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This wildfire season, changes are coming to better inform people about smoke hazards

This wildfire season, changes are coming to better inform people about smoke hazards

May 20, 2024 / 6:29 am

Last year’s record-breaking wildfire season forced Canadians to become familiar with the scale of air pollution as hazardous smoke drifted across the...

Suspect seriously injured in York, Ont. after ammunition detonates in fire, OPP say

Suspect seriously injured in York, Ont. after ammunition detonates in fire, OPP say

Ontario May 19, 2024 / 3:26 pm

A 56-year-old has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after live ammunition exploded in a fire in Haldimand County, Ont. Ontario Provincial Police...

Three dead, five injured after boat collision near Kingston, Ont.

Three dead, five injured after boat collision near Kingston, Ont.

Ontario May 19, 2024 / 8:48 am

Three people are dead and five others injured after a speed boat and a fishing boat collided Saturday night on Bobs Lake north of Kingston, Ont. Ontario...

The elite want their own racetrack in Alberta’s badlands. These local farmers are pushing back

The elite want their own racetrack in Alberta’s badlands. These local farmers are pushing back

Alberta May 19, 2024 / 5:57 am

A motorsports resort that would loom over a scenic river valley on the edge of the Canadian badlands is testing Alberta’s longstanding deference to...

Canadian immigration asks medical worker fleeing Gaza if he treated Hamas fighters

Canadian immigration asks medical worker fleeing Gaza if he treated Hamas fighters

Canada/Gaza May 19, 2024 / 5:51 am

Lawyers are questioning Canada’s approach to screening visa applications for people in Gaza with extended family in Canada after one applicant, a medical...

Economists to have a close eye on April inflation report as BoC rate decision nears

Economists to have a close eye on April inflation report as BoC rate decision nears

May 19, 2024 / 5:48 am

Forecasters expect this week's inflation report to show Canada's inflation rate fell last month, but financial markets are still unsure whether a June...

Tenants won’t have to pay non-resident landlords’ taxes, Ottawa says

Tenants won’t have to pay non-resident landlords’ taxes, Ottawa says

May 18, 2024 / 3:36 pm

After a controversial decision forcing a Montreal renter to pay tens of thousands of dollars he failed to withhold from his landlord, the federal government now...

Officials seize around $500,000 worth of elvers from Toronto's Pearson airport

Officials seize around $500,000 worth of elvers from Toronto's Pearson airport

Toronto May 18, 2024 / 12:30 pm

A major seizure of baby eels at Toronto's Pearson International Airport that federal officials say were destined for shipment overseas are estimated to be...

Residents forced out of Fort McMurray neighbourhoods due to fire cleared to return

Residents forced out of Fort McMurray neighbourhoods due to fire cleared to return

Fort McMurray May 18, 2024 / 11:45 am

The Alberta municipality governing the oilsands hub of Fort McMurray says residents ordered out due to a nearby wildfire are clear to return home as of today....

Evacuation alert issued for parts of Old Crow as Yukon's Porcupine River floods

Evacuation alert issued for parts of Old Crow as Yukon's Porcupine River floods

Yukon May 18, 2024 / 10:20 am

Emergency officials have issued an evacuation alert for parts of Old Crow, Yukon as waters continue to rise on the Porcupine River due to seasonal breakup. The...

Rain helps crews in Fort McMurray while B.C. cracks down on open burning

Rain helps crews in Fort McMurray while B.C. cracks down on open burning

Western Canada May 18, 2024 / 7:00 am

Wildfire crews have reported no further growth in the wildfire that continues to burn southwest of Fort McMurray. Alberta Wildfire reports the lack of growth...

Kielburger mom's defamation lawsuit against Canadaland to go to trial

Kielburger mom's defamation lawsuit against Canadaland to go to trial

May 17, 2024 / 4:13 pm

A defamation lawsuit filed by the mother of Marc and Craig Kielburger against the Canadaland podcast and its host will head to trial after an Ontario court...

Mounties say U.S. sex offender killed four girls, women in Calgary in the 1970s

Mounties say U.S. sex offender killed four girls, women in Calgary in the 1970s

Alberta May 17, 2024 / 4:01 pm

An American sex offender, who died more than a decade ago in prison, killed four women and girls in Calgary in the 1970s — and there may be more victims,...

Ottawa rejects Toronto's request to decriminalize drug possession

Ottawa rejects Toronto's request to decriminalize drug possession

Toronto May 17, 2024 / 3:30 pm

Addictions Minister Ya'ara Saks has rejected Toronto's request to decriminalize the possession of controlled drugs, citing concerns about public safety....

Moe says allegation Saskatchewan Party member brought gun into legislature is false

Moe says allegation Saskatchewan Party member brought gun into legislature is false

Saskatchewan May 17, 2024 / 2:35 pm

Saskatchewan's premier spoke up in defence of his government house leader on Friday, rejecting allegations that Jeremy Harrison brought or wanted to bring...

McGill seeking new injunction to dismantle pro-Palestinian encampment on campus

McGill seeking new injunction to dismantle pro-Palestinian encampment on campus

Montreal May 17, 2024 / 2:29 pm

McGill University says it's going to court again to dismantle the pro-Palestinian encampment that has been set up on its downtown Montreal campus since late...

Toronto police investigating second vandalism incident at north-end synagogue

Toronto police investigating second vandalism incident at north-end synagogue

Toronto May 17, 2024 / 1:08 pm

The Toronto police hate crimes unit is investigating after a local synagogue was vandalized for the second time in four weeks. Rabbi Joe Kanofsky says windows...

Ottawa to make pathway for newcomers who lack official status, speed up deportations

Ottawa to make pathway for newcomers who lack official status, speed up deportations

May 17, 2024 / 12:24 pm

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says some immigrants to Canada who lack official status need a pathway to help them stay, while in other cases Ottawa must speed...

Loblaw's participation in grocery code 'a big step in the right direction': Trudeau

Loblaw's participation in grocery code 'a big step in the right direction': Trudeau

May 17, 2024 / 10:32 am

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says with the biggest Canadian grocer now on board, the grocery code of conduct is much more likely to succeed. On Thursday,...

RCMP search for man 'inadvertently' released from Lloydminster court

RCMP search for man 'inadvertently' released from Lloydminster court

Saskatchewan May 17, 2024 / 7:12 am

RCMP are searching for a known violent offender after he was inadvertently released from court in Lloydminster. On May 16, at about 5:45 p.m., Lloydminster RCMP...

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