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Why Hamilton is now permitting homeless encampments and tiny homes in parks

Mayor Andrea Horwath says the long-term goal is to have everyone in permanent housing
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“Like a science-fiction movie”: The story of one couple’s evacuation from Kelowna

Bonnie Sherwin and her husband, Don, fled their home of 30 years as fires approached. They don’t know when they’ll go back.
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“Sixty-three per cent of N.W.T’s population have been evacuated”

Alty says at least 6,500 residents have left since the evacuation order was given on Wednesday, with more departing today
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“It wasn’t long before we were flooded with cholera patients”

Shootings, fuel shortages and a growing cholera epidemic: On the ground in Haiti, Canadian MSF medical coordinator Rachelle Seguin describes the turmoil in Port-au-Prince
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My devastating, inspiring trip to provide flood relief in Pakistan

Following the worst floods in Pakistan history, Mashaal Saeed of Islamic Relief Canada shares what she witnessed
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The Age of Wildfires

Wildfires are hotter, bigger and deadlier than ever. And they’re getting worse.
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Nothing prepared me for what I saw in Ukraine

When war broke out in Ukraine I went to help in any way I can, including transporting babies safely across the border. I have nightmares of what I witnessed—and plan to go back.
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‘Anybody want to drive this ambulance to Ukraine?’

Responding to an urgent call for working ambulances on the ground, two Canadian EMTs jumpstarted a fundraising campaign and embarked on a remarkable three-day journey from Victoria, B.C., to war-torn Ukraine
An armed man stands by the remains of a Russian military vehicle in Bucha, close to the capital Kyiv, Ukraine, on March 1, 2022 (AP Photo/Serhii Nuzhnenko)

Why Russia should fear the coming insurgency in Ukraine

All the key ingredients for a powerful insurgency now exist in Ukraine. If the battle turns to brutal urban warfare, Russia is in ’big trouble’.
Ukrainian troops examine the scene of a downed aircraft in Kyiv on Friday.(Oleksandr Ratushniak/AP)

Why sanctions over the Ukraine invasion won’t stop Putin

Terry Glavin: Xi Jinping has the Russian leader’s back as the two advance the authoritarian political model around the world