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Help wanted: where have Canadian workers gone since the pandemic?

Help wanted: where have Canadian workers gone since the pandemic?

Amid a prolonged pandemic, laid-off workers took stock and reassessed their priorities
Proposed settlement reached in class action lawsuit involving Tim Hortons app

Proposed settlement reached in class action lawsuit involving Tim Hortons app

The coffee and doughnut chain says the deal would see eligible app users receive a free hot beverage and baked good.
BEYOND LOCAL: Disability doesn't have to clash with environmental responsibility

BEYOND LOCAL: Disability doesn't have to clash with environmental responsibility

Sturdy yet flexible, hygienic, disposable, readily available and cheap … the plastic straw is better than any eco-alternative for many disabled folks
WORLD: Canadian WWI soldier identified years after death in France

WORLD: Canadian WWI soldier identified years after death in France

David George Parfitt was one of 156 members of the 8th Canadian Infantry Battalion killed in action on Sept. 26, 1916, during the Battle of Thiepval Ridge
CANADA: Bishops want new statement on Doctrine of Discovery

CANADA: Bishops want new statement on Doctrine of Discovery

Countries, including Canada, have used the doctrine to justify colonizing lands considered to be uninhabited, but were in fact home to Indigenous Peoples
Barrie Police uncover new checkerboard look for some cruisers

Barrie Police uncover new checkerboard look for some cruisers

'They need to attract the attention of motorists, but they also need to be able to quickly be identified as a police vehicle,' Barrie police chief says of new design
CANADA: What Pope Francis left out of residential school apology

CANADA: What Pope Francis left out of residential school apology

Prior to his visit, Indigenous leaders made specific calls about what they wanted to see in the apology and where they hoped it would lead
CANADA: Pope to visit former residential school, Edmonton church

CANADA: Pope to visit former residential school, Edmonton church

Pope Francis expected to issue an apology to Indigenous residential school survivors, families while at the former Ermineskin Indian Residential School site
ONTARIO: 'Insecure load' held onto car roof by bedsheet

ONTARIO: 'Insecure load' held onto car roof by bedsheet

A driver and front passenger clutched the edges of the sheet, which was draped over a mattress, say police
BEYOND LOCAL: AI innovation can create dangerous products

BEYOND LOCAL: AI innovation can create dangerous products

Companies develop AI to gain an advantage over their competition, but this results in flawed products entering the market