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Ontario auditor general’s annual report to be released today

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 30, 2022 6:56 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size COVID-19 contracts and vaccinations, urban flooding and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation are among the various subjects of the provincial auditor general’s annual report today. Bonnie Lysyk is set to deliver …

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Canada to unveil new climate adaptation strategy today with more than $1-billion commitment: sources

Canada’s first climate adaptation strategy, to be unveiled today, will commit the federal government to new construction guidelines and standards in areas prone to flooding and wildfires. Environment and Climate Change Canada will unveil the strategy — which has been almost two years in the making — in Prince Edward …

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Emergencies Act inquiry to hear from 2 senior cabinet ministers today

The inquiry into the federal government’s use of emergency powers to respond to anti-COVID-19 vaccine mandate protests that blocked trade corridors and gridlocked parts of downtown Ottawa this past winter will hear from two senior cabinet ministers today. Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino and Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc will …

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Nancy Pelosi expected to reveal future plans as early as today

With the Republicans guaranteed to retake control of the U.S. House of Representatives, the future of current Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the most powerful Democrat in Congress for a generation, will be known as early as today Speculation had already mounted that Pelosi, 82, might announce her departure if Democrats were …

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Freeland to release mini-budget today as economists warn a recession is coming

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland will table her fall economic statement today — a roadmap of what’s to come from the federal government as the economy stands on the brink of a recession. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faced some heat when he told reporters during the 2021 election campaign that he doesn’t …

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If you live in Ontario, you’ll pay less for electricity, effective today

Ontarians struggling with the rising cost of living may notice something unusual when they look at their next hydro bill. The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has announced a decrease in the cost of electricity for residential and small business customers, which takes effect Tuesday. Depending on the pricing plan, people will see drops …

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Michelin Guide to unveil its top Vancouver restaurants today

Vancouver will soon be home to Michelin-rated restaurants as the prestigious food guide will unveil its selection of the city’s top eateries.  Michelin will unveil its picks at an awards ceremony Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the Vancouver Convention Centre West building. Last month, Michelin, which covers more than 60 locations across the world, unveiled its …

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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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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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Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin’s sexual assault trial begins today

The sexual assault trial of a high-profile military commander who once led Canada’s vaccine rollout begins today in Quebec. Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin is expected to attend the two-day trial in a Gatineau courthouse dressed in his military uniform and medals. Fortin has pleaded not guilty to the sexual assault charge, which is related to an incident alleged …

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