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Thousands of animals dead in 'agricultural disaster,' says B.C. government

Thousands of animals dead in 'agricultural disaster,' says B.C. government

Thousands of farm animals have died in an "agriculture disaster" in British Columbia set off by floods that swamped an area of the province known for its prime farming industry.
Flooding, mudslides prompt B.C. government to impose state of emergency

Flooding, mudslides prompt B.C. government to impose state of emergency

VANCOUVER — British Columbia declared a state of emergency Wednesday following unprecedented flooding that has displaced residents, severed access to multiple highways and killed thousands of livestock while many more animals are in danger of dying.
O'Toole warns more expulsions in store for any MP who challenges his leadership

O'Toole warns more expulsions in store for any MP who challenges his leadership

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole is warning his MPs that they risk the same fate as a senator expelled from the party caucus if they challenge his leadership.
Coalition pushes for automatic sealing of a criminal record if no new convictions

Coalition pushes for automatic sealing of a criminal record if no new convictions

OTTAWA — Dozens of civil society groups are urging the federal Liberals to fundamentally revamp the criminal pardon system by automatically sealing a person's record once they have completed their sentence and lived in the community without new convi
Private Canadian astronaut gears up for 'pain' experiments in space

Private Canadian astronaut gears up for 'pain' experiments in space

MONTREAL — Mark Pathy has boarded more than his share of vehicles. He rode to the Laconia motorcycle rally in New Hampshire years ago, and also headed with his brother to Chicago to learn how to race Kawasaki Ninjas.
A list of Canada-U.S. irritants as Thursday's trilateral Three Amigos summit nears

A list of Canada-U.S. irritants as Thursday's trilateral Three Amigos summit nears

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA — As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets Thursday with U.S. President Joe Biden and Mexican President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador, observers say Canada has a lot to complain about.
Survivor group urges patience as feds face calls for military sex misconduct apology

Survivor group urges patience as feds face calls for military sex misconduct apology

OTTAWA — A survivors’ group is urging patience as the federal government faces calls to deliver a long-promised apology to military personnel affected by sexual misconduct while in uniform.
Annual inflation rate rises to 4.7 per cent in October, Statistics Canada says

Annual inflation rate rises to 4.7 per cent in October, Statistics Canada says

OTTAWA — Rising prices at the pumps and in grocery stores helped send inflation rates to a new pandemic-era high last month, as the consumer price index posted its largest year-over-year gain in 18 years.
Quebec pushes Ottawa to act on handguns after Montreal teen murdered

Quebec pushes Ottawa to act on handguns after Montreal teen murdered

QUEBEC — Ottawa needs to do more to get guns off streets, Quebec authorities said Wednesday, following the murder of a 16-year-old Montreal boy on the weekend, the latest in a series of gun-related crimes this year in Canada's second-largest city.
N.L. cyberattack shows Canada needs national rules to protect personal data: experts

N.L. cyberattack shows Canada needs national rules to protect personal data: experts

ST. JOHN'S, N.L.