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Worker missing after dozer breaks through frozen tailings pond in northern Alberta

FORT MCMURRAY — A worker is missing after a dozer broke through…

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The Mount Cashel orphanage in St. John’s is shown on March 21, 1989. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Supreme Court denies appeal in Mount Cashel sexual abuse case in N.L.

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — The Supreme Court of Canada has refused a…

The Mount Cashel orphanage in St. John’s is shown on March 21, 1989. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin responds to a question on COVID vaccines during a news conference, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

‘Ramp up’ of vaccine delivery in Canada not expected until April, Fortin says

OTTAWA — Canada should start getting two million doses of COVID-19 vaccines…

Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin responds to a question on COVID vaccines during a news conference, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Allan Legere leaves court in Burton, N.B., as he waits for jurors in his murder trial to return a verdict in Burton, N.B. on Nov. 2, 1991. The Canadian Press/Andrew Vaughan

Bid by Allan Legere for parole prompts debate over whether release laws need review

Serial killer Allan Legere is permitted to keep seeking parole — and…

Allan Legere leaves court in Burton, N.B., as he waits for jurors in his murder trial to return a verdict in Burton, N.B. on Nov. 2, 1991. The Canadian Press/Andrew Vaughan
A health-care worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccine clinic in Toronto on Thursday, January 7, 2021. The professional group for emergency doctors in Canada wants more transparency about COVID-19 vaccine distribution. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Ontario under new orders as emergency doctors call for vaccine rollout transparency

Canada’s two largest provinces are now under significant restrictions to curb surging…

A health-care worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccine clinic in Toronto on Thursday, January 7, 2021. The professional group for emergency doctors in Canada wants more transparency about COVID-19 vaccine distribution. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
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Alberta surgeon who hung a noose in a hospital found guilty of unprofessional conduct

College of Physicians and Surgeons says sanctions will be determined at a later hearing

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The Mount Cashel orphanage in St. John’s is shown on March 21, 1989. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Supreme Court denies appeal in Mount Cashel abuse case

Court did not provide reasons as is its custom

The Mount Cashel orphanage in St. John’s is shown on March 21, 1989. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Maple Leafs defenceman Morgan Rielly (44) is congratulated by teammate John Tavares (91) on his game-winning goal during overtime action against the Montreal Canadiens, in Toronto, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. Rielly scored at 3:24 of overtime as the Leafs defeated the Canadiens 5-4 to raise the curtain on the NHL’s abbreviated 56-game season Wednesday night. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Maple Leafs defenceman Morgan Rielly (44) is congratulated by teammate John Tavares (91) on his game-winning goal during overtime action against the Montreal Canadiens, in Toronto, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. Rielly scored at 3:24 of overtime as the Leafs defeated the Canadiens 5-4 to raise the curtain on the NHL’s abbreviated 56-game season Wednesday night. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Nashville SC’s Randall Leal, left, falls next to Toronto FC’s Auro Jr., center, and Jonathan Osorio during the second half of an MLS soccer playoff match Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, in East Hartford, Conn. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Jessica Hill

MLS Players Association says delaying season “best solution” for Canadian teams

Association has not had any discussion with the league

Nashville SC’s Randall Leal, left, falls next to Toronto FC’s Auro Jr., center, and Jonathan Osorio during the second half of an MLS soccer playoff match Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, in East Hartford, Conn. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Jessica Hill
Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Sheldon Keefe draws a play for Jimmy Vesey (26) and John Tavares (left) during first period NHL scrimmage action in Toronto on January 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Toronto Maple Leafs docu-series to premiere on Amazon Prime Video later this year

‘All or Nothing: Toronto Maple Leafs’ coming to Amazon

Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Sheldon Keefe draws a play for Jimmy Vesey (26) and John Tavares (left) during first period NHL scrimmage action in Toronto on January 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Workers manufacture partitions made from cardboard and chipboard material at TEC Business Solutions during the COVID-19 pandemic in Mississauga, Ont., on Wednesday, January 13, 2021. The company has made mask wearing and gloves mandatory along with providing hand sanitizing stations through out the factory. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

As workplace infections rise, employers grapple with ‘ambiguous’ mask rules

More than 10,000 workers contracted COVID-19 due to work-related exposures in Ontario

