The Canadian Press

Masai Ujiri, President of Toronto Raptors speaks to reporters during media day in Toronto on Monday October 2, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

‘No selfishness’: Toronto Raptors cultural reset begins at B.C. training camp

Head coach said things like taking poor shots or over-dribbling the ball won’t be allowed this season

Masai Ujiri, President of Toronto Raptors speaks to reporters during media day in Toronto on Monday October 2, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Kanesatake elders with the Mohawk Mothers group arrive at Superior Court Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023, in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Mohawk Mothers worry evidence of bodies at McGill work site will be destroyed

Indigenous group believes there may be unmarked graves at the site

Kanesatake elders with the Mohawk Mothers group arrive at Superior Court Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023, in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Divide Pass in the backcountry of Banff National Park is shown on July 3, 2019. A grizzly bear attack in the backcountry of the national park on Friday left two people and their dog dead. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colette Derworiz

Grizzly bear attacks rare, but a risk in wilderness, experts say

A couple and their dog were killed in Banff National Park on Friday (Sept. 29)

Divide Pass in the backcountry of Banff National Park is shown on July 3, 2019. A grizzly bear attack in the backcountry of the national park on Friday left two people and their dog dead. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colette Derworiz
House of Commons Speaker Anthony Rota leaves Parliament Hill after announcing his resignation as Speaker of the House of Commons in Ottawa on September 26, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

House prepares to vote on new Speaker in rare mid-session election

Anthony Rota resigned from position after inviting MPs to applaud veteran who served in Nazi unit

House of Commons Speaker Anthony Rota leaves Parliament Hill after announcing his resignation as Speaker of the House of Commons in Ottawa on September 26, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Cameron Ortis, a senior intelligence official at the RCMP, walks with his lawyer Ian Carter, obscured at left, after leaving the courthouse in Ottawa after being granted bail on October 22, 2019. More than four years after Cameron Jay Ortis was charged with breaching Canada’s secrets law, the former RCMP intelligence director is about to get his day in court. Ortis was taken into custody in Ottawa on Sept. 12, 2019, an arrest that deeply shocked the national police force. As the head of the RCMP’s National Intelligence Co-ordination Centre, Ortis had access to some of the country’s most closely held information. Ortis, 51, is charged with violating the Security of Information Act by allegedly revealing secrets to three individuals and trying to do so in a fourth instance, as well as breach of trust and a computer-related offence. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Trial to begin for ex-RCMP intelligence director accused of disclosing secrets

Cameron Jay Ortis was taken into custody in 2019

Cameron Ortis, a senior intelligence official at the RCMP, walks with his lawyer Ian Carter, obscured at left, after leaving the courthouse in Ottawa after being granted bail on October 22, 2019. More than four years after Cameron Jay Ortis was charged with breaching Canada’s secrets law, the former RCMP intelligence director is about to get his day in court. Ortis was taken into custody in Ottawa on Sept. 12, 2019, an arrest that deeply shocked the national police force. As the head of the RCMP’s National Intelligence Co-ordination Centre, Ortis had access to some of the country’s most closely held information. Ortis, 51, is charged with violating the Security of Information Act by allegedly revealing secrets to three individuals and trying to do so in a fourth instance, as well as breach of trust and a computer-related offence. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Fireworks explode in the air above the Ottawa River to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, in Ottawa on June 2, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Diwali fireworks advisory made despite warnings it may be discriminatory

FOI request reveals internal communication about controversial advisory

Fireworks explode in the air above the Ottawa River to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, in Ottawa on June 2, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Divide Pass in the backcountry of Banff National Park is shown on July 3, 2019. A grizzly bear attack in the backcountry of the national park on Friday left two people and their dog dead. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colette Derworiz

Couple killed by bear near Banff experienced in outdoors: family friend

‘This might be a wrong place, wrong time situation.’

Divide Pass in the backcountry of Banff National Park is shown on July 3, 2019. A grizzly bear attack in the backcountry of the national park on Friday left two people and their dog dead. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colette Derworiz
A plane is silhouetted as it takes off from Vancouver International Airport in Richmond, B.C., on May 13, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Arajet latest entrant to Canada’s crowded budget airline market

Flights to and from the Dominican Republic will be offered in Montreal and Toronto

A plane is silhouetted as it takes off from Vancouver International Airport in Richmond, B.C., on May 13, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Saskatchewan Roughriders great George Reed addresses the crowd following the last ever game at Mosaic Stadium in Regina on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Taylor

Former CFL running back George Reed dies at the age of 83

Reed played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders from 1963 until 1975

Saskatchewan Roughriders great George Reed addresses the crowd following the last ever game at Mosaic Stadium in Regina on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Taylor
Justine Pelletier, of Canada, runs with the ball during the women’s rugby World Cup semifinal between Canada and England at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand, Saturday, Nov.5, 2022. Canada coach Kevin Rouet has named his roster for the new WXV women’s rugby tournament, choosing 21 players from the squad that finished fourth at the World Cup last November.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Andrew Cornaga/Photosport via AP

Canada names roster for inaugural WXV women’s rugby tournament in New Zealand

Canadians open Oct. 20 against Wales in Wellington

Justine Pelletier, of Canada, runs with the ball during the women’s rugby World Cup semifinal between Canada and England at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand, Saturday, Nov.5, 2022. Canada coach Kevin Rouet has named his roster for the new WXV women’s rugby tournament, choosing 21 players from the squad that finished fourth at the World Cup last November.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Andrew Cornaga/Photosport via AP
The RCMP logo is seen outside the force’s ‘E’ division headquarters in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, March 16, 2023. Five people have died in a crash in western Manitoba. RCMP say they responded along with local firefighters and EMS at 5 p.m. Saturday to a report of a single-vehicle rollover on Highway 83, about 19 kilometres south of Swan River, Man. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

