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PM to visit northern B.C. as cabinet holds retreat amid wildfire crisis

PM to visit northern B.C. as cabinet holds retreat amid wildfire crisis

NANAIMO, B.C. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his newly shuffled cabinet gathered Tuesday for a retreat on Vancouver Island, under smoke-filled skies amid a province-wide wildfire emergency.

Nunavut's Lupin gold mine fined for not filing environmental reports on time

IQALUIT, Nunavut — The owner of an inactive gold mine in Nunavut has been fined for filing environmental reports three years late. Lupin Mines Incorporated has pleaded guilty to the charge and faces a $100,000 fine.
'I seen women raped:' Report alleges hydro development led to abuse in Manitoba

'I seen women raped:' Report alleges hydro development led to abuse in Manitoba

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government is asking the RCMP to investigate accusations that hydro development in northern Manitoba decades ago led to sexual abuse of Indigenous women.
Quebec finance minister says Trump tariffs having impact on the ground

Quebec finance minister says Trump tariffs having impact on the ground

MONTREAL — Quebec's finance minister says the protectionist measures of the Trump administration are already being felt on the ground in the province.
B.C. premier says wildfires prompted unprecedented second state of emergency

B.C. premier says wildfires prompted unprecedented second state of emergency

VANCOUVER — Premier John Horgan says successive B.C. governments have budgeted "laughable" amounts of money to fight wildfires that are becoming all too common through the ravages of climate change.
Air Canada-led consortium signs deal to buy Aeroplan program from Aimia

Air Canada-led consortium signs deal to buy Aeroplan program from Aimia

MONTREAL — An Air Canada-led consortium has reached a deal to acquire Aimia Inc.'s Aeroplan loyalty program, easing customer concerns but raising questions around the price tag and what the deal augurs for Aimia's future.
U.S. to impose anti-dumping duties of 24% plus on Canadian-made pipe

U.S. to impose anti-dumping duties of 24% plus on Canadian-made pipe

The United States has opened a new battleground in its trade war with the world, announcing preliminary anti-dumping duties on large-diameter welded pipe from Canada and five other countries. The U.S. is to immediately begin collecting 24.

Former Vancouver officer sentenced to 20 months after kissing girl, woman

SURREY, B.C. — The Crown prosecution service says a former Vancouver police detective who worked on the force's counter-exploitation unit has been sentenced to 20 months in jail after kissing a teenage girl and a woman.
Feds agree to look at easing jury secrecy provision as part of justice review

Feds agree to look at easing jury secrecy provision as part of justice review

OTTAWA — Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould says she will look at possible changes to a law forbidding jurors from talking about closed-door deliberations — a secrecy provision that prevents stressed-out former jury members from discussing difficu
Stop producing nuclear waste until we can dispose of it, critics urge Canada

Stop producing nuclear waste until we can dispose of it, critics urge Canada

OTTAWA — Environmental groups say Canada should stop producing nuclear energy until the federal government replaces its "pathetic" waste disposal policy with something more meaningful and scientific.
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