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Sandbagging efforts in high gear in Quebec, New Brunswick flood zones

Sandbagging efforts in high gear in Quebec, New Brunswick flood zones

MONTREAL — More than 600 Canadian soldiers have fanned out across Quebec, filling and stacking sandbags as officials warn that flood waters are likely to keep rising this week due to warming temperatures that contribute to snowmelt and ice movement.
P.E.I. Greens suspend activities after tragedy in campaign's final days

P.E.I. Greens suspend activities after tragedy in campaign's final days

CHARLOTTETOWN — With the provincial election campaign drawing to a close in P.E.I., Green party Leader Peter Bevan-Baker has suspended all canvassing and other events today as the party grieves the tragic loss of one of its candidates.
In the news today, April 22

In the news today, April 22

Three stories in the news for Monday, April 22 ——— FLOOD WATERS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE RISING IN QUEBEC, N.B.
Grassy Narrows worries about fate of Trudeau Liberals' promised treatment home

Grassy Narrows worries about fate of Trudeau Liberals' promised treatment home

OTTAWA — The chief of a First Nation in northwestern Ontario long-plagued by the debilitating impacts of mercury contamination says he is worried about the fate of a federally promised treatment facility as the calendar speeds towards this fall's ele
Elizabeth May's wedding dress a 'walk through a garden' on Earth Day

Elizabeth May's wedding dress a 'walk through a garden' on Earth Day

VICTORIA — When Elizabeth May walks down the aisle, she'll be dressed for her wedding along with Earth Day.

Person airlifted to hospital after avalanche in Yoho National Park has died

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — Parks Canada says a person who was airlifted to hospital in Calgary following an avalanche in Yoho National Park has died.
Bodies of three mountain climbers recovered after last week's Banff avalanche

Bodies of three mountain climbers recovered after last week's Banff avalanche

BANFF, Alta. — The bodies have been recovered of three renowned mountain climbers who were believed to have been caught in a large avalanche in Banff National Park last week.
Hundreds of Canadian troops deployed to flood zones in Quebec and N.B.

Hundreds of Canadian troops deployed to flood zones in Quebec and N.B.

MONTREAL — Quebecers whose homes are repeatedly flooded may eventually be forced to move, Premier Francois Legault said Sunday as he toured an area enduring its second bout of spring flooding in three years.
New Brunswick premier urges caution as floodwaters continue to rise

New Brunswick premier urges caution as floodwaters continue to rise

FREDERICTON — Rising floodwaters have forced the closure of at least 35 roads in New Brunswick, where the premier is urging residents to do what they can to protect their families and property.

Canadian killed in Mexico, consular officials assisting family: Global Affairs

OTTAWA — Global Affairs Canada says a Canadian citizen has been killed in Mexico, and consular officials are providing assistance to the victim's family.