How the U.S. wildfires are impacting air quality from B.C. to Ontario

Smoky grey skies have clouded parts of Manitoba and Ontario while most of British Columbia and Alberta continue to experience poor air quality due to U.S. fires.
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Ontario hiring 98 more labour inspectors to speed up COVID-19 pandemic workplace response
Labour Minister Monte McNaughton says the government will begin to recruit the workers in October.
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Montreal weather: The leaves, like Quebec's regions, are turning orange
It's going to be a warm Wednesday.
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LIVE BLOG: Post-tropical storm forces closure of N.S. public schools
Nova Scotia is expected to receive the worst conditions late Wednesday morning.
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Today’s coronavirus news: UK government defends virus control strategy; India now confirmed more than 5.6M cases; Israel prepares tigher measures as coronavirus cases soar
Meanwhile, an Austrian consumer protection group has filed civil lawsuits against the country's government for failing to contain an outbreak at an Alpine ski resort during the early phase of the pandemic.
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They made millions playing for the Maple Leafs. The CRA alleges they participated in a ‘sham’ to skirt paying their fair share of taxes
Darcy Tucker and Shayne Corson deny the CRA’s allegations, which stem from their foreign currency trading during their years playing for the Leafs.
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Ethics watchdog dismisses conflict of interest charges against PM's chief of staff
The federal ethics watchdog has dismissed Conservative allegations of conflict of interest involving Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's chief of staff, Katie Telford, and her husband.
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Alexei Navalny released from German hospital after 32 days
The German hospital treating Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny for poisoning said Wednesday that his condition improved enough for him to be released, and suggested a "complete recovery" from the nerve agent was possible.
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Putin critic Alexei Navalny discharged from hospital in Germany after poisoning
Tests in Germany, France and Sweden have determined Navalny was poisoned with a Novichok nerve agent and the West has demanded an explanation from Russia.
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Thousands expected to honour Ginsburg at Supreme Court
Thousands of people are expected to pay their respects at the Supreme Court to the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the women's rights champion, leader of the court's liberal bloc and feminist icon who died last week.
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Thousands expected to honour Ginsburg at U.S. Supreme Court
Thousands of people are expected to pay their respects at the U.S. Supreme Court to the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the women's rights champion, leader of the court's liberal bloc and feminist icon who died last week.
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European airlines look at fast-acting coronavirus tests to restore faith in air travel
Much like pregnancy tests, so-called antigen tests can produce results in about 15 minutes and may be included in ticket prices.
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Canada's carbon tax conundrum continues its appearance at Supreme Court today
Indigenous leaders, special interest groups and other provinces will have their say Wednesday, in trying to convince the Supreme Court whether or not the national price on pollution is constitutional.
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Liberals, Tories in dead heat ahead of throne speech but neither in majority territory: Ipsos
The Liberals stand at 33 per cent support nationally while Conservatives are at 32 per cent.
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Saskatchewan Rush prepared for uncertain future after NLL Draft
The Saskatchewan Rush addressed both their present and future with their seven selections in the 2020 National Lacrosse League draft.
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Canadian crude by rail exports fall to another 8-year low in July
The Canada Energy Regulator says rail shipments of oil in July fell to about 39,000 barrels per day, down from 42,820 bpd in June (also an eight-year low).
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Tampa Bay Lightning succeeding in NHL playoffs by adding grit, sinew, sandpaper
The Tampa Bay Lightning have turned their Stanley Cup final with the Dallas Stars into a best of five because, to quote Tampa head coach Jon Cooper and paraphrase "The Untouchables,'' you can't bring a knife to a gunfight.
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Aurora Cannabis reports $3.3B loss for full year, $1.86B for Q4
Miguel Martin has his work cut out for him just weeks into his new job as Aurora Cannabis Inc.'s chief executive.
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Calgary’s Heritage Park announces new president and CEO
Heritage Park named Lindsey Galloway as its new president and CEO on Monday.
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Jamal Murray rescues Nuggets in Game 3 win over Lakers
Jamal Murray hit two late three after the Nuggets lost almost all of a 20-point lead in the fourth quarter. They held on to win, avoiding a 3-0 hole that would have been daunting even for this never-out-of-it team.
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Edmonton mayor asks feds for almost $387M in funding for supportive housing
A day after the federal government committed to spending $1 billion to help house people living on the streets, Edmonton's mayor is asking for close to a third of that funding. 
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‘Stubborn’ California wildfire fueled by lack of firefighting resources: officials
By the time staffing was ramped up, the Bobcat Fire in Los Angeles County had found its way deep into inaccessible old-growth forest.
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Women’s tennis has come a long way since the Original Nine got the ball rolling 50 years ago — for a dollar apiece
On Sept. 23, 1970, eight female tennis players — led by Billie Jean Kings — joined influential World Tennis magazine publisher Gladys Heldman to form their own tour on Sept. 23, 1970. The rest is history.
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Why Simona Halep made $12 less than Novak Djokovic for winning the Italian Open
Organizers called the gap a “simple rounding error” almost exactly 50 years after the launch of the women’s tour, in pursuit of equal prize money.
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