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'How are people surviving?': Gas spike detrimental for rural mail carriers, residents

'How are people surviving?': Gas spike detrimental for rural mail carriers, residents

A mail carrier says her out-of-pocket costs for delivering packages along her rural route have doubled because of the steep hike in gas prices and cost of living being experienced by many Canadians.
Online streaming bill could make YouTube manipulate its algorithms: CRTC chair

Online streaming bill could make YouTube manipulate its algorithms: CRTC chair

OTTAWA — The chairman of Canada's broadcast regulator says it might ask platforms such as YouTube to "manipulate" their algorithms to make Canadian music easier to find, under powers in the proposed online streaming bill.
Trial by fire continues for Lytton, B.C., its residents in limbo, buildings in ruins

Trial by fire continues for Lytton, B.C., its residents in limbo, buildings in ruins

LYTTON, B.C. — Denise O'Connor stands on the sidewalk outside her home of 32 years — only the home is gone and so is most of her village and she doesn't live there anymore.

Extreme intoxication bill will become law after Senate, House expedite its passage

The Senate voted Thursday to rubber-stamp the government's extreme intoxication bill after the House of Commons rushed its passage yesterday. Senators had adopted a motion Thursday afternoon to see Bill C-28 through all stages by the end of day.

Crave Stevia brand All Natural Dark Chocolate recalled

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a recall for Crave Stevia brand All Natural Dark Chocolate because it may contain milk which is not declared on the label.
B.C. salmon farming industry welcomes consultation after years of 'ad hoc' talks

B.C. salmon farming industry welcomes consultation after years of 'ad hoc' talks

A formal consultation process for the future of the industry is welcome after years of "ad hoc" discussions over Ottawa's pledge to end open-net salmon aquaculture, the executive director of the B.C. Salmon Farmers Association said Thursday.
Assembly of First Nations National Chief RoseAnne Archibald says suspension unlawful

Assembly of First Nations National Chief RoseAnne Archibald says suspension unlawful

OTTAWA — Assembly of First Nations National Chief RoseAnne Archibald and her lawyers say the organization's move to suspend her and prevent her from attending its annual general assembly is a violation of its own charter.
'Miraculous event:' Pope visiting former Alberta residential school site during visit

'Miraculous event:' Pope visiting former Alberta residential school site during visit

The program for Pope's trip to Canada next month includes a visit to the site of a former Alberta residential school with survivors, the Vatican said Thursday. The papal visit is set to start in Edmonton on July 24 and end in Iqaluit on July 29.
Trudeau announces $250M in food aid, blames Russia for skyrocketing prices

Trudeau announces $250M in food aid, blames Russia for skyrocketing prices

KIGALI, RWANDA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced $250 million in new food aid on Thursday and blamed the growing threat of starvation squarely on Russia as he prepared to meet with leaders whose nations are feeling the pangs of famine.
Anger, frustration and rumours outside Montreal passport office as delays continue

Anger, frustration and rumours outside Montreal passport office as delays continue

MONTREAL — The federal government has said it implemented a system to reduce delays plaguing the downtown Montreal passport office, but those who were waiting in line on Thursday said the situation remained chaotic.