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Economists are forecasting inflation reaccelerated to around four per cent last month, reversing previous progress made as gasoline prices push inflation higher. A person is silhouetted as people shop for produce at the Granville Island Market in Vancouver, on Wednesday, July 20, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Inflation likely gained pace in August, economists expect, reversing progress

Latest consumer price index report to be released Tuesday

 

<div>Canada is joining a three-month-old partnership with several key allies to send air defence missile to Ukraine. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with soldiers in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Saturday, June 10, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn</div>

Canada joins allies in sending air defence missiles to Ukraine

Money comes from the $500 million fund announced in June

 

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‘Canada needs to step it up’ to prevent youth from vaping, says Kelowna researcher

The number of Canadian teens using e-cigarettes is among highest in the world

 

Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Sean Fraser makes an announcement at the Cafe Ukraine in Ottawa on Wednesday, March 22, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Ottawa unveils pathway to permanent residency for Ukrainians who have fled to Canada

It comes the same day a program offering temporary emergency visas formally closed

Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Sean Fraser makes an announcement at the Cafe Ukraine in Ottawa on Wednesday, March 22, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
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Evacuation Order now downgraded to Alert on Kelowna’s Knox Mountain

Fire is likely human caused, now 6.5 ha with 448 homes evacuated

(Katie Spencer/Submitted)
The $2 toonie coin is in use around Canada. Previously, Canada had a $2 banknote. What colour was this banknote? (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

QUIZ: How much do you really know about Canada?

Saturday, July 1 is Canada Day, a day to celebrate the nation’s 156th birthday

The $2 toonie coin is in use around Canada. Previously, Canada had a $2 banknote. What colour was this banknote? (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
A birth is recorded in Saskatchewan as Canada’s population moves to surpass 40 million people today. Everyone with an internet connection can watch it happen in real time. (Stats Canada website screen grab)

Watch Canada’s population surpass 40 million people in real time

Stats Canada website shows births, deaths and immigration/emigration

A birth is recorded in Saskatchewan as Canada’s population moves to surpass 40 million people today. Everyone with an internet connection can watch it happen in real time. (Stats Canada website screen grab)
Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrives to attend the APEC Leader’s Informal Dialogue with Guests as part of the APEC summit in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. Canada and Saudi Arabia are normalizing diplomatic relations and appointing ambassadors five years after the Liberal government’s public comments on women’s rights led Riyadh to expel the Canadian ambassador. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Rungroj Yongrit/Pool Photo via AP

Canada, Saudi Arabia restore full diplomatic ties, appoint envoys after 2018 spat

In 2018, Global Affairs Canada tweeted that it wanted Saudi Arabia to ‘immediately release’ human rights activists

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrives to attend the APEC Leader’s Informal Dialogue with Guests as part of the APEC summit in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. Canada and Saudi Arabia are normalizing diplomatic relations and appointing ambassadors five years after the Liberal government’s public comments on women’s rights led Riyadh to expel the Canadian ambassador. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Rungroj Yongrit/Pool Photo via AP
Ross Wightman was approved for compensation after falling ill due to the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine (Ross Wightman/Facebook)

Lake Country man files suit after complications from COVID vaccine

Wightman was one of the first Canadians approved for compensation

Ross Wightman was approved for compensation after falling ill due to the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine (Ross Wightman/Facebook)
Andrey Melnichenko speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at a hotel during the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Thomas Hartwell

Russian billionaire couple claims Canadian sanctions are unjustified and unreasonable

Couple says they’ve been mislabelled as close associates of the Russian regime

Andrey Melnichenko speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at a hotel during the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Thomas Hartwell
A basic adult anglers license in B.C. will increase to $39.56 per year in 2023, then go up to $41.15 in 2024. AdobeStock

B.C. raises freshwater fishing fees, with funds supporting angling and conservation

It will cost a little more to go freshwater fishing in British…

A basic adult anglers license in B.C. will increase to $39.56 per year in 2023, then go up to $41.15 in 2024. AdobeStock
NASA’s Orion spacecraft flew past the moon on Monday, December 5, 2022. The crew capsule and its test dummies took part in a three-week test flight that set the stage for astronauts on the next flight in a couple years. That flight, currently scheduled for November 2024, will include a Canadian astronaut whose identity will be revealed Monday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/NASA via AP
NASA’s Orion spacecraft flew past the moon on Monday, December 5, 2022. The crew capsule and its test dummies took part in a three-week test flight that set the stage for astronauts on the next flight in a couple years. That flight, currently scheduled for November 2024, will include a Canadian astronaut whose identity will be revealed Monday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/NASA via AP
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Joe Biden share a laugh after Biden’s address to Parliament in the House of Commons, on Parliament Hill, in Ottawa, Friday, March 24, 2023. U.S. envoy David Cohen says Biden’s visit was an authentic, intimate showcase of how important Canada continues to be to its southern neighbour. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Biden’s visit an ‘authentic’ expression of Canada’s importance to U.S.: ambassador

