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P.E.I. councillor accused of posting anti-Indigenous sign seeking judicial review

P.E.I. councillor accused of posting anti-Indigenous sign seeking judicial review

CHARLOTTETOWN — A village councillor in Prince Edward Island is asking a court to quash sanctions imposed on him after he displayed a sign on his property questioning the existence of unmarked graves at former residential schools.
B.C. police announce dismantling of drug-making and distribution ring with 8 arrests

B.C. police announce dismantling of drug-making and distribution ring with 8 arrests

SURREY, B.C. — Police in British Columbia say they have dismantled a "significant, sophisticated" criminal organization involved in manufacturing and distributing fentanyl-laced counterfeit pharmaceuticals.
NDP, Liberals strike deal to cover cost of diabetes medicines, birth control

NDP, Liberals strike deal to cover cost of diabetes medicines, birth control

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals and New Democrats have reached a deal that would allow every Canadian with a health card to access free diabetes medication and birth control, the NDP confirmed Friday.
Quebec's common front unionized workers vote to accept deal with province

Quebec's common front unionized workers vote to accept deal with province

MONTREAL — Some 420,000 unionized public sector workers have voted 74.8 per cent in favour of accepting an agreement in principle reached with the Quebec government.
Canada sanctions 10 more people in Russia over war with Ukraine ahead of anniversary

Canada sanctions 10 more people in Russia over war with Ukraine ahead of anniversary

OTTAWA — Canada sanctioned 10 more Russian officials and businessmen and 153 entities Friday, with Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine set to pass the second-year mark this weekend.
In Quebec's strawberry fields, a tiny insect may forecast big climate impacts: study

In Quebec's strawberry fields, a tiny insect may forecast big climate impacts: study

A bug encroaching on Quebec’s strawberry fields could help forecast climate change's impact on agriculture, a new study suggests, the latest to consider what the authors called the "colossal task" of sustainable farming on a warming planet.
Are you fully immunized against measles? Canada's public health agency says to check

Are you fully immunized against measles? Canada's public health agency says to check

Amid a rise in measles cases in other countries and a handful of confirmed cases in Canada, the national public health agency "strongly advises" everyone check that they're fully immunized against measles, especially before travelling.
Man fined $250,000 for illegal prawn fishing in B.C. glass sponge refuge

Man fined $250,000 for illegal prawn fishing in B.C. glass sponge refuge

SECHELT, B.C. — The captain of a commercial fishing vessel has been fined $250,000 by a provincial court judge and ordered to forfeit $80,000 worth of equipment after being caught setting prawn traps in a glass sponge marine refuge near Sechelt, B.C.
Quebec bar slams Legault for questioning independence of federally appointed judges

Quebec bar slams Legault for questioning independence of federally appointed judges

QUEBEC — The Quebec bar association is denouncing what it calls an "attack" on the independence of federally appointed judges from Premier François Legault.
McGill, Concordia universities sue Quebec government over 30 per cent tuition hike

McGill, Concordia universities sue Quebec government over 30 per cent tuition hike

MONTREAL — McGill University and Concordia University are suing the Quebec government over its decision to hike tuition for out-of-province students by about 30 per cent, calling for the increases to be suspended.