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Groups ready large get-out-the-vote campaign to keep youth turnout high

Groups ready large get-out-the-vote campaign to keep youth turnout high

OTTAWA — Caro Loutfi is busy at her Montreal office preparing ways to get young voters to cast a ballot in this fall's federal election.
Hotter, larger fires turning boreal forest into carbon source: research

Hotter, larger fires turning boreal forest into carbon source: research

Bigger, hotter wildfires are turning Canada's vast boreal forest into a significant new source of climate-changing greenhouse gases, scientists say.
NDP working to recruit candidates in New Brunswick where roster is bare

NDP working to recruit candidates in New Brunswick where roster is bare

OTTAWA — A spokesperson for NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh insists the party is working hard to recruit new candidates and get its message out to the people of New Brunswick.

Cases against two St. Mike's students accused in alleged sex assaults concluded

TORONTO — The cases against two students accused in alleged sex assaults at a private Toronto school have concluded. Ontario's Ministry of the Attorney General will not say, however, what the outcomes of the cases against the St.

Ontario government releases updated sexual-education curriculum

TORONTO — The Ontario government has released the new sexual-education curriculum, replacing a much-criticized teaching plan brought in after the Progressive Conservatives took power last year.
In the news today, Aug. 21

In the news today, Aug. 21

Four stories in the news for Wednesday, Aug.

Country music star George Canyon to run for Tories in Nova Scotia

OTTAWA — One of Nova Scotia's best-known country music stars is walking on to the political stage. George Canyon has announced he's running as a Conservative candidate in the riding of Central Nova in the upcoming federal election.

One dead, others injured after fiery crash in southeastern Alberta

CEREAL, Alta. — One person is dead and others have been injured in a fiery crash that forced the closure of Highway 9 about 300 kilometres east of Calgary.
Border official questioned Meng on alleged business in Iran: court documents

Border official questioned Meng on alleged business in Iran: court documents

VANCOUVER — Court documents released ahead of a Huawei executive's extradition trial suggest a Canadian border official questioned Meng Wanzhou about her business before RCMP arrested her.
'We're going to act:' Military investigating reservist for hate group link

'We're going to act:' Military investigating reservist for hate group link

WINNIPEG — The commander of the Canadian Army says the military will take action if an investigation finds that a reserve member in Manitoba participated in a hate group. Master Cpl.