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    Communities evacuated across Quebec as troops arrive to help with floods

    Communities evacuated across Quebec as troops arrive to help with floods


    Spring floods around Quebec have forced the evacuation of more than 1,200 people, and around 600 Canadian Forces troops are being deployed to the most vulnerable...

    Spring floods around Quebec have forced the evacuation of more than 1,200 people, and around 600 Canadian Forces troops are being deployed to the most vulnerable areas.

    4 teens dead after car flipped in Miramichi

    4 teens dead after car flipped in Miramichi


    Four teenagers died in a car accident Saturday night in Miramichi, N.B., after the vehicle they were in left the road and flipped, ending upside down in deep...

    Four teenagers died in a car accident Saturday night in Miramichi, N.B., after the vehicle they were in left the road and flipped, ending upside down in deep water. 

    Insurance company won't cover Falmouth, N.S., house ruined by sinkhole

    Insurance company won't cover Falmouth, N.S., house ruined by sinkhole


    The Strickey family had to leave its Mountain View Drive house in September 2017 after a sinkhole opened up. The family is taking legal action against its insurance provider for...

    The Strickey family had to leave its Mountain View Drive house in September 2017 after a sinkhole opened up. The family is taking legal action against its insurance provider for compensation.

    Jets eliminated by Blues as Jaden Schwartz nets natural hat trick

    Jets eliminated by Blues as Jaden Schwartz nets natural hat trick


    Jaden Schwartz scored three times and Jordan Binnington stopped 18 shots to help the St. Louis Blues beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 in Game 6 of their playoff series Saturday night to advance to the second...

    Jaden Schwartz scored three times and Jordan Binnington stopped 18 shots to help the St. Louis Blues beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 in Game 6 of their playoff series Saturday night to advance to the second round.

    Sorry, Canada — the Leafs are your last hope to bring the Cup home

    Sorry, Canada — the Leafs are your last hope to bring the Cup home


    The Montreal Canadiens were the last Canadian team to win the Stanley Cup in 1993, and it's a good bet the drought will continue. The Winnipeg Jets' elimination at the hands of the St. Louis Blues on Saturday left one lonely Canadian team remaining in...

    The Montreal Canadiens were the last Canadian team to win the Stanley Cup in 1993, and it's a good bet the drought will continue. The Winnipeg Jets' elimination at the hands of the St. Louis Blues on Saturday left one lonely Canadian team remaining in the playoffs: the Toronto Maple Leafs.

    1 dead in western Quebec as waters rise and army begins deployment

    1 dead in western Quebec as waters rise and army begins deployment


    Authorities remain on high alert for flooding across southern Quebec as waters continue to rise with the military on the way to assist in...

    Authorities remain on high alert for flooding across southern Quebec as waters continue to rise with the military on the way to assist in evacuations.

    Meet one of the youngest cannabis executives in Canada

    Meet one of the youngest cannabis executives in Canada


    Dawson MacKinnon was on his way to becoming a financial broker a year ago when he had to break it to his mother that he was quitting his job to enter the cannabis...

    Dawson MacKinnon was on his way to becoming a financial broker a year ago when he had to break it to his mother that he was quitting his job to enter the cannabis industry.

    P.E.I. Green candidate, son die in canoeing accident days before election

    P.E.I. Green candidate, son die in canoeing accident days before election


    Political parties in Prince Edward Island have suspended election campaign activities after P.E.I. Green Party candidate Josh Underhay and his young son died in a canoeing accident in the Hillsborough River on...

    Political parties in Prince Edward Island have suspended election campaign activities after P.E.I. Green Party candidate Josh Underhay and his young son died in a canoeing accident in the Hillsborough River on Friday.

    Ahead of federal election, imams at 69 Canadian mosques deliver message that every vote counts

    Ahead of federal election, imams at 69 Canadian mosques deliver message that every vote counts


    When Canadians go to the polls in October, a non-partisan group hopes Muslim voter turnout will be higher than ever — and seized one of the year's most-attended days of prayer to mobilize the community with a single message: every ballot...

    When Canadians go to the polls in October, a non-partisan group hopes Muslim voter turnout will be higher than ever — and seized one of the year's most-attended days of prayer to mobilize the community with a single message: every ballot counts.

    Quebec calls in the army as flooding begins

    Quebec calls in the army as flooding begins


    Environment Canada has issued rainfall warnings across southern Quebec as authorities from New Brunswick to Ontario brace for flooding. Rainfall could range from 20 to 80 millimetres of rain by Saturday...

    Environment Canada has issued rainfall warnings across southern Quebec as authorities from New Brunswick to Ontario brace for flooding. Rainfall could range from 20 to 80 millimetres of rain by Saturday afternoon.

    Meat and the environment: Do Canadians know what's at stake?

    Meat and the environment: Do Canadians know what's at stake?


    In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at the the impact of meat-eating on the environment and provide a primer on electronic...

    In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at the the impact of meat-eating on the environment and provide a primer on electronic waste.

    Brain-injury device licensed by Health Canada was rejected by the FDA

    Brain-injury device licensed by Health Canada was rejected by the FDA


    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's refusal to license a therapeutic device intended to help brain-injured people is raising questions about the rigour of Health Canada's approval...

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's refusal to license a therapeutic device intended to help brain-injured people is raising questions about the rigour of Health Canada's approval process.

    Flexible work — for everyone — is key to keeping women in the workforce, experts say

    Flexible work — for everyone — is key to keeping women in the workforce, experts say


    Difficulties managing family and work life continue to push disproportionate numbers of women out of the workforce compared to men. But labour market experts say more flexible workplace policies across the board — regardless of gender or family status...

    Difficulties managing family and work life continue to push disproportionate numbers of women out of the workforce compared to men. But labour market experts say more flexible workplace policies across the board — regardless of gender or family status — are key to stopping our economy from losing qualified female workers.

    Nexen fined $450K in oilsands explosion that killed 2 workers

    Nexen fined $450K in oilsands explosion that killed 2 workers


    The company formerly known as Nexen Energy pleaded guilty to failing to ensure the health and safety of two of its employees after an explosion in January...

    The company formerly known as Nexen Energy pleaded guilty to failing to ensure the health and safety of two of its employees after an explosion in January 2016.

    One year after tragedy, Toronto comes together to remember and reclaim its spirit

    One year after tragedy, Toronto comes together to remember and reclaim its spirit


    One year after a man tore down a stretch of Yonge Street in a van, cutting short 10 lives and leaving a city forever changed, Torontonians will gather again to remember those lost — and break bread with strangers who might ultimately become...

    One year after a man tore down a stretch of Yonge Street in a van, cutting short 10 lives and leaving a city forever changed, Torontonians will gather again to remember those lost — and break bread with strangers who might ultimately become friends.

    Ontario slashes Toronto Public Health funds by $1B over a decade, board chair says

    Ontario slashes Toronto Public Health funds by $1B over a decade, board chair says


    Premier Doug Ford's government is clawing back public health funding as part of a plan to consolidate the number of province-wide units from 35 to 10, according to Toronto's board of health...

    Premier Doug Ford's government is clawing back public health funding as part of a plan to consolidate the number of province-wide units from 35 to 10, according to Toronto's board of health chair.