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Serbia's Yvonne Anderson passes the ball around United States' Breanna Stewart, right, during their quarterfinal game at the women's Basketball World Cup in Sydney, Australia, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

Canada into women’s World Cup semis for 1st time since 1986

No one on Canada’s roster was born the last time the team…

Serbia's Yvonne Anderson passes the ball around United States' Breanna Stewart, right, during their quarterfinal game at the women's Basketball World Cup in Sydney, Australia, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
A man looks at his screen during a cryptocurrency event in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022. Senior federal bureaucrats examined whether cryptocurrencies protect against inflation not long after Opposition Leader Pierre Poilievre made the claim as a candidate in the Conservative leadership race, according to an internal government document. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Paul White

Senior bureaucrats probed cryptocurrencies after Poilievre campaign comments

Senior federal bureaucrats examined whether cryptocurrencies protect against inflation not long after…

A man looks at his screen during a cryptocurrency event in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022. Senior federal bureaucrats examined whether cryptocurrencies protect against inflation not long after Opposition Leader Pierre Poilievre made the claim as a candidate in the Conservative leadership race, according to an internal government document. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Paul White
The Supreme Court of Canada is seen on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022 in Ottawa. The court will not hear appeals from parties who support approval of an open-pit coal mine in southwest Alberta. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Supreme Court of Canada won’t hear appeals in Alberta coal project case

The Supreme Court of Canada will not hear appeals from parties who…

The Supreme Court of Canada is seen on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022 in Ottawa. The court will not hear appeals from parties who support approval of an open-pit coal mine in southwest Alberta. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Canadian Minister of International Development Harjit Sajjan, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, at the Canadian ambassador residence, in Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022. Sajjan says Ottawa will match more donations for those suffering from flooding in Pakistan. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Hussein Malla

Canada matching more donations for Pakistan flood aid, will raise cap to $5M

International Development Minister Harjit Sajjan says Ottawa will match more donations, for…

Canadian Minister of International Development Harjit Sajjan, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, at the Canadian ambassador residence, in Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022. Sajjan says Ottawa will match more donations for those suffering from flooding in Pakistan. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Hussein Malla
Gideon Arthurs, executive director of the Soulpepper Theatre Company, is photographed in Toronto, Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alex Lupul

Struggling Canadian theatre companies boosted by $15-million Slaight donation

Theatre companies struggling to fill vacant seats say they hope a newly…

Gideon Arthurs, executive director of the Soulpepper Theatre Company, is photographed in Toronto, Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alex Lupul
Hands type on a computer keyboard in Los Angeles on Feb. 27, 2013. Transactional clues — from hotel bills paid in cash to purchases of escort-service ads — are helping Canada's financial intelligence agency detect human trafficking in the sex trade.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Damian Dovarganes

Front companies being used to launder illicit cannabis cash: intelligence agency

Canada’s financial intelligence agency says a wide range of businesses — from…

Hands type on a computer keyboard in Los Angeles on Feb. 27, 2013. Transactional clues — from hotel bills paid in cash to purchases of escort-service ads — are helping Canada's financial intelligence agency detect human trafficking in the sex trade.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Damian Dovarganes
Crews from Nova Scotia Power work on reconnecting the power grid to the Glace Bay Hospital knocked out by Hurricane Fiona, in Glace Bay, N.S., Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. The premier of Nova Scotia has issued a stinging rebuke to the telecommunications companies that serve the province, saying too many Nova Scotians are still without cellphone service, four days after post-tropical storm Fiona roared across Atlantic Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Vaughan Merchant

