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Montreal investment fund sued over use of founder’s great-great-grandfather’s name

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August 2, 2021 6:01 am MONTREAL — Brendan Holt Dunn said he wanted to invoke the legacy of his great-great-grandfather, pioneering Quebec industrialist Sir Herbert Holt, in the name of...

Canada to receive 2.3 million COVID-19 vaccine doses this week

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August 2, 2021 3:01 am OTTAWA — The federal government is expecting to receive more than 2.3 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine this week, as public health officials...

Defence chief’s notes reveal debate over due process, optics on Fortin allegation

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August 1, 2021 11:01 am VANCOUVER — An extraordinary set of handwritten notes by Canada's acting defence chief appear to reveal a behind-the-scenes struggle between due process, political optics and...

“Not a coincidence:” Indigenous leaders praise historic election victories by women

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July 31, 2021 4:46 pm MONTREAL — It's no coincidence that a wave of Indigenous women have won leadership roles previously held only by men, say leaders and advocates. They argue...

Severe wildfires could affect community watersheds, says forest service researcher

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July 31, 2021 6:01 am VANCOUVER — There is more to learn about the consequences of intensifying wildfires on community watersheds across Canada, but a large, severe fire followed by...

B.C. readies response before second heat wave

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July 30, 2021 8:01 pm VANCOUVER — British Columbia is gearing up for another heat wave this weekend by opening more cooling centres and redeploying health-care workers as temperatures are...

Alberta receives inquiry’s final report on eco groups and energy industry

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July 30, 2021 7:41 pm EDMONTON — The public inquiry report into what the Alberta government labels troublesome foreign funding of enviro-groups was delivered Friday – a year late and...

B.C. readies response ahead of second heat wave expected this weekend

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July 30, 2021 6:12 pm VANCOUVER — British Columbia is gearing up for another heat wave this weekend by opening more cooling centres and redeploying health-care workers as temperatures are...

Federal government reaches nearly $8B deal with First Nations on drinking water suit

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July 30, 2021 5:41 pm OTTAWA — The federal government has reached a nearly $8-billion settlement with First Nations who launched a class-action lawsuit over the lack of clean, safe...

Copyright collective can’t force tariffs on university, Supreme Court rules

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July 30, 2021 4:51 pm OTTAWA — A copyright collective cannot force York University to pay fees for the use of published works in the classroom, given that the school...

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‘I’m back’: Ex-con Blagojevich sues for right to run again

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August 2, 2021 7:26 pm CHICAGO (AP) — Ex-con and former Gov. Rod Blagojevich sued his home state Monday for booting him from the governor’s...

Children stopped at border likely hit record-high in July

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August 2, 2021 7:26 pm SAN DIEGO (AP) — The number of children traveling alone who were picked up at the Mexican border by U.S....

Olympic volunteers strive to share stories of 3/11 disaster

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August 2, 2021 7:21 pm RIFU, Japan (AP) — Atsushi Muramatsu's handmade flyers are the size of a business card, written in several languages. “Welcome...