KILLARNEY, Ont.—Crews from across the country continued to cut down dozens of raging fires in northeastern Ontario yesterday after evacuation orders left some property owners uncertain of whether their homes and businesses would survive the flames.
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MONTREAL—Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques, who blasts off for an extended stay on the International Space Station in December, helped launch a moon rock exhibition Friday at the Montreal Science Centre.
Visitors will be able to touch the lunar sample, which is 3.8-billion years old, weighs 24 grams, and only is as big as an eraser.
OTTAWA—The nanny hired to care for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's three children has been given a full-time government salary—and a slight pay increase.
The moves were revealed in an order-in-council issued last week, which sets Marian Pueyo's annual pay between just less than $40,000 to more than $45,000, retroactive to the beginning of April.
TORONTO—J.A. Happ didn't let the distraction of trade rumours seep into his performance yesterday afternoon in what could have been his last home start in a Toronto Blue Jays' uniform.
BANFF, Alta.—Three cubs found abandoned in a washroom along the Trans-Canada Highway in Banff National Park have been returned to the wild.
The black bears, now yearlings, were found in April, 2017 and sent to the Aspen Valley Wildlife Sanctuary in Ontario.
Officials with Parks Canada said the three sisters were released in the Banff backcountry on Tuesday.
OTTAWA—Thousands of indigenous families living on-reserve will miss out on a boost to the federal Liberals' signature child benefit that government MPs planned to tout at dozens of events today.
NANAIMO, B.C.—Mounties in Nanaimo, B.C. shot and killed a cougar that has been spotted prowling in the area for weeks.
RCMP Cst. Gary O'Brien said they received numerous reports of a cougar roaming the docks and fish-cleaning station around the Nanaimo Yacht Club early yesterday.
OTTAWA—Facing pressure from rural communities and opposition MPs, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he's asked Transport minister Marc Garneau to find solutions to Greyhound Canada's decision to pull its buses from the Prairies, B.C., and Northern Ontario.
OTTAWA—Justin Trudeau has unveiled his pre-election cabinet in a shuffle designed to showcase new faces and to address increasingly troublesome files—from border security to trade promotion to the potential for bare-knuckle scraps with the provinces.
TORONTO—Research for the Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program found 81 percent of Lyme disease cases involving kids and youth over a three-year study period were in Nova Scotia and Ontario.