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<b>CANADA:</b> Restaurateurs grapple with rising food costs, menu prices expected to rise

CANADA: Restaurateurs grapple with rising food costs, menu prices expected to rise

A survey by Restaurants Canada found food costs are one of the top three challenges restaurants are facing along with additional shutdowns and pandemic-related debt
<b>CANADA:</b> Travel company Transat AT ends takeover offer talks with Péladeau

CANADA: Travel company Transat AT ends takeover offer talks with Péladeau

Péladeau had made a non-binding offer for Transat of $5 per share in cash if the purchase offer from Air Canada didn't materialize
Health minister expects vaccine recognition at borders will evolve over time

Health minister expects vaccine recognition at borders will evolve over time

Patty Hajdu says those who received an AstraZeneca vaccine did the right thing to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in Canada
<b>CANADA:</b> No winning ticket sold for Friday's $70 million Lotto Max jackpot

CANADA: No winning ticket sold for Friday's $70 million Lotto Max jackpot

Jackpot has remained unclaimed for several weeks now
<b>CANADA:</b> Vaccine deliveries enough to fully vaccinate all eligible Canadians by end of July

CANADA: Vaccine deliveries enough to fully vaccinate all eligible Canadians by end of July

Three in four eligible Canadians now have their first dose, and just under one in five are now fully vaccinated
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Province to spend millions in an effort to recruit French teachers

ONTARIO: Province to spend millions in an effort to recruit French teachers

Ontario aims to hire as many as 500 new French teachers per year
<b>CANADA:</b> Cities should redo planning, permitting to align with housing strategy, minister says

CANADA: Cities should redo planning, permitting to align with housing strategy, minister says

Social Development Minister Ahmed Hussen says some cities and towns have already started to align their permitting and planning process with the federal strategy, but adds many have not
<b>CANADA:</b> Virtual Supreme Court hearings to continue beyond pandemic, chief justice says

CANADA: Virtual Supreme Court hearings to continue beyond pandemic, chief justice says

The Supreme Court began holding hearings via videoconference, as well as hybrid sessions, last year to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus
<b>CANADA:</b> Abusive conditions in Canada's immigration detention system, human rights groups say

CANADA: Abusive conditions in Canada's immigration detention system, human rights groups say

The secretary general of Amnesty International Canada says the country’s abusive immigration detention system is in stark contrast to the rich diversity and the values of equality and justice that Canada is known for
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Passenger can't recall which lights were on when boat struck by O'Leary's boat

ONTARIO: Passenger can't recall which lights were on when boat struck by O'Leary's boat

Susan Auricchio testified by video conference at the trial of Linda O'Leary, who is charged under the Canada Shipping Act in connection with the incident