Canada & World

Team Canada’s Sophie de Goede lines up for a penalty kick against Team Italy during second half test match rugby action at Starlight Stadium in Langford, B.C., on Sunday, July 24, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Team Canada’s Sophie de Goede lines up for a penalty kick against Team Italy during second half test match rugby action at Starlight Stadium in Langford, B.C., on Sunday, July 24, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Police officers inspect the scene where people died and were injured in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2022, after a mass of mostly young people celebrating Halloween festivities in Seoul became trapped and crushed as the crowd surged into a narrow alley. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Police officers inspect the scene where people died and were injured in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2022, after a mass of mostly young people celebrating Halloween festivities in Seoul became trapped and crushed as the crowd surged into a narrow alley. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Tiff Macklem, Governor of the Bank of Canada is seen at the Bank of Canada in Ottawa, on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Amid growing criticism, Macklem says Bank of Canada’s independence not under threat

Governor says opinions of politicians, interest groups not changing bank’s long-term plan

Tiff Macklem, Governor of the Bank of Canada is seen at the Bank of Canada in Ottawa, on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
The Netflix menu is shown on a screen in Pittsburgh, on Monday, Oct. 17, 2022. Netflix joins an array of new ad-supported streaming options when it launches the cheaper tier of its service on Nov. 1. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Gene J. Puskar

Cable 2.0: Netflix and other streamers bring back ads after disrupting TV landscape

Free ad-supported platforms set to launch in Canada as Netflix releases its own cheaper version

The Netflix menu is shown on a screen in Pittsburgh, on Monday, Oct. 17, 2022. Netflix joins an array of new ad-supported streaming options when it launches the cheaper tier of its service on Nov. 1. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Gene J. Puskar
A red pepper grows on a vine in a greenhouse in Delta, B.C., Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. With rising food and energy costs and more frequent extreme weather, the indoor agriculture industry has the potential to feed Canadians more reliably and maybe more sustainably, using greenhouses, vertical farms and hydroponic technology. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
A red pepper grows on a vine in a greenhouse in Delta, B.C., Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. With rising food and energy costs and more frequent extreme weather, the indoor agriculture industry has the potential to feed Canadians more reliably and maybe more sustainably, using greenhouses, vertical farms and hydroponic technology. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
A San Francisco Police Department vehicle parks outside the home of Paul Pelosi, the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in San Francisco, Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022. David DePape, accused of breaking into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s California home and severely beating her husband with a hammer appears to have made racist and often rambling posts online, including some that questioned the results of the 2020 election, defended former President Donald Trump and echoed QAnon conspiracy theories. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
A San Francisco Police Department vehicle parks outside the home of Paul Pelosi, the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in San Francisco, Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022. David DePape, accused of breaking into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s California home and severely beating her husband with a hammer appears to have made racist and often rambling posts online, including some that questioned the results of the 2020 election, defended former President Donald Trump and echoed QAnon conspiracy theories. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Former Treasury chief Rishi Sunak outside his home in London, Saturday Oct. 22, 2022. Liz Truss’ resignation as British Prime Minister on Thursday triggered another leadership race — the second in just four months — for the U.K.’s fractured and demoralized Conservative Party. (Beresford Hodge/PA via AP)

Boris Johnson out of race to be next UK prime minister

Former treasury chief Rishi Sunak left as favourite for leadership position

Former Treasury chief Rishi Sunak outside his home in London, Saturday Oct. 22, 2022. Liz Truss’ resignation as British Prime Minister on Thursday triggered another leadership race — the second in just four months — for the U.K.’s fractured and demoralized Conservative Party. (Beresford Hodge/PA via AP)
Gold miners work in the open pit mine at Agnico-Eagle’s Meadowbank Mine facility in Meadowbank Mine, Nunavut on Wednesday, August 24, 2011. The mine is situated 75 km north of the hamlet of Baker Lake. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Gold miners work in the open pit mine at Agnico-Eagle’s Meadowbank Mine facility in Meadowbank Mine, Nunavut on Wednesday, August 24, 2011. The mine is situated 75 km north of the hamlet of Baker Lake. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
(Ted Eytan/Flickr)
(Ted Eytan/Flickr)
A pumpjack draws out oil from a well head near Calgary, Alta., Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022. In spite of high oil prices and record company profits this year, oil and gas towns aren’t seeing the same level of economic boom they used to a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Boomtown no more: How Alberta’s economy has changed, in spite of sky-high oil prices

Oil producers having to put increased profits to paying off debt and shareholders

A pumpjack draws out oil from a well head near Calgary, Alta., Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022. In spite of high oil prices and record company profits this year, oil and gas towns aren’t seeing the same level of economic boom they used to a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
A July 5, 2021 photo of Oleksii Kisilishin holding his dog Cherry. In the last, brief conversations Viktoria Skliar had with Oleksii Kisilishin, her detained boyfriend, the Ukrainian prisoner of war was making tentative plans for life after his release in an upcoming exchange with Russia. The next time Skliar saw Kisilishin, he was dead — one of several bodies in a photo of people local authorities said were killed when blasts ripped through a prison in a part of Ukraine’s Donetsk region controlled by Moscow-backed separatists. (Viktoria Skliar via AP)

