The City of Vancouver will use part of a $51.5-million federal rapid housing fund to buy a hotel just off Victoria Drive on Kingsway to convert into 65 housing units for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
StatsCanada will today release final data showing the pandemic's impact on the Canadian economy. Preliminary data released mid-January estimated Canadian GDP shrank 5.1% in 2020, the biggest pull-back in over 60 years of comparable data.
Public Security Minister Bill Blair to develop new government-wide framework for protecting intellectual property, pipelines and information networks. The plan is expected to include more intelligence gathering and threat assessment.
The right-wing JCCF, which believes public health restrictions are "more deadly" than COVID-19 and argue politicians and public health officials are overstating deaths, continue to argue in B.C. court for lifting restrictions on churches.
Recent racist attacks and slurs have Black and Muslim women in Edmonton afraid and looking over their shoulder.
New vaccine approvals and a fuller shipping schedule has 56% of Canadians believing Ottawa can get enough vaccine to get everyone inoculated by September, and 66% say restrictions should stay until half have their shots.
Actual COVID-19 death toll likely much higher than reported through death certificates because many who died were never tested, say medical doctors
As a Commons committee examines the Montreal-based owner of Pornhub, survivors and advocates says Canada's hands-off approach to regulating pornography web sites has inflicted huge harm on many women and girls.
As Canadians wait, corporate executives who jump the vaccine queue risk a public backlash against the companies they lead.
Anti-lockdown conservative group Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms will be in a B.C. court today, seeking to dismiss files against churches violating public health orders. The JCCF questions the deadliness of COVID-19.