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Singh defends NDP carbon price position — without directly supporting a consumer levy

Singh defends NDP carbon price position — without directly supporting a consumer levy

OTTAWA — The federal leader of the New Democrats spent Monday insisting his party's position on carbon pricing remains unchanged.
'They were coming to save us': Inquest opens into deaths of two Quebec firefighters

'They were coming to save us': Inquest opens into deaths of two Quebec firefighters

LA MALBAIE, Que. — Linda Simard says her husband frantically told her to call 911 as he watched two volunteer firefighters get swept away in rushing floodwaters in Quebec's Charlevoix region last year.
Early tax filers among first to receive 2024 Canada carbon rebates

Early tax filers among first to receive 2024 Canada carbon rebates

Those who filed their taxes since March 15 will see their first instalment on May 15, while those filing after Monday will have to wait until June or July.
This week's Metro Vancouver forecast includes days of sunshine, temperatures up to 18 C

This week's Metro Vancouver forecast includes days of sunshine, temperatures up to 18 C

Are you ready for another dose of nearly summery temperatures?
Urban firefighters to get additional training to also battle wildfire blazes

Urban firefighters to get additional training to also battle wildfire blazes

Nearly four million Canadians now live in areas where combustible forests are prevalent.
When will the next solar eclipse happen? What to know if you live in Metro Vancouver

When will the next solar eclipse happen? What to know if you live in Metro Vancouver

"A total eclipse is not something that you can ignore."
Find stink bug eggs? B.C. scientists want to hear from you

Find stink bug eggs? B.C. scientists want to hear from you

The province is trying to understand the impact a parasitoid is having on the crop pest population.
Movie Review: ‘Food, Inc. 2’ revisits food system, sees reason for frustration and (a little) hope

Movie Review: ‘Food, Inc. 2’ revisits food system, sees reason for frustration and (a little) hope

The makers of the influential 2008 documentary “Food, Inc.” never planned to make a sequel.
Environmentalists protest as Biden administration approves huge oil export terminal off Texas coast

Environmentalists protest as Biden administration approves huge oil export terminal off Texas coast

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a move that environmentalists called a betrayal, the Biden administration has approved construction of a deepwater oil export terminal off the Texas coast that would be the largest of its kind in the United States.
Before likely 'ferocious' wildfire season, fire chiefs worry about drop in volunteers

Before likely 'ferocious' wildfire season, fire chiefs worry about drop in volunteers

HALIFAX — As Canada looks ahead to what experts fear could be another devastating wildfire season, fire chiefs say they are worried about the dwindling number of volunteers available to combat the rising threat.