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Anti-mandate demonstrators gather as a truck convoy blocks the highway at the busy U.S. border crossing in Coutts, Alta., Monday, Jan. 31, 2022. One of four men charged with conspiracy to commit murder at a border blockade protest in southern Alberta has run into a roadblock in his desire to set an early trial date. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

RCMP lay charges against three men related to Coutts border protest last winter

RCMP have laid charges against three more men connected to a blockade…

Anti-mandate demonstrators gather as a truck convoy blocks the highway at the busy U.S. border crossing in Coutts, Alta., Monday, Jan. 31, 2022. One of four men charged with conspiracy to commit murder at a border blockade protest in southern Alberta has run into a roadblock in his desire to set an early trial date. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Figure skater Kaetlyn Osmond poses for a photo at the Entertainment One office in Toronto, Tuesday, July, 10, 2018. Four years after retiring from competition, the world figure skating champion says she’s just now starting to find her feet as a former athlete. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Marta Iwanek

Many high-level athletes struggle with ‘unravelling of identity’ in retirement

Kaetlyn Osmond has been like a boat adrift at sea. Four years…

Figure skater Kaetlyn Osmond poses for a photo at the Entertainment One office in Toronto, Tuesday, July, 10, 2018. Four years after retiring from competition, the world figure skating champion says she’s just now starting to find her feet as a former athlete. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Marta Iwanek
Britain's Princess Elizabeth sits at the driving wheel of an ambulance in April, 1945 after completing a course of driving instruction at the A.T.S. Center to be an officer. Queen Elizabeth didn't make bold proclamations about the rights of women but rather it was in her small, everyday deeds that she advanced the feminist cause, experts say.THE CANADIAN PRESS /AP Photo, File

Queen remembered for ‘normalizing’ women on world stage, advancing feminism

Queen Elizabeth didn’t make bold proclamations about the rights of women but…

Britain's Princess Elizabeth sits at the driving wheel of an ambulance in April, 1945 after completing a course of driving instruction at the A.T.S. Center to be an officer. Queen Elizabeth didn't make bold proclamations about the rights of women but rather it was in her small, everyday deeds that she advanced the feminist cause, experts say.THE CANADIAN PRESS /AP Photo, File
Dr. Katharine Smart is shown in an undated handout photo. As Canadian health-care systems buckle under the weight of doctor shortages, the past president of the Canadian Medical Association is calling for a national licensing pathway for doctors — and some provinces are on board.THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Canadian Medical Association, *MANDATORY CREDIT

Calls grow to streamline licensing for doctors as health-care systems struggle

As Canadian health-care systems buckle under the weight of doctor shortages, the…

Dr. Katharine Smart is shown in an undated handout photo. As Canadian health-care systems buckle under the weight of doctor shortages, the past president of the Canadian Medical Association is calling for a national licensing pathway for doctors — and some provinces are on board.THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Canadian Medical Association, *MANDATORY CREDIT
Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Isaac Paredes (17) congratulates teammate Yandy Diaz (21) after scoring on a three run home-run by Diaz during second inning MLB baseball action against the Toronto Blue Jays, in Toronto, Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Yandy Diaz’s three-run homer sparks Rays in lopsided 11-0 win over Blue Jays

Yandy Diaz had a three-run homer in the second inning and the…

Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Isaac Paredes (17) congratulates teammate Yandy Diaz (21) after scoring on a three run home-run by Diaz during second inning MLB baseball action against the Toronto Blue Jays, in Toronto, Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Health Minister Tyler Shandro announced updated health measures Monday which are now in place for retail, hotels and community halls, performance groups, and youth sports as part of Step 2 of Alberta’s reopening plan. (File photo by Government of Alberta)

Alberta human rights chief refuses to quit over comments criticized as Islamophobic

