Ontario has put a large swath of homes on evacuation notice, emptied two provincial parks, and called for help from other provinces as forest fires rage near the Quebec border.
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OTTAWA—Greyhound Canada, for decades a critical link connecting the country's small towns and isolated communities with bigger urban centres, is pulling away for good in the Prairies, B.C., and Northern Ontario, leaving activists and Indigenous leaders fearing for the health and welfare of those who live in remote locales.
RIGA, Latvia—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today that Canada is extending its NATO commitment in Latvia by another four years—to March, 2023—and will boost the number of troops in the country to 540 from the current 455 in a show of ongoing solidarity with the alliance.
TORONTO—Ontario's new Tory government has cancelled a $100-million fund earmarked for school repairs this year—a cut that comes as a result of Doug Ford's campaign promise to scrap the province's cap-and-trade system.
School boards were notified on July 3 that the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund would be eliminated and that only work contracted on or before that date would be covered.
The driver of a transport truck faces 29 criminal charges in a fatal collision that killed 16 people, including 10 players, with the Humboldt Broncos' junior hockey team.
Thirteen other players were injured.
RCMP said Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, 29, is accused of dangerous driving causing death, as well as causing bodily injury.
Facebook is asking Inuktut speakers for their help in translating the social networking site into the language of the north.
Starting today, which also is Nunavut Day, Inuktut speakers can access the Translate Facebook app, where they will be presented with words and phrases from Facebook's interface and asked to provide an Inuktut translation.
OTTAWA—The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police says it is unlikely to reach its goal of having 2,000 officers trained to spot drug-impaired drivers when marijuana becomes legal later this year.
CALGARY—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made the Calgary Stampede rounds, with his first stop being at MP Kent Hehr's pancake breakfast.
Hehr lost his cabinet post earlier this year after an investigation into allegations of inappropriate conduct with women.
OTTAWA—U.S. President Donald Trump's envoy to Canada told guests at her cosier-than-usual Fourth of July party in Ottawa last night that the countries' strained relationship will overcome the tough times.
Ambassador Kelly Craft delivered the message with the U.S. and Canada locked in an unprecedented trade dispute.
CALGARY—Six years after it all began, Filipe Masetti Leite still is in the saddle and planning a new adventure.
Leite, 31, who immigrated to Canada from Brazil when he was a teenager, began his original journey in July, 2012 and spent two years riding his two horses through 10 countries in North, Central, and South America.