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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.
$416 million in disaster funding comes through for homes lost in B.C. wildfires

$416 million in disaster funding comes through for homes lost in B.C. wildfires

VANCOUVER — The federal government said it's preparing for what could be a challenging summer of wildfires in parts of the country as several ministers gathered in Vancouver to outline how funds will support those already affected.
'Historic visit:' Indigenous groups welcome the Pope's planned Canadian tour

'Historic visit:' Indigenous groups welcome the Pope's planned Canadian tour

Indigenous groups are welcoming news that Pope Francis plans to visit Canada this summer following his apology last month for the Roman Catholic Church's role in residential schools.
Canada presses for G7 quick-reaction group on cybersecurity after Ukraine invasion

Canada presses for G7 quick-reaction group on cybersecurity after Ukraine invasion

OTTAWA — Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne is pressing G7 countries to establish a quick-reaction group on cybersecurity to help build up resilience to attacks following the invasion of Ukraine.