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B.C. wildfires: Plans underway for residents' return to evacuated town of Fort Nelson

B.C. wildfires: Plans underway for residents' return to evacuated town of Fort Nelson

FORT NELSON, B.C. — The mayor of the regional municipality that includes the evacuated community of Fort Nelson, B.C.
Quebec minister tables bill to restrict evictions for three years amid housing crunch

Quebec minister tables bill to restrict evictions for three years amid housing crunch

QUÉBEC — Quebec's housing minister acknowledged on Wednesday that the province is in a housing crisis, as she tabled a bill that would impose a three-year moratorium on certain types of evictions and boost protections for low-income renters aged 65 a
Former head of military HR sues Armed Forces, government after misconduct case

Former head of military HR sues Armed Forces, government after misconduct case

OTTAWA — A former military leader who was accused of sexual misconduct in 2021 is suing the federal government, the Armed Forces and his accuser, claiming he was maliciously prosecuted for political reasons. Lt.-Gen.
Indian international students most likely to live in unsuitable housing, StatCan says

Indian international students most likely to live in unsuitable housing, StatCan says

OTTAWA — International students were more likely to live in unsuitable housing in 2021 than Canadian-born students, a report released Thursday by Statistics Canada shows.
'Personal conflict': Montreal alley fight kills three, including 15-year-old

'Personal conflict': Montreal alley fight kills three, including 15-year-old

MONTREAL — Montreal police said Wednesday that a "personal conflict" was at the heart of a massive brawl that ended in the stabbing death of three young people, including a 15-year-old boy. Cmdr.
Canadians feel grocery inflation getting worse, 18% are boycotting Loblaw: poll

Canadians feel grocery inflation getting worse, 18% are boycotting Loblaw: poll

Almost two-thirds of Canadians feel that inflation at the grocery store is getting worse, a new poll suggests, even as food inflation has been steadily cooling.
Interpol says more than 1,500 stolen Canadian vehicles identified since February

Interpol says more than 1,500 stolen Canadian vehicles identified since February

MONTREAL — Interpol says more than 200 stolen Canadian vehicles have been found each week across the globe since February.
Senators pass new rules entrenching independent groups, angering Tories

Senators pass new rules entrenching independent groups, angering Tories

OTTAWA — Canada's upper house has adopted a new set of rules that the Liberal government says will further entrench its independence, as the dominos from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Senate reforms continue to fall.
In the news today: Is food inflation easing? Q2 results for Canadian banks due.

In the news today: Is food inflation easing? Q2 results for Canadian banks due.

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today...
First Nations leader says little change for women's safety since Pickton murders

First Nations leader says little change for women's safety since Pickton murders

BELLA BELLA, B.C. — An Indigenous leader in British Columbia says little has changed since the crimes of serial killer Robert Pickton, as community members reflect on news that he is in life-threatening condition after being attacked in prison.
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