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People work to drag a fallen tree limb from their street as post tropical storm Fiona causes widespread damage in Halifax on Saturday, September 24, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

Homes washed away by Fiona in N.L., storm wreaks havoc across Atlantic region

SYDNEY, N.S. — Towns in Cape Breton and on Newfoundland’s southern coast…

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, left, dishes out pancakes at his last Premier's annual Stampede breakfast as premier in Calgary, Alta., Monday, July 11, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Federal government unlikely to declare victory on COVID as travel restrictions loosen

OTTAWA — The thundering sound of hoofbeats charging toward the end of…

Governor General Mary Simon looks on as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau signs documents during an accession ceremony at Rideau Hall, in Ottawa, Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

King Charles III becomes King of Canada amid artillery salute, heraldic trumpets

OTTAWA — King Charles III was proclaimed Canada’s head of state on…

Conservative leadership hopeful Pierre Poilievre, left, smiles as he takes part in the Conservative Party of Canada French-language leadership debate in Laval, Quebec on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. The Conservative Party of Canada will announce its next leader in Ottawa tonight, after candidates and supporters spent the past seven months on its third leadership contest in six years. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

The Conservative leadership contest ends tonight and it’s Pierre Poilievre’s to lose

OTTAWA — It’s finally here. The Conservative Party of Canada will announce…

Conservative leadership hopeful Pierre Poilievre, left, smiles as he takes part in the Conservative Party of Canada French-language leadership debate in Laval, Quebec on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. The Conservative Party of Canada will announce its next leader in Ottawa tonight, after candidates and supporters spent the past seven months on its third leadership contest in six years. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
In this file photo, a lotto Max ticket is shown in Toronto on Monday Feb. 26, 2018. (By THE CANADIAN PRESS)

No winning ticket sold for Friday’s $60 million Lotto Max jackpot

There was no winning ticket sold in Friday’s Lotto Max $60 million…

In this file photo, a lotto Max ticket is shown in Toronto on Monday Feb. 26, 2018. (By THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Police vehicles at Calgary Police Service headquarters in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, April 9, 2020, amid a worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Two dead in residential fire in Calgary’s Harvest Hills neighbourhood

CALGARY — A fire in the northeast Calgary neighbourhood of Harvest Hills…

Police vehicles at Calgary Police Service headquarters in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, April 9, 2020, amid a worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
A new study estimates that 6.3 million Canadians will be diagnosed and living with dementia in the next 30 years (Photo: Alzheimer Society)

Canada could see tripling of people living with dementia in next 30 years: Landmark study

The Alzheimer Society of Canada released a study that predicts triple the number of diagnoses

A new study estimates that 6.3 million Canadians will be diagnosed and living with dementia in the next 30 years (Photo: Alzheimer Society)
FILE – Queen Elizabeth II attends a garden party at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on Wednesday June 30, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
FILE – Queen Elizabeth II attends a garden party at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on Wednesday June 30, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Investigators with protective equipment enter a house in a crime scene in Weldon, Sask., Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022. Saskatchewan RCMP has confirmed that there are 10 dead while 15 are injured following the stabbings that occurred at James Smith Cree Nation and Weldon in Saskatchewan. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Heywood Yu

Manhunt continues for suspects in Saskatchewan stabbings, police remain tight-lipped

Investigators continued their “relentless” manhunt Monday for two suspects accused in a…

Investigators with protective equipment enter a house in a crime scene in Weldon, Sask., Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022. Saskatchewan RCMP has confirmed that there are 10 dead while 15 are injured following the stabbings that occurred at James Smith Cree Nation and Weldon in Saskatchewan. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Heywood Yu
Lake Geraldine, Iqaluit's drinking water reservoir, nears historic minimum levels on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dustin Patar

Iqaluit water issues a matter of Arctic security, Nunavut MP Lori Idlout says

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut’s capital was able to avert a water-shortage crisis…

Lake Geraldine, Iqaluit's drinking water reservoir, nears historic minimum levels on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dustin Patar
University of Victoria Chinese culture expert Grace Wong Sneddon, Department of Art History & Visual Studies, is shown in Victoria on Saturday Sept. 3, 2022. A march Monday will commemorate the 100 year anniversary Chinese school students in Victoria staged a one-year boycott to protest the local school district's plan to segregate the students into Chinese-only schools. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dirk Meissner 

March honours 100-year anniversary of Chinese student school strike over segregation

