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The Mount Cashel orphanage in St. John’s, N.L., is shown in a 1989 file photo. The Archdiocese of Vancouver and a private Catholic school in British Columbia have denied any wrongdoing in claims of sexual abuse by former students and filed their own lawsuits against the alleged abusers. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Vancouver archdiocese and private school deny wrongdoing, sue alleged abusers

Legal filings come after class action lawsuit certified alleging abuse at two Catholic schools

The Mount Cashel orphanage in St. John’s, N.L., is shown in a 1989 file photo. The Archdiocese of Vancouver and a private Catholic school in British Columbia have denied any wrongdoing in claims of sexual abuse by former students and filed their own lawsuits against the alleged abusers. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland is seen in the House of Commons as she awaits U.S. President Joe Biden’s address to Parliament, in Ottawa, Friday, March 24, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

$491B federal budget invests heavily in green economic transformation

Almost one-third of the investment tax credits will be for clean power

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland is seen in the House of Commons as she awaits U.S. President Joe Biden’s address to Parliament, in Ottawa, Friday, March 24, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh meets with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Budget 2023: Projected cost of federal dental program set to more than double

The program is the linchpin of the Liberal’s confidence-and-supply deal with the NDP

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh meets with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland speaks during a news conference before delivering the Federal budget, Tuesday, March 28, 2023 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Federal budget 2023 includes $59.5 billion in new spending, looks to increase revenue

Federal deficit is projected to decrease to $14 billion by 2027-28 from $43 billion

Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland speaks during a news conference before delivering the Federal budget, Tuesday, March 28, 2023 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Houses and townhouses are seen in an aerial view in Langley, B.C., on Wednesday May 16, 2018. A new report says home construction in British Columbia will need to quickly rise to unprecedented levels to offset the impact of record immigration on the housing market.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Unprecedented construction needed in B.C. to offset record immigration: Report

Report: province must build 25 per cent more new homes than usual for the next five years

Houses and townhouses are seen in an aerial view in Langley, B.C., on Wednesday May 16, 2018. A new report says home construction in British Columbia will need to quickly rise to unprecedented levels to offset the impact of record immigration on the housing market.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Walmart Canada CEO Gonzalo Gebara spoke before the parliamentary committee on food inflation on March 27, 2023. Customers shop for food at Walmart in Salem, N.H., Monday, June 5, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Elise Amendola

Walmart Canada CEO says retailer not trying to profit from inflation

Gonzalo Gebara told MPs Walmart Canada’s gross profit rate for its food business declined last year

Walmart Canada CEO Gonzalo Gebara spoke before the parliamentary committee on food inflation on March 27, 2023. Customers shop for food at Walmart in Salem, N.H., Monday, June 5, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Elise Amendola
After winning fans at the World Cup, the Canadian men take the first steps toward the 2026 tournament as they return to CONCACAF Nations League play in their first outing since Qatar.  Canada coach John Herdman looks on during second half group F World Cup soccer action against Morocco at the Al Thumama Stadium in Doha, Qatar on Thursday, December 1, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Herdman laments labour dispute between national teams and Canada Soccer

Both men’s and women’s teams have resorted to job action over their dissatisfaction

After winning fans at the World Cup, the Canadian men take the first steps toward the 2026 tournament as they return to CONCACAF Nations League play in their first outing since Qatar.  Canada coach John Herdman looks on during second half group F World Cup soccer action against Morocco at the Al Thumama Stadium in Doha, Qatar on Thursday, December 1, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix pauses while responding to questions during a news conference in Vancouver on Monday, November 7, 2022. Dix plans to announce actions on how the government will ensure patients in the province will have secure access to the diabetes and weight loss drug Ozempic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C. to announce plan for access to diabetes drug Ozempic, hyped for weight loss

Almost 10 per cent of prescriptions for the drug in B.C. filled for Americans

B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix pauses while responding to questions during a news conference in Vancouver on Monday, November 7, 2022. Dix plans to announce actions on how the government will ensure patients in the province will have secure access to the diabetes and weight loss drug Ozempic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A man takes a photo of himself holding his smartphone in Kyiv, Ukraine Monday, March 27, 2023 showing the “Air Alert” application which shows regions currently under Russian rocket attacks. When air raid alarms sound in Ukraine, they also trigger the “Air Alert” downloadable app that has been voiced by “Star Wars” actor Mark Hamill. With his gravely but also calming baritone, he urges people to take cover. He also tells them when the danger has passed, signing off with “May the Force be with you.” (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)

Feel the Force: Mark Hamill carries ‘Star Wars’ voice to Ukraine

Luke Skywalker lend his famous voice to downloadable app linked to Ukraine’s air defense system

A man takes a photo of himself holding his smartphone in Kyiv, Ukraine Monday, March 27, 2023 showing the “Air Alert” application which shows regions currently under Russian rocket attacks. When air raid alarms sound in Ukraine, they also trigger the “Air Alert” downloadable app that has been voiced by “Star Wars” actor Mark Hamill. With his gravely but also calming baritone, he urges people to take cover. He also tells them when the danger has passed, signing off with “May the Force be with you.” (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
A Surete du Quebec police car is seen in Montreal on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Provincial police officer killed during attempted arrest northeast of Montreal

Sgt. Maureen Breau stabbed and killed while arresting a suspect in a Louiseville home

A Surete du Quebec police car is seen in Montreal on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
RCMP march during the procession for Edmonton Police Service constables Travis Jordan and Brett Ryan in Edmonton, Monday, March 27, 2023. The officers were killed in the line of duty on March 16, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Funeral for two Edmonton police officers shot and killed responding to call

Pair were ambushed and shot at multiple times while responding to a family dispute

