Skip to content

National News

McGill seeking new injunction to dismantle pro-Palestinian encampment on campus

McGill seeking new injunction to dismantle pro-Palestinian encampment on campus

MONTREAL — McGill University says it's going to court again to dismantle the pro-Palestinian encampment that has been set up on its downtown Montreal campus since late April.
Relief greets federal order to fix benzene leaks after plastics plant pollution

Relief greets federal order to fix benzene leaks after plastics plant pollution

OTTAWA — Feelings of hope and relief flooded Aamjiwnaang First Nation in Sarnia, Ont.
Doctors recommend ways to combat waste, pollutants in health-care

Doctors recommend ways to combat waste, pollutants in health-care

Health-care professionals are joining forcesto cut down on waste including single-use plastics, surgical gloves and syringes where possible. Many have provided recommendations to the advocacy group Choosing Wisely Canada.
NACI recommends universal immunization program against RSV for infants

NACI recommends universal immunization program against RSV for infants

The National Advisory Committee on Immunization is recommending a universal immunization program against respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, for all infants.
Quebec woman awarded $460K after attack by three dogs; owner and municipality liable

Quebec woman awarded $460K after attack by three dogs; owner and municipality liable

MONTREAL — In March 2019, Dominique Alain was out jogging in Quebec's Eastern Townships when she was mauled by three dogs, leaving her with life-threatening injuries to her arms and legs.
Ottawa to make pathway for newcomers who lack official status, speed up deportations

Ottawa to make pathway for newcomers who lack official status, speed up deportations

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says some immigrants to Canada who lack official status need a pathway to help them stay, while in other cases Ottawa must speed up deportation procedures.
President tells Gaza protesters that University of B.C. must remain neutral

President tells Gaza protesters that University of B.C. must remain neutral

VANCOUVER — The president of the University of British Columbia has told pro-Palestinian protesters that the school must remain neutral on the Gaza conflict.
Trial of admitted serial killer wraps up second week in Winnipeg

Trial of admitted serial killer wraps up second week in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG — The murder trial of an admitted serial killer has wrapped up its second week of evidence. Two former acquaintances of Jeremy Skibicki were expected to testify Friday about their interactions with the killer.
In the news today: Rain, cooler temperatures help Western wildfires

In the news today: Rain, cooler temperatures help Western wildfires

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today...
Most Canadians support abortion, one-third see Tories as least supportive: poll

Most Canadians support abortion, one-third see Tories as least supportive: poll

OTTAWA — Eight in 10 Canadians back a woman's right to an abortion and two in three don't want the notwithstanding clause used to restrict access to abortions, a new poll suggests.