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Tons of rock break off Stawamus Chief in Squamish, B.C., possibly due to heat

Tons of rock break off Stawamus Chief in Squamish, B.C., possibly due to heat

SQUAMISH, B.C. — Numerous rock climbing routes on the renowned Grand Wall of the Stawamus Chief in Squamish, B.C., are closed after a large slab broke off. The society that supports rock climbing in the area says hot weather might be to blame.
New Brunswick can't sue auditor, top court rules

New Brunswick can't sue auditor, top court rules

OTTAWA — New Brunswick cannot sue accounting firm Grant Thornton over an allegedly flawed audit which led the province to backstop hefty loans to a company that soon ran into financial trouble, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.
Montreal police say body of suspect in Quebec's 14th femicide has been found in river

Montreal police say body of suspect in Quebec's 14th femicide has been found in river

MONTREAL — The body of the suspect in the 14th femicide reported this year in Quebec has been found in a river north of Montreal, police said Thursday. Quebec's coroner's office identified the body as that of Navdeep Singh Ghotra, 30.
Border workers' union, employers to return to bargaining table after strike threat

Border workers' union, employers to return to bargaining table after strike threat

OTTAWA — A union representing about 9,000 Canadian Border Service Agency workers says its members' employers have agreed to return to the bargaining table following a strike threat made earlier this week.
N.S. politicians critiqued for vague response to threat of rising seas

N.S. politicians critiqued for vague response to threat of rising seas

HALIFAX — As Nova Scotia's provincial election campaign has unfolded amid deadly heat waves in Western Canada and catastrophic flooding in Europe, the topic of preparing the province for its own potential weather disasters has been submerged by other
Wilfrid Laurier University launches project to examine life and legacy of namesake

Wilfrid Laurier University launches project to examine life and legacy of namesake

Southern Ontario's Wilfrid Laurier University says it will examine the "complex legacy" and present-day impact of its namesake in a new, multi-year public history project. The Waterloo, Ont.
International students face vaccine hurdles as they prep for campus life in Canada

International students face vaccine hurdles as they prep for campus life in Canada

TORONTO — Like many students eyeing in-class learning this fall, Nyle Maker is on the hunt for his second dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine before starting university in Hamilton.
Quebec priest sentenced to 3.5 years in prison for sex crimes against minors

Quebec priest sentenced to 3.5 years in prison for sex crimes against minors

SALABERRY-DE-VALLEYFIELD, Que. — A Quebec priest was sentenced Wednesday to three-and-a-half years in prison for committing sex acts on a dozen minors.

8.2 magnitude quake in Alaska puts some B.C. coastal residents on edge

KITAMAAT VILLAGE, B.C. — A powerful earthquake off Alaska Wednesday night triggered tsunami warnings and watches far across the Pacific and led to some anxious hours for residents of low lying regions along British Columbia's northwest coast. The U.
Pandemic causes blood shortage, Nova Scotia leaders debate : In The News for July 29

Pandemic causes blood shortage, Nova Scotia leaders debate : In The News for July 29

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 29 ... What we are watching in Canada ...