The Canadian men’s senior basketball team began training camp in Tampa, Fla., on Wednesday as it prepares for a summer it hopes ends on the podium on Tokyo. But along the way, it’ll have to win a last-chance qualifying tournament in Victoria just to get back to the Olympics for the first time since 2000.
Eric Wildman, wanted in connection with the disappearance and presumed death of another man, was last seen on Tuesday evening in the Lockport area north of Winnipeg, RCMP say.
A landmark piece of Liberal legislation aimed at harmonizing Canada’s laws with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples has passed third reading in the Senate.
Today, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, announced $117 million to renew the Indigenous Community Business Fund (ICBF). The ICBF provides non-repayable financial contributions to Indigenous microbusinesses and community- or collectively owned businesses across the country that do not qualify for other existing business supports.
The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, today issued the statement.
In a defiant speech this afternoon, Annamie Paul pledged to stay on as leader of Canada’s Green Party and claimed attempts to force her out of the top job were being driven by racism and sexism.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is reaching out to prospective security partners in the Asia-Pacific as it turns its attention to China. But some NATO members want the focus to remain where it has always been — on Russia.
The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, will participate virtually in a panel discussion entitled NATO 2030: How to get there? as part of the GLOBSEC 2021 Bratislava Forum.
CBC Sports’ daily newsletter previews golf’s toughest major, where two of the top players are beefing and a Canadian could contend.
As of June 14, 2021, Canada reported an incredible accomplishment in its vaccination efforts, with more than 33,113,116 COVID-19 vaccine doses being distributed across the country. As of June 15, 2021, in First Nations communities with information available, over 82% of individuals aged 18 and older have received at least one dose of a COVID-19… Continue reading Government of Canada COVID-19 update for Indigenous Peoples and communities, week of June 14
Maple Leafs president Brendan Shanahan sounded an optimistic tone about the team’s future Wednesday as the players searched for answers after coming up painfully short in the playoffs despite a strong regular season.
The Canadian men’s volleyball team snapped a 3-game losing skid after sweeping Germany 3-0 (25-17, 26-24, 25-21) in Volleyball Nations League action Wednesday.
Israeli airstrikes hit militant sites in the Gaza Strip early Wednesday, and Palestinians responded by sending a series of fire-carrying balloons back across the border for a second straight day.
Members of the media are invited to join an important virtual event regarding an infrastructure announcement in British Columbia. This virtual event will take place in the presence of the Honourable Harjit Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Mike Farnworth, British Columbia’s… Continue reading Media Advisory – Victoria, British Columbia
Long-serving captain Sergio Ramos is to leave Real Madrid, the club said in a statement on Wednesday.
On behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, Jennifer O’Connell, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health, along with Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages (Western Economic Diversification Canada) and to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change (Canada Water Agency), will announce funding for projects… Continue reading Government of Canada to announce funding to help communities address rising methamphetamine use
Lenore Zann, Member of Parliament for Cumberland–Colchester, on behalf of the Honourable Seamus O’Regan Jr., Minister of Natural Resources, today announced a $18,500 investment in an energy management information system (EMIS) for Intertape Polymer Group Inc.’s (IPG) facility in Truro, Nova Scotia, to reduce energy costs and improve energy efficiency.
An anti-poverty group is calling a Toronto-based developer’s plan to buy $1 billion worth of single-family homes and turn them into rental properties a “frightening” example of how even more people will be priced out of an increasingly expensive housing market.
Media are invited to view the Canadian Joint Operations Command (CJOC) change of command ceremony between Acting Commander Major-General Bill Seymour and the incoming Commander Vice-Admiral Bob Auchterlonie.
Members of the media are invited to an announcement with the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities regarding funding allocated through the Canada Healthy Communities Initiative.
The Canada women’s water polo team finished atop its group after defeating Hungary 13-12 at the World League Super Final in Athens, Greece on Wednesday. With the win, Canada tops Group A with a perfect 3-0 record heading into the quarter-finals.
The Toronto Six have re-signed forward Mikyla Grant-Mentis, who was the National Women’s Hockey League’s most valuable player this past season.
Member of Parliament Scott Simms, on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, and Member of Parliament Sean Casey will announce support for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder prevention in the Atlantic provinces.
Sunniva Sorby, from B.C., and Hilde Fålun Strøm, from Norway, both self-titled scientists, spent 18 months at a small, uninsulated trapper’s cabin in the Norwegian Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, about 1,000 kilometres from the North Pole, to collect data for research.
While the number of new COVID-19 cases has dropped precipitously nationwide, Kashechewan First Nation in northern Ontario is in the grips of a troubling new wave of coronavirus infections — and most of its victims are children.
Two people who snuck into the small Yukon community of Beaver Creek earlier this year, and posed as locals to get doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, have pleaded guilty to charges under Yukon’s Civil Emergency Measures Act.
Freshwater habitats include the numerous lakes, rivers, streams and waterways that are part of Canada’s diverse aquatic ecosystem. These versatile habitats and species that call them home have been affected by human activity and environmental changes. The Government of Canada is committed to supporting research that will study and inform us on how we can… Continue reading Government of Canada invests in partnerships to support freshwater habitat research
Farmers and agri-businesses in the North and across Canada are leaders in climate-smart agriculture, finding new ways to make their operations more sustainable. To help them continue towards a low-carbon economy, the Government of Canada is supporting the research, innovation and adoption of clean technologies.
On June 16, 2021, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, issued the following statement on COVID-19.
Greenpeace has apologized and Munich police are investigating after a protester parachuted into the stadium and injured two people before Germany’s game against France at the European Championship.
Farmers and agri-businesses in Quebec and across Canada are leaders in climate-smart agriculture, finding new ways to make their operations more sustainable. To help them continue towards a low-carbon economy, the Government of Canada is supporting the research, innovation and adoption of clean technologies.
Farmers and agri-businesses in the Prairies and across Canada are leaders in climate-smart agriculture, finding new ways to make their operations more sustainable.
Members of the media are invited to attend an important virtual infrastructure event with Bobby Morrissey, Member of Parliament for Egmont, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and the Honourable James Aylward, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure.
Today, Wayne Easter, Member of Parliament for Malpeque, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and the Honourable Dennis King, Premier of Prince Edward Island, announced funding for upgrades to four education and active transportation infrastructure projects in Central Prince Edward Island.
Joint federal and provincial funding will support upgrades to four education and active transportation infrastructure projects in central Prince Edward Island. These investments will support safer and more sustainable communities.
Patrick Weiler, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver – Sunshine Coast – Sea to Sky Country, will highlight a major investment
Between November 2019 and March 2020, the massive star Betelgeuse dimmed in a way never seen before, puzzling astronomers. Now a team of researchers believe they’ve solved the mystery.
Marc G. Serré, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Seamus O’Regan Jr., today announced $4.5 million to Mercer Celgar Limited Partnership, a company based in Castlegar, British Columbia, to deploy innovative technology and processes that improve fibre processing and address regional fibre availability issues in British Columbia.
The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, will announce an important investment to support domestic manufacturing of personal protective equipment.
Phoenix guard Chris Paul has entered the NBA’s health and safety protocols and it is unclear whether he’ll be available for the start of the Western Conference finals next week, a person with knowledge of the situation said Wednesday.