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Hazardous materials burning aboard container ship anchored off southern B.C.

Hazardous materials burning aboard container ship anchored off southern B.C.

VICTORIA — The Canadian Coast Guard says a fire is continuing to burn in several containers aboard a cargo ship about eight kilometres off the coast of Victoria.
Langford, B.C., offers residents down payment grants to spur homebuyer affordability

Langford, B.C., offers residents down payment grants to spur homebuyer affordability

LANGFORD, B.C. — The Victoria-area city of Langford is offering a helping hand to those who have a dream of owning their own home by providing a five per cent down payment on their purchase.
Lachine Rapids where Montreal firefighter died have a long, dangerous history

Lachine Rapids where Montreal firefighter died have a long, dangerous history

MONTREAL — The stretch of the St. Lawrence River where a Montreal firefighter died during a rescue last week has been known for centuries as one of the city’s most treacherous.
B.C. lifting COVID-19 restrictions but not everyone ready to resume usual gatherings

B.C. lifting COVID-19 restrictions but not everyone ready to resume usual gatherings

VANCOUVER — British Columbia is set to lift capacity restrictions on gatherings across much of the province Monday, though some say not everyone will be ready to party like it's early 2020 while still wearing a mask.
Iqaluit staff recommend full rebate for water customers due to emergency

Iqaluit staff recommend full rebate for water customers due to emergency

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Iqaluit residents could get a break on their water bills as they continue to deal with fuel contamination that's prevented them from being able to drink their tap water.
Montreal protesters urge government to allow dance floors to reopen

Montreal protesters urge government to allow dance floors to reopen

MONTREAL — A large crowd of Montrealers held a large dance party on Mount Royal on Saturday to urge the Quebec government to reverse its ban on dancing in bars and clubs.
Minister says pandemic help, including military support, approved for Saskatchewan

Minister says pandemic help, including military support, approved for Saskatchewan

OTTAWA — Public Safety Minister Bill Blair says the federal government has approved a request for pandemic aid in Saskatchewan, including military support.
A profile of Manitoba Progressive Conservative leadership candidate Shelly Glover

A profile of Manitoba Progressive Conservative leadership candidate Shelly Glover

WINNIPEG — Shelly Glover thought she had left politics behind when she walked away from Parliament Hill in 2015. Six years later, she is vying for the leadership of Manitoba's governing Progressive Conservatives, who are to make their decision Oct.
A profile of Manitoba Progressive Conservative leadership candidate Heather Stefanson

A profile of Manitoba Progressive Conservative leadership candidate Heather Stefanson

WINNIPEG — Heather Stefanson's bid to lead the Manitoba Progressive Conservatives and take the premier's chair follows a lifetime in and around politics that started as a young girl.
O'Toole's Tories outliers in Canadian politics for keeping vaccination status secret

O'Toole's Tories outliers in Canadian politics for keeping vaccination status secret

OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives' refusal to disclose how many of their elected members are fully vaccinated makes them something of an outlier in the Canadian political sphere.