Canada & World

Coroner Géhane Kamel speaks during a news conference in Trois-Rivières, Que., on Oct. 5, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

No ‘euthanasia’ in Quebec care homes during COVID-19, expert tells coroner’s inquest

Inquest examining people who died in residential settings during first months of COVID-19 pandemic.

Coroner Géhane Kamel speaks during a news conference in Trois-Rivières, Que., on Oct. 5, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a press conference at COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Trudeau takes carbon pricing debate to the global stage at COP26

PM wants global price on carbon to cover 60 per cent of the planet’s greenhouse gas emissions.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a press conference at COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
The Canadian flag flies at half mast over the Peace tower and parliament buildings in Ottawa on October 22, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

PM says Indigenous talks may offer “solution” so Canada can honour war dead

The flag has been flying at half-mast at federal buildings since late May

The Canadian flag flies at half mast over the Peace tower and parliament buildings in Ottawa on October 22, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
A moose makes its way through a snowy field near Lake Louise, Alta., Nov. 23, 2012. Officials in Manitoba are reporting what they say is the province’s first case of chronic wasting disease, a nervous system disorder that affects large game animals. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Manitoba reports first chronic wasting disease case; bans hunting where animal found

CWD has appeared in deer and elk in Saskatchewan, Alberta and Quebec

A moose makes its way through a snowy field near Lake Louise, Alta., Nov. 23, 2012. Officials in Manitoba are reporting what they say is the province’s first case of chronic wasting disease, a nervous system disorder that affects large game animals. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Fresh sawdust is seen from a tree cut near near Port Renfrew, B.C. Monday, Oct. 4, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Long-awaited logging report to shape response to B.C.’s war in the woods

B.C. government to discuss old-growth logging with release of advisory panel report

Fresh sawdust is seen from a tree cut near near Port Renfrew, B.C. Monday, Oct. 4, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
People arrive to cast their ballot on federal election day in Montreal, Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. Elections Canada was curious to know how many Canadians believed in conspiracy theories leading up to the recent federal vote. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Elections Canada probed how many Canadians have a ‘conspiracy mindset’

Agency commissioned stand-alone survey into level of trust Canadians had in the electoral process

People arrive to cast their ballot on federal election day in Montreal, Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. Elections Canada was curious to know how many Canadians believed in conspiracy theories leading up to the recent federal vote. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Ships continue to work to control a fire onboard the MV Zim Kingston about eight kilometres from the shore in Victoria, B.C., on Monday, October 25, 2021. A special weather statement was issued for the Greater Victoria area as southeasterly winds gusting up to 90km per hour were forecasted. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Refrigerators, styrofoam, garbage on B.C. beaches after containers spilled from ship

Items collected by helicopter off Cape Palmerston beach on the northwest side of Vancouver Island

Ships continue to work to control a fire onboard the MV Zim Kingston about eight kilometres from the shore in Victoria, B.C., on Monday, October 25, 2021. A special weather statement was issued for the Greater Victoria area as southeasterly winds gusting up to 90km per hour were forecasted. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Damaged structures are seen in Lytton, B.C., on Friday, July 9, 2021, after a wildfire destroyed most of the village on June 30. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Trudeau invokes Lytton, the town that was, as climate change talks begin in Scotland

COP26 is grappling with setting the rules for implementing the goals of the 2015 Paris agreement

Damaged structures are seen in Lytton, B.C., on Friday, July 9, 2021, after a wildfire destroyed most of the village on June 30. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau leaves the stage after he delivered a short speech at the 26th meeting of the Council of Parties to the UN climate convention, known as COP26, in Glasgow, Scotland, on Monday, Nov. 1, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Alberta government, Opposition say the province should be consulted on emissions caps

Both Kenney and Notley say province has to be at the table when limits are discussed

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau leaves the stage after he delivered a short speech at the 26th meeting of the Council of Parties to the UN climate convention, known as COP26, in Glasgow, Scotland, on Monday, Nov. 1, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
A settlement has been approved in lawsuit lodged against an Ottawa fertility doc alleged to have used the wrong sperm, including his own, in multiple instances. (pixabay)

$13 million settlement approved with fertility doc alleged to have used wrong sperm

Judged has signed off on the settlement in the class-action case against Dr. Norman Barwin

A settlement has been approved in lawsuit lodged against an Ottawa fertility doc alleged to have used the wrong sperm, including his own, in multiple instances. (pixabay)
John Haggie, Newfoundland and Labrador minister of health and community services responds to a reporter’s questions in Winnipeg, Thursday, June 28, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

