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Montreal-area company fined $40,000 after blowing snow into protected frog habitat

MONTREAL — Environment and Climate Change Canada says a Montreal-area company has been fined $40,000 for violating a federal law aimed at protecting an endangered frog.
N.B. mother wants change after police mistakenly told her her son had died

N.B. mother wants change after police mistakenly told her her son had died

DIEPPE, N.B. — A mother in New Brunswick is still reeling after she says she woke up Tuesday morning to news from the RCMP that her son had died, only to discover hours later that police had made a mistake.
More missiles hit as Ukrainians brace for 'worst winter' since Second World War

More missiles hit as Ukrainians brace for 'worst winter' since Second World War

KYIV, Ukraine — Another barrage of Russian missile strikes hit Ukraine Wednesday, dealing a setback to the country's struggle to restore its power network as winter sets in.
Yellowknife struggling to clear above average snowfall

Yellowknife struggling to clear above average snowfall

YELLOWKNIFE — Residents and city staff in the Northwest Territories capital are struggling to keep up with an onslaught of snow.
IRCC finds no fault in AIDS summit visa debacle, amid fear of December repeat

IRCC finds no fault in AIDS summit visa debacle, amid fear of December repeat

OTTAWA — With Canada set to host a major international summit next month, advocates are warning about a possible repeat of issues that prevented some African delegates from attending a conference in Montreal over the summer, leading to allegations th
Don't have a cow: Senator's legen-dairy speech draws metaphor from bovine caper

Don't have a cow: Senator's legen-dairy speech draws metaphor from bovine caper

OTTAWA — Haven't you herd? A dramatic tale of 20 escaped cows, nine cowboys and a drone recently unfolded in St-Sévère, Que., and it behooved a Canadian senator to milk it for all it was worth.
'An amazing feat': Emergencies Act inquiry wraps up six weeks of hearings

'An amazing feat': Emergencies Act inquiry wraps up six weeks of hearings

OTTAWA — The inquiry probing the Liberal government's decision to invoke the Emergencies Act in response to last winter's weeks-long "Freedom Convoy" protests has wrapped up its public fact-finding hearings.
Ottawa commits $39.4M to support Indigenous languages in the North

Ottawa commits $39.4M to support Indigenous languages in the North

DETTAH, N.W.T. — The federal government says it is investing $39.4 million to support Indigenous languages in the territories.
Lawyers debate whether Nazism led to Holocaust, as Montreal hate speech trial resumes

Lawyers debate whether Nazism led to Holocaust, as Montreal hate speech trial resumes

MONTREAL — The lawyer for a Montreal man accused of wilfully promoting hatred against Jews argued in court on Friday that the prosecution failed to properly define Nazism or present evidence about what happened during the Holocaust.
B.C. forecasts surplus of $5.7 billion, but 'shock rebound' may not last: minister

B.C. forecasts surplus of $5.7 billion, but 'shock rebound' may not last: minister

VICTORIA — British Columbia's budget forecast shows a surplus of $5.7 billion, dwarfing the previous estimate and giving the government room to help people facing the ongoing cost-of-living crunch, says Finance Minister Selina Robinson.