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Canada to force plastic makers to report how much they make, reuse and recycle

Canada to force plastic makers to report how much they make, reuse and recycle

OTTAWA — Canada is creating a national registry to track plastic production and pollution, Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault said Monday, with Ottawa set to host another round of negotiations toward a global treaty to end plastic waste.
Ottawa should engage more with the four million Canadians living abroad: senator

Ottawa should engage more with the four million Canadians living abroad: senator

OTTAWA — A senator is calling on Ottawa to see the four million Canadian citizens living abroad as more than just people to evacuate in times of crisis.
'Trees going up like Roman candles' as fire season starts early in B.C., Alberta

'Trees going up like Roman candles' as fire season starts early in B.C., Alberta

CARIBOO, B.C. — Susanne Langan first noticed the Burgess Creek wildfire from her home in British Columbia's Cariboo region on Saturday afternoon as a distant, thin column of smoke. But as winds picked up that night, the flames became more aggressive.
Consciousness a 'realistic possibility' in birds, fish, squid and bees, scholars say

Consciousness a 'realistic possibility' in birds, fish, squid and bees, scholars say

ST. JOHN'S, N.L.
Some Jewish Canadians say this Passover comes with solemnity and complex emotions

Some Jewish Canadians say this Passover comes with solemnity and complex emotions

HALIFAX — As Jewish Canadians prepared for the beginning of Passover Monday, some said this year's celebrations come with complex emotions and added solemnity amid violence in Gaza and a rise in antisemitic incidents in Canada.
Ex-RCMP officer charged in Quebec with foreign interference seeks to quash charges

Ex-RCMP officer charged in Quebec with foreign interference seeks to quash charges

LONGUEUIL, Que. — A retired RCMP officer charged with helping China conduct foreign interference asked a Quebec court judge on Monday to quash an indictment against him because it was filed in the wrong province.
Advocacy group calls on Vancouver to 'embrace' cannabis tourism after 4-20 'debacle'

Advocacy group calls on Vancouver to 'embrace' cannabis tourism after 4-20 'debacle'

VANCOUVER — The head of a B.C. cannabis growers group says the City of Vancouver's choice to discourage instead of sanction a marijuana celebration over the weekend was a costly "missed opportunity.
First Nations patients more likely to leave ER without getting care, study says

First Nations patients more likely to leave ER without getting care, study says

First Nations patients are more likely to leave Alberta emergency departments before receiving care than other patients — and anti-Indigenous racism is a significant reason why, a new study says.
Wrong body returned from Cuba to Quebec family after father dies on vacation

Wrong body returned from Cuba to Quebec family after father dies on vacation

MONTREAL — A Montreal-area woman is asking Canadian authorities to help locate her father's body in Cuba after a devastating mix-up that saw her family receive a stranger's remains instead.
Quebec Health Department reports 28 cases of eye damage linked to solar eclipse

Quebec Health Department reports 28 cases of eye damage linked to solar eclipse

MONTREAL — Quebec's Health Department says it has received 28 reports of eye damage related to the April 8 total solar eclipse that passed over southern parts of the province.
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