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Labour minister promises action to prevent repeat of B.C. port strike dispute

Labour minister promises action to prevent repeat of B.C. port strike dispute

Canada's labour minister says the federal government's newest attempt to prevent disruptive disputes at British Columbia's ports will lead to change this time.
Manitoba premier eyes makeover at Crown corporation, a 'hug' for the public sector

Manitoba premier eyes makeover at Crown corporation, a 'hug' for the public sector

WINNIPEG — One day after being sworn in as Manitoba's premier, Wab Kinew was looking at shaking up the board at a Crown corporation, changing some names in the senior bureaucracy and offering civil servants a virtual hug.
Chris Barber said he felt convoy was 'out of control' in early days: police witness

Chris Barber said he felt convoy was 'out of control' in early days: police witness

OTTAWA — Chris Barber said early in last year's "Freedom Convoy" protest that he felt things were getting "out of control" and unsafe, an officer who served as an intermediary between organizers and police testified in court on Thursday.
Judge probes eight-month wait for federal minister's owl protection recommendation

Judge probes eight-month wait for federal minister's owl protection recommendation

VANCOUVER — A Federal Court judge said he's "wrestling" with why the minister responsible for saving British Columbia's northern spotted owl waited eight months to recommend an emergency protection order to cabinet with only one wild-born bird remain
Under pressure to clear Israel in hospital blast, Trudeau says he needs more time

Under pressure to clear Israel in hospital blast, Trudeau says he needs more time

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faced growing pressure Thursday to state Canada's position on who was responsible for a blast at a hospital in Gaza City, but he would only say Canada must take the "necessary time" to examine what happened befo
P.E.I. long-term care homes were not sufficiently prepared for a pandemic: report

P.E.I. long-term care homes were not sufficiently prepared for a pandemic: report

CHARLOTTETOWN — A report on the spread of COVID-19 in long-term care homes in Prince Edward Island has found that the facilities were insufficiently prepared for a pandemic, and the crisis led to a deterioration in residents' quality of life.
RCMP tells owners to turn in guns after banned fully automatic model sold in Canada

RCMP tells owners to turn in guns after banned fully automatic model sold in Canada

OTTAWA — The RCMP has told owners to turn in what the force is calling fully automatic military surplus firearms after hundreds were misidentified and allowed into Canada for commercial sale.
Canada promised to stop exporting unwanted plastic waste. But it's still happening.

Canada promised to stop exporting unwanted plastic waste. But it's still happening.

OTTAWA — On the northern fringe of Myanmar's largest city is a township of nearly 300,000 people with a growing industrial base in textiles, consumer goods and food products.
Indigenous youth, Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission caution against pronoun bill

Indigenous youth, Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission caution against pronoun bill

REGINA — Armin Eashappie says if his teacher hadn't supported his name and pronoun change years ago, he likely wouldn't be alive. The Grade 12 student says he told his teacher first because school was safe.
Vernon Adams Jr. shrugs off injury concerns ahead of Stampeders tilt

Vernon Adams Jr. shrugs off injury concerns ahead of Stampeders tilt

SURREY, B.C. — Despite the odds stacked against them, the B.C. Lions are aiming for finishing top of the CFL's Western Division. The road to that is complicated. A B.C.