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Vatican says Pope Francis willing to visit Canada as Indigenous leaders seek apology

Vatican says Pope Francis willing to visit Canada as Indigenous leaders seek apology

The Vatican says Pope Francis is willing to visit Canada where Indigenous leaders have been calling on him to apologize for the Catholic Church's role in residential schools.

Rescue operation continues for second day at Quebec mill, two workers remain trapped

WINDSOR, Que. — More than 24 hours after a multi-storey scaffold collapsed at a Quebec paper mill, rescue crews continue to search for two workers trapped in the debris.
O'Toole faces caucus as he plots out next steps on mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations

O'Toole faces caucus as he plots out next steps on mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole faces his caucus today to discuss what to do about its position around mandatory vaccinations, and what that means for unvaccinated members.
Reconciliation: Red Indian Lake in central Newfoundland to be renamed Beothuk Lake

Reconciliation: Red Indian Lake in central Newfoundland to be renamed Beothuk Lake

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The Newfoundland and Labrador government announced today it plans to change the name of Red Indian Lake to Beothuk Lake following a series of public consultations aimed at supporting reconciliation.
BoC interest rate announcement, land acknowledgments : In The News for Oct. 27

BoC interest rate announcement, land acknowledgments : In The News for Oct. 27

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Oct. 27 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
'We encourage people to do the research': A look at developing land acknowledgments

'We encourage people to do the research': A look at developing land acknowledgments

When Lance Cardinal was approached by the Edmonton Oilers to act as an Indigenous consultant, the Cree artist and designer knew the first thing he wanted to do was create a land acknowledgment.
COVID may be contributing to increase in 'random assaults' in Vancouver: experts

COVID may be contributing to increase in 'random assaults' in Vancouver: experts

VANCOUVER — An uptick in random assaults highlighted by Vancouver police could point to bigger problems that may be magnified by the pandemic, say experts.

No winning ticket for Tuesday's $19 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for Tuesday's $19 million Lotto Max jackpot. That means the grand prize for the next draw on Oct. 19 will grow to an estimated $24 million. The Canadian Press

Yukon Premier Sandy Silver says multiple victims in Faro shooting

FARO, YUKON — Yukon Premier Sandy Silver says there were multiple victims after the RCMP responded to reports of an active shooter Tuesday in the town of Faro but there is no longer a safety threat to the community.
Fires in cargo ship off B.C. coast may take days to put out: coast guard

Fires in cargo ship off B.C. coast may take days to put out: coast guard

VICTORIA — It may be several days before fires can be put out inside containers on a cargo ship anchored off Victoria, Canada's coast guard says.