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Reactions to the Pope's apology for the Catholic Church's role in residential schools

Reactions to the Pope's apology for the Catholic Church's role in residential schools

Pope Francis apologized at the Vatican on Friday for the Roman Catholic Church's role in residential schools. The pontiff, speaking in Italian, asked for God's forgiveness for the deplorable conduct of members of the Catholic Church.
U.S. authorities issue final order allowing P.E.I. table potatoes back over border

U.S. authorities issue final order allowing P.E.I. table potatoes back over border

WASHINGTON — Farmers in Prince Edward Island got the all-clear Friday from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to resume sending some of the world's most celebrated table potatoes back over the Canada-U.S. border.
Ukrainian MPs ask Canada to provide money for weapons to fight Russia

Ukrainian MPs ask Canada to provide money for weapons to fight Russia

OTTAWA — Ukrainian legislators are asking Canada to give their country the money it needs to buy heavy military weaponry, warning the only way to secure peace with Russia is by defeating it on the battlefield.
COVID-19 resurgence likely underway, 'more bumps' expected, Tam warns

COVID-19 resurgence likely underway, 'more bumps' expected, Tam warns

OTTAWA — Canada's chief public health officer warned Friday that a COVID-19 resurgence is likely underway and encouraged Canadians to be vigilant to help curb the spread of the latest variant. Dr.
Trudeau announces funds to fix Iqaluit water infrastructure after fuel contamination

Trudeau announces funds to fix Iqaluit water infrastructure after fuel contamination

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Iqaluit is getting $214 million from the federal government to fix its water infrastructure after the Nunavut capital’s water was contaminated with fuel twice in the last six months.
Industry looks to budget for help on supply chain problems, domestic production

Industry looks to budget for help on supply chain problems, domestic production

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals are being asked to muscle space in next week's budget to help Canada become more productive, and lay investments to lure new companies as part of a push to simplify pandemic-strained supply chains.
As Pope Francis prepares to come to Canada, a look at past papal visits

As Pope Francis prepares to come to Canada, a look at past papal visits

OTTAWA — Standing before a room of nearly 200 Indigenous delegates at the Vatican, Pope Francis apologized Friday for the Roman Catholic Church's role in residential schools.
Carbon price rises by $10, adds 2.2 cents to a litre of gas amid pressure for a break

Carbon price rises by $10, adds 2.2 cents to a litre of gas amid pressure for a break

OTTAWA — The higher price of crude oil is to blame for surging prices at the pump, Canada's natural resources minister argued as he pushed back against Prairie premiers who had called on the Liberal government to suspend an increase in the federal ca
'I prayed for it': Emotions, tears as Pope apologizes for residential schools

'I prayed for it': Emotions, tears as Pope apologizes for residential schools

ROME — Chief Wilton Littlechild felt a swell of emotions and tears in his eyes as he heard Pope Francis apologize at the Vatican on Friday for the Roman Catholic Church's role in residential schools. The words came on the chief's 78th birthday.
'I am very sorry:' A look at the history, hurdles of papal apologies

'I am very sorry:' A look at the history, hurdles of papal apologies

First Nations, Inuit and Métis residential school survivors, knowledge keepers, elders, and youth have wrapped up meetings with Pope Francis at the Vatican with a historic apology.