Nature Conservancy of Canada, federal government launch $100M program to save habitats at risk

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and the federal government area announced Tuesday they are working together to take aim on Target 1 – a national initiative to protect at least 17 per cent of the country's land and freshwater and 10 per cent of our marine areas by 2020 – through a new $100-million, four-year fund.

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'Ferocious' spring avalanches should elicit caution from backcountry travellers, say experts

Avalanche experts are reminding backcountry travellers to stay alert despite the warmer weather, as sunny skies can be one of the triggers that sets off an unstable snowpack.

Good news! Regent Park youth centre on track.

Dixon Hall CEO Mercedes Watson talks about the new youth centre being built in Regent Park and the programming and history of Dixon Hall in the neighbourhood.

Man dead in house fire in Toronto's Roncesvalles Village

A man is dead following a "significant" house fire in Toronto's Roncesvalles Village neighbourhood late Tuesday evening.

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A for Adventure: Peak season for waterfalls

This is a great time of year to see waterfalls. Our A for Adventure team tells us about some beautiful hidden gems.

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Spring melt means further flooding could come

Officials keeping a close eye on the Ottawa River are warning more water could be on the way due to the melting snowpack.

New Brunswick may take firmer approach on flood relief, Higgs says

The New Brunswick government may have to take an even firmer approach to encouraging people to relocate their homes outside flood zones, Premier Blaine Higgs says as water levels from the St. John River in the Fredericton area surpassed last year's.

Calgary council to decide whether to look at councillor, city worker pensions

Council may decide on Monday to review all City of Calgary pension plans — including their own.

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Pedestrian fatally struck by vehicle in Mississauga

A male pedestrian has died after being struck by a vehicle in Mississauga early Wednesday morning.

Amherstburg considers banning plastic straws and stir sticks at Libro Centre

Staff will prepare a report designed to ban certain single-use plastics at the Libro Centre.

Prime Minister to visit Gatineau flood evacuees today

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to visit a flood evacuation centre in Gatineau, Que., early on Wednesday afternoon.

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Behchoko man wants 2nd sex-assault trial delayed because of anxiety

Chris Dryneck was charged with sexual assault more than three years ago. His first trial ended in a mistrial because he was not provided with a Tlicho interpreter. On Tuesday his lawyer submitted letters from two doctors saying Dryneck is suffering from severe anxiety.

'I felt like I was being robbed': Suspect cleared in Vancouver drug case loses Porsche, homes

Dennis Halstead says he's not a fentanyl trafficker — he's just a landlord who made the mistake of renting a townhouse to drug dealers. But he's spent the last four years defending himself against allegations of running a multi-million-dollar drug operation.

'How do you not see your people in these Indigenous youth?': Couple working to decolonize classrooms

Erin Goodpipe and Ben Ironstand are a young Indigenous couple who are both educators in the Regina Public School system. They both come from difficult backgrounds and have strong cultural knowledge - but transferring that knowledge to their classrooms is not always easy.

Thunder Bay police presence to remain at Hammarskjold High School until Friday, says chief

The police chief in Thunder Bay, Ont., is asking people not to panic if they see police cruisers outside of Hammarskjold High School this week.

Getting rid of toxic algae in O'Leary sewage lagoon to be costly

The town of O'Leary, P.E.I., is working to get blue-green algae out of its sewage lagoon, a project which could cost the municipality in excess of $500,000.

Rookies excited for start of MLA orientation at Alberta legislature

With the mental and physical fatigue of the campaign behind them, Alberta’s 44 rookie members-elect will head to the legislature Wednesday for orientation and training.