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Green party execs cancel non-confidence vote against leader Annamie Paul: sources

Green party execs cancel non-confidence vote against leader Annamie Paul: sources

OTTAWA — Annamie Paul is no longer staring down the barrel of a booting from her perch atop the Green party.
Manitoba government is 'rewriting history,' former senior bureaucrat says

Manitoba government is 'rewriting history,' former senior bureaucrat says

WINNIPEG — Two Indigenous men have quit their positions on Manitoba economic development boards in the wake of controversial remarks by Premier Brian Pallister and a cabinet minister.
B.C. says accommodations for wildfire evacuees are filling up as evacuations continue

B.C. says accommodations for wildfire evacuees are filling up as evacuations continue

VICTORIA — British Columbia's government says accommodations for wildfire evacuees are filling up as the flames and smoke from numerous blazes spread, forcing more people from their homes and contributing to an eerie, acrid haze that's blanketing cit
'I have to do my part': Canadians across the country walking for a cause and to heal

'I have to do my part': Canadians across the country walking for a cause and to heal

By putting one foot in front of the other, sometimes slowly and sometimes with quicker strides, Bilal Malik says he desperately hopes the government will listen to what he has to say.
Harvard student, Queen's prof, collaborating to rapidly identify Lyme-infected ticks

Harvard student, Queen's prof, collaborating to rapidly identify Lyme-infected ticks

OTTAWA — Harvard University microbiology student Indumathi Prakash was just seven years old when a tick bite near her home in Massachusetts gave her Lyme disease and left her to spend most of her childhood battling rheumatoid arthritis.
Fire experts prescribe Indigenous cultural burns to reduce wildfire risk in B.C.

Fire experts prescribe Indigenous cultural burns to reduce wildfire risk in B.C.

VANCOUVER — Wildfire experts say British Columbia must spark far more prescribed burns, akin to how Indigenous communities have managed forests, to mitigate the risk of huge blazes.

Quebec ticket holder wins Saturday's $6 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — A ticket holder in Quebec won Saturday night's $6 million Lotto 649 jackpot. The draw's guaranteed $1 million prize also went to a lottery player in Quebec. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on July 21 will be an estimated $5 million.
Ground-penetrating radar search for graves begins in Delmas, Sask.

Ground-penetrating radar search for graves begins in Delmas, Sask.

DELMAS, SASKATCHEWAN — For elder Jenny Spyglass, returning to the site of a former residential school in Saskatchewan where a search for unmarked graves is underway brought back memories of what she lost.
Provincial vote in Nova Scotia called for Aug. 17

Provincial vote in Nova Scotia called for Aug. 17

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Premier Iain Rankin has called a provincial election for Aug. 17, saying the campaign will focus on building the economy after the province "crushed" the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Three Innu First Nations say they are ready to take measures to stop Quebec pipeline

Three Innu First Nations say they are ready to take measures to stop Quebec pipeline

MONTREAL — There won't be any more negotiations over a proposed natural gas pipeline crossing Indigenous lands in northern Quebec, say Innu leaders who oppose it.