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Carolina Hurricanes left wing Warren Foegele (13) loses his stick as he moves the puck in front of Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Mikhail Sergachev (98) during the first period in Game 4 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series Saturday, June 5, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Edmonton Oilers sign Warren Foegele to three-year contract

EDMONTON — Warren Foegele has signed onto a three-year contract with the…

Carolina Hurricanes left wing Warren Foegele (13) loses his stick as he moves the puck in front of Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Mikhail Sergachev (98) during the first period in Game 4 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series Saturday, June 5, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Mandy Gull-Masty, shown in this handout image, has become the first woman to be elected grand chief of Quebec's Cree Nation. Gull-Masty won 64 per cent of the vote in a run-off election held Thursday, defeating Pakesso Mukash, who received 34 per cent.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO

“Not a coincidence:” Indigenous leaders praise historic election victories by women

MONTREAL — It’s no coincidence that a wave of Indigenous women have…

Mandy Gull-Masty, shown in this handout image, has become the first woman to be elected grand chief of Quebec's Cree Nation. Gull-Masty won 64 per cent of the vote in a run-off election held Thursday, defeating Pakesso Mukash, who received 34 per cent.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO
Rural Doctors

Alberta Medical Association head concerned over government lifting COVID restrictions

EDMONTON — The head of the Alberta Medical Association says he has…

Rural Doctors
Kylie Masse, of Canada, poses after winning the silver medal in the women's 200-meter backstroke final at the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games, in Tokyo, Saturday, July 31, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Gregory Bull

Kylie Masse earns second silver in pool, Andre De Grasse cruises into 100 semifinal

TOKYO — Gasping for breath after racing to her second silver medal…

Kylie Masse, of Canada, poses after winning the silver medal in the women's 200-meter backstroke final at the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games, in Tokyo, Saturday, July 31, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Gregory Bull
In this file photo, a lotto Max ticket is shown in Toronto on Monday Feb. 26, 2018. (By THE CANADIAN PRESS)

No winning ticket for Friday’s $20 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $20 million jackpot…

In this file photo, a lotto Max ticket is shown in Toronto on Monday Feb. 26, 2018. (By THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Boston Bruins' Nick Ritchie skates in front of the Washington Capitals' empty net during third period Game 4 NHL Stanley Cup first-round playoff hockey action in Boston, Friday, May 21, 2021. The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed forward Nick Ritchie to a two-year contract. The contract carries an annual average value of US$2.5 million. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Michael Dwyer

Toronto Maple Leafs sign forward Nick Ritchie to two-year contract

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed forward Nick Ritchie to…

Boston Bruins' Nick Ritchie skates in front of the Washington Capitals' empty net during third period Game 4 NHL Stanley Cup first-round playoff hockey action in Boston, Friday, May 21, 2021. The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed forward Nick Ritchie to a two-year contract. The contract carries an annual average value of US$2.5 million. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Michael Dwyer
The sky glows orange as the Tremont Creek wildfire burns on a mountain in the distance above Ashcroft, B.C., on Thursday, July 15, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck.

Severe wildfires could affect community watersheds, says forest service researcher

VANCOUVER — There is more to learn about the consequences of intensifying…

The sky glows orange as the Tremont Creek wildfire burns on a mountain in the distance above Ashcroft, B.C., on Thursday, July 15, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck.
The Toronto Blue Jays play an MLB intrasquad baseball game in a nearly empty Rogers Centre in Toronto, Thursday, July 9, 2020. The Blue Jays play their first game in Toronto in 670 days when they host the Kanas City Royals at Rogers Centre on Friday evening. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Carlos Osorio

Hernandez, Bichette homer as Blue Jays celebrate return home with win over Royals

Hernandez, Bichette homer as Blue Jays celebrate return home with win over Royals

The Toronto Blue Jays play an MLB intrasquad baseball game in a nearly empty Rogers Centre in Toronto, Thursday, July 9, 2020. The Blue Jays play their first game in Toronto in 670 days when they host the Kanas City Royals at Rogers Centre on Friday evening. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Carlos Osorio
Montreal Alouettes quarterback Matthew Shiltz (18) is sacked by B.C. Lions' Shawn Lemon (9) and fumbles the ball leading to a turnover during the first half of a CFL football game in Vancouver, on Saturday September 28, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Veteran defensive lineman Shawn Lemon among 16 players released by the Edmonton Elks

Veteran defensive lineman Shawn Lemon among 16 players released by the Edmonton Elks

Montreal Alouettes quarterback Matthew Shiltz (18) is sacked by B.C. Lions' Shawn Lemon (9) and fumbles the ball leading to a turnover during the first half of a CFL football game in Vancouver, on Saturday September 28, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Canada’s Women’s rugby team prepares to face Brazil during the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games, in Japan on Friday, July 30, 2021. Rugby Canada has condemned "inappropriate comments" aimed at the women's rugby sevens team in the wake of its disappointing performance at the Tokyo Olympics. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, COC, Darren Calabrese *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Rugby Canada fires Cudmore over social media posts

