Benicio Del Toro, Alicia Silverstone and Justin Timberlake take on a story of deceit in Grant Singer's Netflix movie Reptile.
OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre found himself the subject of online criticism after posting photos with an Inuk elder alongside a caption about meeting with Algonquin elders on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Poilievre posted two photos to X, formerly known as Twitter, on Saturday with a caption about joining Algonquin elders and leaders at the eternal flame on Parliament Hill to mark the holiday at an event hosted by the Algonquin Nation and the National Centre for
Several communities could see their warmest temperature ever measured in October as a rare spell of warmth washes over Ontario this week
Seas of orange flooded events across the country on Saturday as Canadians gathered to acknowledge systemic oppression of Indigenous people and observe the third annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The federal statutory holiday, adapted from the grassroots Orange Shirt Day, recognizes the abuse suffered by Inuit, First Nations and Metis people at hundreds of state- and church-run residential schools. Gov.-Gen. Mary Simon, speaking at a ceremony in Ottawa, said that while Canada has
People donned orange clothing and gathered by the hundreds across Canada on Saturday to acknowledge the systemic oppression of Indigenous people by marking the third annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The federal statutory holiday recognizes abuses suffered by Inuit, First Nations and Metis people at hundreds of state and church-run residential schools. Here are some excerpts of what was said in honour of the occasion: --- “I remember sitting there crying, and I was only seven yea
QUEBEC — The Quebec government intends to table a bill in the coming days to enable it to join a class action lawsuit brought by British Columbia against more than 40 pharmaceutical companies accused of downplaying the harmful effects of opioids. A source familiar with the file confirmed the information to The Canadian Press. The British Columbia lawsuit dates to 2018 and alleges manufacturers both misrepresented the risk of addiction to opioids and failed to mention side effects and withdrawal
Abenaki director Kim O'Bomsawin highlights cultural stories and history of 11 First Peoples in the four-part docuseries Telling Our Story.
Jason Baerg is an artist, designer and professor who is Cree Métis and hails from Saskatchewan. The Weather Network spoke with him about how his ancestors can guide our modern world
The Sea to Sky cultural journey is a road trip down along the Sea to Sky highway. Learn important Indigenous history as the Squamish and Lil'wat First Nation. The Weather Network's Mia Gordon has more.
This calendar was developed eons ago, but it still comes incredibly close to our modern Gregorian calendar. Here's the significance of each month.
Temperatures will climb into the mid-20s by next week as a toasty ridge builds over Ontario heading into the beginning of October
There's something so heartwarming about John Carney's movies, including Flora and Son on Apple TV+ with Eve Hewson, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Orén Kinlan.
OTTAWA — The RCMP says it has introduced mandatory security awareness training for employees, one of several changes prompted by the 2019 arrest of a senior civilian member for allegedly leaking classified information. The Mounties say they have also made it easier to report security vulnerabilities, boosted the internal profile of departmental security operations and made strides toward creating a program to reduce the risk of personnel spilling secrets. The moves follow a June 2020 RCMP review
VANCOUVER — Megan McLaren thought her future career was in law enforcement, but her path radically shifted thanks in part to psychedelic drug therapy, she says. McLaren left a civilian position with the Vancouver Police Department in 2019 for a job in counselling with the Surrey School District and is now a registered clinical counsellor with a practice in Squamish, B.C. When the pandemic hit and her position was cut from the school district, she began researching psychedelics, eventually signin
The maker of the popular video game "Fortnite" has begun compensating claims in a $2.75-million settlement to a Canadian class-action lawsuit over the inclusion of controversial "loot boxes." The settlement website says that compensations by Epic Games began on Thursday,and legal documents noted that the settlement "is a compromise of disputed claims and is not an admission of liability, wrongdoing or fault" in the case. The class action was certified by the Supreme Court of British Columbia and
LAXGALTS'AP, B.C. — Children placed cedar boughs on the ground in front of a memorial totem pole to allow people to take a closer look without touching the long-lost treasure. Hundreds of people took the cedar path walkway Friday during a celebration in British Columbia's remote northwest that marked the coming home of the Nisga'a Nation's memorial totem pole stolen and sold to Scotland's National Museum almost 100 years ago. The memorial totem was carved to honour one of Amy Parent's relatives
The best movies and TV shows being removed from Netflix, Prime Video and Crave in October 2023.
PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — Prince George Conservation and RCMP officers are “actively investigating” six separate coyote attacks within a week in the city. RCMP say in a statement they have issued a warning to the public after receiving separate complaints of the attacks. B.C. conservation officer Eamon McArthur says most of the attacks have been on homeless people, some of whom have also been “actively feeding” the coyotes. He says it's unclear if they are feeding them by hand or tossing the food, b
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The U.S. federal government will shut down at midnight on October 1 if lawmakers don’t act soon, putting forecasters in a bind and locking away important data
The federal Liberal government has made a lot of promises to Indigenous Peoples. But do those promises line up with what communities on the ground really want and need, or reflect their diversity? The Canadian Press spoke with Indigenous community members and leadership to get a sense of what their priorities are and what they think Canadians can do to ensure that truth and reconciliation moves beyond aspiration and into action. Dani Lanouette, Chippewas of Nawash and Algonquins of Barriere Lake
OTTAWA — There will be no special treatment for Alberta when it comes to Canada's incoming regulations to make electricity cleaner, Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault said Friday. The comments are the latest salvo in the seemingly never-ending battle between Alberta and Ottawa over climate policy. This one relates to new clean electricity regulations that Guilbeault published in draft form in August. The regulations will require all electricity to be from either renewable sources, like wind
OTTAWA — The country's top soldier and outside experts say that finding almost $1 billion in savings in the Department of National Defence budget will affect the Armed Forces' capabilities, although the defence minister insisted Friday the budget is not being cut. Deputy minister Bill Matthews told MPs on the House of Commons defence committee that the department is identifying "proposals for spending reductions" that total more than $900 million over four years, while trying to minimize the imp
A “whites-only mom and tots” poster in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, is raising major concerns about the rise of racism and hate speech in the province.