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Climate change rears ugly head as Republicans rally re-election effort

Climate change rears ugly head as Republicans rally re-election effort

WASHINGTON — Climate change, an issue that has taken a back seat to the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing economic crisis in the United States, is roaring back to the forefront just as Donald Trump's Republicans begin their sprint to the November preside
Canadians join lawsuit to overturn opening Alaska wilderness to energy drilling

Canadians join lawsuit to overturn opening Alaska wilderness to energy drilling

Canadian environmentalists and First Nations have joined a U.S. lawsuit that seeks to overturn a U.S. decision that opens an Alaska wilderness for oil and gas exploration.
Halifax-area firm ready to roll out drug-dispensing machines to fight opioid crisis

Halifax-area firm ready to roll out drug-dispensing machines to fight opioid crisis

HALIFAX — A Halifax-area company is rolling out five automated drug dispensers across Canada this week, which can provide safe, doctor-prescribed medication to opioid addicts by scanning their palm.
Recovery of New Brunswick economy after COVID-19 becoming main election issue

Recovery of New Brunswick economy after COVID-19 becoming main election issue

FREDERICTON — One week into the first election campaign in Canada since the COVID-19 pandemic, the big issue is how the next New Brunswick government will manage the province's economy through the crisis and after it.
Bernier says O'Toole not a real conservative, unlike his People's Party

Bernier says O'Toole not a real conservative, unlike his People's Party

OTTAWA — People's Party Leader Maxime Bernier launched a full-throated attack on Erin O'Toole Monday, accusing the newly minted Conservative leader of wearing a "true blue" mask during the leadership campaign and warning that he is really "Liberal-li
Ontario business schools foster 'hostile environment,' racialized students say

Ontario business schools foster 'hostile environment,' racialized students say

Business school students in Ontario are sounding the alarm about what they call outright racism from fellow students and a lack of equity and diversity training among faculty.
New study calls for new approach to tackling overdose crisis

New study calls for new approach to tackling overdose crisis

VANCOUVER — Canada needs a new approach to tackle its overdose crisis, says the lead author of a new study that highlights a prevalence of overdoses involving non-prescribed fentanyl and stimulants in British Columbia.
Erin O'Toole wins and the overdose crisis: In The News for Aug. 24

Erin O'Toole wins and the overdose crisis: In The News for Aug. 24

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 Aug. 24. What we are watching in Canada ...
Erin O'Toole faces new navigating challenge as Conservative leader

Erin O'Toole faces new navigating challenge as Conservative leader

OTTAWA — Among Erin O'Toole's jobs in the military was navigating a Sea King helicopter over the skies of Canada, and now he takes on the challenge of journeying through political terrain as the new leader of the federal Conservative party.

N.S. police expected to announce charges in case of Indigenous girl found safe

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia RCMP say they plan to release more information today about potential charges against a man who was found Saturday with an Indigenous girl who had been missing for over a week.