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Inquest to begin in N.B. police shooting of Indigenous woman during wellness check

Inquest to begin in N.B. police shooting of Indigenous woman during wellness check

FREDERICTON — The lawyer for the family of an Indigenous woman fatally shot by police in Edmundston, N.B., during a wellness check two years ago said a coroner's inquest opening Monday offers a chance for her loved ones to get long-awaited answers.
Lawyers frustrated with mass shooting inquiry in Nova Scotia as deadlines loom

Lawyers frustrated with mass shooting inquiry in Nova Scotia as deadlines loom

HALIFAX — Eighteen months after a public inquiry was established in Nova Scotia to investigate the worst mass shooting in modern Canadian history, lawyers representing most of the 22 victims say they are troubled about its slow progress and lack of w
Gas prices continue to soar for weekend drivers, experts predict no immediate relief

Gas prices continue to soar for weekend drivers, experts predict no immediate relief

National gas prices continued their staggering rise this weekend, with drivers in Vancouver told to brace for as much as $2.34 per litre at the pumps. Figures on the fuel tracker GasBuddy showed the national average price of regular gas reached $1.
Organizations driving mental-health initiatives for Ukrainian newcomers, families

Organizations driving mental-health initiatives for Ukrainian newcomers, families

Mental-health professionals are volunteering their services to provide trauma support for Ukrainian Canadians and newcomers fleeing Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Off with the mask: Quebec becomes last province to lift COVID-19 masking health order

Off with the mask: Quebec becomes last province to lift COVID-19 masking health order

MONTREAL — Quebec was the first province in Canada to impose a mask mandate after the COVID-19 pandemic hit, and on Saturday, it became the last province to allow residents to go maskless in most indoor public places.
Google warns online news bill could make it subsidize biased news outlets

Google warns online news bill could make it subsidize biased news outlets

OTTAWA — Google is warning that the federal government's online news bill could force it to subsidize non-authoritative or biased news sources, such as the Russian state-sponsored news agency Sputnik.

Company says thin metal strands possibly embedded in candy or loose in bag

Mars Wrigley Canada has announced a voluntary recall of specific varieties of SKITTLES Gummies, STARBURST Gummies and LIFE SAVERS Gummies after customers reported finding very thin metal strands embedded in the candy or loose in the bag.

No winning ticket for Friday's $55-million Lotto Max jackpot

There was no winning ticket sold in Friday's Lotto Max $55 million draw. The four available $1 million Maxmillion prizes are also going unclaimed.
Nunavut review board recommends against iron ore mine expansion on Baffin Island

Nunavut review board recommends against iron ore mine expansion on Baffin Island

CAMBRIDGE BAY, Nunavut — The Nunavut Impact Review Board is recommending the proposed expansion of an iron ore mine on the northern tip of Baffin Island should not go ahead. Baffinland Iron Mines Corp.
Tour bus operator faces health and safety charges in deadly Icefield crash

Tour bus operator faces health and safety charges in deadly Icefield crash

JASPER, ALBERTA — A tour bus operator has been charged in a deadly rollover at the Columbia Icefield in Jasper National Park nearly two years ago and more charges could be on the way. The Alberta government said Friday that Brewster Inc.