VICTORIA — The first day of school in Victoria one hundred years…

University of Victoria Chinese culture expert Grace Wong Sneddon, Department of Art History & Visual Studies, is shown in Victoria on Saturday Sept. 3, 2022. A march Monday will commemorate the 100 year anniversary Chinese school students in Victoria staged a one-year boycott to protest the local school district's plan to segregate the students into Chinese-only schools. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dirk Meissner 
Nurses tend to a COVID-19 patient in the Intensive Care Unit at the Bluewater Health Hospital in Sarnia, Ont., on Tuesday, January 25, 2022. Nearly two and a half years since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, what started as a challenge related to high infection rates overloading hospitals has evolved into an acute labour challenge.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Nurses tend to a COVID-19 patient in the Intensive Care Unit at the Bluewater Health Hospital in Sarnia, Ont., on Tuesday, January 25, 2022. Nearly two and a half years since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, what started as a challenge related to high infection rates overloading hospitals has evolved into an acute labour challenge.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
A fossil is seen in an undated handout photo. Lisa Cormier, a school teacher from Prince Edward Island, was walking down a familiar path on the beach at Cape Egmont with her dog looking for sea glass, as she had for years, when she spotted the fossil, which looked like intertwined branches. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Lisa Cormier, *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Fossil found on P.E.I. older than first dinosaur to have walked the Earth

Lisa Cormier was walking her dog down a familiar path on the…

A fossil is seen in an undated handout photo. Lisa Cormier, a school teacher from Prince Edward Island, was walking down a familiar path on the beach at Cape Egmont with her dog looking for sea glass, as she had for years, when she spotted the fossil, which looked like intertwined branches. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Lisa Cormier, *MANDATORY CREDIT*
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Alert issued for suspects in random Saskatchewan stabbings expands to three provinces

RCMP in Saskatchewan have expanded an alert to neighbouring provinces for two…

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RCMP say man dead following report of stabbing outside Banff, Alta., bar

BANFF, Alta. — A man from Alberta has died after a fight…

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Unpredictable wildfire behaviour in British Columbia's southern Okanagan has forced the evacuation of the entire community of Olalla and an evacuation alert for Keremeos, just a few kilometres to the south. A Unit Crew conducts planned ignitions above Yellow Lake near Olalla this recent handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-BC Wildfire Service

Crews protect power line to Jasper from lightning-sparked blaze

JASPER, ALTA. — Officials with Jasper National Park in Alberta say specialized…

Unpredictable wildfire behaviour in British Columbia's southern Okanagan has forced the evacuation of the entire community of Olalla and an evacuation alert for Keremeos, just a few kilometres to the south. A Unit Crew conducts planned ignitions above Yellow Lake near Olalla this recent handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-BC Wildfire Service
Police vehicles at Calgary Police Service headquarters in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, April 9, 2020, amid a worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘Modified racing vehicle’ crash on Calgary streets kills driver

CALGARY — Police in Calgary are investigating a fatal crash of a…

Police vehicles at Calgary Police Service headquarters in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, April 9, 2020, amid a worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Defence lawyer Marie Henein attends a press conference in Ottawa on May 8, 2019. Henein is representing a Saskatchewan woman accused of faking her death and that of her son and crossing the border illegally into the United States.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Defence lawyer Marie Henein attends a press conference in Ottawa on May 8, 2019. Henein is representing a Saskatchewan woman accused of faking her death and that of her son and crossing the border illegally into the United States.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
A doctor examines a patient with a stethoscope in her doctor’s office in Stuttgart, Germany, Monday, April 28, 2008. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Thomas Kienzle

B.C. needs to invest in primary care to stem the bleeding of family doctors from rural areas

Primary care infrastructure in the province is largely funded through family doctors’ salaries

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A doctor examines a patient with a stethoscope in her doctor’s office in Stuttgart, Germany, Monday, April 28, 2008. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Thomas Kienzle
NASA’s new moon rocket is illuminated by xenon lights as she sits on Launch Pad 39-B hours ahead of a planned launch at the Kennedy Space Center Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. This is scheduled to be the first flight of NASA’s 21st-century moon-exploration program, named Artemis after Apollo’s mythological twin sister. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)

Fuel leak ruins NASA’s 2nd shot at launching moon rocket

The $4.1 billion test flight is the first step in NASA’s Artemis program of renewed lunar exploration

NASA’s new moon rocket is illuminated by xenon lights as she sits on Launch Pad 39-B hours ahead of a planned launch at the Kennedy Space Center Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. This is scheduled to be the first flight of NASA’s 21st-century moon-exploration program, named Artemis after Apollo’s mythological twin sister. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)