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The latest news on the wildfires ravaging British Columbia

The latest news on the wildfires ravaging British Columbia

Wildfires raging throughout British Columbia have destroyed structures and forced more than 27,000 people from their homes. The province remains in a state of emergency as crews battle the more than 375 active blazes.
Crews continue battling N.W.T. wildfires, blaze remains 15 km from Yellowknife

Crews continue battling N.W.T. wildfires, blaze remains 15 km from Yellowknife

YELLOWKNIFE — Crews continued Tuesday to battle wildfires that have forced seven out of every 10 Northwest Territories residents from their homes — or about 30,000 people.
Most B.C. wildfire travel restrictions to end at midnight as damage tallies rise

Most B.C. wildfire travel restrictions to end at midnight as damage tallies rise

A travel ban intended to free up accommodations in parts of British Columbia hardest-hit by raging wildfires will largely lift by day's end, provincial officials said Tuesday as those in affected communities began getting a clearer sense of the damag
Ontario housing minister's chief of staff resigns days after AG report

Ontario housing minister's chief of staff resigns days after AG report

TORONTO — The senior Ontario political staffer at the centre of a scathing report into the provincial government's decision to open up protected Greenbelt lands for housing development resigned Tuesday.
Citing unprecedented growth, elementary school in London, Ont., caps enrolment

Citing unprecedented growth, elementary school in London, Ont., caps enrolment

An elementary school in the booming southwestern Ontario city of London moved to cap enrolment this week, as the local school board grapples with how best to keep up with rapid population growth.
Best Coast: Henderson eager to play in CPKC Women's Open at Shaughnessy in Vancouver

Best Coast: Henderson eager to play in CPKC Women's Open at Shaughnessy in Vancouver

VANCOUVER — Brooke Henderson loves the West Coast. She hopes it'll love her back at this week's CPKC Women's Open. Henderson, from Smiths Falls, Ont.
Brother of teen found dead in B.C. park tells jury they spoke the day of her death

Brother of teen found dead in B.C. park tells jury they spoke the day of her death

VANCOUVER — The brother of a 13-year-old girl who was found dead in a Burnaby, B.C., park six years ago says he spoke to his sister via the messaging app WeChat just hours before their mother reported her missing.
Federal NDP targets blue seats in Alberta, bets on urban prairie appetite for change

Federal NDP targets blue seats in Alberta, bets on urban prairie appetite for change

OTTAWA — The federal New Democrats are eyeing Alberta's urban-rural divide as a way to flip blue seats in the next general election.
Quebec court authorizes class action over alleged sterilization of Indigenous women

Quebec court authorizes class action over alleged sterilization of Indigenous women

Quebec's Superior Court has authorized a class-action lawsuit on behalf of Atikamekw women who say they were sterilized against their will.

Ontario eyes potential tax changes to spur rental construction

Ontario's municipal affairs and housing minister says he is looking at potential tax changes to spur the creation of rental units.