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Scientists study past volcanoes in B.C. to understand climate in the future

Scientists study past volcanoes in B.C. to understand climate in the future

VANCOUVER — Scientists are trying to reconstruct what the environment and climate of southwest British Columbia looked like over the past two million years by studying volcanoes that erupted under the glaciers.
Environmentalists, farmers stake sides in Saskatchewan's carbon tax challenge

Environmentalists, farmers stake sides in Saskatchewan's carbon tax challenge

REGINA — Sixteen interveners from across Canada are getting a say this week in Saskatchewan's legal challenge of Ottawa's federal carbon tax.
Dog from Iran that had acid thrown in face has successful surgery in Vancouver

Dog from Iran that had acid thrown in face has successful surgery in Vancouver

VANCOUVER — A seven-month-old puppy from Iran that had acid thrown on her face underwent a surgery in Vancouver on Tuesday morning. "The vet just called and said Mugsy's doing great," said Sam Taylor, the pup's owner.
Trudeau says he's surprised, puzzled by Wilson-Raybould's resignation

Trudeau says he's surprised, puzzled by Wilson-Raybould's resignation

WINNIPEG — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he was surprised and disappointed by Jody Wilson-Raybould's resignation Tuesday.
Quebec Education Minister acts on promise to give kids more recess

Quebec Education Minister acts on promise to give kids more recess

QUEBEC — The Coalition Avenir Quebec government is following through on an election promise guaranteed to win the hearts of the province's schoolchildren: more recess.
SNC-Lavalin faces criminal probe over Montreal bridge contract, documents reveal

SNC-Lavalin faces criminal probe over Montreal bridge contract, documents reveal

MONTREAL — Quebec prosecutors are working with the RCMP on the possibility of new criminal charges against SNC-Lavalin tied to a contract to refurbish Montreal's Jacques Cartier Bridge, court documents show.
More than $460,000 in QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency disappears into 'cold wallet'

More than $460,000 in QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency disappears into 'cold wallet'

HALIFAX — The court-appointed monitor overseeing the search for the $260 million owed to clients of the faltering QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency exchange says it recently found more than $900,000 in digital assets — only to see more than half of those cry
Quebec facing strong opposition to new bill restricting cannabis consumption

Quebec facing strong opposition to new bill restricting cannabis consumption

MONTREAL — The Quebec government faced strong opposition as public consultations began Tuesday on its bill seeking to increase the legal age of cannabis consumption and ban it from all public areas.
Saskatchewan's justice minister says carbon case likely headed to Supreme Court

Saskatchewan's justice minister says carbon case likely headed to Supreme Court

REGINA — Saskatchewan’s attorney general says he has no doubt the province's constitutional challenge of Ottawa's imposition of a carbon tax will end up in the Supreme Court of Canada.
RCMP says dismantled  network laundered tens of millions in drug money

RCMP says dismantled network laundered tens of millions in drug money

MONTREAL — A sophisticated money laundering ring with international tentacles was behind hundreds of millions of dollars in transactions until it was dismantled this week, federal authorities said Tuesday.