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'Malicious intent' suspected in wolf escape, Greater Vancouver Zoo says

'Malicious intent' suspected in wolf escape, Greater Vancouver Zoo says

LANGLEY, B.C. — The Greater Vancouver Zoo said Tuesday afternoon that a number of its wolves were on the loose after the animals were believed to have been released from their enclosure as a result of "malicious intent.
B.C. drug death toll passes 10,000 since declaration of emergency in 2016: coroner

B.C. drug death toll passes 10,000 since declaration of emergency in 2016: coroner

VICTORIA — British Columbia has lost more than 10,000 lives to illicit drugs since the province declared a public health emergency in April 2016, chief coroner Lisa Lapointe says.
Quebec junior college students have 'reduced ability to study' post-COVID: union head

Quebec junior college students have 'reduced ability to study' post-COVID: union head

MONTREAL — As post-secondary students prepare to return to class in the coming weeks, experts are worried about the impact of more than two years of pandemic-related disruptions on their ability to succeed.
Quebec Cardinal Marc Ouellet accused of sexual assault in class-action lawsuit

Quebec Cardinal Marc Ouellet accused of sexual assault in class-action lawsuit

MONTREAL — Quebec Cardinal Marc Ouellet, once considered a front-runner to become pope, has been accused of sexual assault and is among a list of clergy members and diocesan staff named in a class-action lawsuit against the archdiocese of Quebec.
Why is ArriveCan still mandatory, and what is Ottawa's plan for the contentious app?

Why is ArriveCan still mandatory, and what is Ottawa's plan for the contentious app?

OTTAWA — The glitch-prone app touted as an efficient border tool early in the pandemic has become a punching bag for critics who question its utility ⁠ — but ArriveCan may be here to stay. The government insists it's a useful tool.
RCMP officer, communications official stand by political-interference allegation

RCMP officer, communications official stand by political-interference allegation

OTTAWA — The two people who made allegations of political meddling in the investigation into a shooting spree in Nova Scotia are standing by their recollections. Chief Supt.
Slowing inflation not enough to prevent September interest rate hike, economists say

Slowing inflation not enough to prevent September interest rate hike, economists say

OTTAWA — Inflation in Canada finally appears to have peaked, but it nonetheless remains too high to dissuade the Bank of Canada from raising interest rates significantly in September, economists say. The year-over-year inflation rate slowed to 7.
Former Ontario Liberal leader Steven Del Duca announces run for Vaughan mayor

Former Ontario Liberal leader Steven Del Duca announces run for Vaughan mayor

Former Ontario Liberal leader Steven Del Duca announced Tuesday he is running to be mayor of Vaughan, Ont., in the October municipal election.
Nova Scotia mass shooting inquiry: Advice given to witness worries former judge

Nova Scotia mass shooting inquiry: Advice given to witness worries former judge

HALIFAX — A former Supreme Court of Canada judge working with the inquiry into the 2020 Nova Scotia mass shooting says he's worried the federal Justice Department has been discouraging witnesses from being forthcoming with relevant evidence.
Border agents see discrimination, LaFlamme ousted: In The News for Aug. 16

Border agents see discrimination, LaFlamme ousted: In The News for Aug. 16

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kick-start your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Tuesday, August 16, 2022. What we are watching in Canada ...