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Charges for Ukraine calls, texts being waived by Canadian phone companies

Charges for Ukraine calls, texts being waived by Canadian phone companies

Most Canadians will be able to phone and text their friends and family in Ukraine for free until the end of March. Bell Canada, Rogers Communications Inc., Telus Corp. and Shaw Communications Inc. announced they will be waiving fees associated with calling and texting Ukraine for the next month.
Canadians can help fight the pests threatening our trees

Canadians can help fight the pests threatening our trees

Natural Resources Canada is currently updating pest information on its widely used database on trees, insects and diseases found in Canada’s forests.
Health Canada authorizes plant-based, Canadian-developed COVID-19 vaccine

Health Canada authorizes plant-based, Canadian-developed COVID-19 vaccine

Health Canada authorized a new COVID-19 vaccine Thursday that it touted as the first greenlit shot to be developed by a Canadian company and the first to be made with plant-based technology.
Climate change forces Parks Canada to remove historic Abbot Pass hut

Climate change forces Parks Canada to remove historic Abbot Pass hut

A historic hut near Lake Louise will be dismantled because the ground beneath it is crumbling away as the snow and ice in the area recede due to climate change.
United Nation warns the planet is facing a 'global wildfire crisis'

United Nation warns the planet is facing a 'global wildfire crisis'

By 2090, wildfires are expected to increase in intensity by up to 57 per cent because of human-caused planetary warming, a landmark United Nations report has found. Could Canada's Indigenous people offer a solution?
Some Canadians stay on in Ukraine amid Russian invasion

Some Canadians stay on in Ukraine amid Russian invasion

Canadian Chad Martz has spent the last few days in a mountainous region of western Ukraine purchasing food and basic supplies for those who've fled their homes due to the Russian invasion of the country.
'Frank' talk as O'Regan nudges provinces, territories on paid sick leave

'Frank' talk as O'Regan nudges provinces, territories on paid sick leave

Canada's labour minister sounded a note of optimism on expanding paid sick leave Friday, even though a meeting with his provincial and territorial counterparts ended without resolving a patchwork system of policies.
Five horses rescued, 10 others found deceased on property in Northern Alberta

Five horses rescued, 10 others found deceased on property in Northern Alberta

The Alberta SPCA continues to investigate circumstances surrounding the death and alleged neglect of horses at a rural property between La Corey and Iron River.
Former Alberta justice minister officially removed from post in cabinet shuffle

Former Alberta justice minister officially removed from post in cabinet shuffle

Suspended Alberta justice minister Kaycee Madu is being moved to another cabinet post following a third-party report into his phone call to Edmonton's police chief over a traffic ticket.
Canada plans to match individual donations to Red Cross for Ukraine dollar for dollar

Canada plans to match individual donations to Red Cross for Ukraine dollar for dollar

The federal government is planning to match donations individuals make to the Canadian Red Cross to help bring humanitarian relief to Ukraine, as invading Russian forces close in on the country's capital.
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