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N.B. community devastated by the deaths of two unhoused people in tent fire

N.B. community devastated by the deaths of two unhoused people in tent fire

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Community members in Saint John, N.B., say they are devastated after two people died in a tent fire at a homeless encampment on Monday — the second and third unhoused people to be killed by fire this year in the same area.
Hall of Fame jockey Boulanger relishing new role with CamHaven Farms

Hall of Fame jockey Boulanger relishing new role with CamHaven Farms

When Hall of Fame jockey Gary Boulanger retired in September, it was to an uncertain future. Boulanger was walking away from horse racing on his own terms but with no idea regarding what was ahead. However, the 56-year-old Drayton Valley, Alta.
Parkland puts 157 convenience store and fuel station locations up for sale

Parkland puts 157 convenience store and fuel station locations up for sale

CALGARY — Fuel retailer Parkland Corp. has engaged two real estate firms to help it sell 157 of its gas and convenience store locations across six provinces.
First two airlifts for Canadians fleeing Haiti are complete, after weather delay

First two airlifts for Canadians fleeing Haiti are complete, after weather delay

OTTAWA — A spokeswoman for Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly says 36 Canadians have now brought out of Haiti by helicopter.
Nova Scotia announces more modular housing for health workers

Nova Scotia announces more modular housing for health workers

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia government will erect prefabricated homes at sites near two hospitals in the province as part of a $45-million program to address housing shortages for health-care workers.
New Brunswick latest province to sign health deal with Ottawa, worth $430 million

New Brunswick latest province to sign health deal with Ottawa, worth $430 million

MONCTON, N.B. — The New Brunswick and federal governments have signed two agreements worth $430 million to fund the province's health and long-term care systems.
Commons committee to hear witnesses on security concerns about microbiology lab

Commons committee to hear witnesses on security concerns about microbiology lab

OTTAWA — A House of Commons committee plans to look into concerns about a high-security laboratory after two scientists lost their jobs over dealings with China.
Two more belugas dead at Marineland, bringing total whale deaths to 17 since 2019

Two more belugas dead at Marineland, bringing total whale deaths to 17 since 2019

Two more beluga whales have died at Marineland, bringing the total number of whale deaths since 2019 to 17. Ontario's Animal Welfare Services has been investigating the Niagara Falls tourist attraction since 2020.
Hundreds of Art Gallery of Ontario workers on strike after rejecting contract offer

Hundreds of Art Gallery of Ontario workers on strike after rejecting contract offer

TORONTO — More than 400 Art Gallery of Ontario employees are on strike, after union members voted to reject the museum's latest contract offer.
Spring snowfall warning issued for Thunder Bay, northern Ontario

Spring snowfall warning issued for Thunder Bay, northern Ontario

It's spring, but a winter-like heavy snowfall is expected in Thunder Bay, Ont., and vast areas across northern Ontario on the second day of a three-day storm system rolling through the region.