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Environmental groups keep fighting KXL despite Biden's promise to block pipeline

Environmental groups keep fighting KXL despite Biden's promise to block pipeline

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Critics of Canada's most controversial cross-border pipeline projects aren't taking their demise for granted under president-elect Joe Biden. A new report from the U.S.
5,800 years of droppings: Unique approach yields first long-term seabird trend data

5,800 years of droppings: Unique approach yields first long-term seabird trend data

Scientists have sifted through nearly 6,000 years of seabird droppings to get what they say could be the first long-term reading on how their numbers are affected by humans.
Perry Bellegarde won't seek re-election as head of Assembly of First Nations

Perry Bellegarde won't seek re-election as head of Assembly of First Nations

OTTAWA — National Chief Perry Bellegarde of the Assembly of First Nations said he won't seek re-election as the head of the organization next summer, saying he has spent his six years in the role helping bring Indigenous issues to the forefront of Ca
Speakers' Spotlight threatened after being caught up in WE affair: co-founder

Speakers' Spotlight threatened after being caught up in WE affair: co-founder

OTTAWA — A small business that used to book speaking engagements for Justin Trudeau and his family has been caught in the partisan crossfire of the WE Charity affair.
Police testify at coroner's inquest into 2018 murder of Quebec toddler

Police testify at coroner's inquest into 2018 murder of Quebec toddler

QUEBEC — A coroner's inquest into the brutal 2018 murder of a two-year-old girl whose body was found dumped in a garbage can opened Monday with the testimony of the Quebec City police officers who investigated the crime.
Montreal authorities clear out east-end homeless camp over safety concerns

Montreal authorities clear out east-end homeless camp over safety concerns

MONTREAL — City officials continued dismantling a homeless camp in a park along Notre-Dame Street in east-end Montreal through the day Monday, with the plan to have everyone under a roof by nightfall, Mayor Valerie Plante said.
Federal scientists predict Prairie climate as drier, grassier and fiery

Federal scientists predict Prairie climate as drier, grassier and fiery

Federal scientists are predicting a hot, dry and fiery future for the Prairies.
Liberals set to kick-start talks on new child-care system and funding, Hussen says

Liberals set to kick-start talks on new child-care system and funding, Hussen says

OTTAWA — Two key federal cabinet ministers marked the anniversary of a landmark report on women's issues in Canada with a political push for a national daycare system, encouraging provinces and MPs to not stand in the way of the revived promise.

Anti-Black racism case against school board heading to Quebec rights tribunal

MONTREAL — A Quebec mother and her two children have been awarded $65,000 by the province's Human Rights Commission, which found against a Montreal-area school board over allegations of racism, aggression and failure to provide a racism-free school e
Opposition leaders say Liberals' vaccine rollout is undermining public trust

Opposition leaders say Liberals' vaccine rollout is undermining public trust

OTTAWA — Opposition political leaders blasted the Liberal government for its piecemeal approach to a plan to get COVID-19 vaccines to Canadians, saying it risks people's confidence in the science and their ability to have hope for their own futures.