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New census data shows how commuting dropped during pandemic, labour force aging

New census data shows how commuting dropped during pandemic, labour force aging

OTTAWA — There were 2.8 million fewer commuters in 2021 than in 2016 as the pandemic drove a shift toward remote work, according to Statistics Canada.
Smaller Canadian cities rank high on environmental scorecard that has a few surprises

Smaller Canadian cities rank high on environmental scorecard that has a few surprises

HALIFAX — A new environmental scorecard says Canada's biggest cities have lower scores than most small and medium-sized municipalities, but a closer look at the data reveals some surprises.
Educated immigrants face underemployment as Canada leads G7 in educated workforce

Educated immigrants face underemployment as Canada leads G7 in educated workforce

TORONTO — When Nancy Morsi arrived in Oakville, Ont., last year after finishing her medical degree in Ireland she was planning to practice medicine. Instead, she's been working as a medical assistant since September.

Environmental Quality Index ranks Canadian cities

HALIFAX — A new environmental scorecard rates 30 Canadian cities and towns on indicators related to health, including air quality, heat and cold waves, ultraviolet radiation and access to green spaces.
Feds name doctors, academics and lawyer to Cannabis Act review panel

Feds name doctors, academics and lawyer to Cannabis Act review panel

OTTAWA — The federal government has announced a panel of experts that will lead a statutory review of the country's Cannabis Act. Panel members include Dr.
In The News for Nov. 30: Latest census release to show how Canadians commute

In The News for Nov. 30: Latest census release to show how Canadians commute

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 Nov. 30 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Canada-Morocco: Montreal's Moroccans thrilled for World Cup match despite elimination

Canada-Morocco: Montreal's Moroccans thrilled for World Cup match despite elimination

MONTREAL — Canada won't be moving on to the knockout round in the World Cup, but Montreal's Moroccan community still has plenty to cheer about.

One winning ticket sold for Tuesday's $60 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — Someone in Ontario is waking up $60 million dollars richer. One winning ticket was drawn for Tuesday's Lotto Max jackpot. A ticket in B.C. will claim one of the six available Maxmillion prizes of $1 million each.

Lotto Max winning numbers for Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022

TORONTO — The winning numbers in Tuesday's Lotto Max draw for an estimated $60 million: 01, 07, 08, 19, 32, 38 & 39.
Senators ask Governor General to strip Don Meredith of 'Honourable' title

Senators ask Governor General to strip Don Meredith of 'Honourable' title

OTTAWA — Senators have voted to ask Gov. Gen. Mary Simon to have their former colleague Don Meredith stripped of his "Honourable" title.
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