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A look at the most expensive federal remediation projects in Canada

A look at the most expensive federal remediation projects in Canada

YELLOWKNIFE — The federal government is responsible for more than 20,000 contaminated sites in Canada. Here is a breakdown of the top five most expensive environmental cleanups where taxpayers are footing the bill.
Canada's top five federal contaminated sites to cost taxpayers billions to clean up

Canada's top five federal contaminated sites to cost taxpayers billions to clean up

YELLOWKNIFE — With a cost estimate of $4.38 billion, remediation of the Giant Mine, one of the most contaminated sites in Canada, is also expected to be the most expensive federal environmental cleanupin the country's history.
Canada soccer fans gear up for do-or-die World Cup match against Croatia

Canada soccer fans gear up for do-or-die World Cup match against Croatia

TORONTO — Viewing parties are planned across the country today as soccer fans gear up to watch Canada's World Cup match against Croatia — a do-or-die game for the team in its first tournament appearance in 36 years.
Giant trees still fall amid old-growth funding lag for B.C. First Nations

Giant trees still fall amid old-growth funding lag for B.C. First Nations

British Columbia has asked First Nations if they want old-growth forests set aside from logging, allowing time for long-term planning of conservation and sustainable development, but it has yet to fund the process on a large scale, advocates say.
Federal officials set to make Indo-Pacific strategy announcement in Vancouver

Federal officials set to make Indo-Pacific strategy announcement in Vancouver

VANCOUVER — Federal officials are set to make an announcement today in Vancouver about Canada's long-promised Indo-Pacific strategy.
'It still hurts:' Families hope for new homes after mass stabbing in Saskatchewan

'It still hurts:' Families hope for new homes after mass stabbing in Saskatchewan

JAMES SMITH CREE NATION — Brian (Buggy) Burns says it’s the small things he misses the most, like sitting down and having coffee with his wife nearly every morning for more than three decades.
Farmers union hopes to attract loose cattle that have been on the run in Quebec town

Farmers union hopes to attract loose cattle that have been on the run in Quebec town

Quebec's farmers union says it's hopeful a herd of runaway cattle that have been wreaking havoc in farmers' fields near a small town in the province's Mauricie region will be captured soon.

Montreal-area company fined $40,000 after blowing snow into protected frog habitat

MONTREAL — Environment and Climate Change Canada says a Montreal-area company has been fined $40,000 for violating a federal law aimed at protecting an endangered frog.
N.B. mother wants change after police mistakenly told her her son had died

N.B. mother wants change after police mistakenly told her her son had died

DIEPPE, N.B. — A mother in New Brunswick is still reeling after she says she woke up Tuesday morning to news from the RCMP that her son had died, only to discover hours later that police had made a mistake.
More missiles hit as Ukrainians brace for 'worst winter' since Second World War

More missiles hit as Ukrainians brace for 'worst winter' since Second World War

KYIV, Ukraine — Another barrage of Russian missile strikes hit Ukraine Wednesday, dealing a setback to the country's struggle to restore its power network as winter sets in.
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