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Muslim charity heading to court over 'unfair' suspension levied by revenue agency

Muslim charity heading to court over 'unfair' suspension levied by revenue agency

The charity has been accused of improperly issuing donation receipts totalling more than $307,000 on behalf of organizations administering six projects — a practice known as third-party receipting.
Parks Canada deploys three Banff fire specialists to B.C.

Parks Canada deploys three Banff fire specialists to B.C.

“These recent days have been a very harsh reminder that even as we fight climate change, we must also adapt to its effects,” said Jonathan Wilkinson, the federal minister of environment and climate change, whose portfolio includes Parks Canada.
Cruise ships allowed to sail in Canadian waters starting Nov. 1

Cruise ships allowed to sail in Canadian waters starting Nov. 1

British Columbia also wants the United States to lift legislation that allows ships travelling between Washington state and Alaska to sail past the province's ports without stopping.
Prairie farmers pray for rain as drought, grasshoppers ravage crops and pastures

Prairie farmers pray for rain as drought, grasshoppers ravage crops and pastures

Farm groups are also calling for emergency relief funding through the AgriRecovery framework, a federal-provincial disaster assistance program. The country's agriculture ministers discussed the issue at a virtual federal-provincial-territorial meeting on Thursday.
Spreading wildlife disease threatens deer, elk — and maybe humans, new research says

Spreading wildlife disease threatens deer, elk — and maybe humans, new research says

Soon-to-be-published research on chronic wasting disease has raised new fears about whether the illness could infect humans. 
'Genetic fingerprint' from wastewater key to tracking COVID-19 outbreaks: U of C

'Genetic fingerprint' from wastewater key to tracking COVID-19 outbreaks: U of C

"We can actually have a six-day leading indicator prior to an outbreak occurring just because of the way the biology works with regards to the virus. ... We'll pick it up in the wastewater before it shows up in clinical case numbers."
Brookfield Infrastructure raises hostile takeover offer for Inter Pipeline

Brookfield Infrastructure raises hostile takeover offer for Inter Pipeline

The company is now offering $20 in cash or 0.25 of a Brookfield Infrastructure share for each Inter Pipeline share, with a cap on the number of shares that are available.
Entire communities ready to leave on short notice as B.C. wildfires rage

Entire communities ready to leave on short notice as B.C. wildfires rage

Most of the orders cover huge areas of the central Interior, but residents of 41 properties in the Okanagan, west of Peachland, were ordered out before dawn as the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen said a new fire threatens safety.
Shell proposes new carbon capture and storage project at Scotford Complex

Shell proposes new carbon capture and storage project at Scotford Complex

Shell Canada Ltd. has announced plans to build a large-scale carbon capture and storage project at its Scotford Complex near Edmonton, part of its strategy to become a net-zero emissions company by 2050.
Head of Justice Centre taking leave; hired investigator to follow judge

Head of Justice Centre taking leave; hired investigator to follow judge

The president of the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms is stepping away from the Alberta-based organization after admitting to hiring a private investigator to follow a Manitoba judge.