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Governments, B.C. coastal First Nations endorse marine protection action plan

Governments, B.C. coastal First Nations endorse marine protection action plan

VANCOUVER — The federal and British Columbia governments, alongside 15 coastal First Nations, have officially endorsed the blueprint for a vast network of marine protected areas along Canada's west coast.
Advocates come together to help sailors stuck for months on tugboats in Quebec port

Advocates come together to help sailors stuck for months on tugboats in Quebec port

TROIS-RIVIÈRES, Que. — Groups that advocate for seafarers are expressing concern for 11 sailors who are spending a harsh Quebec winter aboard three tugboats that have been detained for months in the port of Trois-Rivières.
Newfoundland family finds hockey jerseys lost during post-tropical storm Fiona

Newfoundland family finds hockey jerseys lost during post-tropical storm Fiona

Three tupperware bins hold all that remains of Peggy Savery's life and home since post-tropical storm Fiona ravaged her Newfoundland community and swept away most of her possessions last September.
Canada sends military aircraft into Haiti's skies as gang violence escalates

Canada sends military aircraft into Haiti's skies as gang violence escalates

OTTAWA — Canada has sent one of its military planes to Haiti to help the country cope with escalating violence.
Five things to know about health-care talks Tuesday between Trudeau, premiers

Five things to know about health-care talks Tuesday between Trudeau, premiers

OTTAWA — On Tuesday in Ottawa, Canada's 13 premiers and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will sit around the same table in person for the first time since COVID-19 hoping to find a path toward a new long-term health-care funding deal.
Indigenous history class for lawyers justified and more common in Canada: experts

Indigenous history class for lawyers justified and more common in Canada: experts

EDMONTON — As Alberta's Law Society seeks to defend rules that require members to take a course on Indigenous issues, experts say such measures are common elsewhere in Canada and are well-grounded in legal rationale.
Hailed as green energy source, northern Quebec lithium project divides Cree

Hailed as green energy source, northern Quebec lithium project divides Cree

NEMASKA, QUE. — Type the word “Nemaska” into a search engine and most results refer to Nemaska Lithium, the company that sought bankruptcy protection in 2019 before being partly bought out by the Quebec government’s investment agency.
Tiny wines find home in B.C.'s market, as Canadians consider reducing consumption

Tiny wines find home in B.C.'s market, as Canadians consider reducing consumption

VANCOUVER — Wine lovers have growing options on the shelf to enjoy their favourite beverage as producers in B.C. offer smaller container sizes.

Lotto 649 winning numbers for Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023

TORONTO — The winning numbers in Saturday's Lotto 649 draw for an estimated $5 million: 11, 13, 29, 31, 42 & 47.

Falooda Drink recall over undeclared milk expanded to include multiple flavours

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has expanded a recall for Falooda Drink that was initially issued because the product contains milk that is not listed on the label.