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8.2 magnitude quake in Alaska puts some B.C. coastal residents on edge

KITAMAAT VILLAGE, B.C. — A powerful earthquake off Alaska Wednesday night triggered tsunami warnings and watches far across the Pacific and led to some anxious hours for residents of low lying regions along British Columbia's northwest coast. The U.
Pandemic causes blood shortage, Nova Scotia leaders debate : In The News for July 29

Pandemic causes blood shortage, Nova Scotia leaders debate : In The News for July 29

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of July 29 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Demand increasing: Canadian Blood Services watching supply as COVID-19 rules eased

Demand increasing: Canadian Blood Services watching supply as COVID-19 rules eased

CALGARY — A return to a somewhat normal summer as COVID-19 restrictions are eased is putting a strain on Canada's blood supply.
A look at COVID-19 reopening plans across the country

A look at COVID-19 reopening plans across the country

As COVID-19 vaccination rates increase and case numbers drop across the country, the provinces and territories have begun releasing the reopening plans for businesses, events and recreational facilities.
Veterans, Afghan interpreters demand clarity, help as Taliban threat looms larger

Veterans, Afghan interpreters demand clarity, help as Taliban threat looms larger

OTTAWA — Afghan interpreters and Canadian veterans say the Immigration Department is failing Afghans who worked with Canada in the war-torn country, despite an announcement last week to fast-track their resettlement.
Election debate: N.S. Liberal leader on the defensive over health care and sexism

Election debate: N.S. Liberal leader on the defensive over health care and sexism

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Liberal Leader Iain Rankin defended his party's record on health care and gender issues Wednesday during the first leaders debate of a provincial election campaign that has yet to reach the halfway mark.
Some restrictions back in one area of B.C. as COVID-19 cases rapidly rising

Some restrictions back in one area of B.C. as COVID-19 cases rapidly rising

KELOWNA, B.C.
Alberta to end isolation rules for COVID-19 cases, close contacts as cases rise

Alberta to end isolation rules for COVID-19 cases, close contacts as cases rise

CALGARY — Alberta is ending isolation requirements for people who test positive for COVID-19 and their close contacts as cases climb in the province. Dr.
Mounties investigating historical death at children's home in northern Saskatchewan

Mounties investigating historical death at children's home in northern Saskatchewan

REGINA — Mounties say they are investigating a possible death in 1974 at a northern Saskatchewan home where Indigenous children lived away from their families while attending school.

Settlement proposed in lawsuit against fertility doc alleged to have used wrong sperm

Families alleging that an Ottawa fertility doctor used his own sperm as well as that of the wrong donors in performing artificial inseminations are poised to share millions in compensation after a proposed settlement was reached in the case.