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UN says Canada's plan to rescue Wood Buffalo National Park not enough

UN says Canada's plan to rescue Wood Buffalo National Park not enough

The status of Canada's largest park as a World Heritage Site remains wobbly after a United Nations body expressed grave doubts about a federal plan to rescue it.
Montreal borough reverts to Fete nationale festival name after uproar

Montreal borough reverts to Fete nationale festival name after uproar

Montreal festival organizers have learned the hard way that trying to rebrand Quebec's Fete nationale celebrations simply doesn't fly in these parts.
Metals mines, accounting for most federal enviro assessments, OK with Bill C-69

Metals mines, accounting for most federal enviro assessments, OK with Bill C-69

OTTAWA — The head of the Mining Association of Canada says the hotly contested federal environmental assessment bill is welcome in the industry it will affect the most.
Federal carbon tax coming to Alberta in January: environment minister

Federal carbon tax coming to Alberta in January: environment minister

Ottawa plans to impose the federal carbon tax on Alberta starting Jan. 1 and federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says she has written the province about the decision.
Quebec's anti-corruption unit lacking skills and training to fulfil mission: report

Quebec's anti-corruption unit lacking skills and training to fulfil mission: report

MONTREAL — Still reeling from accusations its investigators fabricated evidence, the province's once-praised anti-corruption police unit is again the target of criticism.
Opioid-related death count up to more than 11,500 nationally: government data

Opioid-related death count up to more than 11,500 nationally: government data

OTTAWA — Canada's opioid crisis claimed the lives of more than 11,500 people between January 2016 and December 2018, the Public Health Agency of Canada reported Thursday.
China lashes out at Freeland over response to protests in Hong Kong

China lashes out at Freeland over response to protests in Hong Kong

OTTAWA — Protests raging in Hong Kong are threatening to become yet another irritant in Canada's fraught relationship with China.
Charges after car slams into office helping flood victims in Ste-Marthe-sur-le-Lac

Charges after car slams into office helping flood victims in Ste-Marthe-sur-le-Lac

MONTREAL — A Quebec man has been charged after a vehicle slammed into an office Wednesday where government employees and volunteers were trying to help flood victims in hard-hit Ste-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, Que.
Canada may need additional carbon taxes to meet its Paris targets, PBO says

Canada may need additional carbon taxes to meet its Paris targets, PBO says

OTTAWA — Canada's price on carbon will have to be five times what it is now if the country is to reach its Paris Agreement greenhouse-gas emissions targets just by charging for those emissions, Parliament's budget watchdog says.
Federal government making electronic logs mandatory for truck, bus drivers

Federal government making electronic logs mandatory for truck, bus drivers

ETOBICOKE, Ont. — Transport Canada says it will require all commercial drivers to have electronic logging devices — one of the recommendations from a coroner's report into the Humboldt Broncos bus crash.