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Hockey federation investigates incident with Russia's junior team at Calgary airport

Hockey federation investigates incident with Russia's junior team at Calgary airport

CALGARY — A New Year's Eve disturbance on an Air Canada plane which some passengers have said was related to bad behavior by Russia's world junior hockey team does not appear to have resulted in any charges, but the International Ice Hockey Federatio
Provinces announce new measures as Omicron fuels rise in COVID cases, hospitalization

Provinces announce new measures as Omicron fuels rise in COVID cases, hospitalization

Provinces are putting new measures in place to deal with an Omicron-fuelled rise in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, including delaying in-person schooling in Ontario by two weeks and bringing in the military to help Quebec speed up its third-dos
Ontario court awards more than $107M to families over deadly Flight 752 shootdown

Ontario court awards more than $107M to families over deadly Flight 752 shootdown

OTTAWA — An Ontario court has awarded more than $107 million to families of six victims of the Iranian military’s downing of a passenger jet two years ago.
Federal documents hint at sweeping economic impact from central bank 'digital loonie'

Federal documents hint at sweeping economic impact from central bank 'digital loonie'

OTTAWA — Internal government documents show Finance Department officials believe there could be sweeping implications for the economy if the Bank of Canada ever issued its own cryptocurrency.
COVID crisis in remote communities and a historic agreement: In The News for Jan. 3

COVID crisis in remote communities and a historic agreement: In The News for Jan. 3

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 Jan. 3... What we are watching in Canada ...
Logging in watersheds among stressors for declining Pacific salmon, experts say

Logging in watersheds among stressors for declining Pacific salmon, experts say

VANCOUVER — The compounding effects of climate change and logging are contributing tothe degradation of Pacific salmon habitat, experts say, adding a reassessment of watershed logging and restoration practices will be key to helping struggling fish p
'A force': Politicians remember former N.L. and federal cabinet minister John Efford

'A force': Politicians remember former N.L. and federal cabinet minister John Efford

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Former federal and provincial cabinet minister John Efford is being remembered as "true icon" of Newfoundland and Labrador politics.
Feds, Indigenous leaders to announce child welfare compensation agreement Tuesday

Feds, Indigenous leaders to announce child welfare compensation agreement Tuesday

OTTAWA — An agreement in principle that will see Ottawa pay billions in compensation to First Nations children harmed by an underfunded child welfare system is set to be announced in Ottawa this week.
Remote communities locking down, banning outsiders as COVID-19 spreads

Remote communities locking down, banning outsiders as COVID-19 spreads

OTTAWA — The latest wave of COVID-19 is bringing health-care resources in some remote communities in Canada to the breaking point as case numbers explode.
Major Quebec hospital postpones half of surgeries, appointments due to COVID-19 spike

Major Quebec hospital postpones half of surgeries, appointments due to COVID-19 spike

MONTREAL — Quebec City's main hospital network says it will postpone half of its surgeries and medical appointments starting Wednesday.