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Environmental group buys Fraser River island near Chilliwack, B.C., to protect salmon

Environmental group buys Fraser River island near Chilliwack, B.C., to protect salmon

VANCOUVER — An ideal natural salmon habitat of gravel beds and side channels on British Columbia's lower Fraser River will be protected by the purchase of a private island by an environmental organization, with the help of the federal government and
Trudeau attends NATO leaders' summit as Russia escalates aggression toward Ukraine

Trudeau attends NATO leaders' summit as Russia escalates aggression toward Ukraine

WASHINGTON, D. C. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was on the defensive about Canada's defence spending Tuesday as he gave a speech ahead of the NATO leaders' summit in Washington, D.C.
Fort Nelson First Nation orders remote B.C. site evacuated by boat due to wildfire

Fort Nelson First Nation orders remote B.C. site evacuated by boat due to wildfire

FORT NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA — The Fort Nelson First Nation in northeast British Columbia has issued a wildfire evacuation order for a remote riverside reserve, telling residents and visitors they must immediately leave by boat.
What is listeriosis, the illness recently linked to a recall of plant-based milks?

What is listeriosis, the illness recently linked to a recall of plant-based milks?

Several people in Ontario have become sick with listeriosis in an outbreak that triggered a national recall of certain plant-based milks that may have been contaminated with Listeria.
Costs mounting as feds try to clear existing Phoenix backlog by March 2025

Costs mounting as feds try to clear existing Phoenix backlog by March 2025

OTTAWA — Ottawa expects to spend another $963 million to deal with the Phoenix pay system debacle that has plagued the public service since 2016, and can't yet say what the final price tag will be to axe the system entirely.
Western University to consider ties to Alice Munro following daughter's revelations

Western University to consider ties to Alice Munro following daughter's revelations

Alice Munro's alma mater says it's considering how to move forward after the Nobel laureate's daughter revealed she was sexually abused by her stepfather and Munro chose to stay with him.
AFN national chief says child welfare reform deal reached with Ottawa

AFN national chief says child welfare reform deal reached with Ottawa

OTTAWA — The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations said Tuesday that she has received a draft offer from Ottawa to overhaul First Nations child-welfare systems, but insists she cannot say publicly how much money is on the table.
Dispute at B.C. ports may reignite over employers' push on automation: expert

Dispute at B.C. ports may reignite over employers' push on automation: expert

VANCOUVER — An expert says a narrowly averted labour stoppage at British Columbia ports could re-emerge despite federal intervention unless the core issue of automation and its threat to union jobs is addressed.
Ontario reports 9 cases of listeriosis in outbreak linked to plant-based milk recall

Ontario reports 9 cases of listeriosis in outbreak linked to plant-based milk recall

Nine people in Ontario have become sick with listeriosis and five have been hospitalized in an outbreak that triggered a national recall of certain plant-based milks, the province's top doctor said on Tuesday.
Chiefs pass resolution reversing course on forensic audit of AFN

Chiefs pass resolution reversing course on forensic audit of AFN

OTTAWA — The Assembly of First Nations passed an emergency resolution at its general assembly in Montreal Tuesday calling off a forensic audit that had been pushed by former national chief RoseAnne Archibald before she was ousted as national chief la