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Canada issues $500M in government-backed bonds for Ukraine

Canada issues $500M in government-backed bonds for Ukraine

OTTAWA — The federal government has finished issuing $500 million in bonds to support Ukraine, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday, pointing to the bond drive as another sign of Canada's support for the embattled country.
New census data shows how commuting dropped during pandemic, labour force aging

New census data shows how commuting dropped during pandemic, labour force aging

OTTAWA — New census data shows commuting levels dropped significantly in 2021 compared to 2016, and while some of that decline has rebounded, transit ridership hasn't fully recovered. According to Statistics Canada, there were 2.

StatCan data shows 300k Quebec kids eligible for English school, 76 per cent attend

MONTREAL — New data on the number of Canadian children who have the constitutional right to education in an official minority language will help school boards plan and allow for further research, Statistics Canada said Wednesday.
Largest recorded Alberta earthquake probably natural, scientist says

Largest recorded Alberta earthquake probably natural, scientist says

EDMONTON — The largest earthquake ever recorded in Alberta, which rattled homes and nerves Tuesday, was probably due to natural causes, says a geologist. Rebecca Salvage of the University of Calgary says the 5.
Ottawa to spend $1.2 million to replace and repair homes after mass stabbing

Ottawa to spend $1.2 million to replace and repair homes after mass stabbing

JAMES SMITH CREE NATION — The federal government is to spend $1.2 million to repair and replace houses damaged during a mass stabbing in Saskatchewan nearly three months ago.
Smaller Canadian cities rank high on environmental scorecard that has a few surprises

Smaller Canadian cities rank high on environmental scorecard that has a few surprises

HALIFAX — A new environmental scorecard says Canada's biggest cities have lower scores than most small and medium-sized municipalities, but a closer look at the data reveals some surprises.

Environmental Quality Index ranks Canadian cities

HALIFAX — A new environmental scorecard rates 30 Canadian cities and towns on indicators related to health, including air quality, heat and cold waves, ultraviolet radiation and access to green spaces.
Feds name doctors, academics and lawyer to Cannabis Act review panel

Feds name doctors, academics and lawyer to Cannabis Act review panel

OTTAWA — The federal government has announced a panel of experts that will lead a statutory review of the country's Cannabis Act. Panel members include Dr.
In The News for Nov. 30: Latest census release to show how Canadians commute

In The News for Nov. 30: Latest census release to show how Canadians commute

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 Nov. 30 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Canada-Morocco: Montreal's Moroccans thrilled for World Cup match despite elimination

Canada-Morocco: Montreal's Moroccans thrilled for World Cup match despite elimination

MONTREAL — Canada won't be moving on to the knockout round in the World Cup, but Montreal's Moroccan community still has plenty to cheer about.
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