A Ukrainian woman’s quest to retrieve body of prisoner of war

Her boyfriend died when the prison he was being held captive in was blown up

A July 5, 2021 photo of Oleksii Kisilishin holding his dog Cherry. In the last, brief conversations Viktoria Skliar had with Oleksii Kisilishin, her detained boyfriend, the Ukrainian prisoner of war was making tentative plans for life after his release in an upcoming exchange with Russia. The next time Skliar saw Kisilishin, he was dead — one of several bodies in a photo of people local authorities said were killed when blasts ripped through a prison in a part of Ukraine’s Donetsk region controlled by Moscow-backed separatists. (Viktoria Skliar via AP)
The location of the future whale sanctuary. (Image courtesy of The Whale Sanctuary Project)

Nova Scotia’s retirement home for captive whales facing obstacles, delays: documents

North America’s first coastal refuge is at least 5 years behind schedule

The location of the future whale sanctuary. (Image courtesy of The Whale Sanctuary Project)
Alvin First Rider, an environmental technician with Blood Tribe land management, works to build a beaver dam analog in a dry creek bed on the Kainai First Nation in southern Alberta as part of work to protect grasslands and watersheds near Stand Off, Alta., on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Climate Changed: First Nation balances Western science with traditional knowledge

One method involves mimicking the work of beavers to better control the water supply

Alvin First Rider, an environmental technician with Blood Tribe land management, works to build a beaver dam analog in a dry creek bed on the Kainai First Nation in southern Alberta as part of work to protect grasslands and watersheds near Stand Off, Alta., on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Media enter the head frame during a Cameco media tour of the uranium mine in Cigar Lake, Sask. Wednesday, September 23, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards
Media enter the head frame during a Cameco media tour of the uranium mine in Cigar Lake, Sask. Wednesday, September 23, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau references a joke image of himself with a mullet haircut during his speech at the Parliamentary Press Gallery Dinner at the Museum of History in Gatineau, Que., on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Spencer Colby
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau references a joke image of himself with a mullet haircut during his speech at the Parliamentary Press Gallery Dinner at the Museum of History in Gatineau, Que., on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Spencer Colby
Todd McDonald, supervisor of arena and aquatic assets for the City of Winnipeg, is photographed at Eric Coy Arena in south Winnipeg, Friday, Oct.14, 2022. McDonald says it’s harder to refrigerate the rinks these days because of temperature changes. Cities are looking for more efficient ways to cool arenas. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
Todd McDonald, supervisor of arena and aquatic assets for the City of Winnipeg, is photographed at Eric Coy Arena in south Winnipeg, Friday, Oct.14, 2022. McDonald says it’s harder to refrigerate the rinks these days because of temperature changes. Cities are looking for more efficient ways to cool arenas. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
Investigators inspect a site after shelling near an administrative building, in Donetsk, the capital of Donetsk People’s Republic, eastern Ukraine, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022. According to the Donetsk People’s Republic’s (DPR) mission to the Joint Center for Control and Coordination, six 155mm munitions were fired at Donetsk in the early hours of Sunday. (AP Photo/Alexei Alexandrov)

Ukraine: Rockets strike mayor’s office in occupied Donetsk

Pro-Kremlin officials blame the attack on Ukraine

Investigators inspect a site after shelling near an administrative building, in Donetsk, the capital of Donetsk People’s Republic, eastern Ukraine, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022. According to the Donetsk People’s Republic’s (DPR) mission to the Joint Center for Control and Coordination, six 155mm munitions were fired at Donetsk in the early hours of Sunday. (AP Photo/Alexei Alexandrov)
Street musicians play their instruments in a square without electric lights in Kyiv, Ukraine, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

Putin declares Martial Law in Ukrainian regions annexed by Russian Forces

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered martial law on…

Street musicians play their instruments in a square without electric lights in Kyiv, Ukraine, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speak during a meeting of the Ad Hoc Advisory Group and Caribbean partners on the situation in Haiti at the United Nations in New York on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speak during a meeting of the Ad Hoc Advisory Group and Caribbean partners on the situation in Haiti at the United Nations in New York on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry Francois-Philippe Champagne speaks to reporters at the Liberal summer caucus retreat in St. Andrews, N.B. on September 13, 2022. When Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne gets in front a microphone these days to talk about electrifying Canada’s auto industry, he has a favourite line to sum up his efforts to attract global investment. “Not everyone in the world wakes up thinking about Canada,” he says. His job, as he sees it, is to change that. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese
Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry Francois-Philippe Champagne speaks to reporters at the Liberal summer caucus retreat in St. Andrews, N.B. on September 13, 2022. When Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne gets in front a microphone these days to talk about electrifying Canada’s auto industry, he has a favourite line to sum up his efforts to attract global investment. “Not everyone in the world wakes up thinking about Canada,” he says. His job, as he sees it, is to change that. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese
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