The Canadian Press

Green Party MP Elizabeth May looks on before the start of a news conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on June 21, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

May readies Green leadership bid, asked MP Mike Morrice to consider running: sources

Long-time Green Party leader Elizabeth May could take the helm again

Green Party MP Elizabeth May looks on before the start of a news conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on June 21, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
A helicopter flies over flooded farmland in Abbotsford, B.C., on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Ranking atmospheric rivers premature, says Environment Canada, months after B.C. vow

Months after storms, there is no timeline to implement a ranking system

A helicopter flies over flooded farmland in Abbotsford, B.C., on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A man receives a monkeypox vaccine at an outdoor walk-in clinic in Montreal, Saturday, July 23, 2022. The British Columbia government says monkeypox vaccine is being made available to eligible patients in most areas of the province. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
A man receives a monkeypox vaccine at an outdoor walk-in clinic in Montreal, Saturday, July 23, 2022. The British Columbia government says monkeypox vaccine is being made available to eligible patients in most areas of the province. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Pope Francis arrives in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, on June 22, 2022. The Pope has left Rome to begin his visit to Canada aimed at reconciliation with Indigenous people for the Catholic Church’s role in residential schools. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Andrew Medichini

Pope says Indigenous people suffered genocide at residential schools

The pontiff made the comment Friday to reporters on his flight back to Rome

Pope Francis arrives in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, on June 22, 2022. The Pope has left Rome to begin his visit to Canada aimed at reconciliation with Indigenous people for the Catholic Church’s role in residential schools. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Andrew Medichini
B.C. Lions quarterback Nathan Rourke (12) evades a tackle from Saskatchewan Roughriders defensive lineman Charleston Hughes (39) during the second quarter of CFL football action in Regina, on Friday, July 29, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Heywood Yu

B.C. Lions rally for 32-17 win over Roughriders, match best start since 2007

Leos overcome a 17-4 second-quarter deficit, move to 5-1 on CFL season

B.C. Lions quarterback Nathan Rourke (12) evades a tackle from Saskatchewan Roughriders defensive lineman Charleston Hughes (39) during the second quarter of CFL football action in Regina, on Friday, July 29, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Heywood Yu
Transat AT Inc. has secured another emergency loan from Ottawa as the tour operator struggles to shore up its balance sheet. Air Transat aircraft are seen on the tarmac at Montreal-Trudeau International Airport in Montreal, on April 8, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Transat gets $100M bailout as debt load mounts despite travel rebound

The credit arrangement restricts executive compensation

Transat AT Inc. has secured another emergency loan from Ottawa as the tour operator struggles to shore up its balance sheet. Air Transat aircraft are seen on the tarmac at Montreal-Trudeau International Airport in Montreal, on April 8, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
A Hockey Canada jersey is displayed at the B.C. Sports Hall of Fame in Vancouver, on July 8, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Parents facing tough conversations, decisions in wake of Hockey Canada controversies

Parents appalled that fees paid to Hockey Canada went to sexual assault settlements

A Hockey Canada jersey is displayed at the B.C. Sports Hall of Fame in Vancouver, on July 8, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A sign board displays the TSX as a custodian cleans the windows of the Richmond Adelaide Centre in the financial district in Toronto on Wednesday, September 29, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Evan Buhler

North American markets end July strong after a busy week of earnings, Fed decision

The Canadian dollar traded for 77.98 cents US compared with 77.91 cents US on Thursday

A sign board displays the TSX as a custodian cleans the windows of the Richmond Adelaide Centre in the financial district in Toronto on Wednesday, September 29, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Evan Buhler
The federal government posted a surplus of $5.3 billion for the first two months of the 2022-23 fiscal year. The Peace Tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa is shown on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Ottawa posts surplus of $5.3B for first two months of 2022-23 fiscal year

Public debt charges rose by $1.7 billion, or 44.2 per cent

The federal government posted a surplus of $5.3 billion for the first two months of the 2022-23 fiscal year. The Peace Tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa is shown on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
FILE - In this combo of file photos, Chris Rock, left, appears at the the FX portion of the Television Critics Association Winter press tour in Pasadena, Calif., on Jan. 9, 2020; and Will Smith appears at the 94th Academy Awards nominees luncheon in Los Angeles on March 7, 2022. Smith has again apologized to Chris Rock for slapping him during the Oscar telecast in a new video, saying that his behavior was “unacceptable” and revealing that he reached out to the comedian to discuss the incident but was told Rock wasn’t ready. (AP Photo/File)

Will Smith posts an apology video for slapping Chris Rock

‘I didn’t realize how many people got hurt in that moment’

FILE - In this combo of file photos, Chris Rock, left, appears at the the FX portion of the Television Critics Association Winter press tour in Pasadena, Calif., on Jan. 9, 2020; and Will Smith appears at the 94th Academy Awards nominees luncheon in Los Angeles on March 7, 2022. Smith has again apologized to Chris Rock for slapping him during the Oscar telecast in a new video, saying that his behavior was “unacceptable” and revealing that he reached out to the comedian to discuss the incident but was told Rock wasn’t ready. (AP Photo/File)
Travellers keen to get their passports in hand in time for take-off will now be able to request their mail-in applications be transferred to any of the more than 300 local Service Canada centres for processing. People line up at the passport office, Tuesday, June 21, 2022 in Laval, Que. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

