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National emergency alert test to be conducted today

National emergency alert test to be conducted today

TORONTO — The national public alerting system is conducting a Canada-wide test of the emergency alert system today.
Possibility of provincewide state of emergency "very much on the table"

Possibility of provincewide state of emergency "very much on the table"

The B.C. government is considering whether to declare a provincewide state of emergency following historic rainfall, flooding and landslides that have forced thousands of people from their homes.
Recovery efforts continue in B.C., October inflation rate : In The News for Nov. 17

Recovery efforts continue in B.C., October inflation rate : In The News for Nov. 17

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 Nov. 17 ... What we are watching in Canada ... The B.C.
One body found in B.C. highway landslide, more missing: RCMP

One body found in B.C. highway landslide, more missing: RCMP

RCMP say the body of a woman has been recovered from a landslide across Highway 99 near Lillooet, B.C., following historic rainfall as a search continues for others who may be buried in the debris. Staff Sgt.
No winning ticket for Tuesday's $12 million Lotto Max jackpot

No winning ticket for Tuesday's $12 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for Tuesday's $12 million Lotto Max jackpot. That means the grand prize for the next draw on Nov. 19 will grow to an estimated $17 million. The Canadian Press
The latest news on mudslides and flooding in British Columbia for Nov. 16, 2021

The latest news on mudslides and flooding in British Columbia for Nov. 16, 2021

The latest news on mudslides and flooding in British Columbia (all times Eastern): --- 11:48 p.m. The City of Abbotsford, B.C.
Canada, South Asian bloc to begin free-trade talks in effort to diversify from China

Canada, South Asian bloc to begin free-trade talks in effort to diversify from China

OTTAWA — Canada is launching free-trade talks with a major group of southeast Asian countries as it seeks to diversify from China and find new ways of coping with a snarled global supply chain.
Health minister promises announcement soon on COVID-19 border measure changes

Health minister promises announcement soon on COVID-19 border measure changes

OTTAWA — The federal government will announce changes to COVID-19 prevention measures at the Canadian border "very soon," Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos said Tuesday.
O'Toole boots senator who challenged his leadership out of Conservative caucus.

O'Toole boots senator who challenged his leadership out of Conservative caucus.

OTTAWA — Erin O'Toole kicked Sen. Denise Batters out of the Conservative caucus Tuesday — one day after she challenged his leadership.
Appeal Court reserves injunction decision in Fairy Creek old-growth logging protests

Appeal Court reserves injunction decision in Fairy Creek old-growth logging protests

VANCOUVER — A panel of three judges in British Columbia's Court of Appeal reserved its decision Tuesday on the future of an injunction against old-growth logging protests on southern Vancouver Island after a two-day hearing.