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Newfoundland forest fires are 'turning a corner' as crews work to contain perimeter, premier says
News/Canada/Nfld. & Labrador: Special air quality statements have lifted in areas affected by forest fires in Newfoundland and Labrador, as Premier Andrew Furey says the province is entering the next stage of fighting the flames.
Calls for accountability and change within Canadian hockey mount in the wake of national scandal
News/Canada/Manitoba: Calls for accountability and change with in Canadian hockey are growing in the wake of the national organization's alleged sexual abuse scandal — but there is also hope it will be the catalyst to finally change the sport's toxic culture.
Union and workplace training programs push for more inclusion in 'lagging' auto industry
News/Canada/Windsor: A plank in Unifor's newly minted auto policy says the national union is moving to create more equitable and inclusive workplaces. One Windsor workplace training program says it's trying to help.
Mindy Kaling and Maitreyi Ramakrishnan on how Never Have I Ever grows with its characters
News/Entertainment: The Netflix series Never Have I Ever — starring Canadian actor Maitreyi Ramakrishnan — is back for a third season. CBC News spoke both her and creator Mindy Kaling about what fans can expect this time around.
Seniors in Bridgewater apartment building fear they're being pushed out
News/Canada/Nova Scotia: Many seniors in Drumlin Hills apartments fear they’re being pushed out. Last week, they received notice from new owners of the building that services such as meals, housekeeping and laundry will come to an end in the assisted-living units.
Canadian Blood Services says private firms could ease plasma shortages, worrying public health advocates
News/Health: Canadian Blood Services says commercial plasma collectors may have a part to play in feeding the national plasma supply. Advocates say instead of turning to private collectors, CBS needs to double its collection strategy to meet demand.
Cabinet told of possible 'breakthrough' with protesters night before Emergencies Act was invoked
News/Politics: The prime minister's national security and intelligence adviser told cabinet there was "potential for a breakthrough" in last February's Freedom Convoy occupation in Ottawa on the night before Justin Trudeau took the rare step of invoking the Emergencies Act, court documents reveal.
Cambridge Bay wrestler wins 1st ever medal — gold — for Nunavut at Canada Summer Games
News/Canada/North: Cambridge Bay wrestler Eekeeluak Avalak, 18, rose to the top at the Canada Summer Games underway in Niagara Falls, Ont. He won his final on Thursday afternoon by a wide margin. "We are so proud of him," his mother said.
In 18 months, it will be illegal in Quebec to declaw a cat or dock a dog's ears or tail
News/Canada/Montreal: The regulation, which will come into effect in 18 months, prohibits declawing, devocalization, tail docking and ear cropping of cats and dogs, in addition to new standards of care for other animals.
Canada to start testing some wastewater for polio 'as soon as possible'
News/Health: After new reports of polio cases abroad, and virus samples in the wastewater of several other developed countries, Canada intends to start testing wastewater from a number of cities "as soon as possible," CBC News has learned.