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'Everything is interrelated:' Scientists write family tree for tree of life

'Everything is interrelated:' Scientists write family tree for tree of life

Scientists have written the family tree for the tree of life. Researchers from around the world and several Canadian universities say it's taken nine years of work to analyze the genetics of 1,100 plant species from algae to elm trees.
Feral cats roaming N.L. island face uncertain future as humans prepare exit

Feral cats roaming N.L. island face uncertain future as humans prepare exit

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Animal lovers in Newfoundland and Labrador are seeking help for dozens of feral cats facing an uncertain future as the humans in the small town where they prowl prepare to relocate.
Where Brexit meets Wexit and a lighthouse; In-The-News for Oct. 23

Where Brexit meets Wexit and a lighthouse; In-The-News for Oct. 23

In-The-News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Oct. 23. What we are watching in Canada ...
AFN calls minority Liberals to 'maintain momentum' on Indigenous issues

AFN calls minority Liberals to 'maintain momentum' on Indigenous issues

VANCOUVER — The leader of the Assembly of First Nations says the minority government elected Monday presents an opportunity to keep moving the needle on issues affecting Indigenous Peoples in Canada.

Mock federal election for students also ends in Liberal minority

If Canada's elementary and high school students were the ones responsible for electing the country's government, this week's vote would still have ended in a Liberal minority. A project that saw more than 1.

Transgender woman ordered to pay over her rights complaint about body waxing

VANCOUVER — B.C.'s Human Rights Tribunal says a transgender woman attempted to use it as a "weapon to extort or bully another person" into a financial settlement and has ordered she pay $6,000 to those she accused.
Trudeau must keep promise to support the West, Kenney and Moe say

Trudeau must keep promise to support the West, Kenney and Moe say

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's promise to support the West should be more than lip service or there will be lasting damage to national unity, say the premiers of the oil-producing Prairie provinces.
Conservative carbon tax 'resistance' showing cracks after Liberals re-elected

Conservative carbon tax 'resistance' showing cracks after Liberals re-elected

The so-called "resistance" force of Conservative premiers waging war against the carbon tax implemented by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau began showing cracks on Tuesday, following the Liberals' re-election.
'Havoc and chaos:' Alberta separatist group gains support as Liberals re-elected

'Havoc and chaos:' Alberta separatist group gains support as Liberals re-elected

CALGARY — There's been a surge of support for an Alberta separatist group since the Liberals secured a minority government Monday night, and while political scientists say a split from Canada may not be a real possibility, the anger underlying the mo
Remains of 7 Canadians killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash return home

Remains of 7 Canadians killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash return home

TORONTO — A Toronto man saw a months-long wait draw to a bittersweet end on Tuesday as he returned to Canada with the bodies of two relatives who were killed in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane this year.