Workers manufacture partitions made from cardboard and chipboard material at TEC Business Solutions during the COVID-19 pandemic in Mississauga, Ont., on Wednesday, January 13, 2021. The company has made mask wearing and gloves mandatory along with providing hand sanitizing stations through out the factory. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
A man makes his way through Pearson International Airport during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Feds look at using border data to find travellers applying for sickness benefit

The earliest legislation could be introduced is later this month

A man makes his way through Pearson International Airport during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
A health-care worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccine clinic in Toronto on Thursday, January 7, 2021. The professional group for emergency doctors in Canada wants more transparency about COVID-19 vaccine distribution. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Emergency doctors call for greater transparency on vaccine rollout

Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians speaks out

A health-care worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccine clinic in Toronto on Thursday, January 7, 2021. The professional group for emergency doctors in Canada wants more transparency about COVID-19 vaccine distribution. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Players' sticks are shown during the Ice Hockey World Championships Group A match between Russia and Denmark, in Moscow, Russia, on Thursday, May 12, 2016. The city of Cranbrook, B.C., is suing its former major junior hockey team as well as the Western Hockey League over the team's departure in 2019. The Kootenay Ice left for Manitoba before the start of the 2019-2020 season, becoming the Winnipeg Ice.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Ivan Sekretarev

Cranbrook, B.C., suing former hockey team, Western Hockey League over Manitoba move

Cranbrook, B.C., suing former hockey team, Western Hockey League over Manitoba move

Players' sticks are shown during the Ice Hockey World Championships Group A match between Russia and Denmark, in Moscow, Russia, on Thursday, May 12, 2016. The city of Cranbrook, B.C., is suing its former major junior hockey team as well as the Western Hockey League over the team's departure in 2019. The Kootenay Ice left for Manitoba before the start of the 2019-2020 season, becoming the Winnipeg Ice.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Ivan Sekretarev

Rielly scores winner, Leafs beat Habs 5-4 in OT

Rielly scores winner, Leafs beat Habs 5-4 in OT

Team Newfoundland and Labrador skip Brad Gushue poses with the Brier Tankard trophy after defeating Team Alberta in the Brier curling final in Kingston, Ont., on Sunday, March 8, 2020. Curling Canada is expanding the field for the Scotties Tournament of Hearts and Tim Hortons Brier.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Curling Canada adds three wild-card teams to field for the Scotties and the Brier

Curling Canada adds three wild-card teams to field for the Scotties and the Brier

Team Newfoundland and Labrador skip Brad Gushue poses with the Brier Tankard trophy after defeating Team Alberta in the Brier curling final in Kingston, Ont., on Sunday, March 8, 2020. Curling Canada is expanding the field for the Scotties Tournament of Hearts and Tim Hortons Brier.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Winnipeg Jets' Sami Niku (8) defends against Nikolaj Ehlers (27) during scrimmage at their NHL training camp practice in Winnipeg on January 6, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

Jets, Canucks face potential COVID issues as NHL season gets underway

Jets, Canucks face potential COVID issues as NHL season gets underway

Winnipeg Jets' Sami Niku (8) defends against Nikolaj Ehlers (27) during scrimmage at their NHL training camp practice in Winnipeg on January 6, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
Corb Lund tips his hat during the Fire Aid for Fort McMurray concert in Edmonton on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Amber Bracken

Alberta musician Corb Lund comes out against proposed coal mines in Rocky Mountains

Alberta musician Corb Lund comes out against proposed coal mines in Rocky Mountains

Corb Lund tips his hat during the Fire Aid for Fort McMurray concert in Edmonton on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Amber Bracken
Allan Legere leaves court in Burton, N.B., as he waits for jurors in his murder trial to return a verdict on Nov. 2, 1991. The Canadian Press/Andrew Vaughan

Parole board refuses release of killer Allan Legere, who planned return to N.B.

Parole board refuses release of killer Allan Legere, who planned return to N.B.

Allan Legere leaves court in Burton, N.B., as he waits for jurors in his murder trial to return a verdict on Nov. 2, 1991. The Canadian Press/Andrew Vaughan
Chief of Defence Staff Jonathan Vance responds to a question during a news conference Friday, June 26, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Proud Boys confrontation was wake-up call about military racism, hate: Defence chief

Proud Boys confrontation was wake-up call about military racism, hate: Defence chief

Chief of Defence Staff Jonathan Vance responds to a question during a news conference Friday, June 26, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld