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Canada midfielder Jonathan Osorio stretches during practice at the World Cup in Doha, Qatar during on Sunday, November 20, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Canada players say team belief is strong ahead of World Cup opener against Belgium

Team hopes to suprise viewers who see Canadians as underdogs, says midfielder Jonathan Osorio

Canada midfielder Jonathan Osorio stretches during practice at the World Cup in Doha, Qatar during on Sunday, November 20, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
The mascot of the Qatar World Cup is displayed during the opening ceremony, prior to the group A soccer match between Qatar and Ecuador at the Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, Qatar, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Hassan Ammar

Amnesty calls on Canada Soccer to support compensation for migrant workers in Qatar

International organization says workers from Asia, Africa being underpaid, exploited

The mascot of the Qatar World Cup is displayed during the opening ceremony, prior to the group A soccer match between Qatar and Ecuador at the Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, Qatar, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Hassan Ammar
Documents are brought in for a closing plenary session at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

UN climate deal: Calamity cash, but no new emissions cuts

Fund will particularly help poorer nations who typically bear the brunt of climate disasters

Documents are brought in for a closing plenary session at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
Crime tape is set up near a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colo. where a shooting occurred late Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert)
Crime tape is set up near a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colo. where a shooting occurred late Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert)
Latvian Army armoured personnel carriers ride during a military parade on Latvian Independence Day, in Riga, Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. Following a strike that killed two people in Poland, a consequence of the war raging in Ukraine, Latvia is reminding its allies that, a little further north, it is also exposed to the Russian threat. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Patrice Bergeron

All of Russia’s neighbours are in danger, Latvian military chief says

Russia tends to wage war to regain access points, says military chief

Latvian Army armoured personnel carriers ride during a military parade on Latvian Independence Day, in Riga, Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. Following a strike that killed two people in Poland, a consequence of the war raging in Ukraine, Latvia is reminding its allies that, a little further north, it is also exposed to the Russian threat. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Patrice Bergeron
A lobster boat grounded on the rocks at the wharf in Stanley Bridge, P.E.I. on September 25, 2022 after post-tropical storm Fiona. Tides are rising, sands are shifting and coastlines are crumbling. As studies warn of rising seas and accelerated erosion resulting from climate change, coastal communities in Canada are wondering what the future holds. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Brian McInnis

Climate Changed: Rising oceans, storm surges ‘disaster in slow motion’ for coasts

Seas have risen about 20 cm since the beginning of the 20th century

A lobster boat grounded on the rocks at the wharf in Stanley Bridge, P.E.I. on September 25, 2022 after post-tropical storm Fiona. Tides are rising, sands are shifting and coastlines are crumbling. As studies warn of rising seas and accelerated erosion resulting from climate change, coastal communities in Canada are wondering what the future holds. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Brian McInnis
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau laughs with fellow leaders as they take part in the family photo during the Francophonie Summit in Djerba, Tunisia on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau laughs with fellow leaders as they take part in the family photo during the Francophonie Summit in Djerba, Tunisia on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Green Party leadership candidate Elizabeth May speaks during a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Elizabeth May elected Green leader again, to share burden with Jonathan Pedneault

Two plan to present party as must trustworthy on environmental issues

Green Party leadership candidate Elizabeth May speaks during a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Ski hills, including Apex Ski Resort near Penticton, are preparing for the coming downhill ski season. (Contributed)

QUIZ: How much do you know about winter sports?

It’s time for hockey, curling and all sorts of other cold-weather sports

Ski hills, including Apex Ski Resort near Penticton, are preparing for the coming downhill ski season. (Contributed)
A Hockey Canada logo is shown on the jersey of a player with Canada’s National Junior Team during a training camp practice in Calgary, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Hockey Canada’s incoming board to be selected by committee, not a wider vote

Hockey Canada’s independent nomination committee will select eight directors and a new…

A Hockey Canada logo is shown on the jersey of a player with Canada’s National Junior Team during a training camp practice in Calgary, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Then-Canadian High Commissioner to the U.K. Janice Charette speaks to media during the Liberal cabinet retreat in Winnipeg, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. A slate of officials from the Privy Council office, including Charette, Canada's current top civil servant, are expected to testify today at a public inquiry assessing the federal government's use of the Emergencies Act last winter. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mike Sudoma

‘No idea too crazy’: Cabinet given suite of options before invoking Emergencies Act