In-person service for mail-in passport requests now available at 300 sites in Canada

Until now, applicants in the queue could only ask for a transfer by visiting one of 35 specialized passport sites across Canada

Travellers keen to get their passports in hand in time for take-off will now be able to request their mail-in applications be transferred to any of the more than 300 local Service Canada centres for processing. People line up at the passport office, Tuesday, June 21, 2022 in Laval, Que. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
A Tim Hortons employee hands out coffee from a drive-through window to a customer in Mississauga, Ont., on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Tim Hortons reaches proposed settlement in class action lawsuit involving mobile app

Tim Hortons says the retail value of a free hot beverage is $6.19 while the value of a baked good is $2.39, plus taxes

A Tim Hortons employee hands out coffee from a drive-through window to a customer in Mississauga, Ont., on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Garth Mullins holds a Naloxone anti-overdose kit in downtown Vancouver, Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Advocates say while recent commissioned research on public awareness of opioids is flawed, the federal government can take meaningful steps to reduce stigma against opioid use.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Advocates say the federal government can do more to address opioid use stigma

Since January 2016, over 29,000 Canadians have died from opioid-related causes

Garth Mullins holds a Naloxone anti-overdose kit in downtown Vancouver, Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Advocates say while recent commissioned research on public awareness of opioids is flawed, the federal government can take meaningful steps to reduce stigma against opioid use.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Bank towers are shown from Bay Street in Toronto’s financial district, on Wednesday, June 16, 2010. Statistics Canada will release its latest reading on economic growth this morning. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrien Veczan

Canadian economy avoids contraction, holds steady in May

The results are better than expected

Bank towers are shown from Bay Street in Toronto’s financial district, on Wednesday, June 16, 2010. Statistics Canada will release its latest reading on economic growth this morning. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrien Veczan
Pope Francis presides over an evening prayer service at the Cathedral-Basilica of Notre-Dame de Quebec in Quebec City during his papal visit on Thursday, July 28, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Pope Francis presides over an evening prayer service at the Cathedral-Basilica of Notre-Dame de Quebec in Quebec City during his papal visit on Thursday, July 28, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
A National Defence building is seen on March 30, 2022 in Ottawa. Federal public service unions are calling out the government’s plan to return public servants to the workplace as confusing, disjointed and jeopardizing the health and safety of employees. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Public service unions say federal government’s guidance on hybrid work flawed

Union leaders say the policy is causing “mass confusion”

A National Defence building is seen on March 30, 2022 in Ottawa. Federal public service unions are calling out the government’s plan to return public servants to the workplace as confusing, disjointed and jeopardizing the health and safety of employees. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Pope Francis delivers his apology to Indigenous people for the church’s role in residential schools as Samson Cree Nation Chief Vernon Saddleback looks on during a ceremony in Maskwacis, Alta., as part of his papal visit across Canada on Monday, July 25, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Translation error behind Pope’s call for ‘investigation’ into residential schools

Pope called for “serious search,” not a “serious investigation”

Pope Francis delivers his apology to Indigenous people for the church’s role in residential schools as Samson Cree Nation Chief Vernon Saddleback looks on during a ceremony in Maskwacis, Alta., as part of his papal visit across Canada on Monday, July 25, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Bob Rae speaks at a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, July 6, 2020. The Canadian ambassador to the U.N. is condemning as antisemitic comments made by a United Nations Human Rights Commissioner that social media is controlled by ‘the Jewish lobby.” THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Canada’s UN ambassador slams ‘biased, antisemitic’ remarks by human-rights expert

Bob Rae said the remarks were “blatantly biased, antisemitic comments”

Bob Rae speaks at a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, July 6, 2020. The Canadian ambassador to the U.N. is condemning as antisemitic comments made by a United Nations Human Rights Commissioner that social media is controlled by ‘the Jewish lobby.” THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
The Douglas-Peace Arch border crossing is seen in Surrey, B.C., on Monday, March 16, 2020. The B.C. Civil Liberties Association says it is calling on other provinces and the federal government to follow British Columbia’s lead and abolish immigration detention across Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The Douglas-Peace Arch border crossing is seen in Surrey, B.C., on Monday, March 16, 2020. The B.C. Civil Liberties Association says it is calling on other provinces and the federal government to follow British Columbia’s lead and abolish immigration detention across Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A photo of work in progress in 2019 on the Coastal Gas Link pipe which is meant to carry natural gas from Dawson Creek to the LNG Canada facility in Kitimat. (File photo)

Cost of Coastal GasLink pipeline leaps 70% to $11.2B as TC Energy settles dispute

TC Energy expects “mechanical completion” by the end of 2023

A photo of work in progress in 2019 on the Coastal Gas Link pipe which is meant to carry natural gas from Dawson Creek to the LNG Canada facility in Kitimat. (File photo)