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Vatican says Pope Francis willing to visit Canada as Indigenous leaders seek apology

The Vatican says Pope Francis is willing to visit Canada, as Indigenous leaders call on him apologize for the Catholic Church's role in residential schools.
BoC interest rate announcement, land acknowledgments : In The News for Oct. 27

BoC interest rate announcement, land acknowledgments : In The News for Oct. 27

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Oct. 27 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
'We encourage people to do the research': A look at developing land acknowledgments

'We encourage people to do the research': A look at developing land acknowledgments

When Lance Cardinal was approached by the Edmonton Oilers to act as an Indigenous consultant, the Cree artist and designer knew the first thing he wanted to do was create a land acknowledgment.
COVID may be contributing to increase in 'random assaults' in Vancouver: experts

COVID may be contributing to increase in 'random assaults' in Vancouver: experts

VANCOUVER — An uptick in random assaults highlighted by Vancouver police could point to bigger problems that may be magnified by the pandemic, say experts.

No winning ticket for Tuesday's $19 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for Tuesday's $19 million Lotto Max jackpot. That means the grand prize for the next draw on Oct. 19 will grow to an estimated $24 million. The Canadian Press

Yukon Premier Sandy Silver says multiple victims in Faro shooting

FARO, YUKON — Yukon Premier Sandy Silver says there were multiple victims after the RCMP responded to reports of an active shooter Tuesday in the town of Faro but there is no longer a safety threat to the community.
Fires in cargo ship off B.C. coast may take days to put out: coast guard

Fires in cargo ship off B.C. coast may take days to put out: coast guard

VICTORIA — It may be several days before fires can be put out inside containers on a cargo ship anchored off Victoria, Canada's coast guard says.
Jim Carr out of cabinet, no more special envoy to Prairies for Liberal government

Jim Carr out of cabinet, no more special envoy to Prairies for Liberal government

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau cut his special representative for the Prairies from cabinet, signalling the Liberal government will take a different approach to its relationship with the West.
'Beyond what's humanly acceptable': Testimony ends at Quebec long-term care inquest

'Beyond what's humanly acceptable': Testimony ends at Quebec long-term care inquest

MONTREAL — As an inquest into 47 deaths at a Montreal long-term care home during the pandemic's first wave heard its final witness Tuesday, the coroner summed up the horror stories of dehydrated, unfed and soiled residents being left to die.

Cause of eight N.B. 'mystery' brain disease deaths identified by pathologist

FREDERICTON — A neuropathologist who examined the deaths of eight people in New Brunswick initially described as having a mysterious neurological disease says the deaths were actually due to known diseases. A summary of the study led by Dr.