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MPs hit summer campaign circuit as election year looms

MPs hit summer campaign circuit as election year looms

OTTAWA — Members of Parliament poured out of the House of Commons into the stifling air of an Ottawa heat wave Wednesday, heading back to their constituencies for the summer barbecue and festival circuit many love most about their jobs.
Movie Review: In 'The Bikeriders,' the birth of a subculture on two wheels

Movie Review: In 'The Bikeriders,' the birth of a subculture on two wheels

Still images have been a source of wonder and mythology in the films of Jeff Nichols. “Mud,” Nichols’ Twain-soaked Mississippi fable, seemed derived from the magical sight of a boat held aloft by a tree.
Study finds coal mine contaminants blown onto snowpack in Alberta, British Columbia

Study finds coal mine contaminants blown onto snowpack in Alberta, British Columbia

Cancer-causing chemicals are being blown downwind from coal mines in southern British Columbia in concentrations that rival those next to oilsand mines, newly published research has concluded.
Health minister asks Senate to speed up so pharmacare can be launched by spring

Health minister asks Senate to speed up so pharmacare can be launched by spring

OTTAWA — The federal health minister has asked the Senate to move as quickly as possible to pass the government's pharmacare legislation so that Canadians can start accessing medications by next spring, he told reporters Wednesday.
Pharrell at Louis Vuitton celebrates the diversity of human skin in Paris UNESCO show

Pharrell at Louis Vuitton celebrates the diversity of human skin in Paris UNESCO show

PARIS (AP) — With just over a month before the Paris Olympics , Louis Vuitton celebrated the beauty of humans and their skin in a star-studded menswear showcase at the headquarters of U.N. cultural agency UNESCO in Paris.
Calgary marks two weeks of water restrictions, aiming for pipe fix July 5

Calgary marks two weeks of water restrictions, aiming for pipe fix July 5

CALGARY — It has been two weeks since a massive water pipe ruptured in Calgary, leaving residents under restrictions.
Surveillance risks posed by AI among the technology's most urgent problems: Hinton

Surveillance risks posed by AI among the technology's most urgent problems: Hinton

TORONTO — Artificial intelligence pioneer Geoffrey Hinton says he has spent the most time talking publicly about the existential threat he thinks the technology poses, but he considers the surveillance risks it could trigger even more urgent.
Extreme heat deaths higher among seniors and in cities with more renters, study says

Extreme heat deaths higher among seniors and in cities with more renters, study says

TORONTO — Deaths in Canada's 12 most populous cities go up during extreme heat waves and people aged 65 and older are at higher risk than those who are younger, says a Statistics Canada report released Wednesday.
Feds delay closure of B.C.'s open-net salmon farms until 2029

Feds delay closure of B.C.'s open-net salmon farms until 2029

OTTAWA — The federal government is delaying the shutdown of open-net salmon farms off British Columbia's coast until 2029.
Thousands affected after WestJet cancels flights in anticipation of mechanics strike

Thousands affected after WestJet cancels flights in anticipation of mechanics strike

Thousands of WestJet customers are scrambling after the airline cancelled more than 30 flights ahead of a possible strike by its plane mechanics this Thursday.
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