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Pro-Palestinian protesters leave UofT encampment ahead of court-ordered deadline

Pro-Palestinian protesters leave UofT encampment ahead of court-ordered deadline

TORONTO — Pro-Palestinian protesters who had camped out on the University of Toronto's downtown campus for two months packed up their tents and cleared the site Wednesday to comply with a court order but promised to keep putting pressure on the unive
In otter news, orphaned B.C. pup is thriving but unlikely to return to wild

In otter news, orphaned B.C. pup is thriving but unlikely to return to wild

VANCOUVER — An orphaned sea otter pup rescued in critical condition in British Columbia last month is thriving under 24-hour care, but a veterinarian at the rescue facility says it's unlikely she will ever be able to return to the wild.
Calgary mayor asks residents to ease into indoor water use after lifting restrictions

Calgary mayor asks residents to ease into indoor water use after lifting restrictions

CALGARY — Calgary's mayor is urging residents to go slow on returning to regular water use.
First Nation seeks halt to Yukon mining after failure at gold mine

First Nation seeks halt to Yukon mining after failure at gold mine

MAYO, YUKON — A First Nation in central Yukon is demanding the immediate halt of all mining activity in its traditional territory, and an independent investigation into the recent failure of equipment at a gold mine which it says could be catastrophi
B.C. told to brace for heat wave as forecast shows 40 degrees C for Kamloops

B.C. told to brace for heat wave as forecast shows 40 degrees C for Kamloops

VICTORIA — British Columbia residents are being told to brace for a coming heat wave that could send temperatures into the high 30s and beyond, with the government reminding people to check in on their neighbours.
Canadians with Caribbean ties scramble to escape powerful Hurricane Beryl

Canadians with Caribbean ties scramble to escape powerful Hurricane Beryl

MONTREAL — George Grant last checked on his mother Wednesday afternoon as Hurricane Beryl bore down on his native Jamaica. In the hilly centre of the island, she is far away from potential flooding but exposed to strong winds.
Sajjan's office cites privacy, won't say if he intervened for other Afghan groups

Sajjan's office cites privacy, won't say if he intervened for other Afghan groups

OTTAWA — As the former defence minister faces questions over his intervention for a group seeking to flee Afghanistan when the Taliban took over in 2021, federal Liberals won't say whether he extended a helping hand to any others.
Trudeau focused on governing, fighting right-wing populism following byelection loss

Trudeau focused on governing, fighting right-wing populism following byelection loss

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been taking calls from different members of his Liberal caucus following the party's historic byelection loss in a Toronto riding last week, but the prime minister said his focus remains on governing.
Lt.-Gen. Jennie Carignan to take helm as first woman in Canadian military's top job

Lt.-Gen. Jennie Carignan to take helm as first woman in Canadian military's top job

OTTAWA — A woman will finally hold the Canadian military's top job, after the federal government named Lt.-Gen. Jennie Carignan as the new defence chief on Wednesday.
Irish prime minister 'appalled' by Canadian tourist's death after alleged assault

Irish prime minister 'appalled' by Canadian tourist's death after alleged assault

MONTREAL — Ireland's prime minister says he's "absolutely appalled" by an assault in the country's capital that resulted in the death of a tourist from Montreal.
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