Canada

May 18, 2024

What exactly are 'zombie' fires, and how are they affecting wildfires this spring?

The wildfire season is off to an early start in some parts of Canada — partially due to what are sometimes called "zombie fires" that have carried over from last year. Here's what we know about them.
May 18, 2024

Former home of Sir John A. Macdonald reopens with new exhibits exploring complex legacy

Bellevue House National Historic Site in Kingston, Ont., is set to welcome visitors with exhibits that seek to reconcile the role of Canada's first prime minister with the present and provide previously-silenced communities with a voice.
May 18, 2024

Would you fight Alberta's wildfires for $22/hour? And no benefits?

Low pay is one of the reasons some of Alberta's wildland firefighters are not returning to their seasonal jobs, resulting in fewer experienced firefighters and potential safety risks to personnel and the public. 
May 18, 2024

Armed with new Canadian mark, shot putter Mitton chasing big throws on Diamond League circuit

Sarah Mitton of Brooklyn, N.S., returns to the Diamond League professional circuit this Sunday in Marrakech, Morocco, eight days after raising her women's shot put national record to 20.68 metres. She says her "entire focus" is on the Paris Olympics in August.
May 18, 2024

Couple says goodbye to beloved home on Quebec coast after erosion put safety at risk

Joanne Audet and Marcel Breton say they have lived an extraordinary life by the sea, but the coastal erosion along the shores of Maria, Que., has become too much for the couple.
May 18, 2024

Edmonton police defend actions during university encampment clearing

Edmonton police officials laid out a detailed timeline Friday, regarding a pro-Palestinian encampment that formed at the University of Alberta and the police response when the university asked the camp to be cleared from campus.
May 18, 2024

N.S. doctor predicted decades ago his daughter's murder would be solved. Now it has been

In the months after his 19-year-old daughter was murdered in Calgary in February 1977, Nova Scotian Dr. Jim MacLean predicted the case would be solved. “It may […]
May 17, 2024

Penny Oleksiak wins 100m freestyle at Canadian swim trials

Toronto's Penny Oleksiak won the women's 100-metre freestyle on Friday night at the Olympic & Paralympic Trials.
May 17, 2024

Minister suggests Canada is considering tariffs on Chinese EVs following U.S. move

Canada’s industry minister says Ottawa is “considering all measures” after the U.S. announced it would be hiking tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles and other related goods.
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