Live updates | Canada sanctions more than 200 loyal to Putin

OTTAWA, Ontario – The Canadian government said Wednesday that it has imposed sanctions on more than 200 people who are loyal to Russian President Vladimir Putin in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region. Russian forces have been backing separatist rebels in the Donbas area for eight years following Russia’s annexation of the Crimean Peninsula in 2014. The […]

Deaths Rise as Heat Wave Stirs Canada, Pacific Northwest

hundreds of deaths British ColumbiaWashington and Oregon are linked by a heatwave that scorched the Pacific Northwest for days and swept Canada. temperature records, hundreds of thousands of people scrambling to help. British Columbia chief coroner Lisa Lapointe said 486 deaths were reported between Friday and Wednesday afternoon – a period when normally around 165 […]

At Near 116 C, Heat in Western Canada Sets National Record

TORONTO – Vancouverites were frying eggs in pans on their terraces. A man checked into an air-conditioned five-star hotel after five fans targeted his bed at home and the seventh cold shower did not bring relief. Lettuce plants shriveled in the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia’s picturesque wine region. The flowers have withered. People robbed. heat […]