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Eldo Enns rides his penny farthing bicycle in Dawson City, Yukon, on Friday June 19, 2009. Yukon’s tourism industry is abuzz with anticipation as Canada’s northernmost border opens June 1 for the first time since the pandemic began, says the executive director of the Klondike Visitors Association in Dawson City.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Canada’s most northern border to reopen June 1, Yukon prepares for return of tourism

Americans typically make up most of the territory’s tourists

Eldo Enns rides his penny farthing bicycle in Dawson City, Yukon, on Friday June 19, 2009. Yukon’s tourism industry is abuzz with anticipation as Canada’s northernmost border opens June 1 for the first time since the pandemic began, says the executive director of the Klondike Visitors Association in Dawson City.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall arrive in Ottawa as part of a three-day Canadian tour on May 17. (Paul Chiasson/Canadian Press)

Prince Charles and Camilla wrap tour in Yellowknife, but calls for reconciliation continue

YELLOWKNIFE — The Dene drum dance features the rhythmic pounding of caribou…

Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall arrive in Ottawa as part of a three-day Canadian tour on May 17. (Paul Chiasson/Canadian Press)
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Some homeless encampments can be pretty elaborate, like this one under the north end of the Chehalis River Bridge in Aberdeen.

Shelters for abuse victims report effects of COVID-19

VANCOUVER — A new report from Statistics Canada says one in three…

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Some homeless encampments can be pretty elaborate, like this one under the north end of the Chehalis River Bridge in Aberdeen.
A prominent climate scientist says Canada has fallen behind on its commitment to scientific research in the Arctic and it's having an effect on Canadian sovereignty in the north. A iceberg floating in the Baffin Bay above the arctic circle dwarfs the Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker Louis S. St-Laurent. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Canada looking closely at Arctic as part of defence spending increase: Trudeau

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is hinting that new investments are…

A prominent climate scientist says Canada has fallen behind on its commitment to scientific research in the Arctic and it's having an effect on Canadian sovereignty in the north. A iceberg floating in the Baffin Bay above the arctic circle dwarfs the Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker Louis S. St-Laurent. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
President of the Metis community, Cassidy Caron, second from left, and other delegates arrive to speak to the media in St. Peter's Square after their meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Monday, March 28, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Gregorio Borgia

‘Those belong in our communities:’ Delegates tour Vatican’s artifacts collection

ROME— Marie-Anne Day Walker-Pelletier sat down in a taxi as she left…

President of the Metis community, Cassidy Caron, second from left, and other delegates arrive to speak to the media in St. Peter's Square after their meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Monday, March 28, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Gregorio Borgia
Work on the City of Iqaluit water treatment plant continues in Iqaluit, Nvt., on Oct. 27, 2021. The city has shut down its water treatment plant after the water was contaminated with fuel. (Dustin Patar/Canadian Press)

Iqaluit water treatment plant shut down over fuel contamination

IQALUIT, Nunavut — The City of Iqaluit shut down its water treatment…

Work on the City of Iqaluit water treatment plant continues in Iqaluit, Nvt., on Oct. 27, 2021. The city has shut down its water treatment plant after the water was contaminated with fuel. (Dustin Patar/Canadian Press)
Nunavut is no longer testing for COVID-19 in most scenarios, Nunavut’s chief public health officer Dr. Michael Patterson says. (Emma Tranter/Canadian Press)

Nunavut changes COVID-19 testing to free up health-care resources

IQALUIT — Nunavut will no longer offer lab-confirmed testing for communities with…

Nunavut is no longer testing for COVID-19 in most scenarios, Nunavut’s chief public health officer Dr. Michael Patterson says. (Emma Tranter/Canadian Press)
This October 2021 photo provided by Pfizer shows kid-size doses of its COVID-19 vaccine. (Black Press file)

As COVID-19 cases rise, Ontario study suggests Omicron is less severe

The Omicron variant continued to cause record-breaking COVID-19 numbers of cases in…

This October 2021 photo provided by Pfizer shows kid-size doses of its COVID-19 vaccine. (Black Press file)
Regional Chief Terry Teegee speaks after Premier John Horgan announced Indigenous human rights will be recognized in B.C. with new legislation during a news conference at the legislature in Victoria on October 24, 2019. (Chad Hipolito/Canadian Press)

B.C. marks two years since passing law to adopt declaration on Indigenous rights

Regional Chief Terry Teegee speaks after Premier John Horgan announced Indigenous human rights will be recognized in B.C. with new legislation during a news conference at the legislature in Victoria on October 24, 2019. (Chad Hipolito/Canadian Press)
Czechia’s Jan Mysak (19) and Germany’s Markus Schweiger (26) battle for the puck during second period IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship action in Edmonton on Dec. 27. (Jason Franson/Canadian Press)

World junior hockey championship cancelled

EDMONTON — The world junior men’s hockey championship in Edmonton and Red…

Czechia’s Jan Mysak (19) and Germany’s Markus Schweiger (26) battle for the puck during second period IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship action in Edmonton on Dec. 27. (Jason Franson/Canadian Press)
Nunavut’s chief public health officer Dr. Michael Patterson speaks to reporters during a press conference in Iqaluit on May 31. (Emma Tranter/Canadian Press)

