The distinctive milky turquoise of mountain lakes is going the way of the glaciers that feed them, according to new research.
OTTAWA - Indigenous Services Canada gave residents of an Ontario First Nation 71 expired doses of the Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19 between Aug. 9 and Sept. 15.
VANCOUVER - A B.C. Supreme Court judge has signed off on a discharge order for Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, withdrawing a U.S. extradition order and allowing her freedom.
TORONTO - Young advocates for the environment rallied outside Ontario's legislature and in downtown Montreal on Friday to call for governments to take immediate action to address climate change.
EDMONTON - The head of emergency medicine for the Alberta Medical Association, Dr. Paul Parks, says major components of triage have already begun in Alberta — an assertion disputed by the province.
OTTAWA - Catholic bishops in Canada are apologizing "unequivocally" to Indigenous Peoples for the suffering endured in residential schools, just as Pope Francis prepares to meet with Indigenous leaders at the Vatican later this fall.
MONTREAL - Mask-wearing will be mandatory in common areas of private seniors residences in several parts of Quebec starting next week, the Health Department said Friday, amid a rise in COVID-19 cases in those facilities.
OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada has kept alive the CBC's efforts to unseal evidence pertaining to a now-quashed murder conviction from more than 30 years ago.
FREDERICTON - As New Brunswick reimposed a state of emergency Friday to deal with a sudden surge in COVID-19 cases, a senior health official admitted the province was wrong to lift all health-protection orders in late July.
Meng Wanzhou, the Huawei Technologies CFO, has pleaded not guilty in a deferred prosecution plea agreement reached with the U.S. Justice Department. The deal is expected to allow Meng to return to China.
OTTAWA - When most parents decided to have kids, they probably thought some of their bigger parenting decisions would be about sleep-training, extracurricular activities or the right age to get a phone.
TORONTO - Ontario is easing capacity limits at certain venues where proof of vaccination is required, paving the way for more people immunized against COVID-19 to attend conventions, concerts and Blue Jays games.
Calgary police are investigating a newly elected Liberal member of Parliament after he was captured on a doorbell camera appearing to remove his opponent's campaign flyer.
OTTAWA - The final federal election result may be delayed until the weekend — or even longer — because thousands of mail-in ballots have still to be counted.
MONTREAL - The Quebec government will spend another $90 million to hire more than 100 police officers and experts to fight gun-related crime, Public Security Minister Geneviève Guilbault said Friday.
LONDON, Ont. - A southwestern Ontario city has warned post-secondary students to avoid a large street party that's expected to be held this weekend.
TORONTO - Ontario reported a record spending increase in the first fiscal year of the pandemic but that figure was still lower than anticipated, prompting criticism the government held back funds that could have helped the fight against COVID-19.
TORONTO - Ontario police forces and other enforcement bodies are reporting few incidents in the early days of the province’s proof of COVID-19 vaccination policy, as some businesses have publicly pledged to ignore the rules.
OTTAWA - The federal government ran a deficit of more than $48 billion over the first four months of its fiscal year, about $100 billion less than the treasury pumped out during the same period one year earlier.
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OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau's Liberals have picked up one more seat in Quebec, pushing them slightly ahead of the Bloc Quebecois in the province.
OTTAWA - Some re-elected Conservative members of Parliament — along with a former leadership contender — are lining up to say others should get united behind leader Erin O'Toole, as questions swirl about whether his election performance warrants him staying in the job.
EDMONTON - The head of Alberta's health system says the COVID-19 hospital crisis has become so dire, a key reason the system hasn't collapsed is because patients are dying.
VANCOUVER - A new study has found homes close to where fracking was used to extract natural gas in British Columbia have higher levels of certain organic pollutants, which may lead to short- and long-term health effects.
QUEBEC - The Quebec legislature rapidly adopted a bill Thursday banning protests related to the COVID-19 pandemic within 50 metres of schools, daycares, and health-care facilities.
Former Nazi death-squad member Helmut Oberlander has died in the midst of a decades-long deportation battle with the federal government, prompting Jewish rights organizations to express frustration that his legal saga never reached completion.
CHILLIWACK - Canada's premiers are urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to meet with them at his earliest opportunity to discuss long-term, predictable funding for health care.
VANCOUVER - A wildfire that began on Aug. 2 in British Columbia and grew to more than 833 square kilometres is now estimated to have caused $77 million in insurance damage.
WHITEHORSE - The RCMP and Yukon’s Department of Education acknowledged failures as they apologized for the handling of a sexual assault investigation at Hidden Valley Elementary School in Whitehorse.
The SNC-Lavalin legal saga was thrust back into the spotlight Thursday after the RCMP announced they've charged two former executives and the engineering company itself for allegedly paying bribes to obtain a Montreal bridge repair contract.
KINGSTON, Ont. - Health officials are asking anyone who attended a Kingston, Ont., polling station on Monday night to monitor for signs of COVID-19 after a positive case was linked to the site.
OTTAWA - Canada's premiers are demanding a meeting with the newly re-elected prime minister to ask for more money — no strings attached — to pump into their health-care systems.
QUEBEC - The Quebec government is budgeting $1 billion to offer full-time nurses bonuses of up to $18,000 as it tries to prevent more of them from leaving the public health-care system and to entice those who have left to come back.
GATINEAU, Que. - Police say two children found dead Wednesday in a Gatineau, Que., home were killed by their father before he took his own life.
OTTAWA - Twitter has required People's Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier to remove a tweet that insulted individual reporters and shared their contact information.
OTTAWA - Experts warn the Liberals’ promise to legislate safety in long-term care will have to come with more money if new national care standards are going to fix what’s broken in the system.
TORONTO - People will need to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative rapid test result to enter Ontario's legislature next month.
MONTREAL - Family members who lost loved ones at a Montreal long-term care home where 47 people died during the pandemic's first wave told a coroner's inquest Thursday that caring for society's most vulnerable should not be a for-profit exercise.
OTTAWA - Canada's envoy to the United Nations says Canada needs to share more of its COVID-19 vaccine surpluses with less fortunate countries.
TORONTO - A union representing workers on university campuses in Ontario called Thursday for the government to put classroom capacity limits and distancing requirements in place to better protect students and staff from COVID-19.
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - Police are seeking suspects and witnesses in a shooting that killed a 24-year-old man in Mississauga, Ont.
The Ontario Human Rights Commission is seeking the public's input as it develops a policy statement on the display of derogatory names, words and images.
THUNDER BAY, Ont. - A 60-year-old woman is facing several charges, including for impaired driving, after a car crashed into the side of a liquor store in Thunder Bay, Ont.
THUNDER BAY, Ont. - Police in Thunder Bay, Ont., say they have charged three teenagers in an assault that was captured on video and shared on social media.
TORONTO - A 55-year-old man in Toronto has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder after police received a call for a medical complaint.
BRAMPTON, Ont. - Police in Peel Region say a 26-year-old man from Brampton, Ont., has been killed in what they believe to be a targeted shooting.
In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Sept. 23 ...
PRINCE GEORGE - A northern British Columbia city is enacting new restrictions meant to erase the homeless from its core, intensifying the grief that COVID-19 and the overdose crisis have already inflicted on those with nowhere to live, an expert says.