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Understanding B.C.'s old-growth logging deferrals by the numbers

A process is underway in British Columbia to temporarily defer logging in priority old-growth forests, allowing time for the government to work with First Nations to decide how they should be managed in the long term.
48K without power one week after deadly storm swept through Ontario, Quebec

48K without power one week after deadly storm swept through Ontario, Quebec

One week after a severe wind and thunderstorm swept through Ontario and Quebec, just over 48,000 homes in the two provinces were still without power on Saturday.

Gatineau police investigating homicide of 22-year-old man

GATINEAU, Que. — Gatineau police say they are investigating a homicide involving a 22-year-old man early Saturday in the western Quebec city across from Ottawa.
Body of minke whale spotted near Montreal recovered from river, necropsy performed

Body of minke whale spotted near Montreal recovered from river, necropsy performed

MONTREAL — A dead whale found in the St. Lawrence River northeast of Montreal is likely the second of two minke whales spotted in the area earlier this month.

B.C. wants First Nations to agree before old-growth logging deferred on shared lands

The British Columbia government wants First Nations to reach consensus before logging is deferred in old-growth forests on shared Indigenous territories.
Migrant women workers continue to face abortion access barriers: advocates

Migrant women workers continue to face abortion access barriers: advocates

OTTAWA — While she has helped several migrant workers access abortion services in Canada, Evelyn Encalada Grez said one woman comes to mind.
Calling social conservatives dinosaurs was 'wrong terminology', says Patrick Brown

Calling social conservatives dinosaurs was 'wrong terminology', says Patrick Brown

OTTAWA — Federal Conservative leadership candidate Patrick Brown says calling social conservatives "dinosaurs" in a book he wrote about his time in Ontario politics was "the wrong terminology" "I guess a better way to articulate that would be to say:

Winnipeg students find body during spring community cleanup

WINNIPEG — A Winnipeg school has brought in a crisis response team after a group of students found a dead body while doing a community clean up Friday.
Crown alleges Jacob Hoggard is 'sexual opportunist' who didn't take no for an answer

Crown alleges Jacob Hoggard is 'sexual opportunist' who didn't take no for an answer

TORONTO — Jurors were faced with two vastly different portrayals of Jacob Hoggard on Friday, with prosecutors painting the Canadian musician as a "sexual opportunist" who refused to take no for an answer and defence lawyers describing him as an insec
Police waited 45 minutes to breach classroom in Uvalde, believing kids not at risk

Police waited 45 minutes to breach classroom in Uvalde, believing kids not at risk

WASHINGTON — Public safety officials admitted to a deadly lapse in judgment while gun-rights advocates were deferential but defiant Friday as a divided, heartbroken nation continued to mourn the lives of 19 fourth-grade students and their two teacher