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Wildfire that triggered evacuation of Fort Nelson, B.C. caused by downed tree: mayor

Wildfire that triggered evacuation of Fort Nelson, B.C. caused by downed tree: mayor

FORT NELSON, B.C. — The northeastern British Columbia municipality where thousands have evacuated due to a fast-growing wildfire nearby urged all remaining residents to leave immediately Saturday despite improving weather conditions.
Police announce arrest of fourth suspect in B.C. Sikh activist Nijjar's death

Police announce arrest of fourth suspect in B.C. Sikh activist Nijjar's death

SURREY, B.C. — A fourth Indian national living in Canada has been charged in last year's killing of Sikh activist Hardeep Singh Nijjar outside of a temple in British Columbia.
Police crackdown on Gaza protest encampments on campus sparks outcry

Police crackdown on Gaza protest encampments on campus sparks outcry

Edmonton police dismantled a pro-Palestinian encampment on the University of Alberta's campus on Saturday, prompting outrage from students and academics who described the operation as violent and contested allegations that demonstrators were breaking
Former Liberal cabinet minister and MP Jim Peterson dies at 82, family says

Former Liberal cabinet minister and MP Jim Peterson dies at 82, family says

TORONTO — Jim Peterson, a long-time member of Parliament from Toronto and former Liberal cabinet minister, has died at the age of 82.
Mother's Day and the playoffs face off in a quiet Vancouver suburb

Mother's Day and the playoffs face off in a quiet Vancouver suburb

VANCOUVER — In the quiet and leafy Vancouver neighbourhood of South Cambie, best known for its botanical garden, playoff fever is about to set in.
Fort McMurray under evacuation alert due to out-of-control wildfire nearby

Fort McMurray under evacuation alert due to out-of-control wildfire nearby

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — An evacuation alert was issued in Alberta for Fort McMurray on Friday evening as an out-of-control wildfire burned nearby.
Thousands in Fort Nelson, B.C., ordered to evacuate as wildfire threatens town

Thousands in Fort Nelson, B.C., ordered to evacuate as wildfire threatens town

FORT NELSON, B.C. — Thousands of people in northeast British Columbia were ordered to evacuate and flee south late Friday as a fast-growing wildfire neared the town of Fort Nelson.
B.C.'s David Eby, Alberta's Danielle Smith watch Oilers-Canucks playoff game together

B.C.'s David Eby, Alberta's Danielle Smith watch Oilers-Canucks playoff game together

VANCOUVER — Hockey brought a pair of provincial politicians together Friday when the premiers of B.C. and Alberta took in a playoff game between the Edmonton Oilers and Vancouver Canucks. B.C.
Snowbirds in Vancouver for puck-drop flyby as Canucks face Oilers

Snowbirds in Vancouver for puck-drop flyby as Canucks face Oilers

VANCOUVER — The Canadian Forces Snowbirds have performed a flyover across downtown Vancouver at the start of the Stanley Cup playoff game between the Canucks and the Edmonton Oilers. Eight Snowbirds CT-114 Tutor jets flew in formation over the arena.
Alberta premier 'glad' Gaza protest in Calgary ended as encampments escalate

Alberta premier 'glad' Gaza protest in Calgary ended as encampments escalate

Premier Danielle Smith says she's pleased the University of Calgary moved to have police dismantle an on-campus pro-Palestinian protest and hopes the University of Alberta will take note.