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One entangled humpback whale off B.C. coast free of fishing gear

One entangled humpback whale off B.C. coast free of fishing gear

VANCOUVER — One of the three humpback whales entangled in fishing gear off the coast of British Columbia is now free, although the two other animals have not been located.
B.C. moves to end divisive old-growth forest policies, protects nine areas

B.C. moves to end divisive old-growth forest policies, protects nine areas

HAZELTON, B.C. — The British Columbia government says the protection of the province's old-growth forests requires a united effort of groups, industries and people who have often disagreed over land-use issues.
Saskatchewan court allows teepee protest camp to stay on legislature lawn

Saskatchewan court allows teepee protest camp to stay on legislature lawn

REGINA — A Saskatchewan judge has ruled a Metis man can stay on the lawn of the provincial legislature to finish his hunger strike against high suicide rates.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 11

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 11

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:42 p.m. EDT on Sept. 11, 2020: There are 135,625 confirmed cases in Canada.
Trudeau, Tam defend Canadian response times to COVID-19 pandemic

Trudeau, Tam defend Canadian response times to COVID-19 pandemic

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government began preparing for a possible pandemic as soon as it received the first alert about a mysterious cluster of pneumonia cases in China on New Year's Eve.
Alberta loosens rules for singing, wind instruments as long as precautions taken

Alberta loosens rules for singing, wind instruments as long as precautions taken

EDMONTON — Alberta's top doctor says people can sing and play wind instruments indoors once again, provided COVID-19 precautions are in place. Dr.
Energy sector looking for aid and regulation delays as throne speech looms

Energy sector looking for aid and regulation delays as throne speech looms

OTTAWA — Canada's fossil-fuel sector is looking to this month's throne speech for signs the federal government is not throwing in the towel on oil and gas.
$30M in improvements coming for B.C. logging road where two students died

$30M in improvements coming for B.C. logging road where two students died

VICTORIA — Improvements are coming to a narrow logging road on Vancouver Island where members of the local First Nations as well as two university students have lost their lives. B.C.
Former Liberal MP Raj Grewal charged with fraud and breach of trust by RCMP

Former Liberal MP Raj Grewal charged with fraud and breach of trust by RCMP

OTTAWA — Former Liberal MP Raj Grewal was charged Friday with fraud and breach of trust over millions of dollars in loans the RCMP allege he used his political position to obtain and hid from the ethics commissioner.
Victims of ex-senator Don Meredith deserve better than ongoing delays: lawyer

Victims of ex-senator Don Meredith deserve better than ongoing delays: lawyer

OTTAWA — Seven years of deliberations over how to address harm caused by former senator Don Meredith must come to an end that includes the Senate proving it can protect employees, the lawyer for some of the senator's victims said Friday.