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Dental-care legislation one of the first bills on the docket as parliament resumes

Dental-care legislation one of the first bills on the docket as parliament resumes

OTTAWA — Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos is expected to table dental-care legislation today that will allow the government to send cheques to low- and middle-income families to help them pay for their kids' oral health services.
Grocery prices in Canada continue meteoric ascent, rising at fastest pace since 1981

Grocery prices in Canada continue meteoric ascent, rising at fastest pace since 1981

OTTAWA — Food inflation remains stubbornly high in Canada as grocery prices climbed at the fastest pace in more than four decades last month. While overall inflation moderated in August, the cost of food purchased from stores was up a staggering 10.
Smart Money: It’s probably not your daily coffee

Smart Money: It’s probably not your daily coffee

Your financial future is not reliant on discretionary expenses
Opinion: Why women's studies programs in Canada are more important than ever

Opinion: Why women's studies programs in Canada are more important than ever

Women’s studies programs should continue to be supported to ensure the fight for women’s rights are not reversed or forgotten.
Opinion: Gutter to gut: How antimicrobial-resistant microbes journey from environment to humans

Opinion: Gutter to gut: How antimicrobial-resistant microbes journey from environment to humans

Antimicrobial resistance is a growing threat. Here’s how resistant genes sneak into human guts via wastewater, food and other routes.
Clinic closure not an option

Clinic closure not an option

Taylor Council unwilling to shutter medical clinic without checking off all the boxes
Campfire ban to be lifted across B.C.’s coast

Campfire ban to be lifted across B.C.’s coast

A campfire ban in place since August 2022 will end Sept. 20 at 12 p.m. Pacific Time after rainfall and cooler temperatures lowered the risk of wildfire across much of B.C.'s coast
World says final goodbyes as Queen Elizabeth laid to rest after state funeral

World says final goodbyes as Queen Elizabeth laid to rest after state funeral

LONDON — The queen who ruled the United Kingdom and served as Canada's head of state for seven decades was carried to her final resting place on Monday after a grand state funeral attended by world leaders and watched by everyday people across the gl
Video shows Trudeau singing Queen anthem 'Bohemian Rhapsody' ahead of queen's funeral

Video shows Trudeau singing Queen anthem 'Bohemian Rhapsody' ahead of queen's funeral

OTTAWA — A video circulating on social media appears to show Prime Minister Justin Trudeau singing "Bohemian Rhapsody" in London, where he was to attend the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth.
God rest the Queen

God rest the Queen

Fort St. John honours Queen Elizabeth II in memorial service held Monday