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Calgary bobsled death inquiry recommends infrared technology, safety audits

Calgary bobsled death inquiry recommends infrared technology, safety audits

CALGARY — Infrared technology and signs warning of trespassing penalties are among a judge's recommendations for preventing tragedies like a fatal 2016 bobsled crash that killed teenage twins during an after-hours run down the track at Calgary's Cana
NATO deputy calls for alliance unity on 'increasingly aggressive Russia'

NATO deputy calls for alliance unity on 'increasingly aggressive Russia'

HALIFAX — A top NATO official made the case for alliance unity Monday, citing what she said are "complex and challenging security issues" that include an "increasingly aggressive Russia.
Calgary city council votes to shut down bid for 2026 Winter Games

Calgary city council votes to shut down bid for 2026 Winter Games

Calgary must now come to grips with how to modernize its aging sports facilities after rejecting a bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympic Games.
'The Queen is in good company:' New $10 bill with civil rights advocate launched

'The Queen is in good company:' New $10 bill with civil rights advocate launched

WINNIPEG — Canada's new $10 bill officially went into circulation Monday, breaking new ground in more ways than one.

More than 50,000 Quebec students to strike seeking pay for internships

MONTREAL — Thousands of post-secondary students in Quebec are walking out of class this week seeking pay and workplace protections for internships undertaken as part of their studies.
Examine 'monstrous' allegations of forced sterilization of Indigenous women: NDP

Examine 'monstrous' allegations of forced sterilization of Indigenous women: NDP

OTTAWA — The federal government and the provinces must examine "monstrous" allegations of modern-day forced sterilizations of Indigenous women, NDP reconciliation critic Romeo Saganash said Monday before he pressed for answers in the House of Commons
Boozing before game leads to team's ejection from World Curling Tour event

Boozing before game leads to team's ejection from World Curling Tour event

A curling team skipped by Jamie Koe that featured 2014 Olympic champion Ryan Fry was ejected from an Alberta bonspiel over the weekend for what organizers called unsportsmanlike behaviour resulting from excessive drinking.
Struggling NDP could be the biggest worry for federal Tories as House returns

Struggling NDP could be the biggest worry for federal Tories as House returns

OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives return to the House of Commons today after a tumultuous two weeks that included losing one of their best-known MPs to a sexual-misconduct scandal.
Dennis Oland's retrial in father's murder set to resume after unexpected delay

Dennis Oland's retrial in father's murder set to resume after unexpected delay

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — The stalled retrial of Dennis Oland for the second degree murder of his father, Richard Oland, is due to resume on Tuesday morning in a Saint John courtroom.
'A giant step forward': new $10 bill featuring Viola Desmond to enter circulation

'A giant step forward': new $10 bill featuring Viola Desmond to enter circulation

Wanda Robson still finds it hard to believe that her big sister is the new face of the $10 bill — and the first Canadian woman to be featured on a regularly circulating banknote.