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Grassy Narrows to get $68.9M more from Ottawa for centre to care for people with mercury poisoning
News/Canada/Thunder Bay: Six decades after tonnes of mercury were dumped into the Wabigoon River, Grassy Narrows First Nation has reached an agreement with Ottawa for $68.9 million more in funding to build a home that will care for people experiencing the health impacts of the chemical.
O'Toole promises changes to fund that protects provinces from revenue shocks
News/Canada/Nfld. & Labrador: Federal Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole says his party would make changes to the fiscal stabilization fund retroactive to 2015 and lower the threshold that triggers payments to provinces when resource revenues take a steep dive.
How to watch, listen and follow the installation of governor general Mary Simon
News/Canada/North: CBC News is presenting live coverage of the installation of Canada's 30th governor general in both Inuktitut and English on CBC TV, Gem, CBC Radio, the Listen app and here on cbcnews.ca.
The balanced budget era is over. Now what?
News/Politics: Between the tabling of the federal budget in April and the end of the parliamentary sitting in June, Conservative Erin O’Toole asked dozens of questions in the House of Commons and spoke thousands of words. Not one of those words was “deficit.”
Meet the unvaccinated: Why some Canadians still haven't had the shot
News/Politics: An impressive 80 per cent of eligible Canadians have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. That statistic points to a troubling fact, however: more than six million Canadians still haven't had a shot — at a time when experts say we urgently need more coverage to beat back a surge of cases in the fall.
CBC Radio's The House: Canada in a changing world
Radio/The House: On this week’s show: Canadians in the tourism industry talk reopening and recovery. A panel of MPs tackles Canada's foreign policy, including relations with Cuba, Haiti and China. And a critic and a supporter of Cuba's government debate the unrest in that country. Plus — two elections experts discuss the ongoing crisis in the federal Green Party, including who stands to benefit from fleeing votes.
Canada could avoid the worst of a 4th wave — but we're not out of the woods yet
News/Health: Canada will likely face a fourth wave of the pandemic as the highly contagious delta variant continues to spread ahead of borders and schools reopening, but there’s growing optimism another surge won’t bring the country back to a crisis point.
Government interfering with 'exclusive jurisdiction' of House, Speaker tells court
News/Politics: A federal attempt to shield documents related to the firing of two scientists is a violation of parliamentary privilege and must be tossed out of court, House of Commons Speaker Anthony Rota says.
Victims of communism memorial received donations honouring fascists, Nazi collaborators, according to website
News/Politics: A controversial monument being built in Ottawa to honour victims of communist regimes has received donations in honour of known fascists and Nazi collaborators, according to a list posted online by the organization spearheading the project.
Dany Fortin says his 'career appears to be over' after his removal from vaccine campaign
News/Politics: Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin says his career "appears to be over" after he was abruptly removed from his role overseeing Canada's COVID-19 vaccine rollout because of a decades-old allegation of sexual misconduct.
Former staffers say racism, sexual harassment rampant at Royal Canadian Mint
News/Politics: Female security guards at the Royal Canadian Mint operation in Ottawa faced constant sexual harassment and racial taunts while superiors either stood by or joined in, according to several former employees who spoke to CBC News.
Green leader Annamie Paul says she won't be 'distracted' as dispute with party brass goes to court
News/Politics: Green Party Leader Annamie Paul says she won't be "distracted" by her ongoing conflict with what she describes as a "small group" of highly placed people within the party.