Cabinet ministers did not exhaust every option they had to resolve the…

Then-Canadian High Commissioner to the U.K. Janice Charette speaks to media during the Liberal cabinet retreat in Winnipeg, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. A slate of officials from the Privy Council office, including Charette, Canada's current top civil servant, are expected to testify today at a public inquiry assessing the federal government's use of the Emergencies Act last winter. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mike Sudoma
Infants’ Tylenol brand fever and pain reliever is seen in a home in Toronto, Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. Health Canada officials say a large foreign supply of children’s ibuprofen and acetaminophen is expected to start showing up on pharmacy and retail shelves next week. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Giordano Ciampini

Foreign supply of children’s pain meds set to hit Canadian shelves next week

A large supply of foreign-sourced children’s fever and pain medication is expected…

Infants’ Tylenol brand fever and pain reliever is seen in a home in Toronto, Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. Health Canada officials say a large foreign supply of children’s ibuprofen and acetaminophen is expected to start showing up on pharmacy and retail shelves next week. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Giordano Ciampini
Alberta Premier Danielle Smith speaks at a press conference, in Edmonton, on Monday, Oct. 24, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

‘Warped stance on COVID’: Fired Alberta Health Services board member calls out Smith

A health system leader fired by Premier Danielle Smith has fired back…

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith speaks at a press conference, in Edmonton, on Monday, Oct. 24, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
United Conservative Party Leader and Premier Danielle Smith celebrates her win in a byelection in Medicine Hat, Alta., Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. The Alberta premier has claimed Cherokee ancestry. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta chief critical of Premier Danielle Smith’s claim of Indigenous roots

A First Nations leader in Alberta is questioning Premier Danielle Smith’s claim…

United Conservative Party Leader and Premier Danielle Smith celebrates her win in a byelection in Medicine Hat, Alta., Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. The Alberta premier has claimed Cherokee ancestry. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
L-R: Brad Raugust, Rick Cline and Greg Gordon were re-elected to three-year terms. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ponoka Stampede has record revenue year

Three directors re-elected at AGM

L-R: Brad Raugust, Rick Cline and Greg Gordon were re-elected to three-year terms. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
A flu vaccine is readied at the L.A. Care and Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plans' Community Resource Center, in Lynwood, Calif., Friday, Oct. 28, 2022. The Canadian Paediatric Society is urging families, particularly those with young children, to have all household members immunized against influenza as soon as possible. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Mark J. Terrill

Canadian Paediatric Society urges families to get flu vaccine for entire household

The Canadian Paediatric Society is urging families to make sure everyone in…

A flu vaccine is readied at the L.A. Care and Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plans' Community Resource Center, in Lynwood, Calif., Friday, Oct. 28, 2022. The Canadian Paediatric Society is urging families, particularly those with young children, to have all household members immunized against influenza as soon as possible. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Mark J. Terrill
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with President of Chile Gabriel Boric during the APEC Summit in Bangkok, Thailand on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Trudeau ends Thailand visit pledging Asia energy cash, as North Korea sidetracks APEC

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged Friday to expand trade in natural resources…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with President of Chile Gabriel Boric during the APEC Summit in Bangkok, Thailand on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Defence Minister Anita Anand speaks with reporters before attending Question Period, in Ottawa, Monday, Nov. 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Canadian military can work in Europe, Asia at same time: defence minister

Defence Minister Anita Anand says Canada can walk and chew gum at…

Defence Minister Anita Anand speaks with reporters before attending Question Period, in Ottawa, Monday, Nov. 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Belgium's Kevin De Bruyne kicks the ball during the UEFA Nations League soccer match between the Netherlands and Belgium at the Johan Cruyff Arena in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Peter Dejong

A look at Canada’s Group F opposition at the World Cup in Qatar

After impressing against regional competition in qualifying for its first World Cup…

Belgium's Kevin De Bruyne kicks the ball during the UEFA Nations League soccer match between the Netherlands and Belgium at the Johan Cruyff Arena in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Peter Dejong
Then-Canadian High Commissioner to the U.K. Janice Charette speaks to media during the Liberal cabinet retreat in Winnipeg, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. A slate of officials from the Privy Council office, including Charette, Canada's current top civil servant, are expected to testify today at a public inquiry assessing the federal government's use of the Emergencies Act last winter. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mike Sudoma

Cabinet ministers given suite of options in first week of ‘Freedom Convoy’ protest

The federal government’s deputy secretary on emergency preparedness says cabinet was presented…

Then-Canadian High Commissioner to the U.K. Janice Charette speaks to media during the Liberal cabinet retreat in Winnipeg, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. A slate of officials from the Privy Council office, including Charette, Canada's current top civil servant, are expected to testify today at a public inquiry assessing the federal government's use of the Emergencies Act last winter. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mike Sudoma