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Explosive devices found in a vehicle connected to B.C. bank robbers killed

Jun 29, 2022 / 5:21 pm

Multiple explosive devices were found in a vehicle related to the two suspects who were gunned down outside a bank in Saanich, B.C. Saanich Chief Const. Dean...

Canada extends COVID-19 border measures until Sept. 30, including ArriveCan app

Jun 29, 2022 / 3:34 pm

The federal government will extend current COVID-19 public health measures for travellers entering Canada, including the use of the ArriveCan app, until at...

Bill Blair says discussions with RCMP on gun ban, N.S. shooting stayed separate

Jun 29, 2022 / 1:28 pm

Former public safety minister Bill Blair says his office worked with the RCMP on the Liberals' gun ban, announced in May 2020, but those conversations had...

Memorial service held for RCMP Const. Heidi Stevenson, killed in N.S. mass shooting

Jun 29, 2022 / 12:10 pm

An RCMP officer who was among 22 people killed in the 2020 Nova Scotia mass shooting was remembered today during a regimental service in Halifax that recalled...

6 in 10 Canadians relocated as a result of pandemic: survey

Jun 29, 2022 / 10:29 am

The COVID-19 pandemic pushed more Canadians to move over the past two years than any other factor, says a new national survey. Sixty per cent of respondents...

Thunder Bay police chief Sylvie Hauth suspended amid 'serious allegations'

Jun 29, 2022 / 9:31 am

The Thunder Bay Police Services Board says police chief Sylvie Hauth has been suspended immediately after "serious allegations" were brought forward...

Canada to upgrade Latvia battlegroup to a brigade, boost number of troops

Jun 29, 2022 / 9:18 am

Canada has signed an agreement to upgrade the 2,000-soldier battlegroup it leads in Latvia to a brigade, boosting the number of troops and pledging to lead it...

Quebec COVID-19 hospitalizations rising as new variants gaining ground

Jun 29, 2022 / 9:10 am

Quebec's public health director is set to address the COVID-19 situation in the province as the number of people hospitalized with the disease appears to be...

Montreal police announce more arrests in drive-by shooting that killed 15-year-old

Jun 29, 2022 / 8:54 am

Montreal police say they have made additional arrests in the drive-by shooting death of a 15-year-old girl last year. The city's police chief and mayor are...

Sandra Oh, Donovan Bailey among dozens appointed to Order of Canada

Jun 29, 2022 / 6:50 am

Film and TV actress Sandra Oh and track champion Donovan Bailey are among dozens of performers, athletes, advocates and experts newly named to Canada's...

Some cities rethinking Canada Day parades amid rising costs, funding challenges

Jun 29, 2022 / 6:30 am

Canada Day celebrations are making a return after two years of scaled-down festivities because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but some Canadians hoping to catch a...

Tuesday's $70-million Lotto Max jackpot claimed by single winning ticket

Jun 29, 2022 / 6:28 am

Someone in Ontario is waking up $70 million richer. A single winning ticket was drawn for Tuesday's Lotto Max jackpot. There were also five Maxmillion...

Cyberspy agency launched operation to protect federal election from foreign attack

Jun 29, 2022 / 6:17 am

Canada's cyberspy agency launched a defensive operation to protect last year's federal election — including the party leaders' debate —...

Ottawa lost average of $22 billion a year in unpaid tax from 2014-2018: CRA report

Jun 29, 2022 / 6:15 am

The federal government is losing an average of $22 billion a year in unpaid taxes, according to a new report from the Canada Revenue Agency that analyzed tax...

Clean fuel standards allow companies to get both tax credits and sell carbon credits

Jun 28, 2022 / 5:56 pm

Canada's new emissions standards for gasoline and diesel will allow oil companies that get a federal tax break for installing carbon capture and storage...

Federal Green Party launches leadership race, will pick new leader in November

Jun 28, 2022 / 12:41 pm

The beleaguered federal Green Party launched a leadership contest on Tuesday with the hopes of announcing a new leader on Nov. 19. The Greens will take...

RCMP official: Lucki claimed direct pressure from federal minister to name guns

Jun 28, 2022 / 12:29 pm

A scathing letter from an RCMP communications manager released today says RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki referred to direct pressure from the federal public...

Heat warnings linger in Yukon, lift in B.C., but southern Interior storms approach

Jun 28, 2022 / 8:48 am

Heat warnings have lifted across British Columbia but remain in place over large sections of Yukon as temperatures in the territory nudge 30 C — eight...

Trudeau pledges more aid and loans to Ukraine at G7 summit

Jun 28, 2022 / 8:38 am

Canada is looking at developing new infrastructure to help other countries transition away from Russian oil and coal, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday...

Trudeau defends military spending ahead of NATO summit as new report projects decline

Jun 28, 2022 / 6:54 am

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is defending Canadian military spending after a new NATO report this week showed Canada heading in the wrong direction. Canada and...