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Military to support Saskatchewan with up to six critical care nursing officers

The Canadian Armed Forces says it's prepared to support Saskatchewan with up to six critical care nursing officers, who it says will be deployed to intensive care units.
Military arrives in Iqaluit to set up reverse osmosis water purification

Military arrives in Iqaluit to set up reverse osmosis water purification

IQALUIT, Nunavut — The Canadian Armed Forces says its members have arrived in Nunavut's capital to assist with the city's ongoing water emergency.
Quebec outlines curriculum for revamped ethics and culture course

Quebec outlines curriculum for revamped ethics and culture course

MONTREAL — A new course intended to replace Quebec's polarizing, long-standing ethics and religious culture curriculum will teach students how to be proud members of Quebec society, the province's Education Minister said Sunday.
Fire on cargo ship in B.C. under control but not known how many containers burned

Fire on cargo ship in B.C. under control but not known how many containers burned

VICTORIA — Officials don't yet know how many containers burned aboard a cargo ship in a still-smouldering blaze off the coast of Victoria, a spokesman for the Canadian Coast Guard said Sunday.
Driver dies in collision with bus transporting Miramichi Timberwolves hockey team

Driver dies in collision with bus transporting Miramichi Timberwolves hockey team

ASTLE, N.B. — The driver of a car died Sunday in a collision with a bus transporting the Miramichi Timberwolves Junior A hockey team on a New Brunswick road.
Internal government analysis shows depth of reliance on now-defunct recovery benefit

Internal government analysis shows depth of reliance on now-defunct recovery benefit

OTTAWA — The majority of Canadian residents who received the federal Canada Recovery Benefit were continuous or repeat recipients of the now-ended aid program, An internal government analysis reveals.
Parents more hesitant to vaccinate kids than themselves, researcher says

Parents more hesitant to vaccinate kids than themselves, researcher says

OTTAWA — Jennifer Hubert jumped at the opportunity to get her COVID-19 vaccine, but she’s not looking forward to having to make the decision about whether to vaccinate her three-year-old son Jackson.
British envoy seeks Canada's climate change help at UN talks in Glasgow

British envoy seeks Canada's climate change help at UN talks in Glasgow

OTTAWA — Britain's new envoy to Ottawa says Canada still has credibility as a reliable partner on fighting climate change despite a domestic rise of greenhouse gas emissions in recent years.

No winning ticket for Saturday's $5 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $5 million jackpot in Saturday's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize was won by a lottery player in Ontario. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Oct.
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.