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The Flood Falls Trail wildfire burns above the Fraser River in Hope, B.C., Monday, Sept. 12, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Crews work to better map perimeter of wildfire raging in northeastern B.C.

Scan used to identify hot spots nearest W.A.C. Bennet Dam and evacuated Hudson’s Hope

The Flood Falls Trail wildfire burns above the Fraser River in Hope, B.C., Monday, Sept. 12, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Prince Charles, right, and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, second from right, look at a display of traditional hunting tools and clothing after arriving in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, during part of the Royal Tour of Canada, Thursday, May 19, 2022. Some Indigenous leaders and community members say they’re concerned about making progress on reconciliation with King Charles III. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Some Indigenous leaders concerned about reconciliation with new monarch

Treaty 8 Grand Chief warns Crown’s honour is at stake in conversations with King Charles III

Prince Charles, right, and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, second from right, look at a display of traditional hunting tools and clothing after arriving in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, during part of the Royal Tour of Canada, Thursday, May 19, 2022. Some Indigenous leaders and community members say they’re concerned about making progress on reconciliation with King Charles III. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Candidate Leslyn Lewis makes a point at the Conservative Party of Canada English leadership debate in Edmonton, Alta., Wednesday, May 11, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Poilievre’s leadership win could signal change for social conservative wing of party

Analyst: because Poilievre didn’t make promises, social conservatives don’t fear disappointment

Candidate Leslyn Lewis makes a point at the Conservative Party of Canada English leadership debate in Edmonton, Alta., Wednesday, May 11, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Tourists stand outside of Westminster Place in London, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022. Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest reigning monarch, will lay in state at Westminster Palace from Wednesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Markus Schreiber

Schools, Crown Corps. to close as Horgan declares Sept. 19 a holiday to mourn the queen

Businesses scramble to set their own paths, Ontario and Quebec not recognizing federal holiday

Tourists stand outside of Westminster Place in London, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022. Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest reigning monarch, will lay in state at Westminster Palace from Wednesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Markus Schreiber
Britain's King Charles III, center, and other members of the royal family hold a vigil at the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II at St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh, Scotland, Monday Sept. 12, 2022. (Jane Barlow/Pool via AP)

Casket of Queen Elizabeth II arrives at Buckingham Palace

Only monarch many in the UK have ever known died Sept. 8 at age 96 after 70 years on the throne

Britain's King Charles III, center, and other members of the royal family hold a vigil at the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II at St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh, Scotland, Monday Sept. 12, 2022. (Jane Barlow/Pool via AP)
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry speaks in the press theatre at the British Columbia legislature in Victoria, Thursday, March 10, 2022. A study co-authored by Henry suggests at least 70 to 80 per cent of children and youth in Greater Vancouver and the Fraser Valley have been infected with COVID-19, and most cases are associated with the highly infectious Omicron variant. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Study co-authored by B.C.’s top doctor says 80% of kids have had COVID-19

Report focused on youth in Greater Vancouver and the Fraser Valley

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry speaks in the press theatre at the British Columbia legislature in Victoria, Thursday, March 10, 2022. A study co-authored by Henry suggests at least 70 to 80 per cent of children and youth in Greater Vancouver and the Fraser Valley have been infected with COVID-19, and most cases are associated with the highly infectious Omicron variant. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Conservative MP and leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre walks with his caucus colleague Andrew Scheer, a former leader of the party, as they arrive for a press conference outside the Bank of Canada in Ottawa, on Thursday, April 28, 2022. Poilievre is tapping Scheer to serve as his chief lieutenant in the House of Commons, as the newly minted Conservative leader prepares his party for next week’s return of Parliament. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Quebec MP leaves Tories as Poilievre unveils new leadership team

Former leader Andrew Scheer to have role as Opposition House leader

Conservative MP and leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre walks with his caucus colleague Andrew Scheer, a former leader of the party, as they arrive for a press conference outside the Bank of Canada in Ottawa, on Thursday, April 28, 2022. Poilievre is tapping Scheer to serve as his chief lieutenant in the House of Commons, as the newly minted Conservative leader prepares his party for next week’s return of Parliament. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Queen Elizabeth II passed away Sept. 8 at the age of 96. (Jonathan Brady/Pool Photo via AP)

