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Global National: Oct. 1, 2023 | Grizzly bear attack in Banff National Park leaves 2 dead

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Tragedy at this country’s most popular national park after a deadly grizzly bear attack. It happened Friday night at Banff National Park in Alberta. Authorities received an alert from a GPS device indicating a bear attack. They rushed to the location to find two people dead. Wildlife officials also encountered a bear demonstrating aggressive behaviour – that animal was then euthanized. Carolyn Kury de Castillo has more.

In B.C., bear sightings are skyrocketing. The province’s conservation officers say they received twice as many calls about bear encounters this summer, compared to what they typically see. As Paul Johnson reports, the situation is leading to an alarming spike in bears being put down.

Minimum wage workers in six provinces are getting a raise starting today, but in many regions there's a wide gap between the minimum wage and a living wage. Megan King reports.

In Washington, a government shutdown was barely averted this morning, but the deal did not include funding for Ukraine and it may cost the Republican House Speaker his job. Brittany Rosen has more from Capitol Hill.

Manitobans go to the polls Tuesday, the election may be historic for one of two reasons: the first woman to lead the Progressive Conservatives to victory in that province or, if the NDP wins, the first First Nations person to become premier. David Akin has a preview.

Slovakia held elections on Saturday and the result is jeopardizing Ukraine’s efforts to repel Russia’s invasion. Robert Fico, leader of the populist party that won, pledged to end all military aid to Ukraine. Neighbouring NATO member Poland has also recently threatened to stop sending arms. Redmond Shannon looks at this troubling trend for Kyiv.

A day after National Truth and Reconciliation Day, a B.C. First Nation is looking to advance what’s been dubbed 'economic reconciliation', specifically, a proposed Indigenous-led liquified natural gas project. As Neetu Garcha reports, members of the Nisga’a nation hope it unlocks future economic opportunities.

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