Canada

December 4, 2022

This N.B. ghost town was the site of a famous axe murder that changed Canadian law

All that's left of what was once a vibrant New Brunswick logging community called New Ireland, is a graveyard that's being overtaken by the forest, several old stone foundations and a crime story that made headlines around the world.
December 4, 2022

What is COP15? Why it matters and what's at stake at the Montreal summit

Thousands of delegates representing 192 countries will spend the next two weeks meeting in Montreal, hammering out a once-in-a-decade agreement meant to protect, conserve and equitably share nature. Here's your guide to why it matters, who will be there and what to expect.
December 4, 2022

First Nation in western B.C. making strides toward energy sovereignty

Six years after a devastating diesel spill underscored its dependency on fossil fuels, the Haíɫzaqv (Heiltsuk) Nation in western British Columbia says it is moving toward energy sovereignty and decarbonization.
December 4, 2022

Kelp is disappearing from parts of the West Coast. These scientists are trying to save it

Marine heat waves have been killing kelp on parts of the West Coast, and human-caused climate change is forecast to make these heat waves more frequent and intense. A team of scientists is studying what people can do to help the kelp — especially as we look to it as a possible ally against carbon emissions.
December 4, 2022

Slain RCMP Const. Yang cleared of wrongdoing in shooting, B.C. police watchdog says

Officer was stabbed to death while she and a city employee attempted to issue an eviction notice
December 4, 2022

Arkells, late CBC journalist Barbara Frum among 2022 inductees to Canada's Walk of Fame

Canadian band Arkells and late CBC journalist Barbara Frum are among this year's inductees to Canada's Walk of Fame.
December 3, 2022

Quebec’s human rights commission drops nearly 200 cases after Supreme Court decision

Commission’s report marks the first time the government body has been able to quantify the number of cases affected by ruling in support of comedian Mike Ward
December 3, 2022

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith changing sovereignty bill after ‘confusion’ over powers given to cabinet

Ms. Smith says the bill was never intended to give executive members the authority to change law without the legislature’s approval
December 3, 2022

Arctic chill expected over north and central coasts of British Columbia, Environment Canada says

Arctic overflow warnings are posted for the north coast, including Kitimat and Terrace, and for the inland sections of the central coast
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