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Canada to receive 3.7 million more COVID-19 doses this week

Canada to receive 3.7 million more COVID-19 doses this week

With 18 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines expected to arrive in Canada in July, the country will have enough doses to fully vaccinate all 33.2 million Canadians over the age of 12.
Banff's elk population taking big hit from carnivores

Banff's elk population taking big hit from carnivores

“Some golfers had seen a calf run out onto the course and right behind it was one of the yearling cubs, and it nailed the calf and took it down right in front of them,” said Blair Fyten, a human-wildlife co-existence specialist with Banff National Park.
The Boss beats the heat in Banff

The Boss beats the heat in Banff

As people seek to escape the heat, grizzly bear 122 did much the same thing, cooling off in Johnston Creek as the temperature soared into the 30s.
Out-of-province fire crews, armed forces, heading to B.C. to help with wildfires

Out-of-province fire crews, armed forces, heading to B.C. to help with wildfires

The B.C. Wildfire Service said 196 active wildfires are currently burning in B.C., with at least 40 sparked over the weekend.
Lytton, B.C., wildfire grows as others force evacuations in another region

Lytton, B.C., wildfire grows as others force evacuations in another region

Cliff Chapman, director of provincial operations for the B.C. Wildfire Service, says the recent wave of extreme heat has created conditions for a "significant spread" of wildfires, with the potential for 1,000 square kilometres to burn by the end of the weekend.

Highway, rail line remain closed for tar spill cleanup after train derails in Alberta

Canadian Pacific Railway says the cause of the derailment is under investigation.
Nova Scotia mass killing: investigation launched into release of 911 recordings

Nova Scotia mass killing: investigation launched into release of 911 recordings

A federal-provincial public inquiry into the April 2020 mass killing is expected to begin hearings in October.
Some Lytton, B.C., residents still unaccounted for after wildfire evacuation

Some Lytton, B.C., residents still unaccounted for after wildfire evacuation

The Lytton Creek wildfire that burned the village was still listed as out of control on Friday morning and was about 64 square kilometres in size.
'There's some anxiety': Alberta health minister and family swarmed on Canada Day

'There's some anxiety': Alberta health minister and family swarmed on Canada Day

"I think it's an unfortunate way for people to be expressing their opinions today. This is a day for happiness and celebration, a day for family so it's an unfortunate way for them to be expressing that," said Tyler Shandro.
Banff wolf pup killed on Trans-Canada Highway

Banff wolf pup killed on Trans-Canada Highway

“The vehicle strike was not reported to Parks Canada, and it is unknown how the wolf accessed the highway,” said Justin Brisbane, a spokesperson for Banff National Park.