The Canadian Press

Alberta's provincial flag flies in Ottawa, Monday July 6, 2020. The president of the Alberta Federation of Labour wants a meeting with the premier and provincial labour minister to ensure workplaces with COVID-19 outbreaks are shut down. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Woman whose essay wasn’t chosen in Alberta contest wants better apology from judges

A woman who submitted an essay to an Alberta government contest says…

Alberta's provincial flag flies in Ottawa, Monday July 6, 2020. The president of the Alberta Federation of Labour wants a meeting with the premier and provincial labour minister to ensure workplaces with COVID-19 outbreaks are shut down. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Lake Geraldine, Iqaluit's drinking water reservoir, nears historic minimum levels on Friday, Aug.12, 2022. The City of Iqaluit has declared a state of emergency due to the water shortage. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dustin Patar

City of Iqaluit declares emergency due to water shortage

The City of Iqaluit declared a state of emergency Friday due to…

Lake Geraldine, Iqaluit's drinking water reservoir, nears historic minimum levels on Friday, Aug.12, 2022. The City of Iqaluit has declared a state of emergency due to the water shortage. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dustin Patar
A protester yells “freedom” towards a person who attempted to stick a paper sign on a truck criticizing the so called “Freedom Convoy,” a protest against COVID-19 measures that has grown into a broader anti-government protest, on its 18th day, in Ottawa, on Monday, Feb. 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

International partners had concern about Canada’s ‘ability to handle’ convoy protests

Two days before the Emergencies Act was invoked last February to quell…

A protester yells “freedom” towards a person who attempted to stick a paper sign on a truck criticizing the so called “Freedom Convoy,” a protest against COVID-19 measures that has grown into a broader anti-government protest, on its 18th day, in Ottawa, on Monday, Feb. 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Former B.C. premier Christy Clark speaks to media in Vancouver, B.C., on Monday, July 31, 2017. Clark says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau divided Canadians over his handling of the truckers' convoy, and that the federal Conservatives are running to the extremes. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ben Nelms

Federal Tories racing to the ‘extremes,’ says former B.C. premier Christy Clark

Former British Columbia premier Christy Clark on Thursday endorsed Jean Charest to…

Former B.C. premier Christy Clark speaks to media in Vancouver, B.C., on Monday, July 31, 2017. Clark says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau divided Canadians over his handling of the truckers' convoy, and that the federal Conservatives are running to the extremes. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ben Nelms
A man enters Freedom Mobile store in Toronto on Thursday, November 24, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Rogers, Shaw, Quebecor sign definitive agreement on planned sale of Freedom Mobile

Rogers Communications Inc. and Shaw Communications Inc. have signed a definitive agreement…

A man enters Freedom Mobile store in Toronto on Thursday, November 24, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Premier Jason Kenney attended the official groundbreaking ceremony for the new Centre of Excellence held on June 21, 2022. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Voting deadline looms in race to replace Jason Kenney as Alberta UCP leader, premier

It’s deadline day to buy $10 Alberta United Conservative Party memberships to…

Premier Jason Kenney attended the official groundbreaking ceremony for the new Centre of Excellence held on June 21, 2022. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Canada's Mason McTavish (23), Logan Stankoven (10) and Kent Johnson (13) celebrate a goal against Slovakia during second period IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship action in Edmonton on Thursday August 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

McTavish puts up six points, Canada crushes Slovakia 11-1 at world juniors

Mason McTavish didn’t have to pull on the Maple Leaf and play…

Canada's Mason McTavish (23), Logan Stankoven (10) and Kent Johnson (13) celebrate a goal against Slovakia during second period IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship action in Edmonton on Thursday August 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Canada’s Mason McTavish (23) and Brennan Othmann (15) celebrate a goal against Slovakia during second period IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship action in Edmonton on Thursday August 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

McTavish puts up 6 points, Canada crushes Slovakia 11-1 at world juniors

Host side continus round-robin play against Czechia on Saturday

Canada’s Mason McTavish (23) and Brennan Othmann (15) celebrate a goal against Slovakia during second period IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship action in Edmonton on Thursday August 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Pope Francis leaves the Citadelle in his popemobile following a reconciliation ceremony during his papal visit across Canada in Quebec City on Wednesday, July 27, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Most Canadians view Pope’s apology as step toward reconciliation: poll

Francis spent six days visiting Alberta, Quebec and Nunavut for what he called a ‘penitential pilgrimage’

Pope Francis leaves the Citadelle in his popemobile following a reconciliation ceremony during his papal visit across Canada in Quebec City on Wednesday, July 27, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
People wait on an evacuation bus, in Kramatorsk, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, July 19, 2022. Donetsk Pavlo Kyrylenko said four Russian strikes had been carried out on the city of Kramatorsk, and he urged civilians to evacuate. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)

Report says Canada should loosen visa requirements to allow more Ukrainian refugees

A new report says Canada needs to change its federal visa policy…

People wait on an evacuation bus, in Kramatorsk, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, July 19, 2022. Donetsk Pavlo Kyrylenko said four Russian strikes had been carried out on the city of Kramatorsk, and he urged civilians to evacuate. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during an announcement on the opening of a Moderna vaccine production and research facility in Montreal, Friday, April 29, 2022. Moderna says construction of its new mRNA vaccine factory in the Montreal area will begin later this year, with production expected to begin by the end of 2024. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Moderna says vaccine facility in Montreal suburb could be operational by end of 2024

