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Canada pledges $14 million for Afghan refugees in Pakistan after 2022 floods

Canada pledges $14 million for Afghan refugees in Pakistan after 2022 floods

OTTAWA — International Development Minister Ahmed Hussen has unveiled $14 million to support global organizations in Pakistan to help accommodate Afghan refugees.
Hundreds of derelict vessels removed from Canadian waters, Coast Guard says

Hundreds of derelict vessels removed from Canadian waters, Coast Guard says

The coast guard's list of wrecks now has nearly 1,500 entries, roughly two thirds of which are in British Columbia.
In the news today: Speaker resignation effective today, potential gravesites in Yukon

In the news today: Speaker resignation effective today, potential gravesites in Yukon

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today... Speaker's resignation to take effect The resignation of House of Commons Speaker Anthony Rota is set to take effect this evening.
Poilievre's Tories maintain summer lead over Trudeau's Liberals in September poll

Poilievre's Tories maintain summer lead over Trudeau's Liberals in September poll

OTTAWA — The Conservatives have maintained their summer lead in the polls, according to fresh numbers from Leger. Leger has released the findings of an online survey conducted over the weekend with more than 1,600 Canadian respondents.
House Speaker Anthony Rota resigns over honouring man who fought for Nazis

House Speaker Anthony Rota resigns over honouring man who fought for Nazis

OTTAWA — House of Commons Speaker Anthony Rota has resigned after he invited a man who fought for the Nazis to attend Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's address to Parliament last week.
Judge finds province has duty to consult First Nations on mineral tenure claims

Judge finds province has duty to consult First Nations on mineral tenure claims

VANCOUVER — A British Columbia Supreme Court judge has given the province 18 months to fix its mineral rights system after a court challenge by First Nations who claimed they were owed a duty to consult under the Constitution.
B.C. sets housing targets for 10 municipalities, urges immediate federal support

B.C. sets housing targets for 10 municipalities, urges immediate federal support

SAANICH, B.C. — The British Columbia government has set out its first set of targets for thousands of new homes to be built in 10 cities or municipalities in an effort to chip away at the provincial housing crisis.
Premier David Eby says Ottawa assures better information sharing after Sikh's death

Premier David Eby says Ottawa assures better information sharing after Sikh's death

Premier David Eby says federal ministers have assured him British Columbia will get the information it needs to ensure the safety of its residents after a Sikh leader was killed in June.
Alberta NDP asks minister to quash application for Rocky Mountain coal mine

Alberta NDP asks minister to quash application for Rocky Mountain coal mine

Alberta's New Democrat Opposition is asking the provincial government to step in and quash applications for coal mining exploration in the Rocky Mountains.
Guns used in 2022 random killing spree in Montreal were homemade, coroner hears

Guns used in 2022 random killing spree in Montreal were homemade, coroner hears

MONTREAL — The weapons used to murder three people in the Montreal area at random in August 2022 were homemade by the killer, an expert witness told a coroner's inquiry on Tuesday.