Nunavut extends lockdown as COVID-19 infections surge

IQALUIT — Nunavut is extending its “circuit-breaker” lockdown as a rise in…

Nunavut’s chief public health officer Dr. Michael Patterson speaks to reporters during a press conference in Iqaluit on May 31. (Emma Tranter/Canadian Press)
Flood waters cover highway 1 in Abbotsford, B.C., Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. (Jonathan Hayward/Canadian Press)

Number of sites, looming winter, complicate ‘unprecedented’ B.C. highway repairs

Jacob Serebrin Canadian Press Repairing the British Columbia highways washed out by…

Flood waters cover highway 1 in Abbotsford, B.C., Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. (Jonathan Hayward/Canadian Press)
Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, is seen on Friday, Oct. 1, 2021. Tony Akoak, who has served as the hamlet’s member of the legislative assembly since 2013, says the community of about 1,300 people is growing quickly and needs more mental-health services to support its population. (Emma Tranter/Canadian Press)

‘We need help’: Nunavut politician wants mental-health facility in his community

GJOA HAVEN, Nunavut — Tony Akoak’s house sits atop what Gjoa Haven’s…

Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, is seen on Friday, Oct. 1, 2021. Tony Akoak, who has served as the hamlet’s member of the legislative assembly since 2013, says the community of about 1,300 people is growing quickly and needs more mental-health services to support its population. (Emma Tranter/Canadian Press)
View of the main street of the hamlet of Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, in 2004. (Courtesy/Clevelander96)

Coroner’s inquest begins into RCMP shooting death of man in Nunavut

GJOA HAVEN, Nunavut — A coroner’s inquest into the death of a…

View of the main street of the hamlet of Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, in 2004. (Courtesy/Clevelander96)
Nunavut's chief public health officer, Dr. Michael Patterson, speaks to reporters during a news conference in Iqaluit on May 31, 2021. Nunavut is reporting two new cases of COVID-19 two days after the territory reinstated its mask mandate. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Emma Tranter

Masks mandatory across Nunavut

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut is reporting two new cases of COVID-19 two…

Nunavut's chief public health officer, Dr. Michael Patterson, speaks to reporters during a news conference in Iqaluit on May 31, 2021. Nunavut is reporting two new cases of COVID-19 two days after the territory reinstated its mask mandate. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Emma Tranter
A voter casts their ballot in the advance polls, in Chambly, Que., Friday, Sept. 10, 2021. Canada's first-ever pandemic election culminates today as Canadians from coast-to-coast go to the polls to choose the 338 MPs to sit in the House of Commons. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Justin Trudeau’s Liberals win third term but fall short of securing majority

OTTAWA — Canadians have chosen another minority Liberal government — almost identical…

A voter casts their ballot in the advance polls, in Chambly, Que., Friday, Sept. 10, 2021. Canada's first-ever pandemic election culminates today as Canadians from coast-to-coast go to the polls to choose the 338 MPs to sit in the House of Commons. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
A voter casts their ballot in the advance polls, in Chambly, Que. on Sept. 10. Canada’s first-ever pandemic election culminates today as Canadians from coast-to-coast go to the polls to choose the 338 MPs to sit in the House of Commons. (Ryan Remiorz/Canadian Press)

Liberals to win most seats in 2021 federal election

OTTAWA — The Canadian Press is projecting that the Liberal party will…

A voter casts their ballot in the advance polls, in Chambly, Que. on Sept. 10. Canada’s first-ever pandemic election culminates today as Canadians from coast-to-coast go to the polls to choose the 338 MPs to sit in the House of Commons. (Ryan Remiorz/Canadian Press)
Federal leaders make their points during the federal election French-language leaders debate on Sept. 8 in Gatineau, Que. (Justin Tang/Canadian Press)

Leaders spar on health care, environment in televised French-language debate

OTTAWA— Five federal party leaders jousted over health care, vaccines and the…

Federal leaders make their points during the federal election French-language leaders debate on Sept. 8 in Gatineau, Que. (Justin Tang/Canadian Press)
Cases of COVID-19 have more than doubled in the Northwest Territories, going from 34 cases Monday to 74 cases Tuesday night. Specimens to be tested for COVID-19 are seen at LifeLabs after being logged upon receipt at the company’s lab, in Surrey, B.C., on March 26, 2020. (Darryl Dyck/Canadian Press)

COVID-19 cases more than double in the N.W.T. in one day

YELLOWKNIFE — A long-term care home in the Northwest Territories declared a…

Cases of COVID-19 have more than doubled in the Northwest Territories, going from 34 cases Monday to 74 cases Tuesday night. Specimens to be tested for COVID-19 are seen at LifeLabs after being logged upon receipt at the company’s lab, in Surrey, B.C., on March 26, 2020. (Darryl Dyck/Canadian Press)
A helicopter carrying a water bucket flies past the Lytton Creek wildfire burning in the mountains near Lytton, B.C., on Aug. 15. (Darryl Dyck/Canadian Press)

Total active wildfires climb in B.C., but crews exploit cooler weather in fire fight

Crews are making progress against several destructive wildfires in British Columbia even…

A helicopter carrying a water bucket flies past the Lytton Creek wildfire burning in the mountains near Lytton, B.C., on Aug. 15. (Darryl Dyck/Canadian Press)