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Bank of Canada will act to cool inflation if prices run too hot, Macklem says

Bank of Canada will act to cool inflation if prices run too hot, Macklem says

OTTAWA — The governor of the Bank of Canada says the central bank will rein in inflation if temporary price pressures stubbornly stick around and appear more permanent.
More than 1,400 properties ordered to evacuate in central B.C. due to wildfires

More than 1,400 properties ordered to evacuate in central B.C. due to wildfires

VANCOUVER — More than 1,400 properties in British Columbia's Cariboo region have been placed on evacuation order as wildfires rage across the province.
Spreading wildlife disease threatens deer, elk — and maybe humans, new research says

Spreading wildlife disease threatens deer, elk — and maybe humans, new research says

EDMONTON — The continuing spread of a fatal wildlife disease in Alberta and Saskatchewan has a federal agency recommending a deer cull across a wide swath of the Prairies.
Military college's first female commander says no immediate plans for radical changes

Military college's first female commander says no immediate plans for radical changes

OTTAWA — Commodore Josée Kurtz may be bringing an outsider’s perspective as the first woman to command the Royal Military College of Canada, but she says she has no immediate plans for radical changes to the institution.
'Old wounds': Renewed interest over residential schools difficult for survivors

'Old wounds': Renewed interest over residential schools difficult for survivors

CALGARY — Flags at the Elbow River camp at the Calgary Stampede are at half mast this year to mark recent discoveries of unmarked graves at former Canadian residential school sites. A moment of silence is observed every day in a sombre ritual.
A look at COVID-19 reopening plans across the country

A look at COVID-19 reopening plans across the country

As COVID-19 vaccination rates increase and case numbers drop across the country, the provinces and territories have begun releasing the reopening plans for businesses, events and recreational facilities.
Global task force urges countries to consider regulation to fight online antisemitism

Global task force urges countries to consider regulation to fight online antisemitism

OTTAWA — An international task force that includes three Canadian members of Parliament says social media sites must be held accountable for driving users to extremist content and legislators should consider regulations to combat the rise of antisemi

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Wednesday, July 14, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 6:15 p.m. Alberta is reporting one death and 46 new COVID-19 infections for a total of 569 active cases.
Residents display high-visibility safety gear to mourn victims of B.C. crane collapse

Residents display high-visibility safety gear to mourn victims of B.C. crane collapse

KELOWNA, B.C. — Photos of bright yellow and orange safety shirts or vests hanging on front stoops or in windows are spreading across social media as communities in B.C.
Green party executive launches membership review of its own leader, Annamie Paul

Green party executive launches membership review of its own leader, Annamie Paul

OTTAWA — Green party executives have taken a first step toward suspending Annamie Paul's membership in the party she leads, the latest development in a feud that has threatened her future in the top job.