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Feds write cheque for $320M to support workers, lower emissions for N.L.'s struggling offshore

The pledge comes after six months of crushing losses for the province's oil sector.

A new era for military search-and-rescue begins with the Kingfisher

A procurement saga more than 16 years in the making came to an end today with the arrival in Comox, British Columbia of the Royal Canadian Air Force's new search and rescue plane.

RCMP mask policy for bearded officers is discriminatory and 'shouldn't have happened,' PM says

The prime minister says the RCMP's policy requiring front-line officers to wear properly fitting N95 respirator masks amounts to discrimination and "shouldn't have happened," because the rule disfavours officers who keep beards for religious reasons.

Couple found dead near Jasper remembered as dedicated volunteer firefighters

Matthew Kozak and Zabrina Ferrier died while hiking in Jasper National Park. At the small fire department where the couple served as volunteers, they are being remembered for their passion and dedication.

Ryan Reynolds to use part of his own salary to hire BIPOC crew members on upcoming film

The B.C.-born movie star will pay for 10 to 20 diverse hires on an upcoming Netflix film, to be shot in Canada. Successful applicants will have their travel, accommodation and pay covered by Reynolds.

Mi'kmaq tackle decades-old standstill on fishing rights with historic, self-regulated lobster fishery

After decades of differing opinions and debate on First Nations’ right to earn a “moderate livelihood” while fishing, affirmed by a landmark Supreme Court ruling in 1999, a Mi’kmaw community in Nova Scotia has launched its own Mi’kmaq-regulated, rights-based lobster fishery.

Proposed class action alleges feds failed to address 'mental health crisis' in RCMP

A statement of claim says the Crown and its representatives, including current and former RCMP agents, made it difficult for RCMP members posted in Nunavut to get help for mental health issues and belittled those who sought treatment.

Grieving family frustrated over lack of information on inmate's apparent overdose death

Taylor John Brazier died in custody on Sept. 11. His family was told that the 26-year-old was found in his cell at the North Fraser Pretrial Centre in Port Coquitlam, B.C., around 10:30 a.m. That's about all they know.

Canada signs deal to secure 20M more COVID-19 vaccine doses

Canada has signed an agreement to secure another 20 million COVID-19 vaccine doses.

Manitoba judge dismisses parent's claim for exemption from school mask requirement

A Manitoba judge has dismissed a parent’s request for a court injunction exempting her children from being forced to wear masks at school in the Division scolaire franco-manitobaine.

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