Residential school survivor criticizes Trudeau for travelling on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

A residential school survivor says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s decision to travel for a family vacation to Tofino, B.C. on the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation shows “his words don’t match his actions.”

Canada joins over 40 countries at final, formal multilateral opportunity to prepare for COP26

With less than a month until COP26, Canada joined over 40 countries this week in Milan for Pre-COP—the final formal ministerial meeting to prepare for November’s global summit. Countries from around the world discussed the need and the mechanisms to keep the goal of 1.5°C within reach, fully implement the Paris Agreement, and help developing… Continue reading Canada joins over 40 countries at final, formal multilateral opportunity to prepare for COP26

Seizure of contraband and unauthorized items at Drumheller Institution 

Between September 15, 2021, and September 25, 2021, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, multiple contraband and unauthorized items were seized in the minimum security unit and on the grounds of the medium security unit at Drumheller Institution.

Military began monitoring COVID-19 in early 2020 but still failed to predict pandemic’s path, documents show

Newly-released documents show the Canadian military was concerned enough about the initial spread of COVID 19 to begin monitoring and planning for a response in late January 2020. However, experts say it later dropped the ball in terms of forecasting the trajectory and the impact of the virus.

‘We are still here’: Hundreds march in Iqaluit on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Jack Anawak, a residential school survivor and Nunavut politician, led a procession of about 1,000 people in Iqaluit Thursday, carrying an orange and white flag with an “all children matter” banner, in memory of any children who died at residential schools. 

Ford government had right to cut number of Toronto wards during 2018 election, Supreme Court rules

Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservative government was operating within its legal powers when it cut the number of wards in Toronto in the middle of the 2018 municipal election, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled. 

Squid Game is a brutal show about social inequalities — and it’s Netflix’s next major hit

Netflix has recently announced that South Korean dystopian horror series Squid Game -— famed for its brutal violence — could be its biggest release ever. CBC News spoke with two culture experts to understand its themes and origins.