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Overdoses prompt B.C. First Nation to declare state of emergency

Overdoses prompt B.C. First Nation to declare state of emergency

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. — A spike in overdose deaths in the six British Columbia nations that make up the Tsilhqot'in National Government has prompted the chiefs to declare a local state of emergency.
Supreme Court of Canada says treaty entitled Alberta First Nation to larger reserve

Supreme Court of Canada says treaty entitled Alberta First Nation to larger reserve

OTTAWA — An Alberta First Nation ended up with less land than it should have received under a treaty made with the Crown well over a century ago, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.
Ottawa to provide $132 million to help people fleeing civil war in Sudan

Ottawa to provide $132 million to help people fleeing civil war in Sudan

OTTAWA — Canada will provide $132 million in aid for people fleeing Sudan's yearlong civil war and facing "famine-like conditions," International Development Minister Ahmed Hussen said Friday.
DNA tests shows B.C. woman was killed by dogs, not bear: coroner's report

DNA tests shows B.C. woman was killed by dogs, not bear: coroner's report

VANCOUVER — A woman killed while picking blueberries on a farm east of Vancouver was initially thought to have died in a bear attack in August 2021, but a newly released coroner's report says she was mauled by dogs from another property.
Priest accused of sex assaults against children in Nunavut dies in France

Priest accused of sex assaults against children in Nunavut dies in France

A priest accused of sexually abusing Inuit children in Nunavut decades ago has died in France after a long, undisclosed illness.
Quebec 'not alone' in commitment to secularism, says French Prime Minister Attal

Quebec 'not alone' in commitment to secularism, says French Prime Minister Attal

MONTREAL — French Prime Minister Gabriel Attal used his visit to Quebec this week to express strong support for the province's model of state secularism even as he claimed to abstain from weighing in on debates over the controversial policy.
University of B.C. to add 778 technology seats with $23 million from province

University of B.C. to add 778 technology seats with $23 million from province

UBC — The University of British Columbia will add 778 more student spaces for technology-related programs over the next six years through a $23-million investment from the provincial government.
Former Canadian Space Agency engineer acquitted on charge of acting for Chinese firm

Former Canadian Space Agency engineer acquitted on charge of acting for Chinese firm

LONGUEUIL, Que. — A former Canadian Space Agency engineer was acquitted Friday on a breach of trust charge over his dealings with a Chinese aerospace company while in the federal agency's employ.
Nova Scotia mass shooting: RCMP officers cleared of wrongdoing in firehall shooting

Nova Scotia mass shooting: RCMP officers cleared of wrongdoing in firehall shooting

HALIFAX — No criminal charges should be laid against two Mounties who mistakenly shot at a bystander outside a Nova Scotia firehall as police were searching for the man responsible for a mass shooting that would claim 22 lives, Ontario's police watch
Trudeau says he doesn't understand why NDP is pulling back from carbon price support

Trudeau says he doesn't understand why NDP is pulling back from carbon price support

OTTAWA — The New Democrats are facing political headwinds when it comes to carbon pricing, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau acknowledged Friday, although he doesn't get why they seem to be having second thoughts.
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