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Cleanup of former gold mine in Northwest Territories to cost more than $4 billion

Cleanup of former gold mine in Northwest Territories to cost more than $4 billion

YELLOWKNIFE — Cleanup of one of the most contaminated sites in Canada is estimated to cost taxpayers more than four times what was initially expected. The Treasury Board of Canada recently approved a new $4.
Calgary man who killed girlfriend and her toddler must serve 22 years before parole

Calgary man who killed girlfriend and her toddler must serve 22 years before parole

CALGARY — A judge says a man who killed a woman and her young daughter and buried them in a shallow grave near Calgary must serve 22 years before he can apply for parole.
Repair of Abbotsford dike breached in 2021 B.C. flood to finish this month: minister

Repair of Abbotsford dike breached in 2021 B.C. flood to finish this month: minister

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — B.C. Emergency Preparedness Minister Mike Farnworth says permanent repairs to a dike in Abbotsford that was breached by a swollen river during last year's catastrophic floods are expected to be complete by the end of this month.
Alberta received no federal help to deal with protest blockade last winter: inquiry

Alberta received no federal help to deal with protest blockade last winter: inquiry

OTTAWA — Senior civil servants from Alberta and Ontario left the impression at a public inquiry Thursday that Ottawa was not keen to come to their aid to deal with protest blockades last winter — at least, not before the invocation of the Emergencies
B.C. Indigenous scholar Margo Greenwood appointed as senator

B.C. Indigenous scholar Margo Greenwood appointed as senator

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced the appointment of a new senator, Margo Greenwood, who will represent British Columbia.
Quebec to hire more nurses to address overcrowding in north after death of 10 infants

Quebec to hire more nurses to address overcrowding in north after death of 10 infants

MONTREAL — Health officials in northern Quebec say they are trying to hire more nurses and Inuit staff after a coroner's report released last month linked the deaths of 10 infants in the region to overcrowding.
Democracy the clear champion in U.S. midterm elections, say envoys in D.C., Ottawa

Democracy the clear champion in U.S. midterm elections, say envoys in D.C., Ottawa

WASHINGTON — Strong voter turnout, gracious concession speeches and the political demise of prominent election deniers helped make democracy the real winner in this week's midterm elections, say the ambassadors who represent Canada and the United Sta
Ontario man arrested, awaiting U.S. extradition for alleged global ransomware crimes

Ontario man arrested, awaiting U.S. extradition for alleged global ransomware crimes

A Russian-Canadian man from Ontario is in police custody and awaiting extradition to the United States for his alleged participation in a global ransomware campaign, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday.
Quebec man faces murder charge three years after fatal head-on highway crash

Quebec man faces murder charge three years after fatal head-on highway crash

MONTREAL — Quebec provincial police say a man has been charged with second-degree murder after a head-on highway collision killed another man more than three years ago. Jano Vincent, 33, was arrested at his home in St-Polycarpe, Que., on Wednesday.
Tam warns of flu upswing, new COVID-19 variants as viral triple threat continues

Tam warns of flu upswing, new COVID-19 variants as viral triple threat continues

OTTAWA — Canada’s top doctor is warning of "increased growth" in new COVID-19 variants and an upswing in seasonal influenza cases, just as a surge of respiratory syncytial virus inundates hospitals. Chief public health officer Dr.