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New $11M fibre line to connect N.W.T. community to high-speed internet

New $11M fibre line to connect N.W.T. community to high-speed internet

Homes in Whatì in the North Slave region of the Northwest Territories are to have access to high-speed internet by the end of this year.

'Shocked and horrified:' Video shows security in altercation with Indigenous woman

SASKATOON — The owner of a grocery store in Saskatchewan says he was "beyond shocked and horrified' by a video circulating online showing a security guard in a physical altercation with an Indigenous woman accused of shoplifting.
Plans for update to EI system coming soon, Qualtrough says in budget hint

Plans for update to EI system coming soon, Qualtrough says in budget hint

OTTAWA — Employment Minister Carla Qualtrough says any changes to modernize the employment insurance system won't be done without considering the financial impact on workers and employers.
Quebec and Ottawa reach $600-million deal for light rail station at Montreal airport

Quebec and Ottawa reach $600-million deal for light rail station at Montreal airport

MONTREAL — Quebec and Ottawa have reached a $600-million deal to fund a link connecting the Montreal-Trudeau International Airport to the city's new light rail system.
WestJet CEO Ed Sims finds Air Canada aid package 'bittersweet' as talks drag on

WestJet CEO Ed Sims finds Air Canada aid package 'bittersweet' as talks drag on

OTTAWA — WestJet CEO Ed Sims says the federal government's aid package for Air Canada could be "problematic" unless his company gets equitable treatment, as talks over pandemic relief continue between Ottawa and Canadian carriers.
Quebec impresario Gilbert Rozon faces civil suit over alleged sexual assault

Quebec impresario Gilbert Rozon faces civil suit over alleged sexual assault

MONTREAL — Quebec entertainment mogul Gilbert Rozon is facing a $1.6-million civil lawsuit over an alleged sexual assault dating back to 1994.
Residential school building in Lower Post, B.C., to be demolished, replaced

Residential school building in Lower Post, B.C., to be demolished, replaced

VICTORIA — A "horrible building" feared for its past as a residential school in the remote British Columbia community of Lower Post will be demolished and replaced by a cultural centre bound to become a joyful gathering place for the generations, a l
'Nothing to be envious about:' Experts caution against following U.S. lead on COVID

'Nothing to be envious about:' Experts caution against following U.S. lead on COVID

Canadians may be looking with envy at the United States as it lifts COVID-19 restrictions and distributes vaccinations, but experts say key indicators show there’s no reason to covet our southern neighbour’s pandemic response.
'Wrong signal:' Federal ministers protest Saskatchewan's electric vehicle tax

'Wrong signal:' Federal ministers protest Saskatchewan's electric vehicle tax

Two federal ministers have written Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe to protest his plan to bring in a tax on electric vehicles.
'Be prepared and not scared:' Iqaluit locks down after reporting first COVID-19 case

'Be prepared and not scared:' Iqaluit locks down after reporting first COVID-19 case

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut's capital city is under a lockdown after detecting its first case of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic.