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Australian prime minister will set a referendum date for Indigenous Voice to Parliament

Australian prime minister will set a referendum date for Indigenous Voice to Parliament

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian Prime Anthony Albanese said on Tuesday he expects public support for creating a so-called Indigenous Voice to Parliament will grow after he focuses the nation’s minds on the issue by setting a date for Australia’
In the news today: Update in case of Ont. man accused of selling deadly substance

In the news today: Update in case of Ont. man accused of selling deadly substance

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today...
Northwest Territories starts plans to lift evacuation as wildfire battle sees shift

Northwest Territories starts plans to lift evacuation as wildfire battle sees shift

YELLOWKNIFE — Fire-weary Northwest Territories is preparing for tens of thousands of people to return home after a much-needed win in the battle against a blaze that was threatening Yellowknife.
The grass that's greener in drought-stricken B.C. might have been painted

The grass that's greener in drought-stricken B.C. might have been painted

VANCOUVER — What's the secret of a lush-looking lawn in Metro Vancouver, where watering is banned amid a brutal drought? It might not be surreptitious sprinkling. Instead, it might be paint.
'Extremely concerning': Two northern Ontario safe consumption sites fear closure

'Extremely concerning': Two northern Ontario safe consumption sites fear closure

SUDBURY, Ont. — Anxiety is mounting over the future of two supervised consumption sites in northern Ontario as funding for them is set to run out at the end of the year.
Canadian teachers are gaining a following on TikTok by sharing experiences, style

Canadian teachers are gaining a following on TikTok by sharing experiences, style

Teachers across Canada are turning to social media platform TikTok to share everything from their daily experiences to learning tips and even their classroom outfits.
Drake concert in Vancouver postponed at last minute due to technical issues

Drake concert in Vancouver postponed at last minute due to technical issues

VANCOUVER — Disappointed Drake fans, some who had reportedly been camped out overnight, lingered outside Vancouver's Rogers Arena after the rapper's concert Monday evening was postponed at the last minute.

One man taken to hospital after being injured on CNE ride in Toronto

TORONTO — A man has been taken to hospital after being injured on a ride at the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto. Police say they were called to the CNE grounds at Nunavut Road and Princes' Boulevard shortly before 9:30 p.m. Monday.
Raonic, Auger-Aliassime bounced in U.S. Open openers

Raonic, Auger-Aliassime bounced in U.S. Open openers

NEW YORK — Milos Raonic had some flashes of brilliance at the U.S. Open on Monday, but not enough of them to upset seventh-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece. The 32-year-old Raonic, from Thornhill, Ont.
Jansen homers as Toronto Blue Jays top Washington Nationals 6-3

Jansen homers as Toronto Blue Jays top Washington Nationals 6-3

TORONTO — The feeling after an ominous first inning quickly evaporated for the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night thanks to some solid offensive play and run support for starter Kevin Gausman. Vladimir Guerrero Jr.