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O'Toole pushes for rapid COVID-19 testing after family experiences long wait

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole slammed the federal Liberal government Thursday for failing to issue an emergency approval for rapid COVID-19 tests after he and his family joined a growing list of Canadians who have been turned away after w
Suspicious activity found on 48,000 CRA accounts after cyberattacks: treasury board

Suspicious activity found on 48,000 CRA accounts after cyberattacks: treasury board

OTTAWA — The Treasury Board of Canada says it has uncovered suspicious activities on more than 48,000 Canada Revenue Agency accounts following cyberattacks in July and August.
Quebec provincial police report rise in online threats directed at politicians

Quebec provincial police report rise in online threats directed at politicians

MONTREAL — Quebec provincial police are warning of a spike in online threats directed at the general public and towards politicians.
Speeding and sleeping? Tesla driver faces criminal charge in Alberta

Speeding and sleeping? Tesla driver faces criminal charge in Alberta

CALGARY — RCMP have charged a man with dangerous driving after an officer pulled over a speeding Tesla on a central Alberta highway that appeared to be driving itself with no one inside.

Bank of Canada's second-in-command Carolyn Wilkins says she won't seek a second term

OTTAWA — Carolyn Wilkins, the second-in-command at the Bank of Canada, won't seek a second term. The central bank announced the decision on Thursday afternoon, ending weeks of speculation about Wilkins future.
Welcome to Twitch U: Pandemic has some profs streaming lectures on gaming platform

Welcome to Twitch U: Pandemic has some profs streaming lectures on gaming platform

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — David Churchill is just 20 minutes into his first lecture of the semester at Memorial University of Newfoundland, and already students are expressing their enthusiasm.
Notley to stay on as Alberta NDP leader for 2023 provincial election

Notley to stay on as Alberta NDP leader for 2023 provincial election

EDMONTON — Alberta Opposition NDP Leader Rachel Notley says she will run for premier again in 2023. Notley, who said in December she would stay on as leader, confirmed those plans in a Facebook post this morning.
From beef and hot tubs to shellfish, cargo theft a growing concern in Canada

From beef and hot tubs to shellfish, cargo theft a growing concern in Canada

CALGARY — People may have found it odd when thieves made off with truckloads of hot tubs and beef within days of each other in rural Alberta, but experts say the capers highlight a growing crime perpetrated by sophisticated culprits.
Post-secondary students paying for inaccessible services as they study online

Post-secondary students paying for inaccessible services as they study online

OTTAWA — Brandon Rheal Amyot is taking on debt to pay about $3,000 in tuition this semester, including fees for services and facilities that cannot be used.

Quebec landlord ordered to pay $14,000 after refusing family with service dog

MONTREAL — A Quebec human rights tribunal has ordered a landlord to pay about $14,000 to a family who was refused an apartment rental due to their service dog.