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Reaction to wildfires forcing evacuation of Yellowknife, other N.W.T. communities

Reaction to wildfires forcing evacuation of Yellowknife, other N.W.T. communities

YELLOWKNIFE — Wildfires have forced the evacuation of the Northwest Territories capital, home to some 20,000 residents, as well as thousands of others from communities to the south.
Canada mulling 'game plan' if U.S. takes far-right, authoritarian shift: Joly

Canada mulling 'game plan' if U.S. takes far-right, authoritarian shift: Joly

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly says Canada has been considering a "game plan" for how it would respond if the United States takes a far-right, authoritarian shift after next year's presidential elections.
Quebec woman sentenced to 22 years for sending poisoned letters to Trump, officials

Quebec woman sentenced to 22 years for sending poisoned letters to Trump, officials

WASHINGTON — A self-described "activist" from Quebec who pleaded guilty to sending Donald Trump a poison-laced letter at the height of the former president's ill-fated 2020 re-election effort has been sentenced to nearly 22 years in prison.
First person: The quest for an ancient colossus, in the wild rainforest of B.C.

First person: The quest for an ancient colossus, in the wild rainforest of B.C.

Trees of breathtaking size surround us, draped with moss and lichen, as droplets of water sparkle on the tips of endless foliage.
Supreme Court to hear appeal from airlines on air passenger rights compensation

Supreme Court to hear appeal from airlines on air passenger rights compensation

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada agreed on Thursday to hear an appeal from a group of airlines looking to quash rules that boost compensation to passengers for delayed flights or damaged luggage. Air Canada, Porter Airlines Inc.
Five things to know about the wildfire situation in the Northwest Territories

Five things to know about the wildfire situation in the Northwest Territories

YELLOWKNIFE — Wildfires have ripped through tens of thousands of square kilometres in the Northwest Territories, forcing the government to declare a state of emergency and residents of its capital city to flee.
NDP calls on feds to give study permits to institutions with 'credible' housing plan

NDP calls on feds to give study permits to institutions with 'credible' housing plan

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh announced a plan to address student housing shortages on Thursday.
Human activity and climate change cause cascading effects for Arctic ecosystem

Human activity and climate change cause cascading effects for Arctic ecosystem

It doesn't end up on dinner plates and it lacks the popular appeal of whales and dolphins, but scientists warn that a small fish that is critical to Arctic marine life could be in trouble from climate change and human activity.
Access to electric vehicle charging getting better but not quickly enough

Access to electric vehicle charging getting better but not quickly enough

If you live in Montreal or Vancouver and own an electric car, finding somewhere to charge it is likely as easy as a quick search of an app on your smartphone.
Saskatchewan vice-chief David Pratt running for Assembly of First Nations leadership

Saskatchewan vice-chief David Pratt running for Assembly of First Nations leadership

OTTAWA — David Pratt is the first person to announce his intention to run to be the new national chief of the Assembly of First Nations.