Prime Minister says Monday will be federal holiday to mark Queen’s state funeral

Sept. 19 will be a holiday for federal workers, provinces other authorities to decide for the rest

Queen Elizabeth II passed away Sept. 8 at the age of 96. (Jonathan Brady/Pool Photo via AP)
Kangaroos sit in the sunshine on the edge of a golf course in Nelson Bay, Australia, Sunday, June 13, 2022. A 77-year-old man has died after a rare fatal kangaroo attack in remote southwest Australia, police said on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

Australian man killed by kangaroo in rare fatal attack

Police believe the victim had been keeping the wild kangaroo as a pet

Kangaroos sit in the sunshine on the edge of a golf course in Nelson Bay, Australia, Sunday, June 13, 2022. A 77-year-old man has died after a rare fatal kangaroo attack in remote southwest Australia, police said on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
British Columbia's provincial flag flies on a flag pole in Ottawa, Friday Jul. 3, 2020. Municipal elections are still more than a month away, but mayors for dozens of communities across B.C. have already won by acclamation after standing unopposed. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

37 B.C. mayors win by acclamation after standing unopposed

In 2018, 36 B.C. mayors were elected without contest

British Columbia's provincial flag flies on a flag pole in Ottawa, Friday Jul. 3, 2020. Municipal elections are still more than a month away, but mayors for dozens of communities across B.C. have already won by acclamation after standing unopposed. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Helicopters with water buckets battling the Flood Falls Trail wildfire pick up water from the Fraser River, in Hope, B.C., Monday, Sept. 12, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Wildfire smoke from B.C. and U.S. spreads east as several blazes still uncontained

Advisories remain for a portion of northeast B.C. and the southern half of the province

Helicopters with water buckets battling the Flood Falls Trail wildfire pick up water from the Fraser River, in Hope, B.C., Monday, Sept. 12, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivers a speech during the Liberal summer caucus retreat in St. Andrews, N.B., Monday, Sept. 12, 2022. Trudeau today will unveil the full details of a plan to try and take some of the sting out of inflation for Canadians feeling it the most. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

Feds to announce details of cost-of-living help for low, modest-income Canadians

Doubled GST benefit, temporary dental care for some, $500 payment for low-income renters coming

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivers a speech during the Liberal summer caucus retreat in St. Andrews, N.B., Monday, Sept. 12, 2022. Trudeau today will unveil the full details of a plan to try and take some of the sting out of inflation for Canadians feeling it the most. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese
Fireworks explode over the Ivan the Great Bell Tower inside the Moscow Kremlin during the celebration of Moscow City Day in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022, for the 875th anniversary of the city’s founding. (AP Photo/Maxim Marmur)

Putin’s Russia struggles for response to Ukrainian blitz

Weapons and ammunition were left behind during withdrawal, in a huge blow to Russian prestige

Fireworks explode over the Ivan the Great Bell Tower inside the Moscow Kremlin during the celebration of Moscow City Day in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022, for the 875th anniversary of the city’s founding. (AP Photo/Maxim Marmur)
Water flows along the All-American Canal Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022, near Winterhaven, Calif. In November 1922, seven land-owning white men brokered a deal to allocate water from the Colorado River, which winds through the West and ends in Mexico. During the past two decades, pressure has intensified on the river as the driest 22-year stretch in the past 1,200 years has gripped the southwestern U.S. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

100 years after compact, Colorado River nearing crisis point

‘The law of the river is not suited to what the river has become’

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Water flows along the All-American Canal Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022, near Winterhaven, Calif. In November 1922, seven land-owning white men brokered a deal to allocate water from the Colorado River, which winds through the West and ends in Mexico. During the past two decades, pressure has intensified on the river as the driest 22-year stretch in the past 1,200 years has gripped the southwestern U.S. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
FILE - Former President Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022. The discovery of hundreds of classified records at Donald Trump’s home has thrust U.S. intelligence agencies into a familiar and uncomfortable role as the foil of a former president who demanded they support his agenda and at times accused officers of treason. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Trump team dismisses records probe, opposes arbiter picks

