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Provincial vote in Nova Scotia called for Aug. 17

Provincial vote in Nova Scotia called for Aug. 17

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Premier Iain Rankin has called a provincial election for Aug. 17, saying the campaign will focus on building the economy after the province "crushed" the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Three Innu First Nations say they are ready to take measures to stop Quebec pipeline

Three Innu First Nations say they are ready to take measures to stop Quebec pipeline

MONTREAL — There won't be any more negotiations over a proposed natural gas pipeline crossing Indigenous lands in northern Quebec, say Innu leaders who oppose it.
A 13-year-old boy is dead after being found unconscious in Montreal public pool

A 13-year-old boy is dead after being found unconscious in Montreal public pool

MONTREAL — A 13-year-old boy has died after he was found unconscious at a Montreal public pool. An emergency call was placed around 4 a.m. that young person had been found unconscious at a pool in the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve neighbourhood.
Quick facts about the three Nova Scotia party leaders ahead of Aug. 17 election

Quick facts about the three Nova Scotia party leaders ahead of Aug. 17 election

HALIFAX — Here are a few quick facts about the three Nova Scotia party leaders ahead of the Aug. 17provincial election. At dissolution, the Liberals had 24 seats in the legislature while the Progressive Conservatives had 17 seats and the NDP five.
'We're back': Montreal festival promoters happy to return but looking to next year

'We're back': Montreal festival promoters happy to return but looking to next year

MONTREAL — In downtown Montreal, it's festival season.
BoC's Macklem: early lessons to be learned from navigating pandemic's economic impact

BoC's Macklem: early lessons to be learned from navigating pandemic's economic impact

OTTAWA — Whenever Tiff Macklem needs a break, he jumps on the exercise bicycle he bought during the pandemic and does a hard workout to clear his mind.
No winning ticket for Friday's $36 million Lotto max jackpot

No winning ticket for Friday's $36 million Lotto max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $36 million jackpot in Friday's Lotto Max draw. The jackpot for the next draw on July 20 will be an estimated $43 million. The Canadian Press
Salmon and other sea life affected by recent heat waves, experts say

Salmon and other sea life affected by recent heat waves, experts say

VANCOUVER — A sweltering heat wave in much of Western Canada in the last week of June had cascading effects on sea life, experts say.
Toronto Blue Jays get government approval to return to Canada, starting July 30

Toronto Blue Jays get government approval to return to Canada, starting July 30

TORONTO — It's been nearly 22 months since Toronto Blue Jays fans have been able to see Vladimir Guerrero Jr., tear the cover off a fastball down the middle at Rogers Centre.
Company wants to appeal decision that rejected proposed Alberta open-pit coal mine

Company wants to appeal decision that rejected proposed Alberta open-pit coal mine

CALGARY — The company behind a proposed open-pit coal mine in Alberta's Rocky Mountains has filed a request to appeal a decision by a review panel that rejected the project as being not in the public interest.