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ServiceOntario employees charged in relation to theft of hundreds of vehicles: OPP

ServiceOntario employees charged in relation to theft of hundreds of vehicles: OPP

In a news release Thursday, Ontario Provincial Police said they began an investigation in September 2020 after uncovering an alleged auto theft network that they say was modifying stolen vehicles' identification numbers in order to sell them through private sales
Canada's debt level sustainable over long term: parliamentary budget officer

Canada's debt level sustainable over long term: parliamentary budget officer

At the federal level, the report says, the government could permanently increase spending or reduce taxes by 1.8 per cent of GDP and remain fiscally viable. That amounts to $45 billion in current dollars
Pope Francis denounces 'evil' of sexual abuse for first time on Canada soil

Pope Francis denounces 'evil' of sexual abuse for first time on Canada soil

Francis has apologized during both the Alberta and Quebec legs of his visit for the role Catholic institutions played in the Indigenous residential school system — but until Thursday he had not mentioned sexual abuse
CAMH to study effects of psilocybin on depression after receiving first federal grant

CAMH to study effects of psilocybin on depression after receiving first federal grant

The psychiatric institute says researchers will explore whether experiencing the effects of psilocybin – found in "magic mushrooms" – is necessary for it to have antidepressant effects
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's bishops want Catholic Church to issue new statement on Doctrine of Discovery

Canada's bishops want Catholic Church to issue 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
COVID-19 vaccine bookings for babies and toddlers set to open in Ontario

COVID-19 vaccine bookings for babies and toddlers set to open in Ontario

Families can also make appointments through health units using their own booking systems as well as some primary care providers and pharmacies
Quebec climber Richard Cartier dies while climbing K2, world's second highest peak

Quebec climber Richard Cartier dies while climbing K2, world's second highest peak

Richard Cartier, an experienced climber in his 60s from St-Jérôme, north of Montreal, died climbing the 8,611-metre high mountain located in Pakistan
Hospitalizations related to eating disorders spike amid the pandemic

Hospitalizations related to eating disorders spike amid the pandemic

The pandemic has taken a significant toll on many, but specifically on young women with eating disorders, according to recent data from the Canadian Institute for Health Information.
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