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Housing advocates eye federal budget for aid to urban Indigenous providers

Housing advocates eye federal budget for aid to urban Indigenous providers

OTTAWA — The Trudeau Liberals have told stakeholders in the affordable-housing sector to look for funding in next week's budget to help expand the stock of units for Indigenous people in urban centres.
Cogeco CEO eager to learn outcome of CRTC review of mobile wireless industry

Cogeco CEO eager to learn outcome of CRTC review of mobile wireless industry

TORONTO — The CEO of Cogeco Inc.
Five things about Canada's proposed small modular nuclear reactors

Five things about Canada's proposed small modular nuclear reactors

OTTAWA — Alberta's Jason Kenney became the fourth Canadian premier to sign an agreement supporting the development of small modular nuclear reactors (SMRs) in Canada on Wednesday.
Queen returns to royal duties after death of Prince Philip

Queen returns to royal duties after death of Prince Philip

LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II has returned to royal duties, four days after the death of her husband, Prince Philip, as preparations stepped up on Wednesday for his ceremonial funeral on the weekend.
Italian TV host apologizes for gestures mimicking Asians

Italian TV host apologizes for gestures mimicking Asians

MILAN — A Swiss-Italian television host apologized Wednesday for mimicking Asians on a satirical TV program after her actions drew protests on social media.
Rapper Mystikal breaks silence on dropped rape charge

Rapper Mystikal breaks silence on dropped rape charge

NEW YORK — After spending more than four years under the “bad dream” of rape and kidnapping charges that were recently dismissed, rapper Mystikal says he wants to shed the sexually-charged songs of his past, and now has a higher audience in mind.
The disabled hope their Oscar moment can become a movement

The disabled hope their Oscar moment can become a movement

LOS ANGELES — Right down to its production design, the Oscars have not always felt like the most welcoming place for the disabled.
Review: Greta Van Fleet spread their wings gloriously

Review: Greta Van Fleet spread their wings gloriously

Greta Van Fleet, “The Battle at Garden’s Gate” (Lava/Republic) Greta Van Fleet are back and they're doubling down.

Amazon claims social network Parler trying to conceal owners

SEATTLE — Amazon has accused Parler, the social network known as a conservative alternative to Twitter, of trying to conceal its ownership amid a legal dispute between Amazon and Parler stemming from the U.S. Capitol riots.
Many say now is the time to fight racial bias in foster care

Many say now is the time to fight racial bias in foster care

Cheri Williams looks back with regret at the start of her career as a child welfare caseworker in 1998. Systemic racism is a major reason why.