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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.
Journalism used to mean keeping mental stress, trauma to yourself. Thankfully, that's changing
News/Editor's Blog: We are more aware today of mental stress and the risks faced by journalists. Like other professionals for whom traumatic events are an inevitable part of their work, we are learning that we must be as thoughtful and deliberate about our mental well-being as we are about our physical safety.
'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.
McDavid wins Battle of Alberta in game that saw Flames, Oilers score 4 fastest goals in playoff history
Sports/Hockey/NHL: The Edmonton Oilers defeated their Alberta rival Calgary Flames 5-4 in overtime in Game 5 of their second-round NHL playoff series Thursday night to advance to the Western Conference final.
Former Canadian gymnast alleges abuse, calls for independent investigation
Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports/Gymnastics: Former Canadian gymnast Abby Pearson Spadafora said on Thursday she had suffered years of abuse at the hands of Olympic coach Dave Brubaker and his wife Elizabeth and called for an independent investigation of the sport.
Political reaction to Quebec’s Bill 96, Conservatives spar in French debate | At Issue
News/The National: The At Issue panel discusses the political response to Quebec’s contentious Bill 96 and the Legault government’s use of the notwithstanding clause. Plus, the panellists unpack how the Conservative leadership candidates performed in French during their final debate.
Massive fish kill in N.S. river blamed on inadequate ladder
News/The National: Thousands of gaspereau recently died while trying to swim upstream along the Tusket River in Nova Scotia’s Yarmouth County. Fishers are placing the blame on a fish ladder at a nearby provincial hydroelectric dam that’s only designed for salmon to pass through.
Hockey Canada settles sexual assault allegation suit including ex world junior players: reports
Sports/Hockey/NHL: Hockey Canada has reportedly reached a settlement with a person alleging they were sexually assaulted by members of Canada's gold-medal winning 2017-18 World Junior team.
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.
Western countries considering whether to let Russian oligarchs buy relief from sanctions
News/Politics: Western allies are considering allowing Russian oligarchs to buy their way out of sanctions and using the money to rebuild Ukraine, according to government officials familiar with the matter.
Government taking 'targeted' approach to monkeypox vaccination: health official
News/Politics: Federal health officials are strategically positioning vaccine doses for monkeypox across the country in response to a growing number of cases, the deputy chief public health officer said Thursday.
Demolition of Yellowknife's Giant Mine townsite stirs memories, and mixed emotions
News/Canada/North: The Giant Mine townsite just outside of Yellowknife will be demolished this summer. Some are sad to see the historic buildings go, while others say good riddance to the visual reminder of the harm the mine caused to the environment and surrounding Indigenous communities.
How COVID, Brexit and the war in Ukraine are driving up the price of fish and chips in Britain
News/World: Fish-and-chips purveyors in Britain are battling rising prices due to a host of factors that include the war in Ukraine, post-Brexit fishing quotas and COVID-era business challenges.