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Canadians should expect politicians to support right to bail, Virani's office says

Canadians should expect politicians to support right to bail, Virani's office says

OTTAWA — The public should expect politicians to support their right to bail and to be presumed innocent, the office of Canada's justice minister says, warning that "immediate" and "uninformed reactions" only worsens matters.
Statistics Canada reports February retail sales down 0.1% to $66.7 billion

Statistics Canada reports February retail sales down 0.1% to $66.7 billion

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says retail sales fell 0.1 per cent to $66.7 billion in February, weighed down by lower sales at gasoline stations and fuel vendors. The agency says sales at gasoline stations and fuel vendors fell 2.
Five things to know about the NHL playoffs

Five things to know about the NHL playoffs

After teasing their excited fans with Game 1 victories, both the Vancouver Canucks and Winnipeg Jets were playoff losers at home last night. The Colorado Avalanche rolled the Jets 5-2, while the Nashville Predators pounced on the Canucks 4-1.
Ottawa injects another $36M into vaccine injury compensation fund

Ottawa injects another $36M into vaccine injury compensation fund

OTTAWA — The federal government has added $36.4 million to a program designed to support people who have been seriously injured or killed by vaccines since the end of 2020.
LGBTQ+ rallies to be held across Canada, billed as largest since marriage equality

LGBTQ+ rallies to be held across Canada, billed as largest since marriage equality

Organizations across the country are gearing up for what they describe as the largest LGBTQ+ mobilization since the push for marriage equality.
In the news today: Ottawa adds $36 million to vaccine fund

In the news today: Ottawa adds $36 million to vaccine fund

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today...
Caitlin Cronenberg isn't spooked by her dad's horror legacy with debut film 'Humane'

Caitlin Cronenberg isn't spooked by her dad's horror legacy with debut film 'Humane'

TORONTO — Her surname is synonymous with cinematic nightmares, but Caitlin Cronenberg says she doesn’t feel pressure to live up to her famous father's legacy as she steps into the director’s chair.
Pioneering giraffe expert Anne Innis Dagg always fought for what was right: daughter

Pioneering giraffe expert Anne Innis Dagg always fought for what was right: daughter

For decades, Anne Innis Dagg was the world’s leading expert on giraffes and a staunch advocate for gender equality in the face of sexist attitudes that derailed her academic career.
Nashville Predators level playoff series with 4-1 victory over Canucks

Nashville Predators level playoff series with 4-1 victory over Canucks

VANCOUVER — Andrew Brunette liked the way his Nashville Predators put their bodies on the line Tuesday.
Avalanche roll past Jets 5-2, head home with series tied 1-1

Avalanche roll past Jets 5-2, head home with series tied 1-1

WINNIPEG — Alexandar Georgiev paid back his Colorado Avalanche teammates for believing in him.
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