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New pipe arrives for water-restricted Calgarians; full service still days away

New pipe arrives for water-restricted Calgarians; full service still days away

CALGARY — A new section of water pipe was set to arrive in Calgary on Tuesday, as the city’s mayor urged residents to stay the course, conserve and keep the taps from running dry.
Environment Canada predicts warm summer across country, especially in East

Environment Canada predicts warm summer across country, especially in East

Environment Canada is predicting a warmer-than-usual summer across the entire country, with the greatest chance of high temperatures everywhere east of Manitoba.
Vancouver port open to recommendations from TSB after seaplane-boat collision

Vancouver port open to recommendations from TSB after seaplane-boat collision

The crash happened Saturday in Coal Harbour, with videos posted online showing the seaplane skipping over top of the vessel, ripping off the boat's windshield and awning, and then slamming nose first into the water.
B.C. should step up on asylum claims, minister says in response to call for funds

B.C. should step up on asylum claims, minister says in response to call for funds

Government statistics show 65 per cent of asylum claimants arrived in Quebec last year, compared to just under two per cent in B.C.
Federal Court judge finds minister took too long in case of endangered spotted owl

Federal Court judge finds minister took too long in case of endangered spotted owl

A federal judge says it's "difficult to fathom" how it could be reasonable for Canada's environment minister to take more than eight months before recommending an emergency protection order for British Columbia's northern spotted owl.
Global body reviewing Canada's human-rights credentials over discrimination complaint

Global body reviewing Canada's human-rights credentials over discrimination complaint

OTTAWA — A global human-rights alliance affiliated with the United Nations says it is reviewing the Canadian Human Rights Commission's compliance with international principles.
Three times more Quebec homes could be in flood zones when new maps released

Three times more Quebec homes could be in flood zones when new maps released

MONTREAL — The Quebec government estimates the number of homes located in flood zones could triple in the province when new flood maps are released.
Establishing new regulator for online harms law 'will take some time,' minister says

Establishing new regulator for online harms law 'will take some time,' minister says

OTTAWA — The Liberals know it will "take some time" to create a new regulator to compel internet giants to take steps to better Canadians against online harms, Canada's justice minister said Tuesday.
Green Leader Elizabeth May says no list of disloyal MPs in full spy watchdog report

Green Leader Elizabeth May says no list of disloyal MPs in full spy watchdog report

The Green Party leader told a news conference the full version of the classified report does not contain a "list of MPs who have shown disloyalty to Canada."
McGill makes new offer to pro-Palestinian protesters occupying its downtown campus

McGill makes new offer to pro-Palestinian protesters occupying its downtown campus

MONTREAL — Montreal's McGill University is proposing to review its investments in weapons manufacturers and grant amnesty to protesting students as part of a new offer to members of a pro-Palestinian encampment on its downtown campus.
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