RCMP march during the procession for Edmonton Police Service constables Travis Jordan and Brett Ryan in Edmonton, Monday, March 27, 2023. The officers were killed in the line of duty on March 16, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Federal Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland talks to a sales associate to buy a new pair of shoes in Ottawa on Monday, March 27, 2023. Freeland will table the federal budget on Tuesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Grocery money, clean tech tax breaks expected in federal budget Tuesday

‘Now it’s about how Canada needs to keep up and compete’

Federal Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland talks to a sales associate to buy a new pair of shoes in Ottawa on Monday, March 27, 2023. Freeland will table the federal budget on Tuesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Investigators survey the scene following a fire in Old Montreal on Sunday, March 19, 2023, that gutted a heritage building. Several people are still unaccounted for. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Two final bodies pulled from rubble after Old Montreal fire, five bodies identified

Total number of people killed in the March 16 fire sits at seven

Investigators survey the scene following a fire in Old Montreal on Sunday, March 19, 2023, that gutted a heritage building. Several people are still unaccounted for. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
The Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation is asking residents to keep an eye out for nesting Canada geese so that staff can replace their eggs with ones that have been frozen to help control the population. A Canadian Goose is silhouetted against the Vancouver skyline as it walks along the seawall in Stanley Park, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Vancouver looks to frozen eggs to help control Canada goose population

Few natural predators and plenty of newly seeded fields make city a perfect habitat

The Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation is asking residents to keep an eye out for nesting Canada geese so that staff can replace their eggs with ones that have been frozen to help control the population. A Canadian Goose is silhouetted against the Vancouver skyline as it walks along the seawall in Stanley Park, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Gwyneth Paltrow testifies during her trial, Friday, March 24, 2023, in Park City, Utah. Paltrow is accused in a lawsuit of crashing into a skier during a 2016 family ski vacation, leaving him with brain damage and four broken ribs. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, Pool)

Gwyneth Paltrow accuser calls Utah ski crash ‘serious smack’

Terry Sanderson is suing the actress for more than $300,000

Gwyneth Paltrow testifies during her trial, Friday, March 24, 2023, in Park City, Utah. Paltrow is accused in a lawsuit of crashing into a skier during a 2016 family ski vacation, leaving him with brain damage and four broken ribs. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, Pool)
Odelia Quewezance speaks to media outside the Court of King’s Bench in Yorkton, Sask., Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023. A Saskatchewan judge is set to deliver his decision on whether to give bail to Quewezance and her sister Nerissa Quewezance. The two women have spent nearly 30 years in prison for what they say are wrongful murder convictions. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Michael Bell

Saskatchewan judge grants bail to sisters who say they were wrongfully convicted

Odelia and Nerissa Quewezance were convicted of second-degree murder in a 1993 stabbing death

Odelia Quewezance speaks to media outside the Court of King’s Bench in Yorkton, Sask., Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023. A Saskatchewan judge is set to deliver his decision on whether to give bail to Quewezance and her sister Nerissa Quewezance. The two women have spent nearly 30 years in prison for what they say are wrongful murder convictions. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Michael Bell
Auditor General Karen Hogan holds a press conference in Ottawa on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. The Auditor General says two thirds of people with disabilities encountered barriers on federally regulated planes and trains in 2019 and 2020, and is highlighting a lack of consultation and enforcement by agencies involved. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Two-thirds of Canadians with disabilities found barriers on planes, trains: audit

Auditor general: Via Rail, Canadian Air Transport Security Authority still show serious gaps

Auditor General Karen Hogan holds a press conference in Ottawa on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. The Auditor General says two thirds of people with disabilities encountered barriers on federally regulated planes and trains in 2019 and 2020, and is highlighting a lack of consultation and enforcement by agencies involved. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
A processing unit is shown at Suncor Fort Hills facility in Fort McMurray, Alta., on Monday September 10, 2018. Getting Alberta’s economy up and running on all its fossil fuel-powered cylinders is at the heart of the province’s current election. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Kate Beaton’s graphic memoir ‘Ducks’ gives insight into working at Alberta’s oilsands

‘This book is a window into so many critical conversations’

A processing unit is shown at Suncor Fort Hills facility in Fort McMurray, Alta., on Monday September 10, 2018. Getting Alberta’s economy up and running on all its fossil fuel-powered cylinders is at the heart of the province’s current election. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Police salute during a procession to a funeral home for Const. Travis Jordan and Const. Brett Ryan in Edmonton on Tuesday, March 21, 2023. A regimental funeral is set to be held Monday for the two officers, who were shot and killed while responding to a family dispute. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Funeral for two Edmonton police officers shot and killed responding to family dispute

Today’s service is not open to the public but there will be a livestream

Police salute during a procession to a funeral home for Const. Travis Jordan and Const. Brett Ryan in Edmonton on Tuesday, March 21, 2023. A regimental funeral is set to be held Monday for the two officers, who were shot and killed while responding to a family dispute. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Joe Biden share a laugh after Biden’s address to Parliament in the House of Commons, on Parliament Hill, in Ottawa, Friday, March 24, 2023. U.S. envoy David Cohen says Biden’s visit was an authentic, intimate showcase of how important Canada continues to be to its southern neighbour. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Biden’s visit an ‘authentic’ expression of Canada’s importance to U.S.: ambassador

Washington envoy says two leaders made progress on Norad, critical minerals

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Joe Biden share a laugh after Biden’s address to Parliament in the House of Commons, on Parliament Hill, in Ottawa, Friday, March 24, 2023. U.S. envoy David Cohen says Biden’s visit was an authentic, intimate showcase of how important Canada continues to be to its southern neighbour. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick