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Hailed as green energy source, northern Quebec lithium project divides Cree

Hailed as green energy source, northern Quebec lithium project divides Cree

NEMASKA, QUE. — Type the word “Nemaska” into a search engine and most results refer to Nemaska Lithium, the company that sought bankruptcy protection in 2019 before being partly bought out by the Quebec government’s investment agency.
Tiny wines find home in B.C.'s market, as Canadians consider reducing consumption

Tiny wines find home in B.C.'s market, as Canadians consider reducing consumption

VANCOUVER — Wine lovers have growing options on the shelf to enjoy their favourite beverage as producers in B.C. offer smaller container sizes.

Lotto 649 winning numbers for Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023

TORONTO — The winning numbers in Saturday's Lotto 649 draw for an estimated $5 million: 11, 13, 29, 31, 42 & 47.

Falooda Drink recall over undeclared milk expanded to include multiple flavours

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has expanded a recall for Falooda Drink that was initially issued because the product contains milk that is not listed on the label.
Defence minister says Canada supports U.S. downing of suspected Chinese spy balloon

Defence minister says Canada supports U.S. downing of suspected Chinese spy balloon

The federal defence minister says Canada "unequivocally supports" the United States government's decision to shoot down a high-altitude surveillance balloon that was suspected of spying for China, noting the balloon violated Canadian airspace.
A Quebec judge has authorized a class-action lawsuit against the Brothers of Charity

A Quebec judge has authorized a class-action lawsuit against the Brothers of Charity

MONTREAL — The Montreal Superior Court has authorized a class-action lawsuit against a global religious organization for alleged sexual assaults believed to have taken place over more than 80 years. One of the alleged victims, known only as A.B.
Extremely cold temperatures prolong cold weather alerts for much of Eastern Canada

Extremely cold temperatures prolong cold weather alerts for much of Eastern Canada

HALIFAX — A cold snap that triggered Environment Canada alerts involving eight provinces and territories extended into a second day on Saturday, shattering several past temperature records and leaving thousands of customers in Atlantic Canada without
Ottawa expands price caps to Russian petroleum products to reduce revenues

Ottawa expands price caps to Russian petroleum products to reduce revenues

OTTAWA — The federal Finance Department says Canada is joining its fellow G-7 countries plus Australia to expand caps on Russian oil to include seaborne petroleum products from that country.
Inuit, environmental groups call for stronger measures to reduce underwater noise

Inuit, environmental groups call for stronger measures to reduce underwater noise

Hunters from Pond Inlet, Nvt. — known as Mittimatalik in Inuktitut — have said they're seeing fewer narwhal in areas where they were once abundant, making it harder to feed their families, and that the whales' behaviour is changing.
Federal government asking RCMP to ban use of sponge rounds, CS gas for crowd control

Federal government asking RCMP to ban use of sponge rounds, CS gas for crowd control

OTTAWA — The federal government says it wants the RCMP to ban the use of two crowd-control tools that forces across the country say they have in their arsenals: sponge rounds and CS gas.