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Lack of bees, pollination limiting crop yields across U.S., B.C., study finds

Lack of bees, pollination limiting crop yields across U.S., B.C., study finds

WINNIPEG — A lack of wild bees and managed honey bees is limiting pollination and yields for certain crops on farms in British Columbia and across the United States, a collective of researchers has found.
Facing backlash, Ottawa announces full public inquiry into N.S. shootings

Facing backlash, Ottawa announces full public inquiry into N.S. shootings

HALIFAX — Bowing to public pressure, the federal and Nova Scotia governments agreed Tuesday to scuttle their plans for a joint review into the April mass shooting that claimed 22 lives and instead establish a more rigorous and transparent public inqu

Military officer who 'dabbled' in child porn, pedophilia avoids jail time

COLWOOD, B.C. — A B.C. judge has decided not to send a retired military officer to jail who "encouraged and enthusiastically supported" the abuse of a child, in part because the man has post-traumatic stress disorder from his years of service.
Kingston youth pleads guilty to terror charges after January 2019 arrest

Kingston youth pleads guilty to terror charges after January 2019 arrest

OTTAWA — A teenager arrested in an RCMP raid in Kingston, Ont., last year has pleaded guilty to a series of terrorism-related charges for trying to encourage and facilitate a bomb attack.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for July 28

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for July 28

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:31 p.m. on July 28, 2020: There are 114,994 confirmed cases in Canada.
A timeline of the controversy around WE, the Liberals and a student program

A timeline of the controversy around WE, the Liberals and a student program

OTTAWA — A timeline of events regarding the Canada Student Service Grant program, based on public documents, events and statements from cabinet ministers, government officials, and WE Charity: March 6, 2020: WE Charity staff prepare a concept paper o
WE Charity board told speakers at WE days not paid, former chair says

WE Charity board told speakers at WE days not paid, former chair says

OTTAWA — Payments made to members of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's family for appearing at WE events came under scrutiny Tuesday after the former chair of WE Charity's board of directors testified that the board was explicitly told speakers were no
WE not chosen to run volunteer program because of Liberal ties, founders say

WE not chosen to run volunteer program because of Liberal ties, founders say

OTTAWA — The co-founders of WE Charity argued Tuesday the organization wasn't plucked to run a student-volunteer program because of any close ties to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, laying out details about how much the endeavour would likely cost and
Martian dreams: Mars probe part of Alberta scientist's childhood dream

Martian dreams: Mars probe part of Alberta scientist's childhood dream

EDMONTON — Chris Herd used to look into the sky when he was 13 and dream about holding a rock from Mars. He may get his chance.
Indigenous arts leader Jesse Wente named head of Canada Council for the Arts

Indigenous arts leader Jesse Wente named head of Canada Council for the Arts

OTTAWA — Jesse Wente, a prominent advocate for an increased presence of Indigenous voices in Canada's cultural landscape, has been appointed chairperson of the Canada Council for the Arts.