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Yellowknife struggling to clear above average snowfall

Yellowknife struggling to clear above average snowfall

YELLOWKNIFE — Residents and city staff in the Northwest Territories capital are struggling to keep up with an onslaught of snow.
'It still hurts:' Families hope for new homes after mass stabbing in Saskatchewan

'It still hurts:' Families hope for new homes after mass stabbing in Saskatchewan

JAMES SMITH CREE NATION — Brian (Buggy) Burns says it’s the small things he misses the most, like sitting down and having coffee with his wife nearly every morning for more than three decades.
IRCC finds no fault in AIDS summit visa debacle, amid fear of December repeat

IRCC finds no fault in AIDS summit visa debacle, amid fear of December repeat

OTTAWA — With Canada set to host a major international summit next month, advocates are warning about a possible repeat of issues that prevented some African delegates from attending a conference in Montreal over the summer, leading to allegations th
Don't have a cow: Senator's legen-dairy speech draws metaphor from bovine caper

Don't have a cow: Senator's legen-dairy speech draws metaphor from bovine caper

OTTAWA — Haven't you herd? A dramatic tale of 20 escaped cows, nine cowboys and a drone recently unfolded in St-Sévère, Que., and it behooved a Canadian senator to milk it for all it was worth.
'An amazing feat': Emergencies Act inquiry wraps up six weeks of hearings

'An amazing feat': Emergencies Act inquiry wraps up six weeks of hearings

OTTAWA — The inquiry probing the Liberal government's decision to invoke the Emergencies Act in response to last winter's weeks-long "Freedom Convoy" protests has wrapped up its public fact-finding hearings.
Ottawa commits $39.4M to support Indigenous languages in the North

Ottawa commits $39.4M to support Indigenous languages in the North

DETTAH, N.W.T. — The federal government says it is investing $39.4 million to support Indigenous languages in the territories.
Lawyers debate whether Nazism led to Holocaust, as Montreal hate speech trial resumes

Lawyers debate whether Nazism led to Holocaust, as Montreal hate speech trial resumes

MONTREAL — The lawyer for a Montreal man accused of wilfully promoting hatred against Jews argued in court on Friday that the prosecution failed to properly define Nazism or present evidence about what happened during the Holocaust.
B.C. forecasts surplus of $5.7 billion, but 'shock rebound' may not last: minister

B.C. forecasts surplus of $5.7 billion, but 'shock rebound' may not last: minister

VICTORIA — British Columbia's budget forecast shows a surplus of $5.7 billion, dwarfing the previous estimate and giving the government room to help people facing the ongoing cost-of-living crunch, says Finance Minister Selina Robinson.
Quebec to appeal ruling that was greeted as victory in fight against racial profiling

Quebec to appeal ruling that was greeted as victory in fight against racial profiling

MONTREAL — The Quebec government said Friday it will appeal a landmark Superior Court ruling that bans random police stops, because the province said the court decision deprives police of an important law-enforcement tool.
Trudeau says he's 'absolutely serene' about invoking Emergencies Act

Trudeau says he's 'absolutely serene' about invoking Emergencies Act

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defended his decision to invoke the Emergencies Act to a public inquiry Friday, displaying moments of introspection while acknowledging the seriousness of declaring a public order emergency and insisting it was the right thing to do