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Haida Gwaii village faces housing crisis, targets short-term rentals

Haida Gwaii village faces housing crisis, targets short-term rentals

QUEEN CHARLOTTE, B.C. — As more tourists flock to Haida Gwaii off the northern coast of British Columbia, the remote archipelago's largest village is facing an unusual problem.

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $9 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $9 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize went to a ticket holder in the Prairies.

Lightning-caused wildfires prompt evacuations in northeastern Ontario

Authorities say more than 50 homes have been evacuated in northeastern Ontario this weekend due to the threat of raging forest fires.

Loblaw recalls chicken nuggets, chicken fries due to possible salmonella

OTTAWA — Loblaw Companies Ltd. is recalling certain No Name brand Chicken Nuggets and unbranded $10 Chicken Fries due to possible salmonella contamination.

Evacuation numbers remain at nearly 1,000 as B.C. wildfires rage on

SUMMERLAND, B.C. — Officials in British Columbia's Okanagan region were hopeful that fire crews could aggressively tackle the flames on Saturday, as the weather forecast called for more cloud cover and less wind than in recent days.
KILL story slugged BC-Wildfire, replace with Wildfires-BC

KILL story slugged BC-Wildfire, replace with Wildfires-BC

SUMMERLAND, B.C. — Editors: Please KILL the story slugged BC-Wildfire; it has been replaced with the story slugged Wildfires-BC for technical reasons. The Canadian Press
Pipeline protesters defy eviction order, say they'll meet with officials

Pipeline protesters defy eviction order, say they'll meet with officials

BURNABY, B.C. — Protesters at an anti-pipeline camp in Burnaby, B.C., say they will meet with officials to discuss safety measures, but they will not comply with a city-issued evacuation order.

Quebec actor Edgar Fruitier charged with indecent assault against a minor

LONGUEUIL, Que. — Quebec actor Edgar Fruitier faces two charges of indecent assault against a minor in connection with alleged events dating back to the 1970s.
HMCS St. John's to return to Halifax after six-month deployment overseas

HMCS St. John's to return to Halifax after six-month deployment overseas

HALIFAX — The countdown is on for the homecoming of a Halifax-class navy ship and its 240-member crew. HMCS St.

Montreal protesters urge Ottawa to halt Haiti deportations after travel advisory

MONTREAL — A Haitian asylum seeker who fled violence at home says he's worried about being sent back, especially as the situation in his country deteriorates due to civil unrest.