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Pope Francis receives a traditional headdress after apologizing for the Roman Catholic Church’s role in the residential school system, in Maskwacis, Alta., during his papal visit across Canada on Monday, July 25, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson.

Crisis line gets double the number of calls for help after Pope’s apology

People who provide mental health support across the country have been significantly…

Pope Francis receives a traditional headdress after apologizing for the Roman Catholic Church’s role in the residential school system, in Maskwacis, Alta., during his papal visit across Canada on Monday, July 25, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson.
Bank towers are shown from Bay Street in Toronto's financial district, on Wednesday, June 16, 2010. Statistics Canada will release its latest reading on economic growth this morning. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrien Veczan

Canadian economy avoids contraction, holds steady in May

The Canadian economy stayed flat in May, with real gross domestic product…

Bank towers are shown from Bay Street in Toronto's financial district, on Wednesday, June 16, 2010. Statistics Canada will release its latest reading on economic growth this morning. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrien Veczan
Imperial Oil Ltd. recorded a meteoric rise in profit in its latest quarter amid soaring energy prices and higher production. A flare stack lights the sky from the Imperial Oil refinery in Edmonton on December 28, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Imperial Oil second quarter profit soars amid higher production and energy prices

Imperial Oil Ltd. recorded a meteoric rise in profit in its latest…

Imperial Oil Ltd. recorded a meteoric rise in profit in its latest quarter amid soaring energy prices and higher production. A flare stack lights the sky from the Imperial Oil refinery in Edmonton on December 28, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Dorothy Loreen in Maskwacis July 25. Background blur added. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Inuvialuit woman travelled from north of Arctic Circle to hear Pope in Maskwacis

Dorothy Loreen travelled a long way from her home community of Tuktoyaktuk,…

Dorothy Loreen in Maskwacis July 25. Background blur added. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations Marc Miller speaks in Ottawa on May 16, 2022. Miller says the “gaps” in Pope Francis’s apology to residential school survivors cannot be ignored. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

‘Gaps’ in Pope’s apology can’t be ignored, says Crown-Indigenous relations minister

The minister said Indigenous people will decide for themselves what they think

Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations Marc Miller speaks in Ottawa on May 16, 2022. Miller says the “gaps” in Pope Francis’s apology to residential school survivors cannot be ignored. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
NDP MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq holds a photo of Fr. Johannes Rivoire, who is wanted in Canada for abusing children in Nunavut but now resides in France, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Thursday, July 8, 2021. Canada has requested France extradite the priest accused of sexually abusing children in Nunavut.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Canada asked France extradite priest facing sexual assault charge in Nunavut

The RCMP says Johannes Rivoire is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant,

NDP MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq holds a photo of Fr. Johannes Rivoire, who is wanted in Canada for abusing children in Nunavut but now resides in France, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Thursday, July 8, 2021. Canada has requested France extradite the priest accused of sexually abusing children in Nunavut.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
A man receives a monkeypox vaccine at an outdoor walk-in clinic in Montreal, Saturday, July 23, 2022. Chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam says Canadians should practice safe sex and reduce the number of sexual partners to reduce the spread of monkeypox.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Canada’s top doc encourages safe sex, fewer partners to prevent spread of monkeypox

Canada’s chief public health officer says there are 745 confirmed cases of the monkeypox reported in Canada

A man receives a monkeypox vaccine at an outdoor walk-in clinic in Montreal, Saturday, July 23, 2022. Chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam says Canadians should practice safe sex and reduce the number of sexual partners to reduce the spread of monkeypox.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Ambulances are parked outside the Emergency Department at the Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus in Ottawa on Monday, May 16, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Doctors say lack of communication on epidural shortage ‘frustrating’

About 50 to 60 per cent of pregnant women across Canada rely on epidurals to manage pain

Ambulances are parked outside the Emergency Department at the Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus in Ottawa on Monday, May 16, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Pope Francis prays at a gravesite at the Ermineskin Cree Nation Cemetery in Maskwacis, Alta., during his papal visit across Canada on Monday, July 25, 2022. Pope Francis delivered a historic apology to survivors of the country’s residential school system, the majority of which were operated by the Catholic Church. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

What Pope Francis left out in his words of apology to residential school survivors

Pope Francis delivered a historic apology on Monday to survivors of Canada’s…

Pope Francis prays at a gravesite at the Ermineskin Cree Nation Cemetery in Maskwacis, Alta., during his papal visit across Canada on Monday, July 25, 2022. Pope Francis delivered a historic apology to survivors of the country’s residential school system, the majority of which were operated by the Catholic Church. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
A restricted gun licence holder holds a AR-15 at his home in Langley, B.C. on May 1, 2020. A leading proponent of stricter gun control says allowing owners of recently banned firearms to keep them would make it easier for a different government to reverse the ban in future. In a letter to Public Safety Minister Bill Blair, the group PolySeSouvient urges the Liberal government to implement a mandatory buyback program for all assault-style guns. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Ottawa proposes to pay $1,337 for AR-15 under mandatory firearms buyback program