The head of the Alberta Human Rights Commission is refusing to quit…

Health Minister Tyler Shandro announced updated health measures Monday which are now in place for retail, hotels and community halls, performance groups, and youth sports as part of Step 2 of Alberta’s reopening plan. (File photo by Government of Alberta)
Former Olympic swimmer Mark Tewksbury takes part in a press conference and panel discussion to encourage the city of Calgary to continue a Winter Olympic bid for 2026 in Calgary, Alta., Friday, Apr. 13, 2018. Tewksbury, a member of the Order of Canada and three-time Olympic swimming medallist, says he is "very honoured" to be part of the Canadian delegation attending Queen Elizabeth II's state funeral on Monday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry MacDougal

Retired swim star Tewksbury honoured to be part of delegation for queen’s funeral

Three-time Olympic swimming medallist Mark Tewksbury says he is “very honoured” to…

Former Olympic swimmer Mark Tewksbury takes part in a press conference and panel discussion to encourage the city of Calgary to continue a Winter Olympic bid for 2026 in Calgary, Alta., Friday, Apr. 13, 2018. Tewksbury, a member of the Order of Canada and three-time Olympic swimming medallist, says he is "very honoured" to be part of the Canadian delegation attending Queen Elizabeth II's state funeral on Monday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry MacDougal
The flag on the Peace Tower flies at half-mast behind banners of Queen Elizabeth celebrating the Platinum Jubilee, in Ottawa, Thursday, Sept.8, 2022. Members of Parliament of all political stripes are expected to rise in tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth today during a special sitting of the House of Commons. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Legacy of Crown on display as MPs pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth in House of Commons

The tacit debate over the legacy of the Crown and Canada’s future…

The flag on the Peace Tower flies at half-mast behind banners of Queen Elizabeth celebrating the Platinum Jubilee, in Ottawa, Thursday, Sept.8, 2022. Members of Parliament of all political stripes are expected to rise in tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth today during a special sitting of the House of Commons. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Ilona Maher of USA is tackled by Sharni Williams of Australia in a semi final match during the Rugby World Cup 7’s championship held in Cape Town, South Africa, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Halden Krog
Ilona Maher of USA is tackled by Sharni Williams of Australia in a semi final match during the Rugby World Cup 7’s championship held in Cape Town, South Africa, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Halden Krog
Sign boards for Annamie Paul, then-leader of the federal Green Party, are piled by a tree ahead of a news briefing in Toronto, Monday, July 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Green Party president resigns, saying her ‘optimism has died’

Lorraine Rekmans says she has no confidence in the party’s leadership contestants

Sign boards for Annamie Paul, then-leader of the federal Green Party, are piled by a tree ahead of a news briefing in Toronto, Monday, July 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Hubert Davis, director of the film "Black Ice," is photographed in Toronto on Tuesday, September 13, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alex Lupul

Director Hubert Davis on ‘Black Ice’ and the untold Black hockey experience

In the new sports documentary “Black Ice,” viewers learn that in 1906…

Hubert Davis, director of the film "Black Ice," is photographed in Toronto on Tuesday, September 13, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alex Lupul
Conservative member of Parliament Alain Rayes rises during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021. Rayes, who supported Jean Charest in the Conservative leadership race, announced Tuesday that he would sit as an Independent. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Text message campaign targets Quebec MP Alain Rayes, who left Conservative party

A member of Parliament who quit the Conservative caucus says Pierre Poilievre’s…

Conservative member of Parliament Alain Rayes rises during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021. Rayes, who supported Jean Charest in the Conservative leadership race, announced Tuesday that he would sit as an Independent. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Kimberly Murray speaks after being appointed as Independent Special Interlocutor for Missing Children and Unmarked Graves and Burial Sites associated with Indian Residential Schools, at a news conference in Ottawa June 8, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Presenters at National Gathering on Unmarked Burials want to break barriers

The smell of burning sage filled the banquet hall of an Edmonton…

Kimberly Murray speaks after being appointed as Independent Special Interlocutor for Missing Children and Unmarked Graves and Burial Sites associated with Indian Residential Schools, at a news conference in Ottawa June 8, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
A woman uses her computer keyboard in North Vancouver, B.C., on December, 19, 2012. A new academic analysis has identified at least 75 foreign digital operations of a malicious political or industrial nature directed at Canada since 2010 – from attempts to steal COVID-19-related research to the targeting of Uyghur human rights activists. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Dozens of cyberespionage operations perpetrated against Canada since 2010: study

