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Officials across Eastern Canada set to begin assessing full scope of storm damage

Officials across Eastern Canada set to begin assessing full scope of storm damage

As post-tropical storm Fiona continued to hammer parts of Newfoundland and Labrador and eastern Quebec with powerful winds and significant storm surge early Sunday, officials across Eastern Canada prepared to begin assessing the full scope of the dam
Military to be deployed to Nova Scotia to assist recovery after Fiona lashes region

Military to be deployed to Nova Scotia to assist recovery after Fiona lashes region

SYDNEY, N.S.
Family says Bill Blaikie, who served as NDP MP for nearly 30 years, dies

Family says Bill Blaikie, who served as NDP MP for nearly 30 years, dies

WINNIPEG — Manitoba politician Bill Blaikie, who spent nearly 30 years as a member of Parliament with the federal New Democrats, has died.
Quebec election: Fiona briefly throws off Quebec election campaigns

Quebec election: Fiona briefly throws off Quebec election campaigns

MONTREAL — Post-tropical storm Fiona caused some disarray on the campaign trail Saturday as some parties cancelled planned events and Coalition Avenir Québec Leader François Legault briefly suspended his campaign to manage response to the powerful ga
Fiona hits Newfoundland: Houses collapse, resident rescued after she is swept to sea

Fiona hits Newfoundland: Houses collapse, resident rescued after she is swept to sea

Neighbours pulled a woman from the waters off southwestern Newfoundland early Saturday after a storm surge caused by post-tropical storm Fiona enveloped her home, causing it and several others to collapse into huge waves driven by hurricane-force winds.
Reaction to destruction caused by post-tropical storm Fiona across the East Coast

Reaction to destruction caused by post-tropical storm Fiona across the East Coast

HALIFAX — Post-tropical storm Fiona knocked out power to more than 500,000 customers in the Maritimes and forced towns in Cape Breton and on Newfoundland's southwestern coast to declare states of emergency on Saturday.
Quicksketch: A look at Parti Québécois Leader Paul St-Pierre Plamondon

Quicksketch: A look at Parti Québécois Leader Paul St-Pierre Plamondon

MONTREAL — Here's a look at Paul St-Pierre Plamondon, Parti Québécois Leader and leader of the third opposition party at the National Assembly. Born: Feb. 18, 1977, in Trois-Rivières, Que.
Federal government unlikely to declare victory on COVID as travel restrictions loosen

Federal government unlikely to declare victory on COVID as travel restrictions loosen

OTTAWA — The thundering sound of hoofbeats charging toward the end of the track was met with a chorus of cheers from thousands of revellers in cowboy hats and jeans, dazzled by the colourful lights of the midway in the distance.
N.W.T. man among finalists in international astronomy photographer contest

N.W.T. man among finalists in international astronomy photographer contest

YELLOWKNIFE — A man from Yellowknife is gaining international recognition for a photo capturing a stunning display of dancing green aurora lights over the Cameron River.
Quebec election: PQ leader fighting to revive sovereignty debate — and his own party

Quebec election: PQ leader fighting to revive sovereignty debate — and his own party

MONTREAL — The question of Quebec independence has been put on the back burner during Quebec's election campaign, but Parti Québécois Leader Paul St-Pierre Plamondon is fighting to secure a place for it — and his party — after the Oct. 3 vote.