Moderna says construction of its new mRNA vaccine factory in the Montreal…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during an announcement on the opening of a Moderna vaccine production and research facility in Montreal, Friday, April 29, 2022. Moderna says construction of its new mRNA vaccine factory in the Montreal area will begin later this year, with production expected to begin by the end of 2024. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Iga Swiatek celebrates match point during her straight sets win over Aiija Tomjanovic during National Bank Open tennis action in Toronto, Wednesday, August 10, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Serena Williams plays final match in Canada, losing to Bencic at National Bank Open

Serena Williams looked out at the sold-out crowd at Sobeys Stadium, searching…

Iga Swiatek celebrates match point during her straight sets win over Aiija Tomjanovic during National Bank Open tennis action in Toronto, Wednesday, August 10, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
B.C. Lions quarterback Nathan Rourke (12) hands off to James Butler (24) during the first half of CFL football game against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in Vancouver, on Thursday, July 21, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
B.C. Lions quarterback Nathan Rourke (12) hands off to James Butler (24) during the first half of CFL football game against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in Vancouver, on Thursday, July 21, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Dr. Cindy Blackstock speaks at the International Congress on Child Abuse and Neglect conference in Calgary on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. Draft remarks prepared for a cabinet minister following the discovery of unmarked graves shows Ottawa was careful to say the abuses Indigenous children suffered at residential schools didn't happen "at the hands of the federal government." THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Draft speech on residential schools edited out blaming Ottawa for abuse: documents

Ottawa was careful to avoid admitting abuses Indigenous children suffered at residential…

Dr. Cindy Blackstock speaks at the International Congress on Child Abuse and Neglect conference in Calgary on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. Draft remarks prepared for a cabinet minister following the discovery of unmarked graves shows Ottawa was careful to say the abuses Indigenous children suffered at residential schools didn't happen "at the hands of the federal government." THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
The Canadian Forces Snowbirds air demonstration team fly over the downtown skyline as part of the Celebration of Light fireworks festival, in Vancouver, on Wednesday, July 27, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Snowbirds grounded in ‘operational pause’ as B.C. accident investigated: Air Force

The Royal Canadian Air Force has ordered an “operational pause” for its…

The Canadian Forces Snowbirds air demonstration team fly over the downtown skyline as part of the Celebration of Light fireworks festival, in Vancouver, on Wednesday, July 27, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A farmer shows his grain in his barn in the village of Ptyche in eastern Donetsk region, Ukraine, Sunday, June 12, 2022. The world food crisis, made worse by the war in Ukraine, is leading to a rise in underage girls being forced into marriage, Canadian aid agencies are warning. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Efrem Lukatsky

World food crisis prompts rise in child marriages: Canadian aid agencies

The world food crisis, made worse by the war in Ukraine, is…

A farmer shows his grain in his barn in the village of Ptyche in eastern Donetsk region, Ukraine, Sunday, June 12, 2022. The world food crisis, made worse by the war in Ukraine, is leading to a rise in underage girls being forced into marriage, Canadian aid agencies are warning. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Efrem Lukatsky
Plastic straws are pictured in Vancouver on Monday, June 4, 2018. More than two dozen plastic makers are asking the Federal Court to put an end to Ottawa's plan to ban several single-use plastic items including straws, cutlery and takeout containers. THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward

Plastics producers ask court to quash planned federal ban on single-use straws, cups

More than two dozen plastic makers are asking the Federal Court to…

Plastic straws are pictured in Vancouver on Monday, June 4, 2018. More than two dozen plastic makers are asking the Federal Court to put an end to Ottawa's plan to ban several single-use plastic items including straws, cutlery and takeout containers. THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward
The Canada Revenue Agency building is seen in Ottawa, Monday April 6, 2020. Economists say the rollout of COVID-19 relief benefits at the onset of the pandemic allowed vulnerable Canadians to stay healthy while maintaining an income, but looking back, supports for businesses were excessive and demonstrate the oversized influence of business interest groups on public policy.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Pandemic benefits were too generous with businesses, stringent with workers: experts

Benefits rolled out at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic allowed vulnerable…

The Canada Revenue Agency building is seen in Ottawa, Monday April 6, 2020. Economists say the rollout of COVID-19 relief benefits at the onset of the pandemic allowed vulnerable Canadians to stay healthy while maintaining an income, but looking back, supports for businesses were excessive and demonstrate the oversized influence of business interest groups on public policy.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Chief Supt. Scott Sheppard, commanding officer of the Yukon RCMP, addresses the media in Whitehorse on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021. RCMP in the Yukon have apologized to the family of an Indigenous woman for failing to properly investigate her death more than 50 years ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Kelly

RCMP apologize: Questions remain more than 50 years after Yukon woman’s death

Family members are still searching for answers after the RCMP apologized for…

Chief Supt. Scott Sheppard, commanding officer of the Yukon RCMP, addresses the media in Whitehorse on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021. RCMP in the Yukon have apologized to the family of an Indigenous woman for failing to properly investigate her death more than 50 years ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Kelly
Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. The Ontario MP remains the heavy favourite to be the next Conservative Party leader.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

The Poilievre divide: Ontario MP preferred leader for Conservatives but not Canadians

Ontario MP Pierre Poilievre remains the heavy favourite to be the next…

Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. The Ontario MP remains the heavy favourite to be the next Conservative Party leader.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang