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Hard-working fire crews, rain help keep Fort McMurray wildfire from growing

Hard-working fire crews, rain help keep Fort McMurray wildfire from growing

Fire about 200 square kilometres, just under six kilometres from Fort McMurray
New poll says Canadians support right to abortion by a wide margin

New poll says Canadians support right to abortion by a wide margin

Leger finds about 80 per cent of Canadians surveyed were in favour, 11 per cent opposed
Steady rain, water cannons give wildfire-weary Fort McMurray a reprieve

Steady rain, water cannons give wildfire-weary Fort McMurray a reprieve

Thousands remain out of homes but business goes on for many in Alberta city
Lessons from 2016 battle feed 2024 Fort McMurray wildfire fight

Lessons from 2016 battle feed 2024 Fort McMurray wildfire fight

Alberta seems better prepared to face such threats than it was 8 years ago
Canada’s non-profits, advocates at high-risk of sybersecurity threats

Canada’s non-profits, advocates at high-risk of sybersecurity threats

Cyberspy agency says actors from Russia, China and more targeting ill-prepared civil society
Wildfire forces evacuation order near Alberta’s Fort McMurray

Wildfire forces evacuation order near Alberta’s Fort McMurray

Hundreds affected in 4 neighbourhoods in the city’s south end with wildfire burning about 13 km away
Early detection working to slow Canada’s rate of cancer deaths: study

Early detection working to slow Canada’s rate of cancer deaths: study

Despite rates and deaths decreasing overall, 88,100 cancer deaths expected in 2024
McGill in court seeking injunction against pro-Palestinian encampment

McGill in court seeking injunction against pro-Palestinian encampment

University cites ‘security, safety and public health risk’ and escalating tensions on campus
New pro-Palestinian encampment begins at Montreal university, organizers say

New pro-Palestinian encampment begins at Montreal university, organizers say

Camp starting at Université du Québec à Montréal as McGill University heads to court to clear people there
Canada Post cracks down on Nunavut loophole to get free Amazon Prime shipping

Canada Post cracks down on Nunavut loophole to get free Amazon Prime shipping

Residents have been using Amazon to avoid the cost of extremely pricey local groceries and goods