A new academic analysis has identified at least 75 foreign digital operations…

A woman uses her computer keyboard in North Vancouver, B.C., on December, 19, 2012. A new academic analysis has identified at least 75 foreign digital operations of a malicious political or industrial nature directed at Canada since 2010 – from attempts to steal COVID-19-related research to the targeting of Uyghur human rights activists. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
FILE - Switzerland's Roger Federer waves during a 100 years of Centre Court celebration on day seven of the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, on July 3, 2022. Federer announced Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022 he is retiring from tennis. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)

Roger Federer says he is retiring from pro tennis at age 41

Roger Federer is retiring from professional tennis at age 41 after a…

FILE - Switzerland's Roger Federer waves during a 100 years of Centre Court celebration on day seven of the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, on July 3, 2022. Federer announced Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022 he is retiring from tennis. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Yukon Premier Sandy Silver, Friday Dec. 6, 2019 at Trudeau's office in Ottawa. Yukon's government has announced it will be joining the federal government and other provinces in observing a national day of mourning to coincide with the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Yukon to observe one-day holiday on Monday for Queen’s funeral, schools closed

Yukon’s government has announced it will be joining the federal government and…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Yukon Premier Sandy Silver, Friday Dec. 6, 2019 at Trudeau's office in Ottawa. Yukon's government has announced it will be joining the federal government and other provinces in observing a national day of mourning to coincide with the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
The Chetamon wildfire is seen burning beside Mount Greenock, left, in Jasper National Park in a Sept. 7, 2022, handout photo. Jasper National Park has already advised people not to visit due to power outages caused by the Chetamon Mountain blaze that have disrupted services within the park, including the Jasper townsite. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Parks Canada)

Power restored to Jasper, Alta., after national park wildfire caused outage days ago

Power has been restored to the Jasper, Alta., townsite after a wildfire…

The Chetamon wildfire is seen burning beside Mount Greenock, left, in Jasper National Park in a Sept. 7, 2022, handout photo. Jasper National Park has already advised people not to visit due to power outages caused by the Chetamon Mountain blaze that have disrupted services within the park, including the Jasper townsite. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Parks Canada)
Hockey Canada says members of its 2003 men's world junior hockey championship team is being investigated for a group sexual assault. Hockey Canada logo at an event in Toronto on November 1, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Hockey Canada says 2019 email does not reflect the federation’s “current direction”

Hockey Canada says a 2019 email detailing its desire to self-govern its…

Hockey Canada says members of its 2003 men's world junior hockey championship team is being investigated for a group sexual assault. Hockey Canada logo at an event in Toronto on November 1, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Candidate Leslyn Lewis makes a point at the Conservative Party of Canada English leadership debate in Edmonton, Alta., Wednesday, May 11, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Poilievre’s leadership win could signal change for social conservative wing of party

Pierre Poilievre’s crushing win to become leader of the Conservative Party of…

Candidate Leslyn Lewis makes a point at the Conservative Party of Canada English leadership debate in Edmonton, Alta., Wednesday, May 11, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Prince Charles, right, and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, second from right, look at a display of traditional hunting tools and clothing after arriving in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, during part of the Royal Tour of Canada, Thursday, May 19, 2022. Some Indigenous leaders and community members say they're concerned about making progress on reconciliation with King Charles III. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Some Indigenous leaders concerned about reconciliation with new monarch

Some Indigenous leaders and community members say they’re concerned about making progress…

Prince Charles, right, and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, second from right, look at a display of traditional hunting tools and clothing after arriving in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, during part of the Royal Tour of Canada, Thursday, May 19, 2022. Some Indigenous leaders and community members say they're concerned about making progress on reconciliation with King Charles III. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson