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Wildfire risks increase with heat wave, some structure lost in voracious blaze

Wildfire risks increase with heat wave, some structure lost in voracious blaze

Heat warnings and special weather statements cover most of southern British Columbia as temperatures are forecast to soar through the weekend, magnifying anxiety about wildfire risk.
'A pretty big hole to climb out of:' Experts weigh in on Pallister stepping down

'A pretty big hole to climb out of:' Experts weigh in on Pallister stepping down

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister's announcement that he isleaving the job has set in motion a leadership race, and experts say whoever takes the helm of the Progressive Conservatives will need to distance themselves from his record.
Here are the key players in the military's sexual misconduct scandal

Here are the key players in the military's sexual misconduct scandal

OTTAWA — The Canadian military has been roiled by allegations of misconduct and questions about due process. Here are the key players in the scandal: Gen. Jonathan Vance: Former chief of the defence staff who stepped down on Jan. 14.
Feds say vaccine passports for foreign travel will roll out in early fall

Feds say vaccine passports for foreign travel will roll out in early fall

OTTAWA — Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino says fully vaccinated Canadians will soon be able to get a government document that will certify their COVID-19 vaccine history for the purpose of international travel.
Three people in hospital after polar bear attack near Nunavut community

Three people in hospital after polar bear attack near Nunavut community

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Three people are in hospital after they were attacked by a polar bear in Nunavut's Baffin region. RCMP said the three were badly injured but were expected to recover.
Canada condemns China after court sentences Michael Spavor to 11 years in prison

Canada condemns China after court sentences Michael Spavor to 11 years in prison

OTTAWA — Federal leaders were united Wednesday in calling for the release of two Canadians detained by China after one was sentenced to 11 years in prison in a case that has put them — and Canada — at the centre of a bitter battle between China and t
Defence minister pushes back on Admiral McDonald's plans to return as defence chief

Defence minister pushes back on Admiral McDonald's plans to return as defence chief

OTTAWA — Admiral Art McDonald is planning to return to his position as commander of the Canadian Armed Forces after military police opted not to charge him following an investigation into his conduct, though the Liberal government does not appear rea
More than 20 million COVID-19 vaccine doses now stockpiled in Canadian freezers

More than 20 million COVID-19 vaccine doses now stockpiled in Canadian freezers

OTTAWA — Canada has gone from being desperate for every dose of vaccine it could get to stockpiling millions of them in freezers across the country.

COVID-19 case confirmed at Nunavut mine, one resident a contact

POND INLET, Nunavut — A worker at a Nunavut mine has tested positive for COVID-19.
Court martial for N.B. soldier accused of serving cannabis-laced cupcakes can proceed

Court martial for N.B. soldier accused of serving cannabis-laced cupcakes can proceed

OROMOCTO, N.B. — A military judge has rejected an application to dismiss charges against a New Brunswick soldier accused of giving cannabis-laced cupcakes to a group of Canadian Armed Forces members taking part in a 2018 live-fire training exercise.