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AI wildfire early detection system is like a fire alarm in the forest, says chief

AI wildfire early detection system is like a fire alarm in the forest, says chief

VERNON, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA — Vernon Fire Chief David Lind likens the Interior B.C. city's new artificial-intelligence-driven wildfire detection system to a fire alarm in the forest.
Trump makes first appearance at Republican convention after assassination attempt

Trump makes first appearance at Republican convention after assassination attempt

MILWAUKEE — Donald Trump made his first public appearance since an attempted assassination with a white bandage covering his ear and roaring cheers of "We love Trump" from the crowd at the Republican National Convention Monday night.
Vancouver Island University sues Gaza protesters as deadline to leave expires

Vancouver Island University sues Gaza protesters as deadline to leave expires

NANAIMO, B.C. — Vancouver Island University says it has "regrettably" launched legal action against pro-Palestinian protesters, who it says ignored a trespass notice and a deadline to leave their encampment at the campus in Nanaimo, B.C.
'Balaclava rapist' Larry Takahashi gets full parole more than 40 years after attacks

'Balaclava rapist' Larry Takahashi gets full parole more than 40 years after attacks

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — A serial sex offender known as the "balaclava rapist" for attacking 23 women in Edmonton more than 40 years ago has been granted full parole while he continues to serve three concurrent life sentences.
Canadian politicians call for calming of rhetoric following Trump rally violence

Canadian politicians call for calming of rhetoric following Trump rally violence

OTTAWA — Canadian politicians on opposite ends of the ideological spectrum stressed a need Monday to avoid inflaming discussion to the point of inciting violence against public figures. An attempted assassination of former U.S.
CBC/Radio-Canada board approves bonuses for 2023-24, but will review performance pay

CBC/Radio-Canada board approves bonuses for 2023-24, but will review performance pay

OTTAWA — The board of directors for CBC and Radio-Canada has approved bonuses for some staff for work they did in the most recent fiscal year, despite members of Parliament saying it would be inappropriate to do so after hundreds of jobs were elimina
July carbon rebates sent Monday with banks forced to use government's label

July carbon rebates sent Monday with banks forced to use government's label

OTTAWA — The second instalment of this year's national carbon-price rebate was deposited or mailed out to millions of households Monday.
Trump shooting: Legault rectifies remarks that Quebec has no political violence

Trump shooting: Legault rectifies remarks that Quebec has no political violence

HALIFAX — Premier François Legault was forced to clarify remarks he made Monday when he appeared to forget recent history in asserting that Quebec politicians didn't face political violence similar to the attempted assassination of former president D
B.C. premier wants to support N.L.’s plan to sue Ottawa over equalization program

B.C. premier wants to support N.L.’s plan to sue Ottawa over equalization program

HALIFAX — British Columbia’s premier says he wants to support Newfoundland and Labrador’s plans to sue Ottawa over the federal equalization program, which transfers money from wealthier provinces to poorer ones, calling the current formula "completel
Canada apologizes to nine First Nations after labelling Dakota and Lakota as refugees

Canada apologizes to nine First Nations after labelling Dakota and Lakota as refugees

WHITECAP DAKOTA FIRST NATION, SASKATCHEWAN — Canada's Crown-Indigenous relations minister has apologized to nine First Nations in Manitoba and Saskatchewan following decades of the Dakota and Lakota being labelled as refugees.
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