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Canada soccer fans gear up for do-or-die World Cup match against Croatia

Canada soccer fans gear up for do-or-die World Cup match against Croatia

TORONTO — Viewing parties are planned across the country today as soccer fans gear up to watch Canada's World Cup match against Croatia — a do-or-die game for the team in its first tournament appearance in 36 years.
Giant trees still fall amid old-growth funding lag for B.C. First Nations

Giant trees still fall amid old-growth funding lag for B.C. First Nations

British Columbia has asked First Nations if they want old-growth forests set aside from logging, allowing time for long-term planning of conservation and sustainable development, but it has yet to fund the process on a large scale, advocates say.
Federal officials set to make Indo-Pacific strategy announcement in Vancouver

Federal officials set to make Indo-Pacific strategy announcement in Vancouver

VANCOUVER — Federal officials are set to make an announcement today in Vancouver about Canada's long-promised Indo-Pacific strategy.
'It still hurts:' Families hope for new homes after mass stabbing in Saskatchewan

'It still hurts:' Families hope for new homes after mass stabbing in Saskatchewan

JAMES SMITH CREE NATION — Brian (Buggy) Burns says it’s the small things he misses the most, like sitting down and having coffee with his wife nearly every morning for more than three decades.
Farmers union hopes to attract loose cattle that have been on the run in Quebec town

Farmers union hopes to attract loose cattle that have been on the run in Quebec town

Quebec's farmers union says it's hopeful a herd of runaway cattle that have been wreaking havoc in farmers' fields near a small town in the province's Mauricie region will be captured soon.

Montreal-area company fined $40,000 after blowing snow into protected frog habitat

MONTREAL — Environment and Climate Change Canada says a Montreal-area company has been fined $40,000 for violating a federal law aimed at protecting an endangered frog.
N.B. mother wants change after police mistakenly told her her son had died

N.B. mother wants change after police mistakenly told her her son had died

DIEPPE, N.B. — A mother in New Brunswick is still reeling after she says she woke up Tuesday morning to news from the RCMP that her son had died, only to discover hours later that police had made a mistake.
More missiles hit as Ukrainians brace for 'worst winter' since Second World War

More missiles hit as Ukrainians brace for 'worst winter' since Second World War

KYIV, Ukraine — Another barrage of Russian missile strikes hit Ukraine Wednesday, dealing a setback to the country's struggle to restore its power network as winter sets in.
Yellowknife struggling to clear above average snowfall

Yellowknife struggling to clear above average snowfall

YELLOWKNIFE — Residents and city staff in the Northwest Territories capital are struggling to keep up with an onslaught of snow.
IRCC finds no fault in AIDS summit visa debacle, amid fear of December repeat

IRCC finds no fault in AIDS summit visa debacle, amid fear of December repeat

OTTAWA — With Canada set to host a major international summit next month, advocates are warning about a possible repeat of issues that prevented some African delegates from attending a conference in Montreal over the summer, leading to allegations th