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Quebec town devastated by fishing accident that killed local man, four children

Quebec town devastated by fishing accident that killed local man, four children

Residents of a small northeastern Quebec village are devastated by the news that a local man and two of his children were among five people killed in a weekend fishing mishap, one of the man's relatives said Sunday.
Wildfire tally tops 150 as thousands more evacuate northwestern Quebec

Wildfire tally tops 150 as thousands more evacuate northwestern Quebec

MONTREAL — Wildfires in northwestern Quebec prompted thousands to evacuate the area over the weekend, as the number of blazes across the province pushed past 150 and firefighters and the military poured into a pair of regions to fight the encroaching
Uncertainty remains for Halifax-area evacuees as wildfire 100 per cent contained

Uncertainty remains for Halifax-area evacuees as wildfire 100 per cent contained

HALIFAX — In the days since he lost his home in the wildfires that swept through his Halifax-area subdivision, Dwayne Melnick has had a mission to focus on: find a place to stay. Speak to insurance companies and contractors.
'Travesty' or 'forward thinking'? Hundreds weigh in on one-click citizenship oath

'Travesty' or 'forward thinking'? Hundreds weigh in on one-click citizenship oath

Allowing new Canadians to take the oath of citizenship by clicking a box online is a disgusting idea that will cheapen the process and open the door to fraud — or a forward-thinking notion that will help decrease a backlog of citizenship applications.
June means trouble for B.C. wildfires with hot, dry forecast set to compound drought

June means trouble for B.C. wildfires with hot, dry forecast set to compound drought

"I think we're lining up for what could be a very active fire season."
Identity, not ideology, key to Alberta political divide, survey suggests

Identity, not ideology, key to Alberta political divide, survey suggests

EDMONTON — The internet memes starting meme-ing within days of Monday's Alberta provincial election. "If you voted Rachel Notley, you don't support Alberta," said one, referring to the leader of the province's defeated New Democrats.
Innu kids learn from their own as Labrador First Nations take control of schooling

Innu kids learn from their own as Labrador First Nations take control of schooling

SHESHATSHIU, N.L.
Four kids and one man found dead after Quebec fishing accident: provincial police

Four kids and one man found dead after Quebec fishing accident: provincial police

PORTNEUF-SUR-MER — A fishing excursion ended in tragedy on Saturday when four children and one adult died in a village in northeastern Quebec, provincial police said.
Quebec town evacuated while others return home as wildfire fight continues

Quebec town evacuated while others return home as wildfire fight continues

MONTREAL — Another northern Quebec town was evacuated due to an out of control wildfire on Saturday as the federal government confirmed that Canadian Forces personnel would be deployed to help combat forest fires in the province.
Alberta's provincewide state of emergency to end as wildfire situation improves

Alberta's provincewide state of emergency to end as wildfire situation improves

EDMONTON — Alberta's public safety and emergency services minister says a provincewide state of emergency that was declared nearly a month ago to deal with unprecedented wildfires will end Saturday at midnight.
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