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Haiti at risk of famine as farmers kidnapped, 'extremely bad' hunger fuels tumult

Haiti at risk of famine as farmers kidnapped, 'extremely bad' hunger fuels tumult

OTTAWA — Even as Canadian aid feeds thousands, the United Nations is warning that Haiti's political chaos is putting the country at risk of famine, as farmers get kidnapped and the desperate turn to vigilante justice against gangsters.
'Systemic difficulties' hampered review of Canada's cyberspy service: watchdog

'Systemic difficulties' hampered review of Canada's cyberspy service: watchdog

OTTAWA — A culture within Canada's cyberspy service of "resisting and impeding" independent review has frustrated efforts to ensure it is obeying the law, say newly released documents from the federal intelligence watchdog.
'The devil': Métis settlement looks to rebuild from wildfire as hot weather to return

'The devil': Métis settlement looks to rebuild from wildfire as hot weather to return

A Métis settlement devastated by an out-of-control blaze remains at risk as hot and dry conditions in Alberta's forecast threaten to worsen an already intense wildfire season. "That fire, I call it the devil.
Privacy commissioner appeals Federal Court decision in Facebook case

Privacy commissioner appeals Federal Court decision in Facebook case

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada is appealing a recent decision by the Federal Court, which sided with Facebook in a case tied to the Cambridge Analytica affair.
Anti-corruption advocate hopes new financial crime body can start 'scaring bad guys'

Anti-corruption advocate hopes new financial crime body can start 'scaring bad guys'

Anti-corruption advocate James Cohen says Canada's reputation has for years been "hammered" over its weak record of prosecuting financial crimes.
Two northern spotted owls found dead in B.C. forest, in blow to release program

Two northern spotted owls found dead in B.C. forest, in blow to release program

Two northern spotted owls that had been released into a British Columbia forest last year have been found dead, potentially reducing the known wild population in the province to a single female.
Vancouver Chinatown may be lit in neon again, with $2.2-million revitalization grant

Vancouver Chinatown may be lit in neon again, with $2.2-million revitalization grant

Vancouver Chinatown's once-iconic array of storefront neon lights may soon return, after B.C.'s government announced a one-time grant towards such revitalization projects. British Columbia Premier David Eby says the $2.
BC Hydro predicting record-breaking power usage as heat descends on the province

BC Hydro predicting record-breaking power usage as heat descends on the province

BC Hydro is expecting potentially record-breaking demand on the power system as British Columbia and Alberta enter what's forecast to be a blistering heat wave.
First Nation did not prove Aboriginal title for entire claim area: B.C. Supreme Court

First Nation did not prove Aboriginal title for entire claim area: B.C. Supreme Court

VANCOUVER — A British Columbia Supreme Court judge ruling on a First Nations land title lawsuit says it did not prove it had rights to its entire claim area, although he suggested it may be time for the provincial government to rethink its current te
Investigators comb through Ontario village a day after OPP officer dies in shooting

Investigators comb through Ontario village a day after OPP officer dies in shooting

BOURGET, Ont. — Investigators combed through a property in a small village east of Ottawa on Friday as police looked to gather more information on a shooting that left one officer dead and two others injured a day earlier.
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