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Excessive workloads hurting veterans and staff, former case manager alleges

Excessive workloads hurting veterans and staff, former case manager alleges

OTTAWA — A former case manager with Veterans Affairs Canada is speaking out about the overwhelming caseloads, lack of support and toxic work environment that she says are putting severely disabled veterans at risk.
Canada has no choice but to bar Huawei from 5G mobile networks, security experts say

Canada has no choice but to bar Huawei from 5G mobile networks, security experts say

OTTAWA — As the Liberal government prepares to unfurl its policy on next-generation mobile networks, global security experts say all signs point to the exclusion of Chinese vendor Huawei Technologies from the long-awaited blueprint.
Rare eagle sighting in Atlantic Canada like palm tree in the tundra, expert says

Rare eagle sighting in Atlantic Canada like palm tree in the tundra, expert says

The unusual odyssey of a rare eagle from Russia onto Texas, Quebec and finally Nova Scotia has birdwatchers both puzzled and spellbound.

No winning ticket for Saturday's $5 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $5 million jackpot in Saturday's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize went to a lottery player in British Columbia. The jackpot for the next Lotto 49 draw on Nov.
Green groups greet climate deal with hope, frustration after last-minute compromise

Green groups greet climate deal with hope, frustration after last-minute compromise

A last-minute deal reached at the United Nations climate talks Saturday drew a mix of discouragement and determination from environmental groups and politicians in Canada.
Review of street check policies arises out of B.C. police commissioner's report

Review of street check policies arises out of B.C. police commissioner's report

VANCOUVER — A man's complaint about being stopped and asked if he was "Abdul" by two officers in New Westminster, B.C., has prompted a call for provincewide consistency on street checks from the city's police board.
COP26 to accelerate climate action already underway in Canada, experts say

COP26 to accelerate climate action already underway in Canada, experts say

The delegates are trickling home and Glasgow's streets are clearing of protesters. Now, experts say, the real work begins of putting meat and bone to the pledges and commitments made by world leaders to keep global warming below catastrophic levels.
Quebec builds fences around caribou as experts decry lack of habitat protection

Quebec builds fences around caribou as experts decry lack of habitat protection

MONTREAL — The Quebec government’s decision to fence in another endangered caribou herd and to kill any wolves that approach the animals is worrying environmentalists, who say the province is again delaying a long-promised plan to re-establish the sp
Documents detail impacts of federal aid on benefits for seniors, families

Documents detail impacts of federal aid on benefits for seniors, families

OTTAWA — Internal government documents are providing the clearest picture yet of the impact that emergency aid is having on federal support to low-income seniors and families.

Quebec ticket holder wins Friday's $50 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — A lottery player somewhere in Quebec won Friday's whopping $50 million Lotto Max jackpot. There were also two Maxmillion prizes of $1 million each up for grabs, but neither was claimed. The jackpot for the next Lotto Max draw on Nov.