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Canada News

Google and Canada strike $100M deal over ‘Online News Act’ after months of negotiations

Meta still hasn’t budged on their stance.

Canadians across the country call for resignation of Victoria city councillor

After she co-signed an open letter regarding the Israel-Hamas conflict.

Victoria MP seeks to change abuse laws in Canada to include coercive behaviours

Such as withholding car keys so your partner can’t leave.

Former BC premier John Horgan appointed as Canada’s new ambassador to Germany

He’ll be tasked at maintaining the two countries' friendship.

59% of Canadians think Meta should lift ban on news and comply with government

Would you ever use Bing if Google dropped news?

Two counter-protests against anti-trans organization happening at BC Legislature today

There will be marches taking place across Canada.

Canada’s inflation rises to 4% since last year due to increases in gas, groceries...

Gas is up to nearly $2 per litre!

Federal government to remove GST on new build construction slated for rental

And promise to crack down on grocery chains jacking up prices.

‘Incredibly frustrating’: Premier Eby calls out Meta for censoring emergency information

And Trudeau called them out for prioritizing profits.

New loonie celebrating famous Canadian feminist designed by Tofino artist

And it's got a nice pop of colour!

Victoria-based charity provides prosthetic limbs for injured Ukrainian soldiers

As the Russian invasion continues.

UVic alum and Supreme Court Justice retires due to ‘unwanted touching’ misconduct allegations

He claims he’s innocent but his accusers have been persistent.

World Health Organization announces the end of COVID-19 as global emergency

Dr. Bonnie Henry and Adrian Dix share their thoughts.

PSAC strike reaches tentative agreement impacting over 120,000 workers

They landed on a 12.6% pay increase.

Province takes action amidst diabetes drug shortage across Canada and USA

People have been taking it to lose weight.

‘Clearly not the case’: Twitter labels CBC as ‘Government-funded Media’

Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre is responsible.

Survey reveals many Canadians working fulltime are feeling fatigued

Make sure to take a lunch break!

First Canadian astronaut to orbit the moon on a lunar mission next year (VIDEO)

The first lunar mission in over 50 years! 🚀

UVic alum and Supreme Court Justice speaks out about allegations against him

He is accused of unwantedly touching and kissing a woman while intoxicated.

5 ways Canada’s Budget 2023 could save you some cash

Free dental care, grocery rebates and more!

Supreme Court Justice and UVic alum put on leave for ‘alleged conduct’

He got his Bachelor of Laws at UVic.

Victoria and Nanaimo top the list of least religious cities in Canada

60% of Victoria is ‘non-religious’

Island Health saw a record-breaking number of overdose calls in 2021

BC Paramedics responded to an average of 97 overdose calls per day.

BC records deadliest month in record history due to toxic drug overdoses

There was an average of 6.5 deaths per day in October

BC government applies to Health Canada to decriminalize personal drug possession

BC is the first province to seek this exemption.

Here’s who is running in the 2021 federal election on Vancouver Island

Canadians will hit the polls on September 20th.

Fifth strain of COVID-19 variant confirmed in Canada on Wednesday

BC confirms 39 cases of the B1617 double mutant strain.

Canada has been ranked as one of the most free countries in the world

Canada joins Norway, Finland, and Uruguay as most free.

Canadian arts and live entertainment sectors to receive $181 million in government funding

To help stabilize the arts and music sectors amid COVID-19.

Federal modelling data shows COVID-19 cases accelerating across Canada

Currently, every 100 patients are passing the virus on to 140 more people.

Canada announces ban on 1,500 types of assault-style weapons

Effective immediately.

One dead, five missing after Canadian military helicopter crashes in Mediterranean

The helicopter has not yet been located.

Air Canada suspends flights to Beijing and Shanghai after federal travel advisory

There are now nearly 6,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus in China

Trudeau announces $25K for families of Canadians who died in Iran plane crash

To be dispersed in the coming days

Trudeau says Ukraine plane crash that killed 176 people was likely shot down by...

A UVic student was among those that died in the crash

Top 50 most popular baby names in Canada 2019

Spot your name on the list?

UK company signs $2.8 billion deal to acquire Canada’s Cineplex

The deal is expected to close in the first half of 2020

Pornhub reveals top Canadian searches on website in 2019

Did your searches make the list?

Canadian Olympic icons Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir announce retirement from ice dancing

"We feel like the most fortunate kids in Canada." 🇨🇦⛸

1 in 3 Canadian adults are not getting enough sleep (REPORT)

Here are Health Canada’s tips on improving your sleep

RCMP recover “several items” linked to Vancouver Island murder suspects in Manitoba

Police have removed a large roadblock from the town of Gillam.

RCMP confirm burnt vehicle in Manitoba linked to Vancouver Island murder suspects

One suspect’s father said he believes they’re on a “suicide mission”

Trudeau names Victoria MP Murray Rankin as new national security-review chair

In February, Rankin said he was not seeking re-election for Victoria in 2019

RCMP say teenage suspects in northern BC murders may have reached Manitoba

The pair was last seen in northern Saskatchewan