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Canadian banks face squeeze between climate expectations, market pressures

Canadian banks face squeeze between climate expectations, market pressures

TORONTO — In May, Canadian banks offered support to those affected by an early wave of wildfires in Alberta. In June, they extended the offer to those hit in Nova Scotia, and some expanded it further as fires also raged in Quebec and Ontario.
Wildland firefighters battle mental health, labour challenges atop deadly blazes

Wildland firefighters battle mental health, labour challenges atop deadly blazes

Two-week work cycles. Shifts that can last up to 18 hours. Sleeping in tents or gymnasiums far from home. Dangerous and unpredictable work environments.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Markets Trading on financial markets is expected to be light as it is the last full week before the Labour Day holiday. The week comes sandwiched between U.S.
'It's really hard': Ukrainian grandmother lonely but happy family is in Canada

'It's really hard': Ukrainian grandmother lonely but happy family is in Canada

Galyna Danyliuk knew she would miss her daughter and grandsons when they fled to Canada shortly after Russia invaded Ukraine, but she felt it was best she stay behind to protect their family home.
Nisga'a memorial pole about to start journey home to B.C. from Scottish museum

Nisga'a memorial pole about to start journey home to B.C. from Scottish museum

A memorial totem pole belonging to members of the Nisga'a Nation in northwestern British Columbia is about to begin its journey home from the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh, where it has been on display for nearly a century.
'I remember the fear': Canadians recounted horror of Bernardo case following transfer

'I remember the fear': Canadians recounted horror of Bernardo case following transfer

OTTAWA — The haunting effect of Paul Bernardo's crimes lingered for Canadians nearly 30 years later, detailed in the hundreds of messages that poured into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's office after the serial killer was transferred to a medium-secu
Influx of asylum claimants flooding shelters, social services in Ottawa

Influx of asylum claimants flooding shelters, social services in Ottawa

OTTAWA — Femi Biobaku came to Canada more than a year ago fleeing persecution from the Nigerian authorities, forcing him to leave his wife, two children, community and job as an accountant back home.
Teachers turn to AI to make workload more manageable, chart lesson plans

Teachers turn to AI to make workload more manageable, chart lesson plans

Jessica Reid has thought about quitting the career she'd dreamed of since childhood hundreds of times.
Megan Khang fends off charge from Sei Young Kim to hold on to CPKC Women's Open lead

Megan Khang fends off charge from Sei Young Kim to hold on to CPKC Women's Open lead

VANCOUVER — Struggling through her round, Brooke Henderson found some solace looking at the leaderboard, as most of the field at the CPKC Women's Open was having a tough time with Shaughnessy Golf and Country Club. Henderson, from Smiths Falls, Ont.

Lotto 649 winning numbers for Saturday, Aug. 26, 2023

TORONTO — The winning numbers in Saturday's Lotto 649 draw for an estimated $5 million: 06, 10, 11, 22, 32 & 43.