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Paradox between warming climate and intense snowstorms, say scientists

Paradox between warming climate and intense snowstorms, say scientists

FREDERICTON — There is a complex, counterintuitive relationship between rising global temperatures and the likelihood of increasingly intense snowstorms across Canada.
The latest developments on the major winter storm moving across much of Canada

The latest developments on the major winter storm moving across much of Canada

A major winter storm is hitting Ontario and Quebec, causing flight cancellations, power outages and road closures. Bad weather is also expected in many other parts of the country. Here are the latest developments (all times Eastern): --- 6:40 a.m.
Whistleblower group criticizes federal review of wrongdoing disclosure regime

Whistleblower group criticizes federal review of wrongdoing disclosure regime

OTTAWA — An advocacy group for those who reveal wrongdoing says it cannot support a new task force looking at the federal whistleblowing regime because it lacks someone with "lived experience" as an actual whistleblower.
Good riddance: Most Canadians feel 2022 was worse than 2021, poll suggests

Good riddance: Most Canadians feel 2022 was worse than 2021, poll suggests

OTTAWA — Many Canadians will be saying "good riddance" to 2022 as it draws to a close, a new poll suggests, with more people comparing it unfavourably to 2021 than saying it was a better year.
No winning ticket sold for Friday's $15 million Lotto Max jackpot

No winning ticket sold for Friday's $15 million Lotto Max jackpot

There was no winning ticket sold in Friday's Lotto Max $15 million draw. The jackpot for the next draw on Dec. 27 will be an estimated $20 million. The Canadian Press
The latest developments on the major winter storm moving across much of Canada

The latest developments on the major winter storm moving across much of Canada

A major winter storm is hitting Ontario and Quebec, causing flight cancellations, power outages and road closures. Bad weather is also expected in many other parts of the country. Here are the latest developments (all times Eastern): --- 9:15 p.m.
Winter storms cause mass power outages in Ontario and Quebec, cut bridges in B.C.

Winter storms cause mass power outages in Ontario and Quebec, cut bridges in B.C.

Major storms left hundreds of thousands of people without power in Quebec and Ontario ahead of Christmas Eve and shut down critical bridges and roads in Metro Vancouver as heavy snowfall, rain, ice and strong winds barrelled across each region.
Ukrainians who fled war set to mark first Christmas in Canada, far from loved ones

Ukrainians who fled war set to mark first Christmas in Canada, far from loved ones

Anastasiia Tertyshna remembers sitting around the dinner table at her parents' house in eastern Ukraine on Christmas Eve last year, cracking jokes with her husband and siblings as they ate a traditional pudding typically prepared for the holidays.
Alberta woman who killed her abusive husband in 2011 to be allowed day parole

Alberta woman who killed her abusive husband in 2011 to be allowed day parole

EDMONTON — An Alberta woman who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the killing of her abusive husband of 27 years has been allowed unescorted absences from prison and, once she is eligible early next year, day parole.
Ottawa urged to pressure Pakistan not to deport Afghan refugees in line for Canada

Ottawa urged to pressure Pakistan not to deport Afghan refugees in line for Canada

OTTAWA — The federal Liberal government is facing calls to intervene amid reports that Pakistan is preparing to arrest and expel Afghan refugees, many of whom are waiting to escape to Canada.