Fiona fallout: Nova Scotia premier blasts cellphone companies for poor service

The premier of Nova Scotia has issued a stinging rebuke to the…

Crews from Nova Scotia Power work on reconnecting the power grid to the Glace Bay Hospital knocked out by Hurricane Fiona, in Glace Bay, N.S., Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. The premier of Nova Scotia has issued a stinging rebuke to the telecommunications companies that serve the province, saying too many Nova Scotians are still without cellphone service, four days after post-tropical storm Fiona roared across Atlantic Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Vaughan Merchant
Team Canada 1972 player Serge Savard speaks to reporters as former teammates Ken Dryden,left to right, Pat Stapleton, Yvan Cournoyer, Peter Mahovolich, Guy Lapointe and Phil Esposito look on at a news conference, in Montreal on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. Members of the 1972 Team Canada will tour the country in September to talk about the historic 1972 hockey series against the Soviet Union. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Royal Canadian Mint releases coin celebrating 50th anniversary of 1972 Summit Series

The Royal Canadian Mint is commemorating the anniversary of the 1972 Summit…

Team Canada 1972 player Serge Savard speaks to reporters as former teammates Ken Dryden,left to right, Pat Stapleton, Yvan Cournoyer, Peter Mahovolich, Guy Lapointe and Phil Esposito look on at a news conference, in Montreal on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. Members of the 1972 Team Canada will tour the country in September to talk about the historic 1972 hockey series against the Soviet Union. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet (23) drives the ball down court during second half NBA basketball action against the Boston Celtics, in Toronto, Monday, March 28, 2022. Fred VanVleet vows he'll be smarter with his body and more conscientious of his playing time this season.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Raptors coach Nick Nurse says limiting VanVleet’s minutes is great — in theory

Fred VanVleet vows he’ll be smarter with his body and more conscientious…

Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet (23) drives the ball down court during second half NBA basketball action against the Boston Celtics, in Toronto, Monday, March 28, 2022. Fred VanVleet vows he'll be smarter with his body and more conscientious of his playing time this season.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
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Canadian Museums Association recommends 10 ways to decolonize heritage sector

The Canadian Museums Association is calling for legislation, money and a cohesive…

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Clouds pass over Parliament Hill and the Peace Tower, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022 in Ottawa.The Canadian government is making changes to the questionnaire prospective judges must fill out before applying for a federal judicial appointment. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Federal government adds inclusive language to application process for judges

The Canadian government is making changes to the questionnaire prospective judges must…

Clouds pass over Parliament Hill and the Peace Tower, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022 in Ottawa.The Canadian government is making changes to the questionnaire prospective judges must fill out before applying for a federal judicial appointment. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Cpl. Owen Donovan of the Cape Breton Highlanders removes brush under the direction of Nova Scotia Power officials along Steeles Hill Road in Glace Bay, N.S., Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. Justin Trudeau is scheduled to travel today to P.E.I. and Nova Scotia, where he will meet with residents and inspect the extensive damage caused by post-tropical storm Fiona. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Vaughan Merchant

Trudeau says stronger infrastructure needed after viewing Fiona damage in Maritimes

Justin Trudeau travelled Tuesday to Nova Scotia and P.E.I., where he pledged…

Cpl. Owen Donovan of the Cape Breton Highlanders removes brush under the direction of Nova Scotia Power officials along Steeles Hill Road in Glace Bay, N.S., Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. Justin Trudeau is scheduled to travel today to P.E.I. and Nova Scotia, where he will meet with residents and inspect the extensive damage caused by post-tropical storm Fiona. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Vaughan Merchant
Nickeil Alexander-Walker (4) and teammates applaud the crowd after their FIBA international men's World Cup basketball qualifying game victory over Dominican Republic, in Hamilton, Ont., Friday, July 1, 2022. Edmonton is set to host Canada's next two FIBA World Cup qualifying home games in November. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston

Canadian men to play upcoming FIBA World Cup qualifying home games in Edmonton

Edmonton is set to host Canada’s next two FIBA World Cup qualifying…

Nickeil Alexander-Walker (4) and teammates applaud the crowd after their FIBA international men's World Cup basketball qualifying game victory over Dominican Republic, in Hamilton, Ont., Friday, July 1, 2022. Edmonton is set to host Canada's next two FIBA World Cup qualifying home games in November. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston
The Central Alberta Mopar Association's hosted its 28th annual car show in the St. Joseph High School parking lot Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Alberta to change licences in spring, reduce second road tests for new drivers

