items are being found along P.E.I.'s coastline after post-tropical storm Fiona dragged sand away with its storm surge. Among the items: two late model cars, and a walrus skull that could be thousands of years old.
Inside ERs at a breaking point, staff provide care while juggling shortages and closures
News/Health: Many doctors and nurses across Canada have been calling for help for months, as the COVID-19 pandemic overwhelmed resources that they say were already stretched, and has led to an unparalleled wave of staff shortages that they say has now reached a breaking point.
Not sure who to vote for in the Quebec election? Here are some tools to help you decide
News/Canada/Montreal: Whether you've not followed Quebec politics at all or are on the fence about who to vote for, here is some of our best election coverage to help you make a decision before you head to the polls Monday.
Demonstrators in Canadian cities call for change in Iran after Mahsa Amini's death
News/Canada/Toronto: Demonstrations were held in Canadian cities on Saturday in solidarity with people in Iran protesting over the repression of women's rights following the death of Mahsa Amini after she was detained by the country's morality police.
Sask. government tells RCMP it will not support federal firearm buyback
News/Canada/Saskatchewan: Saskatchewan's Minister of Policing and Public Safety Christine Tell says she does not want provincial police resources involved in a federal firearm buyback program, a position the federal government says is reckless.
Former MPs find new paths and purpose after politics
News/Politics: 'Losing sucks,' said Maryam Monsef, the former Trudeau cabinet minister who lost her seat in 2021. But like virtually every defeated member of Parliament before her, Monsef learned that losing isn't quite the end of the world — and life after politics can be rewarding as well.
How Quebec's 1995 referendum was a turning point for racist comments in political discourse that's still felt
News/Canada/Montreal: Immigration has dominated political discourse in the last days and weeks of the campaign. Some see parallels between CAQ comments and former premier Jacques Parizeau blaming his 1995 referendum loss on "money and ethnic votes."
Runners, race organizers rethinking 'sacred' medal tradition
News/Canada/Ottawa: For many runners, the race isn't finished until they have that medal around their neck. But with mounting supply-chain problems and environmental concerns, some Ottawa-area event organizers are rethinking the bling.
After 3rd major storm in 5 years, Magdalen Islanders say they're on 'front line' of climate change
News/Canada/Montreal: With the latest evidence of just how much damage one ferocious storm can wreak, many islanders hope political leaders can now see the urgency of the situation and just what it will take to save their foothold in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence.
ArriveCan’s proposed rebrand as a customs tool
News/The National: The mandatory use of the ArriveCAN app is being dropped along with other pandemic restrictions such as masking. But Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is hoping people will continue to use it voluntarily as a way to fill out customs information before arriving in Canada.
Whale watchers get rare view of orcas and humpbacks fighting in Salish Sea
News/Canada/British Columbia: The Pacific Whale Watching Association says several of its members witnessed an extremely rare confrontation Thursday, when a pod of killer whales squared off with two humpbacks in the Juan de Fuca Strait east of Victoria.
Oil prices have fallen — so why is the price of gasoline skyrocketing across Canada?
News/Business: The price of a barrel of oil has fallen by about 20 per cent in the past month, a situation that would normally result in a comparable decline in the price consumers see when they fill up their cars with gasoline. But it hasn't.
Relationship breaks down between Torstar owners, one seeks order to wind up company
News/Canada/Toronto: Paul Rivett, one of the owners of Nordstar Capital Inc., filed an application earlier this month that says immediately dissolving Nordstar is the only way to create a clear path forward for the companies under its umbrella.