Rugby Canada fires Cudmore over social media posts

Canada’s Women’s rugby team prepares to face Brazil during the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games, in Japan on Friday, July 30, 2021. Rugby Canada has condemned "inappropriate comments" aimed at the women's rugby sevens team in the wake of its disappointing performance at the Tokyo Olympics. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, COC, Darren Calabrese *MANDATORY CREDIT*
In this Aug. 3, 2007, file photo, magic mushrooms are seen in a grow room at the Procare farm in Hazerswoude, central Netherlands. The Alberta Court of Appeal has convicted a Calgary man who attacked a professor in her home while he was high on magic mushrooms. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Peter Dejong

Appeal Court convicts Calgary man who attacked woman while he was high on mushrooms

Appeal Court convicts Calgary man who attacked woman while he was high on mushrooms

In this Aug. 3, 2007, file photo, magic mushrooms are seen in a grow room at the Procare farm in Hazerswoude, central Netherlands. The Alberta Court of Appeal has convicted a Calgary man who attacked a professor in her home while he was high on magic mushrooms. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Peter Dejong
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks at the Premier's annual Stampede breakfast in Calgary on Monday, July 12, 2021. The Canadian Paediatric Society has written an open letter to Alberta's top doctor urging her to reconsider lifting isolation and testing requirements to curb the spread of COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘Still a ways to go in Alberta:’ Top doctors weigh in on plan to end isolation

‘Still a ways to go in Alberta:’ Top doctors weigh in on plan to end isolation

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks at the Premier's annual Stampede breakfast in Calgary on Monday, July 12, 2021. The Canadian Paediatric Society has written an open letter to Alberta's top doctor urging her to reconsider lifting isolation and testing requirements to curb the spread of COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks at a news conference in Edmonton on Aug. 7, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Alberta receives inquiry’s final report on eco groups and energy industry

Alberta receives inquiry’s final report on eco groups and energy industry

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks at a news conference in Edmonton on Aug. 7, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Travellers arrive at Heathrow Airport in London, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Frank Augstein

British Canadians frustrated by exclusion from U.K.’s new quarantine exemptions

British Canadians frustrated by exclusion from U.K.’s new quarantine exemptions

Travellers arrive at Heathrow Airport in London, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Frank Augstein
People walk past the University of Toronto campus during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto on Wednesday, June 10, 2020.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

International students face vaccine hurdles as they prep for campus life in Canada

International students face vaccine hurdles as they prep for campus life in Canada

People walk past the University of Toronto campus during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto on Wednesday, June 10, 2020.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Wildfire smoke fills the air and obstructs the view of the mountains as people continue to take part in outdoor activities in Sicamous B.C., on Thursday July 29, 2021. British Columbia is gearing up to respond to another heat wave by taking several steps including opening civic centres that would otherwise be closed so people can escape to a cool place if they lack air conditioning. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

B.C. readies response ahead of second heat wave expected this weekend

B.C. readies response ahead of second heat wave expected this weekend

Wildfire smoke fills the air and obstructs the view of the mountains as people continue to take part in outdoor activities in Sicamous B.C., on Thursday July 29, 2021. British Columbia is gearing up to respond to another heat wave by taking several steps including opening civic centres that would otherwise be closed so people can escape to a cool place if they lack air conditioning. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, holds a press conference in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Federal government reaches nearly $8B deal with First Nations on drinking water suit

Federal government reaches nearly $8B deal with First Nations on drinking water suit

Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, holds a press conference in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau listens as Chief Public Health Officer of Canada Dr. Theresa Tam is seen via videoconference during a news conference on the COVID-19 pandemic in Ottawa on Friday, June 4, 2021. Federal officials are warning that Canada could be on the brink of a fourth wave of COVID-19 driven by the highly contagious Delta variant if the country opens too fast before enough people have been vaccinated. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Tam urges higher COVID vaccine rate, cautious reopening to avoid risk of fourth wave

Tam urges higher COVID vaccine rate, cautious reopening to avoid risk of fourth wave

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau listens as Chief Public Health Officer of Canada Dr. Theresa Tam is seen via videoconference during a news conference on the COVID-19 pandemic in Ottawa on Friday, June 4, 2021. Federal officials are warning that Canada could be on the brink of a fourth wave of COVID-19 driven by the highly contagious Delta variant if the country opens too fast before enough people have been vaccinated. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Two travellers from U.S. fined $20,000 each for fake vaccination documents

Two travellers from U.S. fined $20,000 each for fake vaccination documents

The sign on the front of the Telus head office is shown in Toronto, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

‘Burdensome’ regulations hampering access, cost of spectrum: Telus CEO

‘Burdensome’ regulations hampering access, cost of spectrum: Telus CEO

The sign on the front of the Telus head office is shown in Toronto, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn