10/3: Canada Covered

10/3 brings you the biggest stories in Canada told by Postmedia's national network of award-winning journalists. Hosted by Dave Breakenridge, 10/3 updates twice a week.

News
Politics
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How was the papal's visit viewed by Canada's In...
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Canadian patients fighting for psilocybin acces...
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Hockey Canada on thin ice over sexual assault a...
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'Moderate' Conservatives vs. Pierre Poilievre a...
20 min
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A possible WestJet strike and the state of trav...
18 min
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The state of the Catholic Church in Canada
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Introducing True Crime Byline: This isn't a sto...
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The undoing of Patrick Brown in the Conservativ...
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What it takes to make Conservative Party a cont...
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Does Roe v. Wade decision have ramifications fo...
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Political scandal overshadows inquiry into Cana...
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Alberta Conservative leadership candidates push...
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Do publication bans erode transparency in Canad...
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Paul Bernardo, Robert Pickton and the stories b...
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A decade after her death Amanda Todd's alleged ...
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Canadian airline crew jailed after reporting co...
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How did Doug Ford manage such a decisive win in...
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Why Justin Trudeau is targeting handguns with n...
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Quebec's controversial language law explained
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Ontario votes in mere days — have voters tuned ...
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Ottawa man's death was a mercy killing, friends...
16 min
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Premier Jason Kenney resigning as UCP leader. W...
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Supreme court upholds magic mushroom intoxicati...
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Are the Liberals or NDP a major threat to Doug ...
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How is inflation hitting people's day-to-day li...
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Dozens B.C. communities vulnerable to flood, fi...
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Spotlight on Doug Ford and the PCs as Ontario g...
21 min
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Your NHL Playoffs primer, with Scott Stinson
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Pierre Poilievre banks on housing as key leader...
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Iqaluit's water crisis and how it could have ha...
16 min
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How Canada's bureaucracy is keeping a veteran's...
15 min
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Why the government is pushing Facebook and Goog...
Dave Breakenridge and Anja Karadeglija discuss new federal legislation
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How the Liberal-NDP pact affects Trudeau's late...
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Canada’s men’s soccer team qualified for the FI...
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Canada's complex relationship with medically as...
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What's driving a resurgence of syphilis in Canada
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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney in the fight of hi...
22 min
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Justin Trudeau and Jagmeet Singh announce partn...
19 min
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Edmonton's overdose crisis and Alberta's deadly...
16 min
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The Ukrainian president's plea to Canada's parl...
14 min
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The efforts to help Ukrainian refugees who are ...
23 min
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The race to replace Erin O'Toole as the new Con...
21 min
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How Volodymyr Zelenskyy has emerged as Ukraine'...
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Two Canadians convicted after running multi-mil...
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Canada joins the international community in imp...
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Extremists groups are using COVID-19 as an atte...
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Canada finishes the Olympics in Beijing with a ...
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Did Trudeau overreach when he enacted the Emerg...
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Spirit of the games? Beijing Olympics tainted b...
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Canada's and the U.S. dominance in women's hockey
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Conservatives, convoys, and what the Tories nee...
21 min
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Will Canada follow the UK and others in lifting...
19 min
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Beijing 2022 primer: Team Canada's medal hopefu...
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Canada's concern over Russia deploying soldiers...
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How are Olympic athletes in Canada funded
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Why Canada's diplomatic boycott of the Beijing ...
20 min
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Quebec planning to hit the unvaccinated with a ...
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What role will Doug Ford's pandemic performance...
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What the NHL pull-out amid COVID-19 surge means...
17 min
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2021 was an eventful year in Canadian politics
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Saskatchewan dealing with a huge spike in overd...
23 min
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The history of capitalism and why it gets such ...
16 min
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What we know, and still don't know, about Omicron
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Coal use is on the rise in Canada, creating pro...
19 min
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Police in Alberta facing backlash for misconduct
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Canada reports its first cases of the new COVID...
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David Suzuki courts controversy with comments o...
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The devastation of flooding in B.C. is on a sca...
23 min
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Canadian officials under fire after meeting wit...
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Trudeau aims to get Canada at net-zero by 2050
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The push to get a Canadian soldier the highest ...
21 min
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Who is Manitoba's next premier? Depends on who ...
Heather Stefanson is the first woman to be premier in the history of Manitoba but not without controversy
18 min
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What can we expect from Canada's new cabinet?
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unveiled his newest cabinet last week, and there were some new faces in prominent positions, and some surprise demotions. Melanie Joly and Anita Anand were among a number of women promoted to senior positions, while...
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How the culture of hockey needs to change to pr...
The hockey world has been rocked by allegations that the Chicago Blackhawks failed to adequately address the sexual assault of a player by a video coach during the 2010 Stanley Cup season. Former first-round draft pick Kyle Beach revealed himself to...
20 min
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What sparked the dispute within Rogers?
Rogers is perhaps best known from your cellphone bill or the radio station you listen to, or its role as part owners of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment. But at the heart of it is a family, one that is engaged in a fight over the future of one of...
17 min
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What Canadians can expect from the national COV...
Canadians will have a nationally standardized vaccine passport for international travel, the prime minister announced last week. The documents will be based on provincial data after provinces have rolled out similar documents for use at restaurants...
17 min
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Majority of Albertans believe equalization is u...
Albertans voting in municipal elections had three provincial initiatives on the ballot. Key among those was a referendum on equalization. The Alberta government has been pushing for equalization reform for quite some time, but there are questions...
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What are some of the big priorities for this ne...