RCMP in Manitoba say five dead after being ejected during SUV rollover

None of the passengers were wearing seatbelts, police say

The RCMP logo is seen outside the force’s ‘E’ division headquarters in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, March 16, 2023. Five people have died in a crash in western Manitoba. RCMP say they responded along with local firefighters and EMS at 5 p.m. Saturday to a report of a single-vehicle rollover on Highway 83, about 19 kilometres south of Swan River, Man. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Canada’s Rene Cournoyer competes on the floor exercise during Men’s Qualifications at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Antwerp, Belgium, Sunday, Oct.1, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Virginia Mayo

Canada’s men’s artistic gymnastics team qualifies for Olympics

First time team will compete in Olympics since 2008

Canada’s Rene Cournoyer competes on the floor exercise during Men’s Qualifications at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Antwerp, Belgium, Sunday, Oct.1, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Virginia Mayo
Billie Joe Armstrong performs with Green Day at the 2017 Global Citizen Festival in Central Park, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, in New York. The festival aims to end extreme poverty through the collective actions of Global Citizens by 2030. (AP Photo/Michael Noble Jr.)

American band Green Day to headline Grey Cup halftime show

Carrie Underwood will also perform, during the Grey Cup Music Festival

Billie Joe Armstrong performs with Green Day at the 2017 Global Citizen Festival in Central Park, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, in New York. The festival aims to end extreme poverty through the collective actions of Global Citizens by 2030. (AP Photo/Michael Noble Jr.)
<div>Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre has found himself to be the subject of online criticism after he posted photos with Inuit alongside a caption about meeting with Algonquin Elders on Parliament Hill on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Poilievre rises during Question Period, in Ottawa, Thursday, Sept. 28, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld</div>

Poilievre called out for Truth and Reconciliation Day photos with Inuk elder

Conservative leader improperly identified elder in photo as Algonquin, not Inuk

<div>Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre has found himself to be the subject of online criticism after he posted photos with Inuit alongside a caption about meeting with Algonquin Elders on Parliament Hill on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Poilievre rises during Question Period, in Ottawa, Thursday, Sept. 28, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld</div>
<div>Parks Canada says a bear attack in Alberta’s Banff National Park has left two people dead. Hidden Lake is seen in Banff National Park, Friday, Sept 1, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol</div>

2 killed in Banff bear attack, grizzly euthanized: Parks Canada

Rescue team had to travel by foot because weather prevented use of helicopter

<div>Parks Canada says a bear attack in Alberta’s Banff National Park has left two people dead. Hidden Lake is seen in Banff National Park, Friday, Sept 1, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol</div>
Children play with stones at an Afghan refugees camp on Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst, N.J., on Monday, Sept. 27, 2021. The camp currently holds about 9,400 Afghan refugees and has a capacity to hold up to 13,000. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Andrew Harnik

Save the Children advocate says aid cut hinders Canada’s role in youth rights

In this spring’s budget, Liberals announced 15% drop in funding

Children play with stones at an Afghan refugees camp on Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst, N.J., on Monday, Sept. 27, 2021. The camp currently holds about 9,400 Afghan refugees and has a capacity to hold up to 13,000. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Andrew Harnik
In the last year, Canadian green groups have lodged at least four formal complaints with the Competition Bureau, alleging false or misleading environmental claims by fossil fuel companies. Suncor’s base plant with upgraders in the oil sands in Fort McMurray Alta., on Monday June 13, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Environmental groups using competition law to fight fossil fuel sector

Complaints allege false or misleading environmental claims by fossil fuel companies

In the last year, Canadian green groups have lodged at least four formal complaints with the Competition Bureau, alleging false or misleading environmental claims by fossil fuel companies. Suncor’s base plant with upgraders in the oil sands in Fort McMurray Alta., on Monday June 13, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
People march together at the University of British Columbia for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023. The federal statutory holiday recognizes abuses suffered by Inuit, First Nations and Metis people at hundreds of state and church-run residential schools. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ethan Cairns

‘A shared responsibility’: quotes from the 3rd Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Hundreds gathered across Canada to mark the day on Saturday

People march together at the University of British Columbia for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023. The federal statutory holiday recognizes abuses suffered by Inuit, First Nations and Metis people at hundreds of state and church-run residential schools. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ethan Cairns
Chief Coroner Lisa Lapointe provides an update on illicit drug toxicity deaths in the province during a press conference at B.C. Legislature in Victoria, B.C., on Monday, February 24, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Overdoses from smoking toxic drugs outpace B.C. prevention sites

Chief coroner says more supervised places required

Chief Coroner Lisa Lapointe provides an update on illicit drug toxicity deaths in the province during a press conference at B.C. Legislature in Victoria, B.C., on Monday, February 24, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Vancouver Canucks’ Quinn Hughes, back left, scores his first goal against Edmonton Oilers goalie Stuart Skinner during the second period of a pre-season NHL hockey game in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Captain Hughes helps Vancouver Canucks power past Oilers 5-2

Di Giuseppe adds 3 points for hosts in win over Edmonton

Vancouver Canucks’ Quinn Hughes, back left, scores his first goal against Edmonton Oilers goalie Stuart Skinner during the second period of a pre-season NHL hockey game in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck