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'Contaminated': $1-billion cleanup underway at notorious N.W.T. gold mine

'Contaminated': $1-billion cleanup underway at notorious N.W.T. gold mine

YELLOWKNIFE — Just outside this northern capital, on a small hill within eyeshot of its skyline, sit 365 sea cans sealed off behind a high wire fence, the surrounding roads regularly watered to settle dust.
Quebec's 'post-COVID' election campaign has few mentions of deaths, emergency powers

Quebec's 'post-COVID' election campaign has few mentions of deaths, emergency powers

MONTREAL — The French phrase "bain de foule" appears regularly on the agendas of Quebec's major party leaders during the provincial election campaign.
In wheelchairs and walkers, Victoria seniors stage protest for park space

In wheelchairs and walkers, Victoria seniors stage protest for park space

VICTORIA — About 100 seniors, some more than 90 years old, staged a protest in Victoria Tuesday calling for a vacant school field to be transformed into an elder-friendly neighbourhood park.
Lawyer for First Nation says goal of B.C. land claim case is reconciliation

Lawyer for First Nation says goal of B.C. land claim case is reconciliation

VANCOUVER — A lawyer for the Nuchatlaht First Nation, which is fighting for title to part of Nootka Island in British Columbia, has told a court that the underlying objective of the proceeding is reconciliation.
Trudeau says stronger infrastructure needed after viewing Fiona damage in Maritimes

Trudeau says stronger infrastructure needed after viewing Fiona damage in Maritimes

STANLEY BRIDGE, P.E.I. — Justin Trudeau travelled Tuesday to Nova Scotia and P.E.I., where he pledged to find ways to build more resilient infrastructure after inspecting the extensive damage caused by post-tropical storm Fiona.
Federal government adds inclusive language to application process for judges

Federal government adds inclusive language to application process for judges

OTTAWA — The Canadian government is making changes to the questionnaire prospective judges must fill out before applying for a federal judicial appointment.
Iran sanctions, terrorism listing unlikely to pressure regime, experts say

Iran sanctions, terrorism listing unlikely to pressure regime, experts say

OTTAWA — As members of Parliament debate how to stop Iran's violent crackdown on human rights, experts say Canada has limited leverage to pressure the regime.
Canadian navy struggling with personnel 'crisis': commander

Canadian navy struggling with personnel 'crisis': commander

OTTAWA — The Royal Canadian Navy has started deploying less-experienced sailors on operations and eliminating certain positions altogether as it struggles with an unprecedented personnel shortage.
Majority of Canadians blame Trump for Jan. 6 riots on Capitol Hill, poll suggests

Majority of Canadians blame Trump for Jan. 6 riots on Capitol Hill, poll suggests

WASHINGTON — A new poll suggests one in three Canadians have been keeping close tabs on the Jan. 6 hearings in the United States — and that nearly three in four blame Donald Trump for the riots.
Quebec election: Record number of early ballots; Legault rejects electoral reform

Quebec election: Record number of early ballots; Legault rejects electoral reform

MONTREAL — With polls indicating his party is set to win a big majority on Oct. 3, Coalition Avenir Québec Leader François Legault on Tuesday rejected calls to reform the electoral system and instead said he was open to working with the opposition.