Washington envoy says two leaders made progress on Norad, critical minerals

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Joe Biden share a laugh after Biden’s address to Parliament in the House of Commons, on Parliament Hill, in Ottawa, Friday, March 24, 2023. U.S. envoy David Cohen says Biden’s visit was an authentic, intimate showcase of how important Canada continues to be to its southern neighbour. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Oleksandra Verovkina is shown outside her home in Ottawa, on Monday, Jan. 30, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Oleksandra Verovkina is shown outside her home in Ottawa, on Monday, Jan. 30, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Workers remove warning signs at the irregular border at Roxham Road from New York into Canada on Friday, March 24, 2023, in Champlain, N.Y. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Asylum seeker deal between U.S. and Canada won’t stop drama at border, advocates say

New rules preventing people from crossing at popular border spot

Workers remove warning signs at the irregular border at Roxham Road from New York into Canada on Friday, March 24, 2023, in Champlain, N.Y. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
(Left to right) Splatsin Tkwamipla7 Sabrina Vergata, Wenecwtsin Wayne Christian, Elder George William, and Tkwamipla7 (councillors) Theresa William and Leonard Edwards look on as (front, left to right) Federal Minister of Indigenous Services Patty Hajdu, Splatsin Kukpi7 Doug Thomas and B.C. Minister of Children and Family Development Mitzi Dean hold up the signed coordination agreement. Federal and provincial officials, Kukpi7 Thomas and all Tkwamipla7 members signed the agreement. (Rebecca Willson/ Eagle Valley News)

VIDEO: Splatsin signs historic child and family protection agreement with BC, federal governments

Elders, council, honoured guests gather to celebrate legal support, $136 million over 10 years

(Left to right) Splatsin Tkwamipla7 Sabrina Vergata, Wenecwtsin Wayne Christian, Elder George William, and Tkwamipla7 (councillors) Theresa William and Leonard Edwards look on as (front, left to right) Federal Minister of Indigenous Services Patty Hajdu, Splatsin Kukpi7 Doug Thomas and B.C. Minister of Children and Family Development Mitzi Dean hold up the signed coordination agreement. Federal and provincial officials, Kukpi7 Thomas and all Tkwamipla7 members signed the agreement. (Rebecca Willson/ Eagle Valley News)
This figure, shown at the Vernon Winter Carnival, is also the mascot for the Quebec Winter Carnival. What is the name of this mascot? (Black Press file photo)

QUIZ: How much do you know about Francophone culture?

International Francophone Day, on March 20, is a celebration of French language and culture

This figure, shown at the Vernon Winter Carnival, is also the mascot for the Quebec Winter Carnival. What is the name of this mascot? (Black Press file photo)
In 2018, Viola Desmond was celebrated on the Canadian $10 bill. Why is she featured on this banknote? (Government of Canada photo)
In 2018, Viola Desmond was celebrated on the Canadian $10 bill. Why is she featured on this banknote? (Government of Canada photo)
Team B.C. mobs goalie Rebecca Noble of Delta following a 3-0 win over Nova Scotia in the gold-medal game of women’s hockey Sunday, March 5, at the Canada Winter Games in Charlottetown. (Facebook photo)

Okanagan women, Shuswap coach celebrate hockey gold

Team B.C. wins first-ever women’s hockey gold medal at Canada Winter Games in PEI

Team B.C. mobs goalie Rebecca Noble of Delta following a 3-0 win over Nova Scotia in the gold-medal game of women’s hockey Sunday, March 5, at the Canada Winter Games in Charlottetown. (Facebook photo)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, and B.C. Premier David Eby announced an agreement in principle on a 10-year health care funding deal. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Trudeau, Eby announce $27 billion B.C. health care deal

The PM and premier in Langley to announce 10-year pact

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, and B.C. Premier David Eby announced an agreement in principle on a 10-year health care funding deal. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)