Daily Archives: September 21, 2022

Officials unable to track down former Sask. pastor at centre of $25M abuse lawsuit

Officials have been unable to track down a former Saskatoon pastor at the centre of a $25-million lawsuit, but a judge has agreed to an unusual alternative. Pastor Keith Johnson is believed to be in Oklahoma, but has been “evading” officials trying multiple ways to serve him with the lawsuit documents, …

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Const. Andrew Hong’s funeral is today. Here’s where the procession is going and how to watch it

Friends, family and fellow police officers will be part of a procession of vehicles Wednesday morning heading to the funeral service for Const. Andrew Hong, the Toronto police officer killed in a shooting rampage west of the city on Sept. 12.  The procession is scheduled to leave the Kane-Jerrett Funeral Home in Thornhill north of …

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Calgary girl with Down syndrome stuck at home due to lack of school supports

It’s nearly three weeks into the school year and Shawna Risdon’s seven-year-old daughter, Sadie, hasn’t attended a single day of classes.  The mother says Sadie, who has Down syndrome, was meant to start Grade 1 at the Olympic Heights School in southwest Calgary a few days after her classmates to allow the …

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The end of random border testing can’t come soon enough for many travellers

The federal government’s pandemic border measures — including random testing for vaccinated travellers — could be coming to an end soon. It might not be soon enough for many travellers and tourism operators. Sources told CBC News that the government is likely to end all of the measures in the near term …

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Ukraine presses Canada to send more weapons as its forces push east

Ukraine has presented Canada with a new list of its military hardware needs as its army presses a counter-offensive against Russia in the east, CBC News has learned. The request was contained in a letter received by Defence Minister Anita Anand from her Ukrainian counterpart, Oleksii Reznikov, almost three weeks ago, said two …

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Coastal GasLink warned more than 50 times over environmental violations during pipeline construction

Coastal GasLink has now been warned more than 50 times about environmental violations during construction of its natural gas pipeline across northern British Columbia, according to the province.  In an email to CBC News, the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change said it had issued a total of 51 warnings, …

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27 years ago, I turned down my dream college. Today, my child is studying there

This First Person article is the experience of Jen Watt who lives in Guelph, Ont. For more information about CBC’s First Person stories, please see the FAQ. I hold the crisp white paper with the tri-colour letterhead that includes an offer of admission to my dream school and program. This …

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Alberta doctors swap scrubs for jerseys at World Medical Football Championship

Typically, Dr. Kamal Daniel spends his days as a family physician in Red Deer. This week, though, he’s in Mar del Plata, Argentina, alongside about four dozen other Canadian doctors, from pharmacologists to surgeons to ophthalmologists, playing soccer in an international tournament. They’re not professional athletes. They just love the …

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ਰਾਸ਼ਟਰਪਤੀ ਪੂਤਿਨ ਵੱਲੋਂ ਰੂਸ ਵਿੱਚ ਜਵਾਨਾਂ ਦੀ ਤਾਇਨਾਤੀ ਦਾ ਐਲਾਨ

ਕੀਵ, 21 ਸਤੰਬਰ ਰੂਸ ਦੇ ਰਾਸ਼ਟਰਪਤੀ ਵਲਾਦੀਮੀਰ ਪੂਤਿਨ ਨੇ ਯੂਕਰੇਨ ਨਾਲ ਲੱਗਪਗ 7 ਮਹੀਨਿਆਂ ਤੋਂ ਜਾਰੀ ਜੰਗ ਦੌਰਾਨ ਆਪਣੇ ਦੇਸ਼ ਵਿੱਚ ਜਵਾਨਾਂ ਦੀ ਅੰਸ਼ਿਕ ਤਾਇਨਾਤੀ ਦਾ ਐਲਾਨ ਕੀਤਾ ਹੈ। ਉਨ੍ਹਾਂ ਪੱਛਮ ਨੂੰ ਚਿਤਾਵਨੀ ਦਿੰਦਿਆਂ ਕਿਹਾ ਕਿ ਰੂਸ ਆਪਣੇ ਇਲਾਕੇ ਦੀ ਰੱਖਿਆ ਲਈ ਹਰ ਸੰਭਵ ਕਦਮ ਚੁੱਕੇਗਾ ਅਤੇ ਇਹ ਕੋਈ ‘ਲਿਫਾਫੇਬਾਜ਼ੀ’ …

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