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Uneven economic recovery does not bring all Canadian women with it: experts

Uneven economic recovery does not bring all Canadian women with it: experts

OTTAWA — After more than two years of economic turbulence through the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada's workforce participation overall appears quite rosy for women.

New federal task force to review government service delays, reduce wait times

The federal government has created a special task force to help tackle the major delays with immigration applications and passport processing that have left Canadians frustrated.

No winning ticket sold for Friday's $65 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — There was no winning ticket sold in Friday's Lotto Max $65 million draw. However, one of the 10 available $1 million Maxmillion prizes was claimed, with the winning ticket being sold in Quebec.
Woman dozes off on train tracks, escapes injury as train screeches to halt

Woman dozes off on train tracks, escapes injury as train screeches to halt

A Prince Albert, Sask., woman has narrowly escaped serious injury after falling asleep between a set of train tracks
Ex-CFL wide receiver Boden gets life for B.C. murder, no parole chance for 14 years

Ex-CFL wide receiver Boden gets life for B.C. murder, no parole chance for 14 years

VANCOUVER — A British Columbia judge has sentenced former Canadian Football League wide receiver Joshua Boden to life in prison for killing his ex-girlfriend, with no chance of parole for 14 years.
Protesters descend on U.S. Supreme Court to decry decision to overturn Roe v. Wade

Protesters descend on U.S. Supreme Court to decry decision to overturn Roe v. Wade

WASHINGTON — Hundreds of Americans — many enraged, others elated — gathered on Capitol Hill to vent their feelings Friday after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v.
'Heartbreaking': Afghan-Canadians say earthquake could make humanitarian crisis worse

'Heartbreaking': Afghan-Canadians say earthquake could make humanitarian crisis worse

Some Afghan-Canadians say they are worried Wednesday's magnitude 6 earthquake in eastern Afghanistan could heighten the country's already dire humanitarian crisis.
Learn from reconciliation efforts in Canada, Prince Charles urges Commonwealth

Learn from reconciliation efforts in Canada, Prince Charles urges Commonwealth

Prince Charles pitched a new relationship between Commonwealth countries and the Crown on Friday, suggesting they can learn from efforts to reconcile with Indigenous Peoples in Canada
Trudeau pledges to defend abortion rights around the world amid 'devastating setback'

Trudeau pledges to defend abortion rights around the world amid 'devastating setback'

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised to defend abortion rights in Canada and around the world on Friday after what he called a "devastating setback" in the United States.
Quebec's St-Jean Baptiste Day celebrations return after pandemic hiatus

Quebec's St-Jean Baptiste Day celebrations return after pandemic hiatus

MONTREAL — Quebec residents streamed into local streets, packed outdoor concert venues and geared up for a weekend of in-person celebrations on Friday as they marked the provincial holiday of St-Jean Baptiste Day.