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$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.
Surrey Six killings 'shocking and depraved:' judge in sentencing gang leader

Surrey Six killings 'shocking and depraved:' judge in sentencing gang leader

VANCOUVER — A judge described the killing of six people in a Surrey, B.C., highrise 13 years ago as "shocking and depraved" as she sentenced a gang leader to 18 years in prison on Friday for his role in the crime.
Norad leaders past, present call for new approach to North American defence

Norad leaders past, present call for new approach to North American defence

WASHINGTON — North America's continental early warning system is ill-equipped for the global perils of the 21st century, Norad's deputy director of operations warned Friday as he showcased a new, data-driven system of machine learning that can wring
Federal language czar to probe choice of WE Charity for student program

Federal language czar to probe choice of WE Charity for student program

OTTAWA — A federal watchdog is investigating whether WE Charity, chosen by the Liberal government to run an ill-fated student grant program, was able to provide its services in both official languages as the law requires.
New Brunswick party leaders begin their final push ahead of Monday's election

New Brunswick party leaders begin their final push ahead of Monday's election

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's political leaders fanned out across the province Friday in the final push for support ahead of Monday's provincial election.
Canada vaccine deals criticized as minister affirms support for equal access

Canada vaccine deals criticized as minister affirms support for equal access

OTTAWA — More than 100 Canadian health and policy experts say the federal government has succumbed to "vaccine nationalism" because it has pre-purchased tens of millions of vaccine doses from private companies.
Ottawa, airlines agree on passenger info rules to aid contact-tracing efforts

Ottawa, airlines agree on passenger info rules to aid contact-tracing efforts

OTTAWA — Transport Minister Marc Garneau says Canada's largest airlines agreed to a new set of rules to help contact-tracing efforts should a passenger test positive for COVID-19.
Council of Federation to go virtual as face-to-face meeting in Quebec nixed

Council of Federation to go virtual as face-to-face meeting in Quebec nixed

QUEBEC — A premiers meeting that had been rescheduled for this month in Quebec City has been cancelled. Premier Francois Legault told a news conference today in Quebec City he hopes the event that was planned for Sept.