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Members of Manitoba First Nation to return home after forest fire

Members of Manitoba First Nation to return home after forest fire

WINNIPEG — People who fled a First Nation in east-central Manitoba that was threatened by a massive wildfire are to start returning to their homes this weekend.
More than 1,000 charges laid against 75 people after Toronto police raids

More than 1,000 charges laid against 75 people after Toronto police raids

TORONTO — More than 1,000 charges were laid against 75 members and associates of a Toronto-based gang after police seized guns, drugs and thousands of dollars in cash during a series of early morning raids this week, authorities said Friday.
Canadians warned to look out for invasive giant hogweed that burns, blinds

Canadians warned to look out for invasive giant hogweed that burns, blinds

Canadians are being warned to look out for a dangerous, invasive plant that can cause third-degree burns. The Nature Conservancy of Canada says giant hogweed is one of Canada's most dangerous plants.
Family of alleged McArthur victim calls for public inquiry in police actions

Family of alleged McArthur victim calls for public inquiry in police actions

TORONTO — The family of a man allegedly murdered by accused serial killer Bruce McArthur is calling for a public inquiry into the police investigation of several men who went missing from Toronto's gay village.
Young N.B. mom jailed for life in murder of teenager stabbed 200 times

Young N.B. mom jailed for life in murder of teenager stabbed 200 times

MONCTON, N.B. — In a case that captured attention across the East Coast, a young mother has been sentenced to life in prison in the slaying of a Moncton, N.B., teen who had been stabbed about 200 times.
Unexpectedly weak data on inflation, retail sales cloud central bank's next step

Unexpectedly weak data on inflation, retail sales cloud central bank's next step

OTTAWA — A pair of unexpectedly soft economic reports are creating fresh doubts about the timing of the Bank of Canada's next interest rate hike.
Lorne Grabher wins $750 from province amid lengthy battle over licence plate

Lorne Grabher wins $750 from province amid lengthy battle over licence plate

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia government has to reimburse a retiree for a court skirmish over a report suggesting a licence plate bearing his last name supports sexual violence against women.
Liberals set hiring, procurement rules for federally-funded projects

Liberals set hiring, procurement rules for federally-funded projects

OTTAWA — Cities, provinces and territories building new roads, bridges, water and transit systems funded with federal dollars will have to let Indigenous Peoples, veterans and recent immigrants have a hand in those projects under new rules being unve

Here's a list May inflation rates for Canadian provinces, territories

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 2.2 per cent in May, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces (previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador: 1.8 per cent (1.5) — Prince Edward Island: 2.4 (2.

Here's a list of May inflation rates for selected Canadian cities

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 2.2 per cent in May, Statistics Canada says.