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In the Midst of the Mud and Destruction, British Columbians Come Together

For much of this week, I’ve been traveling through some of the flood-ravaged areas of British Columbia and speaking with…

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Vancouver Is Marooned by Flooding and Besieged Again by Climate Change

The intense rains and heavy winds that descended last week on British Columbia, the Canadian province known for its mountains,…

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A Cold and Snowy Match Leaves Canada’s Soccer Team in an Unexpected Spot

The men’s soccer match between Canada and Mexico at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton this week was peak Canada. At minus…

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Canada approves the Pfizer vaccine for children ages 5 to 11.

Canada approved the use of Pfizer-BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 on Friday, adding more than 2.8…

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Urbanites Flock to Atlantic Canada as Pandemic Blunts Cities’ Appeal

BONAVISTA, Newfoundland — Only a few years ago in Bonavista, a small and sleepy windswept fishing town in Newfoundland, dozens…

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As Hackers Take Down Newfoundland’s Health Care System, Silence Descends

For many months now, the residents of Newfoundland and Labrador have had to put up with canceled or delayed medical…

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‘Dune’ May Be Set in a Distant Time and Place, but the Film Has Canadian Roots

When “Dune” opened in Canada last weekend, I was in Quebec, where the sweeping science fiction tale was the talk…

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Pope Expresses ‘Willingness’ to Visit Canada for Indigenous Reconciliation

ROME — The Vatican announced Wednesday that Pope Francis had “indicated his willingness” to visit Canada, after Indigenous leaders in…

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Narrowly Returned to Power, Trudeau Promises an Activist Government

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unveiled his new cabinet on Tuesday, in a muted inauguration during which the Canadian…

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Quebec Language Debate Spurs Eerie Sense of Déjà-Vu

MONTREAL — When I go for a stroll in my Montreal neighborhood, the bourgeois-bohemian Plateau-Mont-Royal, I hear a Babel of…

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