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Parks Canada releases details of search for climbers killed in Banff avalanche

Parks Canada releases details of search for climbers killed in Banff avalanche

The treacherous recovery of three world-class climbers in Alberta's Banff National Park involved a helicopter, a search dog and 28 people, Parks Canada said Monday as it released details of its rescue efforts.
Residents eye rising waters as Legault says new approach needed to flood relief

Residents eye rising waters as Legault says new approach needed to flood relief

MONTREAL — Some 800 Canadian military personnel fanned out across Quebec on Monday, filling sandbags and aiding evacuations as Premier Francois Legault warned that climate change will increase the frequency of serious flooding.

'Colonial model of policing' fails many Indigenous communities, study finds

OTTAWA — Many Indigenous communities lack policing services that meet their safety and security needs despite long-standing efforts to remedy the shortcomings, a federally commissioned report says.

Warning in Interior B.C. about 'trippy' drug linked to 'zombie' outbreak in U.S.

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — The British Columbia Interior Health authority is warning street-drug users of a synthetic cannabinoid that has been linked to a so-called "zombie" outbreak in New York. Chief medical health officer Dr.
Sri Lankan-Canadians mourn victims of terrorist attack in their homeland

Sri Lankan-Canadians mourn victims of terrorist attack in their homeland

Sri Lankan-Canadians were gathering Monday to mourn those killed in a massive terrorist attack in their homeland as the Canadian government stepped up cautions for anyone considering visiting the country as it grapples with the fallout from the wides
More than 6,700 veterans from Afghan war receiving federal assistance for PTSD

More than 6,700 veterans from Afghan war receiving federal assistance for PTSD

OTTAWA — Canada's war in Afghanistan ended five years ago but the price of that effort continues to grow.
Early, photogenic iceberg raises expectations for Newfoundland's season

Early, photogenic iceberg raises expectations for Newfoundland's season

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — This historic port city welcomed an unexpected early guest on Easter weekend: a sizable iceberg, a ridge of white framed between the hills of the Narrows leading into the city's harbour.
Prince Edward Island voters to cast verdict on new electoral system

Prince Edward Island voters to cast verdict on new electoral system

CHARLOTTETOWN — Canadians are expected to learn late Tuesday whether the cradle of Confederation will give birth to one of the country's first versions of proportional representation.

B.C. RCMP's April Fools' joke pounced on by cat's purr-fect resume

VANCOUVER — When the British Columbia and Yukon division of the RCMP issued an April Fools' Day announcement seeking a few good cats, it probably didn't expect any applicants.
Residents along Saint John River told to remain on alert as floodwaters rise

Residents along Saint John River told to remain on alert as floodwaters rise

FREDERICTON — People who live along New Brunswick's Saint John River are being advised to remain on alert as water levels rise in the coming days.