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Fiona fallout: Losses being tallied as hundreds of soldiers arrive for cleanup duty

Fiona fallout: Losses being tallied as hundreds of soldiers arrive for cleanup duty

STANLEY BRIDGE, P.E.I. — Phyllis Carr's voice broke with emotion as she surveyed damage to the historic town of Stanley Bridge, a small community on the north shore of Prince Edward Island.
Canadian Food Inspection Agency raises alarm as spotted lanternfly pest nears border

Canadian Food Inspection Agency raises alarm as spotted lanternfly pest nears border

OTTAWA — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is asking Canadians to keep an eye out for an invasive bug that could spell disaster for the country's wineries and fruit growers.
Feds lift border vaccine requirements, mandatory masks on planes and trains

Feds lift border vaccine requirements, mandatory masks on planes and trains

Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos once again warned that pandemic restrictions could be brought back if they are needed.

Suspect in N.W.T. stabbing charged with murder, aggravated assault

FORT GOOD HOPE, N.W.T. — The lone suspect in the stabbings of three people in Fort Good Hope, N.W.T., last week has been charged with one count of murder and two counts of aggravated assault.
COVID travel restrictions announcement, Fiona's aftermath : In The News for Sept. 26

COVID travel restrictions announcement, Fiona's aftermath : In The News for Sept. 26

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Sept. 26 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Military sounding alarm over recruiting problems as Canadians steer clear

Military sounding alarm over recruiting problems as Canadians steer clear

OTTAWA — The Canadian Armed Forces is sounding the alarm over a severe shortage of recruits to fill thousands of vacant positions, with the shortfall so bad that senior officers are now calling it a crisis.
After Fiona: storm recovery begins as police confirm first fatality

After Fiona: storm recovery begins as police confirm first fatality

A day after post-tropical storm Fiona left a trail of destruction across Atlantic Canada and eastern Quebec, residents of a devastated coastal town in western Newfoundland learned one of their own was its first confirmed fatality.
Leaders urge Quebecers to vote as advance polls open ahead of provincial election

Leaders urge Quebecers to vote as advance polls open ahead of provincial election

MONTREAL — Quebec's main political party leaders spent Sunday rallying their supporters to head to the polling stations, as Quebecers got a first chance to vote for who will lead them after the Oct. 3 election.
Industry minister to represent Canada at former Japanese PM's funeral

Industry minister to represent Canada at former Japanese PM's funeral

OTTAWA — Federal Industry Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne will represent Canada at former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe's state funeral this week.
Couple proceeds with wedding amid chaos in P.E.I. from post-tropical storm Fiona

Couple proceeds with wedding amid chaos in P.E.I. from post-tropical storm Fiona

CHARLOTTETOWN — Naomi and Tyler Wheeler have lived through a pandemic, wildfires, heat waves, minor earthquakes and most recently a post-tropical storm that laid waste to huge swaths of Atlantic Canada.