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Critical firefighting equipment being moved or stolen, says BC Wildfire Service

Critical firefighting equipment being moved or stolen, says BC Wildfire Service

BC Wildfire Service says critical equipment used to fight some of the province's devastating blazes has been moved and sometimes stolen, in one case three times.

Saskatchewan government to offer $70 million to help drought-stricken producers

REGINA — Saskatchewan's agriculture minister says the province is making up to $70 million available this year to producers affected by drought.
Feds to consider caps on int'l study permits as housing crisis grows: Fraser

Feds to consider caps on int'l study permits as housing crisis grows: Fraser

CHARLOTTETOWN — Canada is looking to crack down on unscrupulous schools that are cashing in on the big bucks of international student tuition fees without putting any thought into where those students are going to live, Housing Minister Sean Fraser s
Argonauts, Blue Bombers in control of finishing atop respective divisions

Argonauts, Blue Bombers in control of finishing atop respective divisions

It's going to be a busy second half of the CFL regular season for Chad Kelly and the Toronto Argonauts. Kelly and Co. come off their third — and final — bye week preparing to host the Calgary Stampeders on Friday night.
Elections watchdog fines ex-PMO staffer for voting in wrong riding in 2021 election

Elections watchdog fines ex-PMO staffer for voting in wrong riding in 2021 election

OTTAWA — Canada's elections watchdog has fined a former staffer in the Prime Minister's Office $1,500 for knowingly voting in the wrong federal riding in 2021.
Alberta Opposition urges audit of failed provincial lab testing privatization plan

Alberta Opposition urges audit of failed provincial lab testing privatization plan

EDMONTON — Alberta’s Opposition NDP is asking the auditor general to investigate the province’s failed attempt to privatize community lab testing.
Reconsider Dundas Street renaming, three former Toronto mayors tell Chow, council

Reconsider Dundas Street renaming, three former Toronto mayors tell Chow, council

TORONTO — Three former Toronto mayors have asked the city to reconsider its decision to rename Dundas Street, questioning the "practicality" of the move and the research supporting it.
Union representing Ontario English Catholic teachers to hold strike vote

Union representing Ontario English Catholic teachers to hold strike vote

TORONTO — Teachers in Ontario's English Catholic system will be holding strike votes Oct. 18 and 19.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,784.87, down 33.52): Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down 50 cents, or 1.12 per cent, to $44.34 on 12.4 million shares.
'Unprofessional': Two lawyers barred from practising in Manitoba after judge followed

'Unprofessional': Two lawyers barred from practising in Manitoba after judge followed

WINNIPEG — The Law Society of Manitoba has barred two Alberta lawyers from practising in the province after receiving complaints they hired a private investigator to surveil a judge who was hearing a case involving COVID-19 public health orders.