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Ralph Goodale says military will help as Alberta deals with massive wildfires

Ralph Goodale says military will help as Alberta deals with massive wildfires

REGINA — The federal government says the military is going to help with Alberta's wildfire fight. Federal Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says Alberta has asked for Canadian Forces assistance and the federal government has accepted the request.
'Unusual mortality event' declared as grey whales wash up on west coast

'Unusual mortality event' declared as grey whales wash up on west coast

VANCOUVER — Canadian and American scientists will study why an unusually high number of dead grey whales are washing ashore on the west coast. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says 70 whales have been found on U.S.
'Hold China accountable' for fentanyl, Andrew Scheer says

'Hold China accountable' for fentanyl, Andrew Scheer says

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says the federal government needs to "hold China accountable" for the illicit fentanyl that has fuelled Canada's opioid crisis.

Woman fired after working 20 years as hospital nurse without a license

MONTREAL — Health officials in Quebec have discovered that a woman who had been working as a nurse and caring for hospital patients for 20 years was an impostor.
Experts call for ban on waste exports after Philippine garbage embarrassment

Experts call for ban on waste exports after Philippine garbage embarrassment

OTTAWA — There is no treasure in Canada's trash and we need to stop heaping it onto the rest of the world, environment advocates say.
With Trump's new tariff threats, new NAFTA once again hangs in the balance

With Trump's new tariff threats, new NAFTA once again hangs in the balance

OTTAWA — Just as the fog of uncertainty shrouding North America's new trade deal was starting to lift, Canada found itself socked in again Friday after U.S.
No icebreakers in federal government's $15.7B plan for new coast-guard ships

No icebreakers in federal government's $15.7B plan for new coast-guard ships

OTTAWA — The Canadian Coast Guard's recent struggles resupplying northern communities and rescuing ice-jammed ferries appear set to continue despite Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's promise to spend $15.7 billion on "a complete fleet renewal.
Crown seeks prison time for Calgary couple guilty of negligence in son's death

Crown seeks prison time for Calgary couple guilty of negligence in son's death

CALGARY — The Crown is seeking a prison sentence of between four and five years for a Calgary couple convicted in the death of their 14-month-old son, who didn't see a doctor until the day before he died from an infection.
Saskatchewan takes federal carbon tax fight to Supreme Court of Canada

Saskatchewan takes federal carbon tax fight to Supreme Court of Canada

SASKATOON — The Saskatchewan government has filed notice that it is taking its challenge of the federal carbon tax to the Supreme Court of Canada.
Supreme Court sides with man over his detention in race-tinged drug case

Supreme Court sides with man over his detention in race-tinged drug case

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada has highlighted the harms of over-policing on racial minorities in a ruling that set aside an Asian-Canadian man's convictions for possessing a gun, drugs and illicit cash.