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Stats Canada says Canada's homeownership rate fell in latest 2021 census release

Stats Canada says Canada's homeownership rate fell in latest 2021 census release

OTTAWA — Canada's homeownership rate is on the decline, with young adults in particular less likely to own a home in 2021 than they were adecade earlier, says Statistics Canada. According to the latest census release, 66.
Indigenous people more likely to have housing issues as population grows: StatCan

Indigenous people more likely to have housing issues as population grows: StatCan

WINNIPEG — Angela Klassen Janeczko calls out to a young woman sitting behind a building in downtown Winnipeg to see if she needs any water or food.
More than 805,600 homes unsuitable for the number of people living there: StatCan

More than 805,600 homes unsuitable for the number of people living there: StatCan

TORONTO — With a family of seven living in a three-bedroom townhouse and a fitness business she runs from home, Vanessa van Tol is a pro at maximizing space. The Delta, B.C.
Census housing report and Toronto police funeral: In The News for Sept. 21, 2022

Census housing report and Toronto police funeral: In The News for Sept. 21, 2022

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022... What we are watching in Canada ...
'I felt a release inside me': Inuk man faces alleged abuser in France

'I felt a release inside me': Inuk man faces alleged abuser in France

NAJUAAT, NVT. — An Inuk man who alleges he was sexually abused by a former Oblate priest in Nunavut when he was 13 years old says meeting the man face to face after nearly three decades was a relief.
Two weeks after deadly stabbings, James Smith Cree Nation looks to shed the darkness

Two weeks after deadly stabbings, James Smith Cree Nation looks to shed the darkness

JAMES SMITH CREE NATION — Tire tracks worn into the gravel roads that lead into James Smith Cree Nation are deeper than they were two weeks ago, remnants of the heavy police presence and the numerous funeral processions that followed.
Saskatchewan Appeal Court removes injunction, allows Broncos lawsuit to proceed

Saskatchewan Appeal Court removes injunction, allows Broncos lawsuit to proceed

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal has set aside a temporary injunction that halted a lawsuit filed by some parents of those who died in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash.
Federal Liberal cabinet weighing whether to lift remaining COVID-19 travel measures

Federal Liberal cabinet weighing whether to lift remaining COVID-19 travel measures

OTTAWA — The federal Liberal cabinet is considering whether to renew COVID-19 vaccine mandates and mandatory random testing for travellers. The current measures are set to expireon Sept. 30.
James Smith Cree Nation chief to meet with federal ministers to discuss stabbings

James Smith Cree Nation chief to meet with federal ministers to discuss stabbings

JAMES SMITH CREE NATION — The chief of a Saskatchewan First Nation that was the site of a series of deadly stabbings earlier this month is heading to Toronto for a meeting with federal cabinet ministers.
Dental-care legislation among the first bills on the docket as Parliament resumes

Dental-care legislation among the first bills on the docket as Parliament resumes

OTTAWA — The federal government says it won't come calling if parents don't spend every cent of their dental-care dollars on their kids' teeth, but the Canada Revenue Agency will check in to make sure the program isn't abused.