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Environment Canada issues heat warnings, says record-high temperatures loom for B.C.

Environment Canada issues heat warnings, says record-high temperatures loom for B.C.

VANCOUVER — Some B.C. communities are setting up cooling centres and distributing water bottles ahead of a sweltering heat wave that is expected to blanket most of the province. Environment Canada has issued warnings for most of B.C.
Facial recognition use by Liberals raises issues, says B.C.'s privacy commissioner

Facial recognition use by Liberals raises issues, says B.C.'s privacy commissioner

VICTORIA — The use of facial recognition technology by the Liberal Party of Canada as part of its process to pick candidates in the next federal election could result in a privacy investigation in British Columbia, says the province's information and

'We always knew:' Reactions to 751 unmarked graves detected at residential school

Cowessess First Nation in Saskatchewan says ground-penetrating radar has found 751 unmarked graves at the former Marieval Indian Residential School site, about 150 kilometres east of Regina.
'They made us believe we didn't have souls:' Marieval residential school survivor

'They made us believe we didn't have souls:' Marieval residential school survivor

A Cowessess First Nation elder is recalling the abusive and dehumanizing experiences she had while attending a residential school in Saskatchewan as news of the hundreds of unmarked graves found at the site rippled around the world.
Trudeau says Iran's 'wanton disregard for human life' caused deadly Flight 752 crash

Trudeau says Iran's 'wanton disregard for human life' caused deadly Flight 752 crash

OTTAWA — A forensic report has found that a series of failures by Iranian authorities set the stage for last year's fatal disaster involving a passenger jet — "shot down due to their recklessness, incompetence and wanton disregard for human life," Pr
Groups challenge decision allowing judge involved in U of T controversy to keep job

Groups challenge decision allowing judge involved in U of T controversy to keep job

OTTAWA — Complainants are challenging a review body decision that allowed a federal judge to keep his job after he was accused of bias against Palestinians over his views on a proposed university appointment.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Thursday, June 24, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 3:45 p.m. Saskatchewan is reporting 52 new cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths.
Bennett apologizes after Wilson-Raybould calls out her 'Pension?' message as racist

Bennett apologizes after Wilson-Raybould calls out her 'Pension?' message as racist

OTTAWA — Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett has apologized after she was called out for a one-word text message to Independent MP Jody Wilson-Raybould, a former cabinet colleague.
Defence minister has lost all credibility on military sex misconduct: experts

Defence minister has lost all credibility on military sex misconduct: experts

OTTAWA — Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan has lost all credibility in the fight against military sexual misconduct, some experts say following revelations one of his military assistants was ordered suspended from the Vancouver police three years ago fo
First Nation says 751 unmarked graves found at Saskatchewan residential school site

First Nation says 751 unmarked graves found at Saskatchewan residential school site

The chief of a Saskatchewan First Nation says work will be done so a name is placed on each of the 751 unmarked graves found at the site of its former residential school.