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'Stunning:' Scientists surprised at Fort McMurray fire's long impact on rivers

'Stunning:' Scientists surprised at Fort McMurray fire's long impact on rivers

EDMONTON — Four years after its flames guttered out, the record-breaking Fort McMurray wildfire continues to astound — this time with its lasting impact on an extensive river system.
America's worsening COVID-19 crisis has some Canadians barring the border door

America's worsening COVID-19 crisis has some Canadians barring the border door

WASHINGTON — A Canadian cabinet minister was among the guests waiting in the virtual wings of a recent Zoom panel when the moderator posed one last question to the chairman of the U.S.
Civil servants to get up to $2,500 each for Phoenix 'pain and suffering'

Civil servants to get up to $2,500 each for Phoenix 'pain and suffering'

OTTAWA — Federal employees stand to collect up to $2,500 each in cash payments for "pain and suffering" resulting from the government's failed Phoenix pay system under an agreement reached with the country's biggest civil-service union.
Presumptive Nunavut COVID case turns out negative after further testing

Presumptive Nunavut COVID case turns out negative after further testing

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Tests for what would have been Nunavut's first case of COVID-19 have come back negative. The territory's chief public health officer, Dr. Michael Patterson, is confirming the result this morning.
Genetic testing and hitching a ride with the British; In The News for July 10

Genetic testing and hitching a ride with the British; In The News for July 10

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of July 10 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Policing programs reinforce existing system: critics

Policing programs reinforce existing system: critics

When Alain Babineau was a police academy cadet nearly 30 years ago, the education his cohort received on diversity and racism amounted to a few basic lectures with little in terms of practical application, the former RCMP and Ontario Provincial Polic
Canada asks British military for help flying troops to and from Latvia

Canada asks British military for help flying troops to and from Latvia

OTTAWA — Canadian troops have been forced to hitch a ride with the British military to get to and from Latvia due to a shortage of working planes.
Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard asks court to dismiss class-action lawsuit

Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard asks court to dismiss class-action lawsuit

NEW YORK — A Canadian fashion mogul is asking a U.S. court to dismiss a class-action lawsuit alleging he sexually assaulted dozens of women.
Jamie Bacon pleads guilty to charge in British Columbia's Surrey Six case

Jamie Bacon pleads guilty to charge in British Columbia's Surrey Six case

VANCOUVER — Reputed gang leader Jamie Bacon pleaded guilty Thursday to a charge stemming from shootings in 2007 that left six people dead at a highrise apartment building in Surrey, British Columbia.
WE details thousands in fees for Trudeaus as volunteers await revamped program

WE details thousands in fees for Trudeaus as volunteers await revamped program

OTTAWA — The WE organization has paid hundreds of thousands of dollars in speaking fees to members of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's family, it acknowledged Thursday, as organizations that need volunteers awaited word of the future of a $900-million
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