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Fires in Western Canada creating own weather systems, experts say

Fires in Western Canada creating own weather systems, experts say

VANCOUVER — A combination of intense heat and drought conditions is causing wildfires in Western Canada to generate their own weather systems, experts say.
Defamation lawsuit against commentator Kinsella should go ahead, Bernier argues

Defamation lawsuit against commentator Kinsella should go ahead, Bernier argues

OTTAWA — A former Conservative cabinet minister who began a new political party says his defamation suit against a prominent political commentator and strategist should be allowed to proceed.
B.C. public health order places moratorium on new mink farms due to COVID-19

B.C. public health order places moratorium on new mink farms due to COVID-19

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — British Columbia has placed a moratorium on new mink farms and capped existing farms at their current numbers after two more of the animals tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19.
'A very gentle soul': Inuit react to Canada's first Inuk Governor General

'A very gentle soul': Inuit react to Canada's first Inuk Governor General

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Sitting with her four-year-old daughter on her lap, Crystal Martin-Lepenskie had tears in her eyes as she watched Mary Simon become Canada's 30th Governor General.
Mary Simon installed as new Governor General

Mary Simon installed as new Governor General

OTTAWA — Canada's first Indigenous Governor General is promising to meet Canadians across the country, understand their concerns and bring a renewed purpose to her office "to meet this moment" in the country's shared history.
White House to maintain travel restrictions as Delta ravages unvaccinated Americans

White House to maintain travel restrictions as Delta ravages unvaccinated Americans

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Joe Biden didn't mince words Monday when asked whether his administration will be able to convince more holdout Americans to change their minds about getting the COVID-19 vaccine.

Feds on track to have enough doses of COVID-19 vaccine for eligible Canadians

The federal government expects to receive enough doses of COVID-19 vaccine this week to fully inoculate all eligible Canadians. Ottawa is anticipating shipments of roughly five million doses of COVID-19 vaccine this week.
Canada goes for Gold and First Indigenous GG Gets Sworn In: In The News for July 26

Canada goes for Gold and First Indigenous GG Gets Sworn In: In The News for July 26

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 26... What we are watching on the world stage ...
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.
Doctors, air pollution experts forecast worsening health effects of wildfire smoke

Doctors, air pollution experts forecast worsening health effects of wildfire smoke

VANCOUVER — Health experts warn that a shift in mindset and new solutions are needed as exposure to smoke from bigger wildfires becomes a regular occurrence.