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Without Indigenous consent for pipelines, expect more confrontations

Without Indigenous consent for pipelines, expect more confrontations

OTTAWA — Canadians can expect more disruptive protests if the federal government pushes forward with the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion against the wishes of some of the Indigenous communities it will pass through, says a British Columbia lawyer a

Amber Alert issued for 14-year-old boy abducted in Toronto, police say

TORONTO — An Amber Alert has been issued for a 14-year-old boy who Toronto police say was abducted in the northwestern part of the city. Police said in a tweet Wednesday night that they are "extremely concerned" for the safety of Shammah Jolayemi.
Woman with presumed case of COVID-19 in critical condition in B.C.

Woman with presumed case of COVID-19 in critical condition in B.C.

VICTORIA — A woman in her 80s with a presumptive case of the novel coronavirus is in critical condition at a Vancouver hospital. Dr.
Top Canadian general calls out Russia and China for 'antagonistic actions'

Top Canadian general calls out Russia and China for 'antagonistic actions'

OTTAWA — The head of the Canadian military called out Russia and China on Wednesday for their "antagonistic actions" even as he revealed that work has begun on identifying the scope and price of upgrading North America's defences, including the North
Shed handshakes for smiles and foot taps to avoid COVID-19 risk: doctor

Shed handshakes for smiles and foot taps to avoid COVID-19 risk: doctor

VANCOUVER — "Wash your hands" has been the usual advice during flu season but "hands off" may well be the new mantra to reduce the risk of spreading the novel coronavirus as social norms like shaking hands are shunned for nods, smiles and tapping of

International Women's Day march hopes to double turnout

The people of Osoyoos will show their support for women next Friday in a march up Main Street to celebrate International Women’s Day.
Via Rail calling back employees as service resumes to normal schedule

Via Rail calling back employees as service resumes to normal schedule

MONTREAL — Via Rail Canada says most of the 1,000 employees affected by the suspension of service last month due to blockades will be called back to work as most normal service resumes on Saturday.
The politics of a potential pandemic: opposition MPs slam government secrecy

The politics of a potential pandemic: opposition MPs slam government secrecy

OTTAWA — Opposition critics say they have been left in the dark about the federal government's preparations for a potential outbreak of the novel coronavirus in Canada.
Canadian troops on alert as novel coronavirus outbreak spreads to Iraq

Canadian troops on alert as novel coronavirus outbreak spreads to Iraq

OTTAWA — Canadian troops in Iraq are on high alert as the novel coronavirus spreads inside the country. Chief of the defence staff Gen.

Syilx Okanagan Nation issue letter of support for Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs

The Syilx/Okanagan Nation and the Okanagan Indian Band released joint statements today addressed directly to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau showing solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs. Grand Chief Dr.