Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Eighth NewsWatch-

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Eighth NewsWatch-

Article excerpt

---

(WEA-Cda-Flooding) (Audio: 42)

Quebec's public security minister says the flood situation won't improve overnight and people have to be patient.

But during a morning briefing, Martin Coiteux (koo-TOH') had some good news for more than 19-hundred people forced out of their homes -- flood levels are gradually dropping, especially in the western part of the province.

More than 16-hundred soldiers are helping municipal and provincial crews and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirms the federal government will pay for the military-related costs.

Premier Philippe Couillard says he made a donation to the Canadian Red Cross this morning and urged his fellow Quebecers to do the same. (8)

---

(BC-Elxn) (Audio: 34)

Liberal Leader Christy Clark says only her party has a plan to make sure people will have lower taxes.

Voters heading to the polls in today's provincial election will determine if Clark's party will extend its 16-year hold on power.

Ahead of polls opening, N-D-P Leader John Horgan made a final appeal to anyone who is sitting on the fence while Green Leader Andrew Weaver told reporters he's trying to inspire voters in the face of negative messaging by his opponents. (8)

---

(Britain-Election)

British Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn says the issue of pulling the country out of the European Union has been settled.

Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May has put Brexit at the heart of her campaign, saying voters should increase her majority to strengthen Britain's hand in E-U exit talks. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.