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Fire-ravaged Lytton, B.C., could soon 'thrive again,' says Insurance Bureau of Canada

Fire-ravaged Lytton, B.C., could soon 'thrive again,' says Insurance Bureau of Canada

VANCOUVER — The Insurance Bureau of Canada says there is now a path to begin the recovery for Lytton, B.C., almost a year after two people died and most of the community was destroyed by a wildfire.
'Freedom Convoy' organizer Tamara Lich arrested for breach of conditions: police

'Freedom Convoy' organizer Tamara Lich arrested for breach of conditions: police

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — Tamara Lich, a key organizer of the “Freedom Convoy,” has been arrested in Alberta on a Canada-wide warrant for one count of failing to comply with a release order, police say.
Canada pledges more aid and loans to Ukraine as G7 targets Russian oil

Canada pledges more aid and loans to Ukraine as G7 targets Russian oil

SCHLOSS ELMAU, GERMANY — Canada is ready to help other countries transition away from Russian oil and coal, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday at the end of G7 summit in Germany centred on the war in Ukraine.
Support dogs to comfort victims at Quebec's specialized sexual violence courts

Support dogs to comfort victims at Quebec's specialized sexual violence courts

QUEBEC — Some Quebec domestic assault and sexual violence victims will be able to be accompanied by a support dog during court appearances.
Borutski inquest jury to present verdict, G7 Summit wraps up: In The News for July 28

Borutski inquest jury to present verdict, G7 Summit wraps up: In The News for July 28

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 28 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
More than half of Canadians oppose Oath of Allegiance to the Queen

More than half of Canadians oppose Oath of Allegiance to the Queen

OTTAWA — Most people in Canada do not think people should have to swear an Oath of Allegiance to the Queen, according to a poll ahead of Canada Day.
'About the survivors': Pope's visit important to understand residential schools

'About the survivors': Pope's visit important to understand residential schools

MASKWACIS — Leaders from four First Nations in central Alberta say the Pope's upcoming visit could help the world understand the trauma the residential school system caused to Indigenous people.
Fuel standard regulations to start later, cut more emissions from gasoline, diesel

Fuel standard regulations to start later, cut more emissions from gasoline, diesel

OTTAWA — The federal government is delaying new emissions standards on gasoline and diesel another year but is demanding the oil and gas sector make bigger cuts to fuel emissions by 2030 given how much more money the companies are now making.
Montreal police arrest suspect in shooting death of 15-year-old girl

Montreal police arrest suspect in shooting death of 15-year-old girl

Montreal police announced Monday they made an arrest in the drive-by shooting of a 15-year-old girl whose death last year sparked an outpouring of grief and calls for action to counter gun violence in the city.
Calls increase for more money as Montreal and rest of Quebec facing housing crunch

Calls increase for more money as Montreal and rest of Quebec facing housing crunch

MONTREAL — When Soufia Khmarou moved from Morocco to Montreal in 2009, she thought finding an affordable house for her and her three children was going to be easy. "I was not expecting this," Khmarou said in an interview Monday.
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