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Former Conservative senator Don Meredith charged with three counts of sexual assault

OTTAWA — A former senator who resigned from the upper chamber amid scandals related to alleged sexual misconduct is now facing criminal charges.
'I was really homesick': Some northern students travel far from home for high school

'I was really homesick': Some northern students travel far from home for high school

YELLOWKNIFE — When Angelina Arrowmaker was ready to start high school in 2017, she and her mother packed their bags and flew 195 kilometres south to Yellowknife. They made the move because the school in Arrowmaker's home community of Wekweeti, N.W.T.
Quebec election: Party leaders begin final weekend of the campaign

Quebec election: Party leaders begin final weekend of the campaign

MONTREAL — As the Quebec election campaign enters its final weekend the main party leaders are fanning out across the province.
Canada has now ended its COVID-19 travel restrictions, mask mandates

Canada has now ended its COVID-19 travel restrictions, mask mandates

OTTAWA — As of this morning, travellers to Canada do not need to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19 — and wearing a mask on planes and trains is now optional, though it is still recommended.
Canada 'behind the ball' with weak merger laws, says author of biting report

Canada 'behind the ball' with weak merger laws, says author of biting report

OTTAWA — Lax merger laws in Canada underestimate the harm to competition caused by mergers and overestimate their benefits, a new report says.
Jaded, cynical, disillusioned: report says federal whistleblowers fear reprisal

Jaded, cynical, disillusioned: report says federal whistleblowers fear reprisal

OTTAWA — Federal workers are increasingly cynical, skeptical and disillusioned about the idea of reporting wrongdoing in the public service, says a recent survey.
BC Wildfire Service warns season not yet over amid drought

BC Wildfire Service warns season not yet over amid drought

VANCOUVER — Seemingly endless summer conditions in British Columbia have prompted a warning that this year's "very unique fire season" in the province is not yet over.

No winning ticket sold for Friday's $70 million Lotto Max jackpot

The $70 million Lotto Max jackpot is going unclaimed for another day. There was no winning ticket sold in Friday's draw.
Canadians reflect about residential schools on Truth and Reconciliation Day

Canadians reflect about residential schools on Truth and Reconciliation Day

With drumming and singing, at powwows and public ceremonies, communities across the country marked the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation on Friday.
Creator's Stone meteorite to be returned to its historic site after over 150 years

Creator's Stone meteorite to be returned to its historic site after over 150 years

EDMONTON — After years of negotiations, the Alberta government signed an agreement Friday with a First Nations group committing to return an ancient meteorite to its historic location after being displaced for over 150 years.