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Lack of affordable child care preventing Ukrainian newcomers from working full-time

Accessible, affordable child care is stopping many Ukrainian newcomers from gaining full-time employment, most of whom are single mothers as men were forced to stay behind in Ukraine because of the war.
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Vatican won’t open sexual assault investigation against Quebec cardinal

The Vatican says there's not enough evidence to investigate a Quebec cardinal accused of sexual assault. In a lawsuit filed in court, a woman has accused Marc Ouellet of several incidents including unwanted touching and kissing.
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Paramedics under pressure and a city running out of ambulances

The extraordinary pressure on hospitals across Canada is having a ripple effect on ambulances and paramedics. The National got exclusive access inside The Ottawa Paramedic Service as it faces an unprecedented number of “level zero” incidents — when there are no ambulances left to respond to 911 calls.
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After 50 years, Regina senior rediscovers talent for drawing

A Regina senior picked up her drawing pencils for the first time in 50 years during the pandemic. After her husband died, she used it to create a connection with her community at a time when she needed the support.
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The National | Private clinic surgeries, Paramedic pressure, Drawing grandma

Aug. 18, 2022 | The Ontario government announces plans to tackle the province’s health care system pressures that include private clinic surgeries and temporary long-term care homes. A ride-along with Ottawa paramedics shows the intense pressures they’re facing. Plus, a pandemic hobby helps a Regina senior connect with her community and heal from loss.
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Romana Didulo's extremist cult: What kind of threat does it pose?

Four followers of Romana Didulo, a QAnon-inspired conspiracy theorist who purports to be the 'Queen of Canada,' are facing charges after an attempt to place Peterborough, Ont., police officers under citizen's arrest. Freelance investigative journalist Justin Ling explains how dangerous this group really is, and what kind of threat they pose.
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U.N., Ukraine push for demilitarized zone around Europe’s largest nuclear plant

The United Nations and Ukraine want to reach an agreement to end fighting around Europe's largest nuclear plant, but Russia has called the idea of a demilitarized zone unacceptable.
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Judge says parts of Trump search warrant affidavit could be made public

The public could soon learn more about the evidence used to secure the search warrant for former U.S. president Donald Trump's home after a federal judge ordered officials to prepare a redacted copy of the affidavit, saying he’s leaning toward releasing some of the evidence.
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Private clinic surgeries, temporary LTCs part of Ontario’s health system plan

The Ontario government has laid out a plan to take pressure off its health-care system that involves increasing the number of publicly covered surgeries offered at private clinics, while also moving patients waiting for long-term care beds to temporary homes to create more hospital capacity. But critics say it moves the province toward a two-tiered health-care system.
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Vancouver tent encampment residents threatened with violence, arson in anonymous flyers

Residents of a slowly disbanding tent encampment in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside are facing anonymous threats of violence after someone circulated flyers warning if they don't pack up and leave soon, everything they own will be set on fire.
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Latest wildfires in Spain injure train passengers, force villages to relocate

Much of Europe is still baking in hot and dry weather — fueling an unprecedented fire season. In Spain, flames are forcing entire communities to flee.
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Ontario doctor faces 3 new counts of 1st-degree murder

A doctor in eastern Ontario charged with first-degree murder in the death of an elderly patient last year is now facing three new first-degree murder charges. Dr. Brian Nadler was arrested Wednesday. All three of the latest alleged victims were under Nadler's care.
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Wrestler given hero’s welcome after capturing 1st medal for Nunavut at Canada Summer Games

Wrestler Eekeeluak Avalak captured gold at the Canada Summer Games last week, the first medal for his home territory of Nunavut. In an emotional victory speech, he dedicated the win to his late brother, who he says supported him.
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The National | Doctor murder charges, Airline compensation, Return of Zellers

Aug. 17, 2022 | An Ontario doctor charged in the death of an elderly patient last year is now facing three additional counts of first-degree murder. Canadian airlines face growing frustration from passengers who say they are being unfairly denied compensation for delays. Plus, a decade after closing its doors, Hudson’s Bay Company wants to revive the Zellers brand.
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SUVs, pickup trucks pose greater risk to pedestrians, safety research shows

Some Ontario groups are calling for greater safety measures for pedestrians and cyclists against larger vehicles, saying they have the research to prove they are more dangerous.
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Ontario man says police raided his home due to tip about Mountie memorabilia

An Ontario man is fighting to clear his name two years after police smashed through his door in a no-knock raid, acting on a tip about his RCMP memorabilia collection in the wake of the Nova Scotia mass shooting.
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Number of mostly French-speaking households in Quebec dropping, census data shows

New census data shows the proportion of predominantly French-speakers in Quebec is falling — proof, says the province, that its French-language bill is necessary. The data also shows the number of French-English bilingual Quebecers is on the rise.
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Sorting fact from fiction about how monkeypox spreads

The World Health Organization says monkeypox is spreading rapidly with no signs of slowing down, but so is misinformation about the virus. Health experts break down how it's spread and where you're unlikely to catch it.
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Children’s fever and pain medicine shortage not a cause for panic, pharmacists say

Over-the-counter children's fever and pain medicine is in short supply across Canada, prompting some hospitals to recommend getting a prescription just in case. However, pharmacists are telling caregivers not to panic and to stop stockpiling.
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Hudson’s Bay to bring back discount retailer Zellers

A decade after closing its doors, Hudson’s Bay Company wants to revive the Zellers brand. The company says it plans to launch a new e-commerce website and sell products under the discount label in some Bay stores by early 2023.
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Canadian airlines face tough questions about lack of compensation after flight delays

Canadian airlines are facing growing frustration from passengers who say they are being unfairly denied compensation for delays and cancellations — sometimes without even finding out why. Now calls are growing for federal regulators to impose tougher fines on airlines that skirt the rules.
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Ottawa opening 4 new passport pick-up locations to combat backlog

The federal government has announced it is opening four new passport pick-up locations in order to get on top of a huge backlog of applications. But some say the government should have been better prepared all along.
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Liz Cheney loses chance to run again after Wyoming’s Republican House primary

Republican lawmaker Liz Cheney, a staunch critic of former president Donald Trump, lost the chance to run again for her seat in the U.S. House to Trump-backed candidate Harriet Hageman.
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Critics raise alarms over Ontario’s reliance on private nurse agencies

With a shortage of nurses in Ontario, hospitals are increasingly relying on temporary agency nurses to help fill the gap. Critics are raising concerns that public dollars are going to these private agencies, instead of toward better wages for nurses.
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Academy apologizes to Indigenous woman who rejected Marlon Brando’s Oscar on his behalf

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has apologized to Sacheen Littlefeather for how she was treated when she refused Marlon Brando’s 1973 Oscar on his behalf. Brando had invited Littlefeather, an Apache and Yaqui actress and activist, to use the opportunity to speak about the depiction of Indigenous people in Hollywood films.
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Why the war in Ukraine may be reaching a turning point

The Ukraine war seems to be entering a new phase, with Ukraine launching military strikes deep in Russian-held territory and a major counter-offensive said to be in the works. Terence McKenna lays out what’s happened and how Russia is responding.
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Inflation and your wallet: 2018 vs. 2022

Armed with a stack of receipts from 2018, we hit the streets of Toronto to see just how much more expensive life is now and break down our findings with the CBC’s Peter Armstrong.

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