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Winnipeg mayor says Manitoba premier should say sorry for Canadian history comments

July 30, 2021 3:41 pm WINNIPEG — Fallout from the Manitoba premier's remarks on Canadian history continues to grow with the mayor of Winnipeg urging Brian Pallister to apologize. "Any comments...

Showers in forecast for some B.C. wildfires, but lightning also possible

July 30, 2021 10:41 am Wildfire crews in British Columbia's southern Interior are bracing for possible lightning this weekend, after several days of light winds and few thunderstorms helped trim...

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

July 28, 2021 7:06 pm 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. Deena...

B.C.’s budget deficit lower than forecast at $5.5 billion: finance minister

July 28, 2021 4:06 pm VICTORIA — COVID-19 is battering British Columbia's economy and the provincial government's bottom line, but the effects of the pandemic haven't been as bad as...

Calgary Stampede linked to 71 COVID-19 cases; community spread from event unknown

July 28, 2021 1:21 pm CALGARY — Alberta Health says 71 cases of COVID-19 are likely to have been acquired at the Calgary Stampede but community spread as a result...

Few new wildfire starts in B.C., but crews watchful as heat wave approaches

July 28, 2021 11:41 am Wildfire activity in many areas of British Columbia remains aggressive, but the BC Wildfire Service is benefiting from a modest reprieve. Its website shows just a...

Extra help is on the way to fight wildfires in British Columbia

July 27, 2021 6:26 pm British Columbia is "significantly ahead" of the 10-year average in terms of the number of fires and the area that has been scorched so far...

Salmon getting through Fraser River slide zone as officials ponder permanent fix

July 27, 2021 5:46 pm VANCOUVER — Officials say thousands of migrating salmon are making their way past an area of British Columbia's Fraser River where a waterway was restructured...

Remains found in rural Manitoba belong to missing man: RCMP

July 27, 2021 5:36 pm STEAD, MANITOBA, CANADA — Mounties say remains they located earlier this month belong to Clifford Joseph, a Manitoba man who had been missing since June...

B.C. kicks off COVID campaign to boost vaccination

July 27, 2021 5:26 pm VANCOUVER — British Columbia has kicked off a new COVID-19 vaccination campaign to encourage as many people as possible over the next two weeks to...

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