Suspected cyberattack in N.L. hits ‘brain’ of province’s health-care system

SItuation leads to cancellation of several non-emergency medical appointments and procedures

John Haggie, Newfoundland and Labrador minister of health and community services responds to a reporter’s questions in Winnipeg, Thursday, June 28, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
Shelly Glover answers a question during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Monday March 23, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Losing candidate for Manitoba Tory leadership wants swearing-in delayed

Shelley Glover does not want to discuss details, previously spoke of ballot timing issues

Shelly Glover answers a question during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Monday March 23, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Milk is pictured at a grocery store in North Vancouver, B.C., Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward

Canadian Dairy Commission recommends large increase in farm gate milk prices

Record increase could see retail price of milk in grocery stores increase as much as 10 per cent

Milk is pictured at a grocery store in North Vancouver, B.C., Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward
Quillback rock fish on a marine protected area glass sponge reef. (Photo credit of CPAWS-BC, Diane Reid)

Watchdog says B.C.’s marine protected areas fall short in protecting biodiversity

Activities such as bottom trawling active in some MPAs, future threats looming

Quillback rock fish on a marine protected area glass sponge reef. (Photo credit of CPAWS-BC, Diane Reid)
FILE – Bell Canada head office is seen on Nun’s Island, Wednesday, August 5, 2015, in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Monday mix-up: Some Bell customers saw their phones incorrectly fall back 1 hour

Customers took to Twitter to vent their frustration at the company

FILE – Bell Canada head office is seen on Nun’s Island, Wednesday, August 5, 2015, in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives in Edinburgh, Scotland, to attend COP26 on Monday, Nov. 1, 2021. It’s the first time the Prime Minister will be at a COP meeting since the Paris agreement was signed just weeks after he first became prime minister in 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Trudeau moves on pledge to cap oil and gas emissions as COP26 talks begin in Scotland

26th meeting of the Council of Parties to the UN climate convention begins in Glasgow

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives in Edinburgh, Scotland, to attend COP26 on Monday, Nov. 1, 2021. It’s the first time the Prime Minister will be at a COP meeting since the Paris agreement was signed just weeks after he first became prime minister in 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Poppies are seen on the National War Memorial after Remembrance Day ceremonies, in Ottawa on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. The Royal Canadian Legion is hoping to return to a sense of normalcy with its annual poppy campaign this year, thanks to fewer COVID-19 restrictions in place across the country. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Legion hoping sense of normalcy returns to this year’s poppy campaign

More people physically present with donation boxes this year thanks to looser COVID-19 measures

Poppies are seen on the National War Memorial after Remembrance Day ceremonies, in Ottawa on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. The Royal Canadian Legion is hoping to return to a sense of normalcy with its annual poppy campaign this year, thanks to fewer COVID-19 restrictions in place across the country. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with President of the European Union Ursula von der Leyen on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Rome, Italy, on Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with President of the European Union Ursula von der Leyen on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Rome, Italy, on Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
FILE – A reveler reacts in front of a Dolores Aguirre Ybarra ranch fighting bull, during the fifth day of the running of the bulls at the San Fermin Fiesta in Pamplona, northern Spain, Saturday, July 11, 2009. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

Man dies in Spain after being gored during a bull run

It is the first known death during a running-of-the-bulls since the festivals returned after the pandemic

FILE – A reveler reacts in front of a Dolores Aguirre Ybarra ranch fighting bull, during the fifth day of the running of the bulls at the San Fermin Fiesta in Pamplona, northern Spain, Saturday, July 11, 2009. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
The entrance to a film set where police say actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun, killing a cinematographer, is seen outside Santa Fe, New Mexico, Friday, Oct. 22, 2021. The Bonanza Creek Ranch film set has permanent structures for background used in Westerns, including “Rust,” the film Baldwin was working on when the prop gun discharged. (AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio)

‘She was my friend’: Alec Baldwin mourns cinematographer shot on ‘Rust’ set

Investigators said that there was ‘some complacency’ in how weapons were handled on set

The entrance to a film set where police say actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun, killing a cinematographer, is seen outside Santa Fe, New Mexico, Friday, Oct. 22, 2021. The Bonanza Creek Ranch film set has permanent structures for background used in Westerns, including “Rust,” the film Baldwin was working on when the prop gun discharged. (AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio)