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AFN national chief says child welfare reform deal reached with Ottawa

AFN national chief says child welfare reform deal reached with Ottawa

OTTAWA — The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations said Tuesday that she has received a draft offer from Ottawa to overhaul First Nations child-welfare systems, but insists she cannot say publicly how much money is on the table.
Chiefs pass resolution reversing course on forensic audit of AFN

Chiefs pass resolution reversing course on forensic audit of AFN

OTTAWA — The Assembly of First Nations passed an emergency resolution at its general assembly in Montreal Tuesday calling off a forensic audit that had been pushed by former national chief RoseAnne Archibald before she was ousted as national chief la
Whale rescue teams hoping to disentangle right whale in St. Lawrence Estuary

Whale rescue teams hoping to disentangle right whale in St. Lawrence Estuary

MONTREAL — Whale rescue teams are preparing to make another attempt to disentangle a young right whale in the St. Lawrence Estuary, in an operation to save one of the last few hundred remaining animals of their kind in the ocean.
Climate change made record-breaking Eastern Canada heat wave 'much more likely'

Climate change made record-breaking Eastern Canada heat wave 'much more likely'

TORONTO — The heat wave that enveloped Eastern Canada last month was made between two to 10 times more likely due to climate change, federal officials said Tuesday, offering a sobering and rapid analysis of the effect of planet-warming emissions on t
'Torrential' rain warning as Hurricane Beryl remnants hit southern Ontario, Quebec

'Torrential' rain warning as Hurricane Beryl remnants hit southern Ontario, Quebec

Heavy rainfall is expected in parts of southern Ontario and Quebec as Environment Canada warns remnants of Hurricane Beryl could cause downpours starting late Tuesday or Wednesday.
Montreal's air quality in 2023 worst in eight years due to historic forest fires

Montreal's air quality in 2023 worst in eight years due to historic forest fires

MONTREAL — The air in Montreal last year was the most polluted it has been since 2015, thanks to Quebec’s historic forest fire season.
Montreal to hold public consultations on how to better manage services for homeless

Montreal to hold public consultations on how to better manage services for homeless

MONTREAL — The City of Montreal says it will hold public consultations on how to better integrate services for homeless people with surrounding neighbourhoods.
CF Montreal hires executive Corey Wray as sports strategy consultant

CF Montreal hires executive Corey Wray as sports strategy consultant

MONTREAL — CF Montreal hired longtime Major League Soccer executive Corey Wray as a sports strategy consultant Tuesday. Wray will assist president and chief executive Gabriel Gervais in "optimizing the club's sporting activities.
Design of websites and apps makes protecting privacy harder: Privacy Commissioner

Design of websites and apps makes protecting privacy harder: Privacy Commissioner

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Bell acquires tech services companies Stratejm and CloudKettle

Bell acquires tech services companies Stratejm and CloudKettle

MONTREAL — Bell says it has acquired a pair of technical services companies as part of its plan to strengthen its cloud services business. Financial terms of the agreements were not immediately available.