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A health-care worker hands a man a face mask at a COVID-19 testing clinic in Montreal, Sunday, May 9, 2021. As Canada grapples with its sixth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic and less data is shared with the public, a new poll offers a picture of how many people across the country have been infected. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

One-quarter of Canadians have been infected with COVID-19, poll suggests

Poll shows a rate of reported infection higher than what is indicated by official data

A health-care worker hands a man a face mask at a COVID-19 testing clinic in Montreal, Sunday, May 9, 2021. As Canada grapples with its sixth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic and less data is shared with the public, a new poll offers a picture of how many people across the country have been infected. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
The West Pubnico Point Wind Farm is seen in Lower West Pubnico, N.S. on Monday, Aug. 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Energy transition will be challenging in era of public protests, regulatory hurdles

Overhauling Canada’s energy infrastructure quickly an unprecedented expensive and technical challenge

The West Pubnico Point Wind Farm is seen in Lower West Pubnico, N.S. on Monday, Aug. 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Dallas Stars’ Tyler Seguin, left, checks Vancouver Canucks’ Elias Pettersson, of Sweden, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, B.C., Monday, April 18, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Pettersson puts up 3 points as red-hot Canucks dump Stars 6-2 for sixth straight win

Vancouver sits 5 points behind Dallas in battle for NHL wild-card spot

Dallas Stars’ Tyler Seguin, left, checks Vancouver Canucks’ Elias Pettersson, of Sweden, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, B.C., Monday, April 18, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A Sunwing Boeing 737-800 passenger plane prepares to land at Pearson International Airport in Toronto on Wednesday, August 2, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov

‘Almost stranded:’ Sunwing delays dozens of flights, leaving passengers up in the air

Several thousand Canadians are affected due to what is being called a ‘system issue’

A Sunwing Boeing 737-800 passenger plane prepares to land at Pearson International Airport in Toronto on Wednesday, August 2, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov
A U.S. F-35 fighter jet flies over the Eifel Mountains near Spangdahlem, Germany, Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022. The U.S. Armed Forces moved stealth fighter jets to Spangdahlem Air Base a few days ago. The aircraft, built by the U.S. company Lockheed-Martin, is considered the most modern stealth fighter aircraft in the world. (Harald Tittel/dpa via AP)

Canada avoided F-35 teething problems, should buy stealth fighter now: test pilot

The Liberal government launched negotiations last month for the purchase of 88 F-35s,

A U.S. F-35 fighter jet flies over the Eifel Mountains near Spangdahlem, Germany, Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022. The U.S. Armed Forces moved stealth fighter jets to Spangdahlem Air Base a few days ago. The aircraft, built by the U.S. company Lockheed-Martin, is considered the most modern stealth fighter aircraft in the world. (Harald Tittel/dpa via AP)
Patrick Brown announces his candidacy for the federal Conservative Leadership at a rally in Brampton, Ont., on Sunday, March 13, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

‘If you show up, I win’: Inside Patrick Brown’s drive for Conservative leadership

Brown: ‘My path…is bringing new people in and having a decent level of support within the party’

Patrick Brown announces his candidacy for the federal Conservative Leadership at a rally in Brampton, Ont., on Sunday, March 13, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Official Languages Commissioner Raymond Theberge responds to a question during a news conference in Ottawa on May 9, 2019. Theberge says events broadcast live on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Facebook page must be accessible in both English and French. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Events broadcast on Trudeau’s Facebook page must be bilingual: language commissioner

More than a dozen people complained about press conference announcing Mary Simon as governor general

Official Languages Commissioner Raymond Theberge responds to a question during a news conference in Ottawa on May 9, 2019. Theberge says events broadcast live on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Facebook page must be accessible in both English and French. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Faithful gather to attend the Catholic Easter Sunday mass led by Pope Francis in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, April 17, 2022. For many Christians, this weekend marks the first time in three years they will gather in person to celebrate Easter Sunday. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Manitoba Metis delegation heads to Rome for meeting with Pope Francis

Delegation will be first he’s met since he apologized to Indigenous people for residential schools

Faithful gather to attend the Catholic Easter Sunday mass led by Pope Francis in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, April 17, 2022. For many Christians, this weekend marks the first time in three years they will gather in person to celebrate Easter Sunday. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
RCMP Constables Adam Merchant, Aaron Patton and Stuart Beselt, left to right, are questioned by commission counsel Roger Burrill at the Mass Casualty Commission inquiry into the mass murders in rural Nova Scotia on April 18/19, 2020, in Halifax on Monday, March 28, 2022. The officers were the first officers on the scene at the Portapique, N.S. shooting. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Two years after a gunman killed 22 in Nova Scotia, RCMP still under the microscope

RCMP communication with the public during the gunman’s 13 hours at large has become a focal point

RCMP Constables Adam Merchant, Aaron Patton and Stuart Beselt, left to right, are questioned by commission counsel Roger Burrill at the Mass Casualty Commission inquiry into the mass murders in rural Nova Scotia on April 18/19, 2020, in Halifax on Monday, March 28, 2022. The officers were the first officers on the scene at the Portapique, N.S. shooting. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Chemical analyses were performed on these archaeological short-tailed albatross specimens, as shown in this undated handout image, to explore long-term behaviour trends. The short-tailed albatross showed distinctive behaviour when it returned to feed at Vancouver Island across a period of over 4,000 years before being driven to the precipice of extinction, says a new study. THE CANADIANS PRESS/HO-Eric Guiry

