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Evacuations slow as B.C. welcomes out-of-province firefighters to help

Evacuations slow as B.C. welcomes out-of-province firefighters to help

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Emergency response staff who are charged with supporting residents threatened by some of British Columbia's largest wildfires paused for a breath Monday following several turbulent days.
Prime minister heading to Saskatchewan First Nation for child-welfare agreement

Prime minister heading to Saskatchewan First Nation for child-welfare agreement

COWESSESS FIRST NATION — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is heading to a Saskatchewan First Nation on Tuesday.
Investigation into possible tornado that damaged buildings in northern B.C.

Investigation into possible tornado that damaged buildings in northern B.C.

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — While Environment Canada is investigating the possibility that a tornado swept through the Fort St. John area in northern B.C. last week, Clarence Apsassin says he knows what he saw.
Montreal suburb promises police review after fourth profiling complaint upheld

Montreal suburb promises police review after fourth profiling complaint upheld

MONTREAL — A suburb north of Montreal said Monday it was reviewing its police practices after a string of recent racial profiling complaints against its officers were upheld by a human rights body.
Quebec woman dies after being struck by airplane while driving tractor near runway

Quebec woman dies after being struck by airplane while driving tractor near runway

SAINT-ESPRIT, Que. — Quebec provincial police say a woman in her 20s has died after she was struck by a plane north of Montreal today. The woman was riding a tractor close to a runway near St-Esprit, Que.
Ottawa spent nearly $20 million on COVID-19 tracking app — with inconclusive results

Ottawa spent nearly $20 million on COVID-19 tracking app — with inconclusive results

MONTREAL — The federal government spent $20 million on a smartphone application designed to alert users to possible COVID-19 exposures, and new data obtained by The Canadian Press shows the results didn't live up to expectations.
Israel must cease settlement activities to avoid conflict with Palestinians: Garneau

Israel must cease settlement activities to avoid conflict with Palestinians: Garneau

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Marc Garneau told his Israeli counterparts that the building of settlements, evictions, demolitions in East Jerusalem should cease to ease tensions and prevent another round of violence in the region, he said in a vi
'It's very freeing:' Quarantine rules ease for fully vaccinated Canadian travellers

'It's very freeing:' Quarantine rules ease for fully vaccinated Canadian travellers

TORONTO — Fully vaccinated Canadians returning to the country from abroad expressed relief Monday at no longer having to quarantine for two weeks.
Montreal police ready as Canadiens, Lightning square off ahead of do-or-die Game 4

Montreal police ready as Canadiens, Lightning square off ahead of do-or-die Game 4

Montreal Canadiens faithful are expected to gather across the city tonight, hoping their team can prolong the Stanley Cup final against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

The investigation begins in Lytton and new travel rules: In The News for July 5

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 5 ... What we are watching in Canada ... LYTTON, B.