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Help wanted: where have Canadian workers gone since the pandemic?

Help wanted: where have Canadian workers gone since the pandemic?

Amid a prolonged pandemic, laid-off workers took stock and reassessed their priorities
WORLD: Canadian WWI soldier identified years after death in France

WORLD: Canadian WWI soldier identified years after death in France

David George Parfitt was one of 156 members of the 8th Canadian Infantry Battalion killed in action on Sept. 26, 1916, during the Battle of Thiepval Ridge
CANADA: Bishops want new statement on Doctrine of Discovery

CANADA: Bishops want new statement on Doctrine of Discovery

Countries, including Canada, have used the doctrine to justify colonizing lands considered to be uninhabited, but were in fact home to Indigenous Peoples
CANADA: What Pope Francis left out of residential school apology

CANADA: What Pope Francis left out of residential school apology

Prior to his visit, Indigenous leaders made specific calls about what they wanted to see in the apology and where they hoped it would lead
CANADA: Pope to visit former residential school, Edmonton church

CANADA: Pope to visit former residential school, Edmonton church

Pope Francis expected to issue an apology to Indigenous residential school survivors, families while at the former Ermineskin Indian Residential School site
ONTARIO: 'Insecure load' held onto car roof by bedsheet

ONTARIO: 'Insecure load' held onto car roof by bedsheet

A driver and front passenger clutched the edges of the sheet, which was draped over a mattress, say police
BEYOND LOCAL: Endangered red panda cub born at Toronto Zoo

BEYOND LOCAL: Endangered red panda cub born at Toronto Zoo

The zoo says the male cub is only the third red panda born at the zoo in more than 25 years
ONTARIO: Pediatric COVID vaccine bookings open July 28

ONTARIO: Pediatric COVID vaccine bookings open July 28

Shots can be booked through the province's online portal, public health units that use their own booking systems, pharmacies, Indigenous-led clinics as well as some primary care providers and pediatricians.
Ontario planning to bring in 'strong mayor' system for certain cities

Ontario planning to bring in 'strong mayor' system for certain cities

Probably not your city just yet
CANADA: 'Freedom Convoy' organizer Pat King granted bail

CANADA: 'Freedom Convoy' organizer Pat King granted bail

The decision was delivered in an Ottawa courtroom today