Albatross came back to Vancouver Island to feed over hundreds of generations: study

Short-tailed albatross was almost wiped out for their feathers between the 1880s and 1930s

Chemical analyses were performed on these archaeological short-tailed albatross specimens, as shown in this undated handout image, to explore long-term behaviour trends. The short-tailed albatross showed distinctive behaviour when it returned to feed at Vancouver Island across a period of over 4,000 years before being driven to the precipice of extinction, says a new study. THE CANADIANS PRESS/HO-Eric Guiry
ATCO chief executive officer Nancy Southern addresses the company’s annual meeting in Calgary, Alta., Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Regulated utility ATCO Electric has agreed to pay a $31 million administrative penalty after an Alberta Utilities Commission investigation found it deliberately overpaid a First Nation group for work on a new transmission line, and then failed to disclose the reasons for it when it applied to be reimbursed by ratepayers for the extra cost. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

ATCO Electric agrees to $31 million penalty following regulator’s investigation

Alberta Utilities Commission investigation found it deliberately overpaid a First Nation group

ATCO chief executive officer Nancy Southern addresses the company’s annual meeting in Calgary, Alta., Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Regulated utility ATCO Electric has agreed to pay a $31 million administrative penalty after an Alberta Utilities Commission investigation found it deliberately overpaid a First Nation group for work on a new transmission line, and then failed to disclose the reasons for it when it applied to be reimbursed by ratepayers for the extra cost. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Ireland’s Jack Kelly, centre, fights off Canada’s Anton Ngongo, left, and Elias Ergas, right, to score a try during HSBC Canada Sevens rugby action, in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, April 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Canadian men’s rugby team sees progress with 10th-place finish in Vancouver

Canada moved past both Scotland and Wales in the overall Rugby Sevens points standings

Ireland’s Jack Kelly, centre, fights off Canada’s Anton Ngongo, left, and Elias Ergas, right, to score a try during HSBC Canada Sevens rugby action, in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, April 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Longtime Toronto Blue Jays broadcaster Buck Martinez is stepping away from the broadcast booth after being diagnosed with cancer. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP Photo/Paul Sancya

Toronto Blue Jays broadcaster Buck Martinez leaving TV booth after cancer diagnosis

Former catcher’s association with the team dates back to 1981

Longtime Toronto Blue Jays broadcaster Buck Martinez is stepping away from the broadcast booth after being diagnosed with cancer. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP Photo/Paul Sancya
Vancouver Canucks’ Bo Horvat prepares to take a faceoff during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, in Vancouver on Sunday, April 18, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Vancouver Canucks captain Bo Horvat out at least two weeks with lower-body injury

Vancouver (37-28-10) still has a slim chance of making the playoffs

Vancouver Canucks’ Bo Horvat prepares to take a faceoff during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, in Vancouver on Sunday, April 18, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
In this Jan. 15, 2013, file photo, Canada’s Rebecca Marino hits a backhand return to China’s Peng Shuai during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Fernandez, Marino lead Canada to 2-0 lead at Billie Jean King Cup qualifier

Vancouver’s Rebecca Marino wanted to put on a show for her loved ones on Friday

In this Jan. 15, 2013, file photo, Canada’s Rebecca Marino hits a backhand return to China’s Peng Shuai during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
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Liberals’ budget signals shift to soon let labour groups launch trade challenges

Unions will be able to launch trade challenges without the need to have an employer join the cause

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A pickup truck passes in front of the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa, Thursday, March 25, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Liberals dismiss accusations they intend to slap a green tax on pickup trucks

“This so-called fee on trucks doesn’t exist,” Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault said

A pickup truck passes in front of the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa, Thursday, March 25, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
A staff member carries bedding in one of the suites at Toronto’s Interval House, an emergency shelter for women in abusive situations, on Monday February 6, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Shelters for abuse victims report effects of COVID-19 on operations to StatCan

61% of the facilities reported reducing their number of beds to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19

A staff member carries bedding in one of the suites at Toronto’s Interval House, an emergency shelter for women in abusive situations, on Monday February 6, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
The Supreme Court of Canada is seen in Ottawa, on Thursday, June 17, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Supreme Court affirms drug, firearm convictions despite police officer’s mistake

In a 6-1 decision, the court upheld the arrest even though it violated the man’s charter rights

The Supreme Court of Canada is seen in Ottawa, on Thursday, June 17, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Lieutenant Kevin Moffat speaks with media before 80 soldiers from across 3rd Canadian Division deploy to Poland in order to join the lead elements already in that country as part of the Government of Canada’s response to the war in Ukraine, in Edmonton, Friday April 15, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

‘This is what we trained for:’ Soldiers depart to help humanitarian crisis in Europe

The soldiers will offer humanitarian assistance at reception centres throughout Poland

Lieutenant Kevin Moffat speaks with media before 80 soldiers from across 3rd Canadian Division deploy to Poland in order to join the lead elements already in that country as part of the Government of Canada’s response to the war in Ukraine, in Edmonton, Friday April 15, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson