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Poll says more Canadian parents are against childhood vaccinations, worrying others

Poll says more Canadian parents are against childhood vaccinations, worrying others

A new Angus Reid poll suggests the number of parents opposed to vaccinating their children has grown over the last five yearsin Canada.
Alberta rural municipalities say $43M in energy industry taxes went unpaid last year

Alberta rural municipalities say $43M in energy industry taxes went unpaid last year

Alberta's rural municipalities say some energy companies are still failing to pay millions of dollars in taxes. A survey from Rural Municipalities of Alberta says oil and gas producers missed $43 million in payments last year.
Online harms: Civil liberty, law critics say stiffer hate crime sentences 'troubling'

Online harms: Civil liberty, law critics say stiffer hate crime sentences 'troubling'

OTTAWA — The Canadian Civil Liberties Association is voicing concerns over what it calls "draconian penalties" proposed in the Criminal Code as part of the Liberal government's sweeping plan to target online hate.
Quebec launches new helpline for politicians after hundreds quit office since 2021

Quebec launches new helpline for politicians after hundreds quit office since 2021

MONTREAL — Quebec is committing $2 million to connect politicians and their families with psychological aid after a wave of resignations and leaves of absence among elected municipal officials.

Canada Selects look to help showcase rugby league as Australia's NRL visits Sin City

Nicholas Mew is renewing his wedding vows with Carrie, his wife of 30 years, on Friday in Las Vegas in front of an Elvis impersonator in an intimate rugby-themed ceremony. Then the 55-year-old elementary school teacher from Barrie, Ont.
Arguments begin at competition body in case against Cineplex over online booking fees

Arguments begin at competition body in case against Cineplex over online booking fees

OTTAWA — Canada's competition czar says Cineplex Inc.'s online booking fees are "drip pricing," a harmful practice under the law, and moviegoers don't have any way to avoid them.
Canada's Morales Williams denied world record in indoor 400 due to technicality

Canada's Morales Williams denied world record in indoor 400 due to technicality

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Canadian sprinter Christopher Morales Williams is the all-time fastest runner in the indoor men's 400 metres — but not an official world record-holder — due to a technicality beyond his control.
Only 32 per cent of Proline bettors picked Raptors to down Pacers

Only 32 per cent of Proline bettors picked Raptors to down Pacers

It seems many Proline players are having some difficulty jumping on the Toronto Raptors' bandwagon.
S&P/TSX composite down in late-morning trading, U.S. stock markets also lower

S&P/TSX composite down in late-morning trading, U.S. stock markets also lower

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index was down in late-morning trading, weighed down by losses in the base metal and telecom stocks, while U.S. stock markets also fell. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 24.10 points at 21,294.80.
Alberta renewables sector fears politicization of energy as moratorium ends

Alberta renewables sector fears politicization of energy as moratorium ends

CALGARY — A seven-month pause on wind and solar development in Alberta is coming to an end, but some involved in the sector say increased politicization threatens its future growth.
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