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April 21, 2018 4:38 PM BP granted approval to start drilling off Nova Scotia's coast

Project has been strongly opposed by Mi'kmaq communities BP Canada has been given the green light to start drilling off Nova Scotia's coast. On Saturday, the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) granted approval for the company to begin drilling one deepwater exploration well about 300 kilometres offshore. BP has applied to drill a total 7

April 19, 2018 3:09 PM Humboldt Broncos GoFundMe closes, raises more than $15M

Largest GoFundMe in Canadian history The GoFundMe page dedicated to the Humboldt Broncos, believed to be the largest of its kind in Canadian history, stopped taking donations at midnight Wednesday as planned. The page displays a final total of $15,185,700 raised from more than 142,000 contributors in 12 days from across Canada and numerous countries 10

April 19, 2018 1:52 PM Tom Cochrane releases his reworked version of Big League

Reworked single 'dedicated to the Humboldt Broncos and their families, never to be forgotten' Tom Cochrane has released a reworked version of his song Big League and will donate all proceeds to a fund created to support those affected by the April 6 crash in Saskatchewan involving the Humboldt Broncos team bus and a tractor-trailer. The Juno Award-winning 9

April 19, 2018 11:46 AM Humboldt Broncos GoFundMe site closes with over $15 million raised

The Humboldt Broncos GoFundMe page displays a final total of $15,185,700 raised from more than 142,000 contributors in 12 days. He said money from the fund would be used to pay the expenses of the victims’ families, but added was too soon to provide a more specific breakdown of the way the money would be allocated. Garinger said the team would continue 9

April 17, 2018 6:50 PM Starbucks to shut 8,000 U.S. outlets for bias training after protests

Arrests of 2 black men in Philadelphia outlet leads to protests, social media backlash Starbucks Coffee Co. says it will close its more than 8,000 company-owned outlets in the U.S. for part of a day in May to conduct "racial-bias education" for its staff in the wake of the recent arrest of two black men at one of its stores in Philadelphia. In a release 10

April 15, 2018 4:53 PM Alberta wildfire was ‘traumatic, stressful’ for Parks Canada staff, report says

Waterton Lakes National Park was evacuated on Sept. 8, 2017, as a nearby fire was poised to spread into the southwestern Alberta park. “This is not a helpful nor compassionate answer, and needs to be reconsidered,” Thomsen wrote. “Your intervention is requested ASAP.” Parks Canada said in an emailed statement that employees who lived within park boundaries 11

April 12, 2018 1:29 PM New mental wellness teams being established for Ontario First Nations communities

The federal and provincial governments are contributing $5 million each to the program that will see 19 mental health support teams located across the province. Coteau called it a unique agreement to help provide important mental health and prevention services and supports for First Nations. “This will help Indigenous children and youth receive mental 6

April 11, 2018 4:23 PM Rail link connecting Newfoundland, Labrador would cost $1.7 billion: report

The fixed link under the Strait of Belle Isle would also take 15 years to complete. ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — A new study says a single rail link connecting Labrador to the island of Newfoundland would cost about $1.7 billion and take 15 years to complete. Premier Dwight Ball released the preliminary study on the economic feasibility of a fixed link under the Strait 7

April 5, 2018 4:10 PM Animal welfare groups rounding up more than 100 northern Ontario cats to move south

Animal welfare groups have teamed up to bring more than 100 cats from northern Ontario to southern communities in an effort to find homes for the felines. The Ontario Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says animal welfare groups in Kenora, Ont., took 50 cats from a shelter in the northern city and drove them to Wawa, Ont., where they were met by a team from the Welland 11

March 24, 2018 2:27 PM Hundreds gather in Toronto in support of U.S. gun control rally

Demonstrators hear speakers at Queen's Park denounce gun violence About 200 people have gathered in Toronto on Saturday for the March of Our Lives rally to show solidarity with the U.S. gun control movement. The Toronto rally got underway at 10 a.m. at Nathan Phillips Square, where demonstrators began a march to Queen's Park. Organizers say there will be speakers 17