Lawyers: Trump, as a former president, had ‘unfettered right of access’ to presidential documents

FILE - Former President Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022. The discovery of hundreds of classified records at Donald Trump’s home has thrust U.S. intelligence agencies into a familiar and uncomfortable role as the foil of a former president who demanded they support his agenda and at times accused officers of treason. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
High water levels are washing out Highway 307, this campground at Otter Falls and leading to several hundred residents being evacuated from the area just north east of Winnipeg, Tuesday, May 24, 2022. A coalition on climate adaptation and disaster resilience says air conditioning should become a human right on par with winter heating as climate change brings more risks of extreme heat waves across Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

Canada needs to consider air conditioning a human right: Climate Proof

Coalition on climate adaptation says Canada needs hard targets on disaster resilience

High water levels are washing out Highway 307, this campground at Otter Falls and leading to several hundred residents being evacuated from the area just north east of Winnipeg, Tuesday, May 24, 2022. A coalition on climate adaptation and disaster resilience says air conditioning should become a human right on par with winter heating as climate change brings more risks of extreme heat waves across Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
Green Party MP for Kitchener Centre Mike Morrice rises in the House of Commons, Monday, November 29, 2021 in Ottawa. The two Green party MPs are threatening to leave the party and sit as independents if the leadership race is suspended, according to an internal email. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Green Party MPs threaten to leave, sit as Independents if leadership race suspended

Party president Lorraine Rekmans resigned in a letter saying ‘there is no vision for a better future’

Green Party MP for Kitchener Centre Mike Morrice rises in the House of Commons, Monday, November 29, 2021 in Ottawa. The two Green party MPs are threatening to leave the party and sit as independents if the leadership race is suspended, according to an internal email. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives at the Algonquin Resort St. Andrews by-the-Sea for the Liberal summer caucus retreat in St. Andrews, N.B., on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

Trudeau on the attack against Poilievre’s ‘irresponsible’ politics

Poilievre says the Liberals caused inflation with out-of-control spending during the pandemic

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives at the Algonquin Resort St. Andrews by-the-Sea for the Liberal summer caucus retreat in St. Andrews, N.B., on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese
A photo of Garry Taylor Handlen, convicted in the 1978 murder of Monica Jack near Merritt, B.C., is displayed during a news conference in Surrey, B.C., Monday, Dec. 1, 2014. A unanimous ruling by the B.C. court of appeal rejects Garry Handlen’s argument that his confession of abducting, sexually assaulting and strangling 12-year-old Jack was based on media reports and should not have been admitted at trial. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C. man convicted in young girl’s murder in 1978 loses appeal

Handlen found guilty in 2019 and sentenced to an automatic life sentence of 25 years without parole

A photo of Garry Taylor Handlen, convicted in the 1978 murder of Monica Jack near Merritt, B.C., is displayed during a news conference in Surrey, B.C., Monday, Dec. 1, 2014. A unanimous ruling by the B.C. court of appeal rejects Garry Handlen’s argument that his confession of abducting, sexually assaulting and strangling 12-year-old Jack was based on media reports and should not have been admitted at trial. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Long lines of mourners form and lay flowers near a Canadian flag as people wait to pay their respect near the gates of Buckingham Palace in London on Sunday, September 11, 2022. Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a rock of stability across much of a turbulent century, died Thursday Sept. 8, 2022, after 70 years on the throne. She was 96. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Canada to be ‘prominent’ at Queen’s lying in state and funeral: diplomat

Queen’s coffin will be flown to London Tuesday, will lie in state prior to Monday’s funeral

Long lines of mourners form and lay flowers near a Canadian flag as people wait to pay their respect near the gates of Buckingham Palace in London on Sunday, September 11, 2022. Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a rock of stability across much of a turbulent century, died Thursday Sept. 8, 2022, after 70 years on the throne. She was 96. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
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