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Canada earmarks 20 per cent of climate funding to address biodiversity loss

Canada earmarks 20 per cent of climate funding to address biodiversity loss

GLASGOW, United Kingdom — Canada's Environment Minister says the federal government will allocate at least 20 per cent of its $5.
Miller 'dumbfounded' appeal of Catholic Church's residential school payments dropped

Miller 'dumbfounded' appeal of Catholic Church's residential school payments dropped

OTTAWA — Newly named Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Marc Miller says he wants to get to the bottom of why Ottawa abandoned its appeal of a ruling releasing the Catholic Church from its settlement obligations to residential school survivors.
Hearing on Baffinland mine expansion ends, board to make recommendation

Hearing on Baffinland mine expansion ends, board to make recommendation

IQALUIT, Nunavut — The hunters and trappers association in the community closest to an iron ore mine on the northern tip of Baffin Island doesn't want to see the mine expand its operations, saying the effects have already been palpable.
'It's going to be crazy': Snowbirds at campground eager for U.S. border reopening

'It's going to be crazy': Snowbirds at campground eager for U.S. border reopening

MILK RIVER, Alta. — Nearly two years of being caged in Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic has some snowbirds anxiously waiting in their motorhomes and trailers in southern Alberta.
Canadians set back clocks this weekend as debate over seasonal time changes continues

Canadians set back clocks this weekend as debate over seasonal time changes continues

Most Canadians have the chance to catch up on some sleep when clocks move back an hour Sunday, but an Ontario politician is optimistic it could be the last time for the country’s most populous province.
Business greets Canada-U.S. border opening as glass half full due to testing rule

Business greets Canada-U.S. border opening as glass half full due to testing rule

OTTAWA — Monday's reopening of the Canada-U.S. land border is sparking a mixed reaction among Canadian business leaders: They're excited that people and not just goods will be crossing the border again but are wary of remaining red tape.

The Caseload: Veterans Affairs staff overwhelmed by number of vets assigned to them

OTTAWA — This past June, Marie-Paule Doucette was asked if she felt she had enough time to help Lionel Desmond in the months leading up to Jan.

No winning ticket for Friday's $35 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $35 million jackpot in Friday's Lotto Max draw. The jackpot for the next draw on Nov. 9 will grow to an estimated $41 million. The Canadian Press
British Columbia phasing out mink farms because of COVID-19 spread

British Columbia phasing out mink farms because of COVID-19 spread

VICTORIA — The threat that mink farms in British Columbia would become a "reservoir" for COVID-19 infections is too great a health hazard, prompting the government to phase out of all the farms, the provincial health officer says. Dr.
Cargo ship off Victoria cleared to move to nearby port authority

Cargo ship off Victoria cleared to move to nearby port authority

VICTORIA — Transport Canada has cleared the way for a cargo ship that's been moored off the coast of Victoria since several containers caught fire and more than 100 were lost overboard to move to a nearby berth or anchorage, the coast guard said Frid
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