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Rogers Communications reports Q1 profit down from year ago, revenue up

TORONTO — Rogers Communications Inc. reported a first-quarter profit $256 million, down from $511 million a year ago, as it faced higher depreciation and amortization costs related to its acquisition of Shaw Communications and higher finance costs.
Ottawa injects another $36M into vaccine injury compensation fund

Ottawa injects another $36M into vaccine injury compensation fund

OTTAWA — The federal government has added $36.4 million to a program designed to support people who have been seriously injured or killed by vaccines since the end of 2020.

Metro reports Q2 profit down from year ago, sales edged higher

MONTREAL — Metro Inc. reported its second-quarter profit fell compared with a year ago as its sales edged higher. The food and drugstore retailer says it earned $187.1 million or 83 cents per diluted for the 12-week period ended March 16.
LGBTQ+ rallies to be held across Canada, billed as largest since marriage equality

LGBTQ+ rallies to be held across Canada, billed as largest since marriage equality

Organizations across the country are gearing up for what they describe as the largest LGBTQ+ mobilization since the push for marriage equality.
Five things to know about the NHL playoffs

Five things to know about the NHL playoffs

After teasing their excited fans with Game 1 victories, both the Vancouver Canucks and Winnipeg Jets were playoff losers at home last night. The Colorado Avalanche rolled the Jets 5-2, while the Nashville Predators pounced on the Canucks 4-1.
In the news today: Ottawa adds $36 million to vaccine fund

In the news today: Ottawa adds $36 million to vaccine fund

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today...
Caitlin Cronenberg isn't spooked by her dad's horror legacy with debut film 'Humane'

Caitlin Cronenberg isn't spooked by her dad's horror legacy with debut film 'Humane'

TORONTO — Her surname is synonymous with cinematic nightmares, but Caitlin Cronenberg says she doesn’t feel pressure to live up to her famous father's legacy as she steps into the director’s chair.
Canadians should expect politicians to support right to bail, Virani's office says

Canadians should expect politicians to support right to bail, Virani's office says

OTTAWA — The office of Canada's justice minister says the public should expect politicians to support their right to bail and to be presumed innocent — warning that "immediate" and "uninformed reactions" only worsens matters.
Poll suggests half of Canadians have negative opinion of latest Liberal budget

Poll suggests half of Canadians have negative opinion of latest Liberal budget

OTTAWA — A new poll suggests the Liberals have not won over voters with their latest budget, though there is broad support for their plan to build millions of homes.
Pioneering giraffe expert Anne Innis Dagg always fought for what was right: daughter

Pioneering giraffe expert Anne Innis Dagg always fought for what was right: daughter

For decades, Anne Innis Dagg was the world’s leading expert on giraffes and a staunch advocate for gender equality in the face of sexist attitudes that derailed her academic career.