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B.C. nations say 182 unmarked graves found in cemetery near former residential school

B.C. nations say 182 unmarked graves found in cemetery near former residential school

CRANBROOK, B.C. — Two First Nations say a search using ground-penetrating radar has found the remains of 182 people in unmarked graves at a site close to a former residential school in the southern Interior of British Columbia.
Attorney general says HSBC evidence isn't relevant to Meng's extradition case

Attorney general says HSBC evidence isn't relevant to Meng's extradition case

VANCOUVER — Lawyers for Canada's attorney general are urging a B.C. Supreme Court judge to dismiss Meng Wanzhou's application to submit new evidence in her extradition hearing that her legal team claims would "fatally" undermine the case against her.
Body of man found in septic tank in 1977 identified using genetic genealogy: RCMP

Body of man found in septic tank in 1977 identified using genetic genealogy: RCMP

EDMONTON — The 44-year mystery around the identity of a man whose scorched body was found in a septic tank has been solved with a forensic technique used to find the Golden State Killer in the United States, Alberta RCMP say.
Annamie Paul to face non-confidence vote by party brass in less than three weeks

Annamie Paul to face non-confidence vote by party brass in less than three weeks

OTTAWA — Green Leader Annamie Paul is facing a non-confidence vote next month as internal strife continues to roil the party ahead of a possible election this year.
Politicians, Indigenous leaders say burning churches not the way to get justice

Politicians, Indigenous leaders say burning churches not the way to get justice

The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations says he understands the rage, frustration and pain brought on by the discovery of unmarked graves at former residential schools, but funnelling that anguish into burning down churches will not bring
Western heat shifts in some areas of B.C., territories, but still blazing elsewhere

Western heat shifts in some areas of B.C., territories, but still blazing elsewhere

Record-breaking sizzling temperatures hitting parts of eastern B.C. and the Prairies is extremely significant and signals how global warming is making heat waves across the region, an Environment Canada meteorologist says.
Fire destroys Catholic church north of Edmonton, town cancels Canada Day festivities

Fire destroys Catholic church north of Edmonton, town cancels Canada Day festivities

MORINVILLE, Alta. — Alberta's premier is condemning what he calls "arson attacks at Christian churches" after a historic parish was destroyed in a fire that prompted a small town to cancel its Canada Day celebrations.
Yukon asks for federal help as territory battles widespread transmission of COVID-19

Yukon asks for federal help as territory battles widespread transmission of COVID-19

WHITEHORSE — Yukon's chief public health officer paused and fought back tears as he urged residents to follow COVID-19 public health orders to help fight widespread community transmission that has pushed hospitals to their limits. Dr.
Allowing navy commander to keep job after Vance golf game is disturbing: Freeland

Allowing navy commander to keep job after Vance golf game is disturbing: Freeland

OTTAWA — Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland says she is "disturbed" by the military's decision to let the commander of the Royal Canadian Navy keep his job after golfing with the former chief of the defence staff under military police investigat
'No guarantees' of papal apology for residential schools after Vatican trip: AFN

'No guarantees' of papal apology for residential schools after Vatican trip: AFN

OTTAWA — Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde says there are no guarantees an Indigenous delegation travelling to the Vatican will lead to Pope Francis apologizing in Canada for the Catholic Church's role in residential schools —