Skip to content

National News

In the news today: Flight issues amid tech outage, Trudeau set to appoint minister

In the news today: Flight issues amid tech outage, Trudeau set to appoint minister

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed...
Trump says U.S. will be 'respected again' in first speech since assassination attempt

Trump says U.S. will be 'respected again' in first speech since assassination attempt

MILWAUKEE — Donald Trump recounted the terrifying moment he realized he was struck by a bullet in his first public speech since an attempted assassination, telling party faithful at the Republican National Convention that his resolve has never been s
'Like lava': Evacuee tells of frightening fire escape, as number of B.C. blazes soars

'Like lava': Evacuee tells of frightening fire escape, as number of B.C. blazes soars

"When we left last night, we didn’t know if we would have a home this morning."
'Plane was just in flames': Two dead, one hurt in crash at Tofino, B.C., airport

'Plane was just in flames': Two dead, one hurt in crash at Tofino, B.C., airport

TOFINO, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA — Derek Michaels was walking along Long Beach in Tofino, B.C., when he saw a small plane appearing to struggle after takeoff, making sharp turns with a plume of smoke trailing behind one of its engines.
Accused in Coutts blockade trial feared food shortages, questioned COVID-19 vaccine

Accused in Coutts blockade trial feared food shortages, questioned COVID-19 vaccine

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — One of two men accused of conspiring to kill police at the border blockade at Coutts, Alta., says he was worried about government overreach, food shortages and the COVID-19 vaccine.
Yukon government ready to step in after mine disaster, firm's silence 'unhelpful'

Yukon government ready to step in after mine disaster, firm's silence 'unhelpful'

WHITEHORSE, YUKON, CANADA — Yukon's deputy mining minister says it's "unfortunate and frankly unhelpful" that the owners of the Eagle Gold mine have been "silent in general" about action to remedy a disastrous ore slide that spilled hundreds of milli
Montreal law students convince federal justice minister to review two convictions

Montreal law students convince federal justice minister to review two convictions

MONTREAL — Over the past year, a Quebec non-profit that advocates for the wrongfully convicted has convinced the federal justice minister to take a second look at two cases in which people have been declared guilty.
B.C. tribunal orders woman to pay ex $450 for Coldplay ticket she thought was a gift

B.C. tribunal orders woman to pay ex $450 for Coldplay ticket she thought was a gift

The province's Civil Resolution Tribunal says in a ruling that there was no evidence the ticket was intended as a gift, and that instead it was a loan that the woman had to repay.
Canada selling one of its Manhattan apartments to cover cost of new $9M condo

Canada selling one of its Manhattan apartments to cover cost of new $9M condo

OTTAWA — Canada is selling one of its apartments in New York City to cover the cost of a brand-new luxury condo it recently purchased for $9 million.
Federal government announces $89 million for conservation projects across Canada

Federal government announces $89 million for conservation projects across Canada

Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault said about $50 million of the funding is slated for major projects in the province.
push icon
Be the first to read breaking stories. Enable push notifications on your device. Disable anytime.
No thanks