The nationwide Rogers Communications outage that took millions of Canadians offline lasted about 15 hours for most people, but the impacts are still being felt. Today, many are calling into question the cause of the outage, compensation for customers, network reliability and competition for Rogers. Abigail Bimman looks at what happened in a meeting between telecom companies and what’s next following the massive outage.
The Rogers customers frustrated over the outage and the impact it’s had on their lives are now wondering about compensation. Anne Gaviola explains how consumers are questioning whether they will be compensated and whether or not they will take their business elsewhere.
Canada’s premiers and territorial leaders gathered in B.C. on Monday, as they looked to push the federal government to increase federal funding for health-care services and First Nation communities. The premiers spoke with health professionals about the dire need for more money and spoke with Indigenous leaders about the child welfare system and residential schools. Richard Zussman reports.
The country’s emergency rooms are struggling with lengthy late times and staff shortages. Jamie Mauracher reports rising COVID-19 cases and a concerning new variant that could make things worse.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is criticizing Ottawa for its decision to return a repaired turbine from a Russian oil pipeline to Germany, warning Moscow will see this as a manifestation of weakness. Redmond Shannon explains the controversy, as more Russian strikes hit Ukraine with deadly consequences.
Pope Francis is set to visit the First Nations community of Maskwacis and will spend time with residential school survivors at the site of what was once one of the country’s largest institutions. As Heather Yourex-West explains, the community is bracing for emotional impact.
Finally, one of Canada’s most notorious criminals, Maurice “Mom” Boucher, died over the weekend. He had been battling cancer and was the former Hells’ Angels boss and was serving a life sentence for murder. Mike Armstrong reports.
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