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Evacuee fled barefoot from wildfire that destroyed most homes in Lytton, B.C.

Evacuee fled barefoot from wildfire that destroyed most homes in Lytton, B.C.

SQUAMISH, B.C. — A woman who escaped a ferocious wildfire that tore through the village of Lytton, B.C., and surrounding First Nation communities says she didn't even have time to put shoes on before fleeing.
Can't enter Canada now? Don't try on Monday, border agency warns would-be travellers

Can't enter Canada now? Don't try on Monday, border agency warns would-be travellers

WASHINGTON — The agency that guards Canada's borders is putting would-be travellers on notice: if you're not eligible to enter the country now, you won't be on Monday.
Canada Day protest over residential schools sees monarch statues toppled in Winnipeg

Canada Day protest over residential schools sees monarch statues toppled in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG — Statues of two queens on the grounds of the Manitoba legislature were toppled during a rally over the deaths of Indigenous children at residential schools.
Feds lay out beefed-up flight refund rules after gaps laid bare by pandemic

Feds lay out beefed-up flight refund rules after gaps laid bare by pandemic

OTTAWA — The federal government is proposing new rules that would strengthen passengers' right to flight refunds, ensuring reimbursement following cancellations made for reasons outside the airline's control.
Liberals keeping close eye on rapid-housing program revamp for future, Hussen says

Liberals keeping close eye on rapid-housing program revamp for future, Hussen says

OTTAWA — The federal minister in charge of affordable housing says projects left waiting cap-in-hand when the program they applied to ran out of money will be at the front of the queue during the second round of funding.
Quebec police investigate killing of man allegedly linked to organized crime

Quebec police investigate killing of man allegedly linked to organized crime

MONTREAL — Quebec provincial police said Friday they were looking for a suspect in connection with a killing on Canada Day that occurred in the First Nations territory of Kanesatake, west of Montreal.
Nova Scotia mass killing: investigation launched into release of 911 recordings

Nova Scotia mass killing: investigation launched into release of 911 recordings

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia RCMP have called in the Ontario Provincial Police to investigate the unauthorized release of 911 calls recorded the night a lone gunman started a killing rampage that led to the deaths of 22 people.
Fire devastation in B.C. and Canada Day reckoning: In The News for July 2

Fire devastation in B.C. and Canada Day reckoning: In The News for July 2

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of July 2 ... What we are watching in Canada ... LYTTON, B.C.
'So excited to be a police officer:' Mother remembers Mountie killed in Saskatchewan

'So excited to be a police officer:' Mother remembers Mountie killed in Saskatchewan

SASKATOON — Melanie Patton last saw her son over the May long weekend when they met for a belated Mother's Day celebration in Saskatoon.
A look at COVID-19 reopening plans across the country

A look at COVID-19 reopening plans across the country

As COVID-19 vaccination rates increase and case numbers drop across the country, the provinces and territories have begun releasing the reopening plans for businesses, events and recreational facilities.
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