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News: Canada

Membertou First Nation to become latest to join Mi'kmaq livelihood fishery in N.S.

Wednesday  07:26,   21 october 2020

HALIFAX — The leader of a Cape Breton First Nation says his community is planning a self-regulated lobster fishery similar to the one on the province's southwestern shore that has sparked fierce opposition from non-Indigenous harvesters. Chief... >>>

million amount for animal status symbol - the most expensive horses in the world

Wednesday  05:40,   21 october 2020

Riding is not a cheap hobby and horses can cost a whole lot of money. But in the supreme disciplines of sport, the prices of the graceful four-legged friends reach such dizzying heights that even multi-millionaires start pondering. © Provided by... >>>

Strong reactions in Tunisia following the assassination of French teacher Samuel Paty

Wednesday  05:40,   21 october 2020

© Fethi Belaid / AFP Head of government Hichem Mechichi expressed the condolences of the Tunisian people during a telephone conversation with his counterpart Jean Castex. The beheading of Samuel Paty provoked strong reactions within the political... >>>

Hundreds of protesting airline workers aim anger at transport minister

Wednesday  05:30,   21 october 2020

In a show of unity, more than 200 aviation workers demonstrated Tuesday on Parliament Hill, calling on the federal government to release a plan to safely restart the industry crushed by COVID-19. Holding "SOS" and "mayday" signs, grounded pilots,... >>>

Do parents of school-age children have a separate holiday entitlement during the school holidays?

Wednesday  04:40,   21 october 2020

In the following, the question will be investigated whether parents of school-age children have a special right to vacation during the school holidays. However, the individual framework conditions always play a significant factor. We will show you... >>>

Canada sees 2,341 new coronavirus cases as deaths near 10,000

Wednesday  04:25,   21 october 2020

Health authorities in Canada's provinces also said another 16 people have died after testing positive for COVID-19. The new fatalities bring the country's total death toll to 9,794. Read more: Halloween on or off? Dance studios but no gyms?... >>>

University should have defended professor in debate over offensive language: Legault

Wednesday  03:30,   21 october 2020

OTTAWA — Quebec Premier Francois Legault says the University of Ottawa should have defended a professor who used a derogatory word for Black people in class. A student complained that part-time professor Verushka Lieutenant-Duval used the notorious... >>>

Political tricks in House of Commons risk treating Canadians to a snap fall election

Wednesday  03:25,   21 october 2020

OTTAWA — The federal New Democrats on Tuesday were once again grappling with a decision about whether to support the minority Liberal government or potentially force an election upon Canadians struggling with the latest wave of the COVID-19... >>>

Aaron Wudrick: Canada's drifting fiscal ship needs an anchor

Wednesday  02:45,   21 october 2020

Dr. David Bulir, at The Research Institute of St. Joe's Hamilton, sounds the alarm over the lack of supplies like medical grade plastics, gloves and chemicals which are slowing labs across the... >>>

Aaron Wudrick: Canada's drifting fiscal ship needs an anchor

Wednesday  02:45,   21 october 2020

A ship without an anchor risks drifting into stormy waters. The same is true of governments that borrow and spend. More than six months into the global pandemic, it’s time for the Trudeau government to figure out what safeguards to put in place to... >>>

Canadian home prices rise in September as market firms: Teranet

Wednesday  02:45,   21 october 2020

Canadian home prices rise in September as market firms: TeranetThe Teranet-National Bank Composite House Price Index, which tracks data collected from public land registries to measure changes for repeat sales of single-family homes, showed prices... >>>

Canadian Pacific profit misses estimates on lower freight volumes

Wednesday  02:45,   21 october 2020

Canadian Pacific profit misses estimates on lower freight volumesCanadian Pacific, however, said it expects at least mid-single-digit adjusted earnings growth in... >>>

Zambian-Canadian Rapper Backxwash Wins 2020 Polaris Music Prize

Wednesday  02:41,   21 october 2020

Zambian-Canadian rapper Backxwash is the winner of the 2020 Polaris Music Prize for the album God Has Nothing To Do With This Leave Him Out Of It. The Montreal-based artist said of the big win, “Be as honest as you want to be and create the art that >>>

Laurentian Bank names Rania Llewellyn as next CEO, marking a first for major Canadian lenders

Wednesday  02:41,   21 october 2020

While only a fraction of Ontario's COVID-19 cases have used the national COVID Alert app to report their infections, public health experts say the app is still a useful... >>>

Laurentian Bank names Rania Llewellyn as next CEO, marking a first for major Canadian lenders

Wednesday  02:41,   21 october 2020

Laurentian Bank of Canada on Tuesday named former Bank of Nova Scotia executive Rania Llewellyn as its next CEO, an appointment that Montreal-based Laurentian says will make Llewellyn the first woman to lead a major Canadian bank. Llewellyn will... >>>