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Climate Changed: Adaptation strategy commits funds to fight heat, floods, fires

Climate Changed: Adaptation strategy commits funds to fight heat, floods, fires

ST. PETER'S BAY, P.E.I. — A national climate adaptation strategy released Thursday includes $1.6 billion in new spending to help communities faced with risks ranging from deadly heat waves and wildfires to floods and storms.
In The News for Nov. 24: What will Freeland have to say at Emergencies Act Inquiry?

In The News for Nov. 24: What will Freeland have to say at Emergencies Act Inquiry?

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Nov. 24 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
LGBTQ and other rights issues at World Cup a 'huge blemish' on FIFA: Hall of Famer

LGBTQ and other rights issues at World Cup a 'huge blemish' on FIFA: Hall of Famer

VANCOUVER — Carrie Serwetnyk, the first woman inducted into the Canadian Soccer Hall of Fame and an advocate for equal rights in sports,is in Qatar for the 2022 World Cup and says the event is "still trying to find its joy.

B.C. RCMP charge suspect accused of hitting residential school marchers with pickup

MISSION, BRITISH COLUMBIA — RCMP in British Columbia say a suspect has been charged after several people taking part in a residential school march were struck last spring by a pickup truck.
B.C. Human Rights Tribunal awards $150,000 in child welfare discrimination case

B.C. Human Rights Tribunal awards $150,000 in child welfare discrimination case

VANCOUVER — An Afro-Indigenous woman has been awarded $150,000 in compensation by the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal after her children were wrongfully seized by a child welfare agency.
Inflation relief measures should be well targeted and temporary, says Macklem

Inflation relief measures should be well targeted and temporary, says Macklem

OTTAWA — Governments looking to provide inflation relief to Canadians should choose measures that are well targeted and temporary, says Bank of Canada governor Tiff Macklem.
Solicitor-client privilege on Emergencies Act creates 'black box,' inquiry hears

Solicitor-client privilege on Emergencies Act creates 'black box,' inquiry hears

OTTAWA — Justice Minister David Lametti repeatedly invoked solicitor-client privilege in his testimony at a public inquiry on Wednesday, declining to answer the critical question of what legal advice the federal Liberals relied on to invoke the Emerg
B.C. man convicted of killing his four- and six-year-old daughters denied appeal

B.C. man convicted of killing his four- and six-year-old daughters denied appeal

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia man who killed his two young daughters on Christmas Day in 2017 has been denied an appeal by the province's highest court.
Fans inspired despite Canadian loss in first World Cup appearance since 1986

Fans inspired despite Canadian loss in first World Cup appearance since 1986

For Canadian soccer fans, the excitement of seeing their country play in the men's World Cup for the first time in 36 years gave way to disappointment Wednesday as their team fell just short.
Rejecting unproven claims prevents 'mob' takeover of convoy inquiry: Murray Sinclair

Rejecting unproven claims prevents 'mob' takeover of convoy inquiry: Murray Sinclair

OTTAWA — The commissioner presiding over the public inquiry into the use of the Emergencies Act will not allow a lawyer for "Freedom Convoy" organizers to explore an unsubstantiated claim that hateful imagery spotted at the Ottawa protests last winte