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Unifor ratifies agreement establishing pattern for energy workers

Unifor ratifies agreement establishing pattern for energy workers

CALGARY — Unifor says representatives from its energy locals have ratified a tentative agreement that sets a pattern for more than 7,500 workers. The workers are part of the union's National Energy Program.
Ontario auditor: at least 99 patients placed in LTC homes without their consent

Ontario auditor: at least 99 patients placed in LTC homes without their consent

TORONTO — At least 99 hospital patients in Ontario have been placed in long-term care homes without their consent, the province's auditor general has found.
CBC considering 'all possible measures' in wake of concerns over cuts, exec bonuses

CBC considering 'all possible measures' in wake of concerns over cuts, exec bonuses

OTTAWA — Top CBC executives said Friday they are considering options to manage the broadcaster's financial pressures, including taking a look at "senior executive compensation," following plans to slash 10 per cent of the public broadcaster's workfor
Supreme Court overturns N.W.T. decision blocking students' admission to French school

Supreme Court overturns N.W.T. decision blocking students' admission to French school

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada ruled Friday that the Northwest Territories education minister erred in refusing to allow students from five families to attend a French-language school.
Canada set to open selection camp looking for world junior three-peat

Canada set to open selection camp looking for world junior three-peat

Peter Anholt sees a group craving for an opportunity — finally — in the spotlight.
Trial of 'Freedom Convoy' organizers Tamara Lich, Chris Barber adjourned until 2024

Trial of 'Freedom Convoy' organizers Tamara Lich, Chris Barber adjourned until 2024

OTTAWA — The criminal trial of "Freedom Convoy" leaders Tamara Lich and Chris Barber adjourned Thursday after more than 30 days of evidence and arguments, and is expected to resume in January.
Transcript of statement by CSIS director Vigneault during town hall meeting for staff

Transcript of statement by CSIS director Vigneault during town hall meeting for staff

OTTAWA — The director of Canada's spy agency, David Vigneault, says the officer at the centre of an investigation by The Canadian Press into allegations of rape and harassment no longer works for the agency, and an ombudsperson will be put in place t
Parks Canada accepts recommendations from review into out-of-control fire near Banff

Parks Canada accepts recommendations from review into out-of-control fire near Banff

BANFF, Alta. — An independent review into a prescribed fire that led to evacuations near a popular tourist town in Banff National Park has made a series of recommendations to try to prevent it from happening again.
Some facts about Canada's spy agency, as director apologizes for rape claim response

Some facts about Canada's spy agency, as director apologizes for rape claim response

OTTAWA — Canada's spy chief David Vigneault has apologized to staff for his response to rape and harassment claims in the British Columbia office of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service.
Coroner's counsel asks jurors to find Soleiman Faqiri died as a result of homicide

Coroner's counsel asks jurors to find Soleiman Faqiri died as a result of homicide

TORONTO — Human actions and decision making led to the death of a mentally ill man in an Ontario jail roughly seven years ago, coroner's counsel told inquest jurors Friday in urging them to rule the death a homicide.