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Evacuation order stays in place as wildfire continues to menace town west of Edmonton

Evacuation order stays in place as wildfire continues to menace town west of Edmonton

EDMONTON — A wildfire that forced the evacuation of a town west of Edmonton continues to menace the community with crews also battling heavy, vision-obscuring smoke. Edson Mayor Kevin Zahara said the fire remains within 1.
More work to be done on Indigenous representation in corporate world: panel

More work to be done on Indigenous representation in corporate world: panel

TORONTO — More work needs to be done to improve Indigenous representation on corporate boards and in business, according to a panel of Indigenous women in the business world.
New Canada Post stamp honours first Indigenous woman to lead a Canadian government

New Canada Post stamp honours first Indigenous woman to lead a Canadian government

Canada Post says in a statement Cournoyea is known for the unwavering vision, work ethic and heart that have guided her fight for Indigenous self-determination and Inuit empowerment.
Weather not helping as crews battle fire that forced Edson, Alta., to evacuate

Weather not helping as crews battle fire that forced Edson, Alta., to evacuate

EDSON, Alta.
4 Indigenous siblings found alive after surviving Amazon plane crash and 40 days alone in jungle

4 Indigenous siblings found alive after surviving Amazon plane crash and 40 days alone in jungle

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Four Indigenous children survived an Amazon plane crash that killed three adults and then wandered on their own in the jungle for 40 days before being found alive by Colombian soldiers.
Wildfires still causing smoke problems in much of Canada, though weekend may improve

Wildfires still causing smoke problems in much of Canada, though weekend may improve

OTTAWA — Air pollution from wildfires remained well above healthy levels across much of southern and northern Ontario and several communities in British Columbia and Alberta on Thursday.
4 Indigenous children lost in jungle for 40 days after plane crash are found alive in Colombia

4 Indigenous children lost in jungle for 40 days after plane crash are found alive in Colombia

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Four Indigenous children who disappeared 40 days ago after surviving a small plane crash in the Amazon jungle were found alive Friday, Colombian authorities announced, ending an intense search that gripped the nation.
Residents flee as 'incredibly intense' wildfire closes in on Tumbler Ridge, B.C.

Residents flee as 'incredibly intense' wildfire closes in on Tumbler Ridge, B.C.

VANCOUVER — An "incredibly intense" wildfire is just a few kilometres away from the British Columbia community of Tumbler Ridge, fire officials said Friday.
Firefighters from France arrive to battle blazes as wildfire smoke lingers

Firefighters from France arrive to battle blazes as wildfire smoke lingers

Firefighters from France arrived in Canada to help Quebec face a marathon wildfire season while most evacuation orders were lifted in Nova Scotia nearly two weeks after intense infernos caused thousands to flee their homes.
Wildfire roundup: What you need to know about blazes burning across Canada

Wildfire roundup: What you need to know about blazes burning across Canada

Smoke and flames continue to engulf much of Canada with poor air quality in parts of Ontario and Quebec and the same blanketing much of the west.