Buildings in West Vancouver are obscured due to the heavy smoke in the air Monday.

Those smoky skies over Vancouver are a glimpse of the future. Here’s what experts...

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VANCOUVER—The thick, acrid smoke that’s blanketed much of Western Canada in recent days due to wildfires in the U.S. should not be viewed as a temporary irritant but as part of a worsening, climate...
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has promised to rebuild the economy, address inequality and take bold action on the climate emergency. So far, his promises have not been fulfilled.

The throne speech must blaze a bold new path — including imposing a wealth...

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The speech from the throne is only weeks away. Moments like these — pandemics, depressions, wars — are historical turning points, often marking a time period when fundamental change toward social and economic equality...
After Canada failed to win a temporary seat on the UN Security Council, Trudeau said the country would remain active on the world stage in trying to rebuild the battered pandemic economy.

Trudeau pledges extra $400M in humanitarian aid to fight COVID-19 (Details)

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OTTAWA—Canada will commit an extra $400 million in development and humanitarian spending to combat COVID-19, says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.The new money will go “to trusted partners on the ground fighting COVID-19,” Trudeau said...

Newfoundland and Labrador reports first COVID-19 case in six days (Details)

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ST. JOHN’S, N.L.—Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting one new case of COVID-19, bringing the province’s number of active cases to two.The new case involves a man in the central region of Newfoundland who is...
Smoke fills the sky and blankets the Vancouver skyline, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020. Metro Vancouver has issued an air quality advisory due to the smoke from wildfires burning south of the U.S. border.

Smoke from distant fires in U.S. pose ‘very high risk’ for air quality in...

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VANCOUVER—Environment Canada has issued a special air quality statement for Metro Vancouver, showing a very high risk to health due to wildfire smoke from Washington and Oregon.The agency advised people with underlying medical conditions...

‘Throw it away and wash your hands’: Salmonella outbreak in Canada growing, leaving close...

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The Public Health Agency of Canada is pleading with Canadians to heed its advice as a salmonella outbreak in Canada is continuing to cause illnesses, hospitalizations and may have even resulted in at least...
Premier John Horgan and Finance Minister Carole James are scheduled to release details today of the $1.5-billion economic recovery plan.

B.C. government set to release plan to recharge economy after COVID-19 blow (Details)

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VICTORIA—The British Columbia government is expected to reveal how it plans to stimulate an economic rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic.Premier John Horgan and Finance Minister Carole James are scheduled to release details today of...

Civil rights group finds Ontario police used COVID-19 database illegally (Details)

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Police forces across Ontario engaged in broad, illegal searches of a now-defunct COVID-19 database, two civil rights groups alleged Wednesday, claiming the use of the portal violated individual privacy rights for months.The Canadian Civil...
Liberal Leader Kevin Vickers says New Brunswick needs a growth agenda, not what he says are austerity and cuts promoted by Premier Blaine Higgs.

Vickers, Higgs spar over economy as N.B. election campaign nears home stretch (Details)

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FREDERICTON—New Brunswick business leaders were presented with stark differences in political parties’ economic plans Tuesday as they heard from three leaders ahead of next week’s provincial election.Liberal Leader Kevin Vickers says the province needs...

Airbnb suspends more than 40 listings across Ontario for hosting parties (Details)

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Airbnb says it has suspended more than 40 listings across Ontario as part of its effort to crack down on party houses.The short-term rental website says the suspensions are part of its 2019 policy...
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Meghan Markle Said She Considered Suicide While Pregnant And That She...

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Meghan Markle, aka the Duchess of Sussex, said that the constant attacks from the British media while pregnant left her feeling suicidal — and...