A graduated driver’s licence program in Alberta that has been in effect…

The Central Alberta Mopar Association's hosted its 28th annual car show in the St. Joseph High School parking lot Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Cpl. Owen Donovan of the Cape Breton Highlanders removes brush under the direction of Nova Scotia Power officials along Steeles Hill Road in Glace Bay, N.S., Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. Justin Trudeau is scheduled to travel today to P.E.I. and Nova Scotia, where he will meet with residents and inspect the extensive damage caused by post-tropical storm Fiona. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Vaughan Merchant

Trudeau scheduled to visit communities hit by Fiona in Nova Scotia and P.E.I.

Justin Trudeau is scheduled to travel today to P.E.I. and Nova Scotia,…

Cpl. Owen Donovan of the Cape Breton Highlanders removes brush under the direction of Nova Scotia Power officials along Steeles Hill Road in Glace Bay, N.S., Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. Justin Trudeau is scheduled to travel today to P.E.I. and Nova Scotia, where he will meet with residents and inspect the extensive damage caused by post-tropical storm Fiona. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Vaughan Merchant
The Senate of Canada building and Senate Chamber are pictured in Ottawa on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Dr. Meghan Beals says she wants Canada's National Day for Truth and Reconciliation to resemble Remembrance Day. CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Young Indigenous leaders speak on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation at Senate

Dr. Meghan Beals says she wants Canada’s National Day for Truth and…

The Senate of Canada building and Senate Chamber are pictured in Ottawa on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Dr. Meghan Beals says she wants Canada's National Day for Truth and Reconciliation to resemble Remembrance Day. CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Jeremy MacKenzie, right, a Canadian military veteran who served in Afghanistan, talks with an unidentified woman outside the venue where Omar Khadr, the former child soldier is speaking in Halifax on Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. Conservative Party Leader Pierre Poilievre says he has referred comments made about his wife by MacKenzie, a popular, far-right streamer, to the RCMP.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Poilievre denounces Diagolon ‘losers’ over threat of sexual assault against his wife

Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre said Monday he has asked the RCMP to…

Jeremy MacKenzie, right, a Canadian military veteran who served in Afghanistan, talks with an unidentified woman outside the venue where Omar Khadr, the former child soldier is speaking in Halifax on Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. Conservative Party Leader Pierre Poilievre says he has referred comments made about his wife by MacKenzie, a popular, far-right streamer, to the RCMP.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Minister of Foreign Affairs Melanie Joly leaves after speaking to media at the United Nations in New York on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Foreign Minister Mélanie Joly raises abortion in UN speech, as Trudeau sanctions Iran

Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly urged countries to uphold women’s rights and…

Minister of Foreign Affairs Melanie Joly leaves after speaking to media at the United Nations in New York on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse speaks to reporters at the Raptors media day availability, in Toronto, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Sense of continuity at Raptors media day after a couple seasons rocked by pandemic

At this time last year, Nick Nurse had no idea what kind…

Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse speaks to reporters at the Raptors media day availability, in Toronto, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Homeowner George MacDonald describes the moment when several trees landed on his home in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia on Sunday September 25, 2022. A day after post-tropical storm Fiona left a trail of destruction through Atlantic Canada and eastern Quebec, residents of a coastal town in western Newfoundland continued to pick through wreckage strewn across their community, easily the most damaged area in the region. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Vaughan Merchant

VIDEO: Fiona leaves a trail of economic devastation in its wake

Storm struck the Maritimes, eastern Quebec and Newfoundland

Homeowner George MacDonald describes the moment when several trees landed on his home in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia on Sunday September 25, 2022. A day after post-tropical storm Fiona left a trail of destruction through Atlantic Canada and eastern Quebec, residents of a coastal town in western Newfoundland continued to pick through wreckage strewn across their community, easily the most damaged area in the region. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Vaughan Merchant