The federal government is proposing $1,337 in compensation for turning in an…

A restricted gun licence holder holds a AR-15 at his home in Langley, B.C. on May 1, 2020. A leading proponent of stricter gun control says allowing owners of recently banned firearms to keep them would make it easier for a different government to reverse the ban in future. In a letter to Public Safety Minister Bill Blair, the group PolySeSouvient urges the Liberal government to implement a mandatory buyback program for all assault-style guns. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development Mary Ng speaks during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Thursday, May 19, 2022. Washington has raised concerns about the trade implications of Ottawa's online-streaming bill, prompting a legal expert to warn that Canada could face hundreds of millions of dollars of retaliatory tariffs if it becomes law.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

U.S. raises trade concerns with Canada over online-streaming bill

Washington has raised concerns about the trade implications of Ottawa’s online-streaming bill,…

Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development Mary Ng speaks during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Thursday, May 19, 2022. Washington has raised concerns about the trade implications of Ottawa's online-streaming bill, prompting a legal expert to warn that Canada could face hundreds of millions of dollars of retaliatory tariffs if it becomes law.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux prepares to appear before the Senate Committee on Official Languages, in Ottawa, on June 13, 2022. The PBO's latest fiscal sustainability report says Canada's overall debt level is projected to decline steadily over the long term. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Canada’s debt level sustainable over long term: parliamentary budget officer

The parliamentary budget officer says Canada’s current fiscal policy is sustainable over…

Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux prepares to appear before the Senate Committee on Official Languages, in Ottawa, on June 13, 2022. The PBO's latest fiscal sustainability report says Canada's overall debt level is projected to decline steadily over the long term. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
A pumpjack works at a well head on an oil and gas installation near Cremona, Alta., Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Calfrac reports higher revenue, lower net loss in second quarter amid higher pricing

Calfrac Well Services Ltd. reported a lower loss in its most recent…

A pumpjack works at a well head on an oil and gas installation near Cremona, Alta., Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
A blood donor clinic pictured at a shopping mall in Calgary, Alta., Friday, March 27, 2020. Canadian Blood Services has today recommended that Canada end the ban on gay men donating blood, in a submission to Health Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Canadian Blood Services facing criticism over ending mask mandate this week

Cindy Wilinski, her husband and their four adult children all had upcoming…

A blood donor clinic pictured at a shopping mall in Calgary, Alta., Friday, March 27, 2020. Canadian Blood Services has today recommended that Canada end the ban on gay men donating blood, in a submission to Health Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
A Vancouver Police Department patch is seen on an officer's uniform in Vancouver, on January 9, 2021. Police say a woman has serious burns after a man poured something on her and set the liquid on fire at about 1:30 a.m., Monday, in the Downtown Eastside. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Vancouver police say woman deliberately burned Monday in attack

A “vulnerable” woman has serious burns after a man poured a flammable…

A Vancouver Police Department patch is seen on an officer's uniform in Vancouver, on January 9, 2021. Police say a woman has serious burns after a man poured something on her and set the liquid on fire at about 1:30 a.m., Monday, in the Downtown Eastside. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A Rogers wireless store in Toronto amid a country wide outage of the telecommunication company's services, Friday, July 8, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston

Telecom experts call for rejection of major takeover as MPs probe Rogers outage

Telecommunications experts called for scuttling the planned Rogers Communications takeover of rival…

A Rogers wireless store in Toronto amid a country wide outage of the telecommunication company's services, Friday, July 8, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston
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ASIRT takes over Stettler officer-involved shooting investigation

The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) has officially taken over the…

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Shania Twain performs a medley at the American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP

From ‘Mutt’ to midriffs: Six memorable moments from Shania Twain’s new documentary

Shania Twain’s new documentary “Not Just A Girl” digs into a rich…

Shania Twain performs a medley at the American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP
The chairman and CEO of Paramount Resources Ltd. says Alberta should move immediately to impose a 10 per cent curtailment on all production in the province to drain a glut of oil and gas and support low prices. Pumpjacks at work pumping crude oil near Halkirk, Alta., June 20, 2007. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry MacDougal

Crescent Point reports adjusted earnings jump on higher oil prices

Crescent Point Energy Corp. says it had a net income of $331.5…

The chairman and CEO of Paramount Resources Ltd. says Alberta should move immediately to impose a 10 per cent curtailment on all production in the province to drain a glut of oil and gas and support low prices. Pumpjacks at work pumping crude oil near Halkirk, Alta., June 20, 2007. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry MacDougal
Hockey Canada COO Scott Smith speaks during a news conference in Vancouver on December 1, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Hockey Canada has paid $7.6M in sex abuse settlements since 1989

OTTAWA — Hockey Canada says it has paid out $7.6 million in…

Hockey Canada COO Scott Smith speaks during a news conference in Vancouver on December 1, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck