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Salmon and other sea life affected by recent heat waves, experts say

Salmon and other sea life affected by recent heat waves, experts say

VANCOUVER — A sweltering heat wave in much of Western Canada in the last week of June had cascading effects on sea life, experts say.
Toronto Blue Jays get government approval to return to Canada, starting July 30

Toronto Blue Jays get government approval to return to Canada, starting July 30

TORONTO — It's been nearly 22 months since Toronto Blue Jays fans have been able to see Vladimir Guerrero Jr., tear the cover off a fastball down the middle at Rogers Centre.
Company wants to appeal decision that rejected proposed Alberta open-pit coal mine

Company wants to appeal decision that rejected proposed Alberta open-pit coal mine

CALGARY — The company behind a proposed open-pit coal mine in Alberta's Rocky Mountains has filed a request to appeal a decision by a review panel that rejected the project as being not in the public interest.
B.C. premier defends not declaring state of emergency over wildfires

B.C. premier defends not declaring state of emergency over wildfires

VANCOUVER — There would be few advantages to declaring a provincial state of emergency in the battle against wildfires in British Columbia as the province uses all of its available resources to fight them, Premier John Horgan said Friday.
Supreme Court sides with Lac Seul First Nation over flooding compensation

Supreme Court sides with Lac Seul First Nation over flooding compensation

OTTAWA — The Lac Seul First Nation of northern Ontario has won a key round in its long fight to be properly compensated for the flooding of its lands caused by construction of a dam.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Friday, July 16, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 5:20 p.m. Fifty per cent of all eligible British Columbians aged 12 and over are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The Health Ministry says 80.
New Brunswick Sen. Judith Keating, a 'tireless advocate,' has died at 64

New Brunswick Sen. Judith Keating, a 'tireless advocate,' has died at 64

OTTAWA — New Brunswick Sen. Judith Keating has died. She was 64 years old. Keating was appointed to the Senate in January 2020 and sat with the Independent Senators Group.
N.S. police officer, wife launching complaint for 'driving while Black' stop by RCMP

N.S. police officer, wife launching complaint for 'driving while Black' stop by RCMP

HALIFAX — A Halifax police superintendent and his wife, a lawyer, said Friday they were launching a complaint alleging the RCMP stopped their vehicle and ordered the officer out at gunpoint based on racial profiling.

What to do when you get a tornado alert on your cellphone

Environment Canada says an alert is automatically sent to people's cellphones when a tornado warning is issued for their area. Here's what to do when an alert pops up: -Seek shelter inside. -If there's a basement, go there.
Sending former defence chief's case to civilian courts the only option, says expert

Sending former defence chief's case to civilian courts the only option, says expert

OTTAWA — The decision to send former chief of the defence staff Jonathan Vance’s criminal case to a civilian court highlights what experts say is a serious problem with the military’s justice system: its inability to hold Canada’s top commander accou