Last week, nearly a month after winning a third mandate, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced when the government would be getting back to work. The PM said he would name a new cabinet before the end of October and that parliament would resume in...
16 min
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The tense relationship between Canada and China
Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor are back in Canada after more than 1,000 days detained in China. Their release highlighted the tense relationship between Canada and China, and also it impacts our politics and our economy. National Post reporter Tom...
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NHL looks to get back on track after a few toug...
After two seasons impacted by COVID-19, the NHL looks to play a full slate starting on Tuesday, even amid a fourth wave of the pandemic But despite the sense of normalcy that comes with a return to the ice, the league is reckoning with the departure...
21 min
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Quebec must recognize systemic racism, coroner ...
The treatment of Joyce Echaquan, recorded on her phone as she languished in a Quebec hospital bed, sparked a national outcry about racism in the healthcare sector. Now, a coroner’s report has found that racism played a role in her death. Montreal...
16 min
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Vancouver cop blows whistle on systemic racism ...
The debate among police organizations about the existence of systemic racism is complicated. While there has been much talk about racism in policing since the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police in 2020, there is still pushback from across...
16 min
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Kenney under fire as COVID-19 runs rampant thro...
A mere two weeks after restating Alberta wouldn’t see a vaccine passport, Premier Jason Kenney announced a vaccine passport amid rising cases of COVID-19’s fourth wave. Kenney deemed it necessary at this point as Alberta’s health system faced...
17 min
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The aftermath of the federal election
The federal election left a bad taste in the mouths of many voters, and has left us right back where started. We’re facing a minority parliament, with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau getting another term in office. National Post political reporter...
20 min
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How did the leaders fare during the election ca...
Canada’s election campaign hit the homestretch this past week, as leaders made their final pitches to voters as to why they should be given the opportunity to govern. But will we see a change in Ottawa, or will this election leave us back where we...
18 min
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Could the People's Party of Canada play spoiler...
Despite not winning any seats in its first election campaign in 2019, Maxime Bernier’s People’s Party of Canada is back for the 2021 vote, trying to paint itself as a true conservative alternative. But the PPC has been dogged by controversy over...
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Final two debates set stage for last week on th...
All five major party leaders faced tough questions and each other in the two official debates. Liberal leader Justin Trudeau was the main target for his four opponents, as he faced attacks over broken promises and calling the election. But was the...
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Is Alberta dropping the ball during the fourth ...
Faced with rising COVID-19 cases and flagging vaccination rates, the Alberta government brought back some familiar measures, like a mask mandate, and a 10 p.m. booze cutoff. But Premier Jason Kenney also courted controversy by announcing vaccine...
18 min
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The main takeaways from the first leaders debate
The election campaign has passed the halfway point, and things are starting to heat up. Leaders squared off in the first French debate, which saw arguments over the snap election call, vaccines and sexual misconduct, and the Liberals unveiled their...
17 min
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Why is the Delta variant proving to be so tricky
Despite rising vaccination numbers, Canada is contending with a fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, fuelled by the Delta variant. Cases and hospitalizations are rising across the country, as provincial governments look to bring in new measures such...
17 min
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The chaos people faced trying to flee Afghanistan
The resurgence of the Taliban has thrown Afghanistan into chaos and has put thousands of lives in danger, as those who helped Canada and its military allies fear for their safety. But after Canada stopped its evacuation flights last week, many are...
21 min
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The Liberals' limp campaign dominates Election ...
Canadians go to the polls on Sept. 20, and this election campaign was pitched by Justin Trudeau as a chance to have a say in the direction of the country in the next 17 months. Based on the first third of the race, do we have a sense of what that will...
20 min
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How will Brian Pallister be remembered in Manit...
Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister surprised many political watchers with his sudden resignation announcement, less than two years since his PC party won a resounding mandate from voters. The move comes amid questions about his handling of the pandemic,...
22 min
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How an Ontario man became the fall guy for a pa...
Imagine being arrested and charged with a pair of murders, but you weren’t the person responsible. That was the case for an Ontario man, who spent more than two years in jail suspected in a pair of 2017 killings linked to the criminal...
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Canada set to head to the polls for another fed...
Less than two years since Canadians handed the Liberals a minority government, we’re heading back to the polls again. Justin Trudeau hopes to see his party win a majority government, despite many wondering whether there’s any need to take...
17 min
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An unpredictable year delivered an unpredictabl...
At the Tokyo games, Canada put up its best performance outside the Soviet boycotted 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles. We hit new heights in terms of medals, while athletes set new national benchmarks, even after a year delay and interruptions to training...
22 min
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Catch-and-release justice system led to death o...
A break-in on a rural Alberta property left a resident of the home badly beaten and the intruder dead. The tragedy unfolded after the intruder had already broken into the home twice and released by Mounties. Calgary Herald columnist Licia Corbella...
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Penny Oleksiak is now Canada's most decorated O...
Canadian swimmer Penny Oleksiak made history at the Tokyo Games by becoming our most decorated Olympian. She collected her seventh medal in the pool, and at just 21 years old, it’s not a stretch to think she’ll add more hardware in Paris just...
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Are vaccine passports the next step for Canada
Since they have been introduced, COVID-19 vaccines have been seen as the ticket out of the pandemic. But as the delta variant takes hold in Canada, and second-dose uptake slows, debate has grown around whether we should introduce vaccine passports, as...
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How a win-at-all costs mentality is harmful to ...
Two of the most notable athletes at the Tokyo games have made headlines, but not for their podium finishes.  Tennis phenom Naomi Osaka and gymnastics star Simone Biles both made early exits from the games, and both have cited concerns over their...
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