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Where will homelessness rise or fall? A federally funded AI has some predictions

Where will homelessness rise or fall? A federally funded AI has some predictions

OTTAWA — Driving into York Region on Toronto's northern border, what first stands out to most people are the large houses and vast estates that Michael Braithwaite says leaves the impression that homelessness isn't an issue here.

Trudeau Liberals maintain lead over rivals ahead of possible election call: poll

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals remain ahead as a new poll suggests Canada's political parties are holding relatively steady in terms of voter support only weeks before a possible election call.
A look at COVID-19 reopening plans across the country

A look at COVID-19 reopening plans across the country

As COVID-19 vaccination rates increase and case numbers drop across the country, the provinces and territories have begun releasing the reopening plans for businesses, events and recreational facilities.
Former Afghan interpreters plead for Canada to help families

Former Afghan interpreters plead for Canada to help families

OTTAWA — Former Afghan interpreters now living in Canada are pleading for the federal government to help extended family members stuck in Afghanistan as the Taliban continues its march across the country.
In call with Biden, Trudeau talks trade, border 'collaboration' and Olympic soccer

In call with Biden, Trudeau talks trade, border 'collaboration' and Olympic soccer

WASHINGTON — Justin Trudeau and Joe Biden each got the chance to sports-gloat a little Monday as the two North American leaders talked for the first time since Canada and the United States appeared to part ways over their shared border.
'Why three bullets?': Family of Black Quebec man shot dead by police wants answers

'Why three bullets?': Family of Black Quebec man shot dead by police wants answers

REPENTIGNY, Que. — The family of a Black man shot and killed by police in a Montreal suburb on Sunday wants to know why officers opened fire.
Quebec pork industry says thousands of pigs risk being euthanized if strike continues

Quebec pork industry says thousands of pigs risk being euthanized if strike continues

MONTREAL — A labour strike at a Quebec pork-processing plant is creating a dangerous backlog of pigs ready for slaughter, putting thousands of animals at risk of going to waste, says the head of an association of pork producers.
Behind the scenes of N.L.'s failed attempt to rename Red Indian Lake

Behind the scenes of N.L.'s failed attempt to rename Red Indian Lake

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A push to change the offensive name of a Newfoundland lake began with apparent plans for public consultation but ended in a flood of angry emails and a government about-face, emails show.
B.C. Christmas tree growers say intense heat singes prized trees, kills seedlings

B.C. Christmas tree growers say intense heat singes prized trees, kills seedlings

DUNCAN, B.C. — Christmas tree growers in British Columbia say they are facing a brown holiday season due to the heat dome that drove temperatures above 40 Celsius for days and burned firs destined for family living rooms.
Montreal investment fund sued over use of founder's great-great-grandfather's name

Montreal investment fund sued over use of founder's great-great-grandfather's name

MONTREAL — Brendan Holt Dunn said he wanted to invoke the legacy of his great-great-grandfather, pioneering Quebec industrialist Sir Herbert Holt, in the name of his Montreal-based venture capital fund.
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