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Wildfire roundup: What you need to know about blazes burning across Canada

Wildfire roundup: What you need to know about blazes burning across Canada

Hundreds of wildfires are burning across Canada, prompting widespread evacuations and blanketing cities in smoke.
Quebec expands law for doctor-assisted death, permits early requests for procedure

Quebec expands law for doctor-assisted death, permits early requests for procedure

Quebec has adopted a new law that expands access to medical aid in dying and allows early requests for the procedure.
More evacuations in Quebec as record-breaking fires continue to burn

More evacuations in Quebec as record-breaking fires continue to burn

MONTREAL — Quebec's wildfire season, which has forced thousands from their homes and left other communities on high alert, is the worst on record, officials said Wednesday, Premier François Legault told reporters in Quebec City that the areas in the
Suspect to face murder charge in death of daughter-in-law of late Montreal mob boss

Suspect to face murder charge in death of daughter-in-law of late Montreal mob boss

MONTREAL — A suspect in the brazen daytime shooting in Montreal of a 39-year-old woman with alleged ties to organized crime has been arrested in Ontario, police said Wednesday.
Joly pledges foreign-service reboot in which diplomats better grasp languages, topics

Joly pledges foreign-service reboot in which diplomats better grasp languages, topics

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly is promising a plan by this fall for a foreign-service reboot in which diplomats will have a better grasp of the languages and topics relevant to their postings.
Canadians want revenge on Bernardo, but that's not how prison works: ex-official

Canadians want revenge on Bernardo, but that's not how prison works: ex-official

OTTAWA — One of the architects of the law that governs Canada's prison system says it's understandable people want revenge on convicted killer and serial rapist Paul Bernardo, but that's not what the prison system is designed for.
Senate changes to judicial oversight bill contrary to bill's goal: Lametti's office

Senate changes to judicial oversight bill contrary to bill's goal: Lametti's office

OTTAWA — Justice Minister David Lametti's office says some Senate amendments to a judicial oversight bill would do the opposite of what the bill is trying to accomplish.
K'atl'odeeche First Nation residents in N.W.T. allowed to return to reserve

K'atl'odeeche First Nation residents in N.W.T. allowed to return to reserve

HAY RIVER, N.W.T. — The K'at'lodeeche First Nation says residents can return to the reserve in the Northwest Territories more than three weeks after they were forced to leave their homes due to a wildfire.
Font gives fresh look to B.C. Indigenous languages while working on reconciliation

Font gives fresh look to B.C. Indigenous languages while working on reconciliation

Their language was traditionally oral, but over the last few decades the Musqueam have begun deciding how to put it into writing. 
In The News for June 7 : Canada's unprecedented wildfire season exhausting resources

In The News for June 7 : Canada's unprecedented wildfire season exhausting resources

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of June 7 ... What we are watching in Canada ...