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131 structures destroyed but no lives lost in Shuswap, B.C., wildfire

131 structures destroyed but no lives lost in Shuswap, B.C., wildfire

Officials say about 170 homes and other buildings have been reported damaged or destroyed by wildfires in the Shuswap region of British Columbia, almost doubling the known structural losses in the province's ravaged Interior.
Support pours in for 13 firefighters in tiny B.C. brigade whose own homes burned down

Support pours in for 13 firefighters in tiny B.C. brigade whose own homes burned down

Kathleen Zydowicz hasn't seen much of her husband lately, keeping in touch via text while he and dozens of colleagues fight wildfires around their tiny community of Wilson's Landing, on the west side of Okanagan Lake, B.C.
First Nations 'shutting down' B.C.'s Joffre Lakes Park for more than a month

First Nations 'shutting down' B.C.'s Joffre Lakes Park for more than a month

Two First Nations say they're "shutting down" public access to B.C.'s Joffre Lakes Park for more than a month to allow for harvest celebrations.
Man charged with attempted murder in Sudbury, police believe attack hate-motivated

Man charged with attempted murder in Sudbury, police believe attack hate-motivated

A man is facing an attempted murder charge after another man was allegedly thrown into the path of an oncoming vehicle in Sudbury, Ont., earlier this week in what police believe was a hate-motivated attack.
Pospisil bounced from U.S. Open qualifier

Pospisil bounced from U.S. Open qualifier

NEW YORK — Vasek Pospisil's hopes of playing in the U.S. Open were dashed Friday. The Vernon, B.C., tennis star lost 6-3, 4-6, 2-6 to Zachary Svajda of La Jolla, Calif.
Matthews says focus solely on hockey, winning after signing extension

Matthews says focus solely on hockey, winning after signing extension

TORONTO — Auston Matthews will be well paid to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a Stanley Cup championship.
Ontario secondary teachers reach tentative deal on process to avert strike

Ontario secondary teachers reach tentative deal on process to avert strike

TORONTO — Ontario public high school teachers will not go on strike this fall, if members accept a tentative agreement reached Friday by their union to use binding arbitration if needed to get a contract.
Canada confirms it changed land claim process, mulls Indian Act changes

Canada confirms it changed land claim process, mulls Indian Act changes

OTTAWA — Canada changed the way it settles First Nation land claims, Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada confirmed Friday.
China wants more Canada flights after COVID-19 turbulence, despite tour-group ban

China wants more Canada flights after COVID-19 turbulence, despite tour-group ban

OTTAWA — Beijing and Ottawa are in talks aimed at increasing flights between China and Canada, following American deals and the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions, but diplomatic spats and the aviation sector's gradual pace of change could prolong the
Kimberly-Clark pulling Kleenex tissues from store shelves in Canada

Kimberly-Clark pulling Kleenex tissues from store shelves in Canada

TORONTO — Canadians soon won't find Kleenex tissues on store shelves. The Kleenex consumer facial tissue business is leaving Canada this month, U.S. manufacturer Kimberly-Clark said in a statement Friday.