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Blockade supporting Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs set up on rail line in Edmonton

EDMONTON — A blockade has been set up on a CN rail line in Edmonton in support of Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs who opposed a natural gas pipeline in British Columbia.
Quebec premier calls for federal ultimatum to end rail blockades within days

Quebec premier calls for federal ultimatum to end rail blockades within days

OTTAWA — Quebec's premier says he wants Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to issue an ultimatum to protesters to take down within days blockades that have disrupted rail and road traffic across the country.
Lawyer for Quebec couple urges court to act against ultra-Orthodox schools

Lawyer for Quebec couple urges court to act against ultra-Orthodox schools

MONTREAL — The lawyer for a Quebec couple who left their ultra-Orthodox Hasidic community north of Montreal is telling a courtroom that Jewish schools operating there are illegal and leave no time for secular education.
Departure date of plane for Canadians on cruise ship yet to be confirmed: officials

Departure date of plane for Canadians on cruise ship yet to be confirmed: officials

When a government-chartered plane can carry Canadians home from a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship in Japan is yet to be confirmed, says Global Affairs.
A castle gets a makeover and a new mortgage stress test; In The News for Feb. 19

A castle gets a makeover and a new mortgage stress test; In The News for Feb. 19

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Feb. 19 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Opposition promises new info on Trans Mountain costs

Opposition promises new info on Trans Mountain costs

OTTAWA — Federal opposition parties are promising new information about the price of the Trans Mountain pipeline at a morning news conference in Ottawa.
How the B.C. government approached land rights after major court ruling

How the B.C. government approached land rights after major court ruling

VANCOUVER — B.C.
The latest on protests across Canada in support of anti-pipeline demonstrators

The latest on protests across Canada in support of anti-pipeline demonstrators

Here is the latest news on protests across Canada over a natural gas pipeline project in British Columbia: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he spoke with British Columbia Premier John Horgan to discuss the impact of infrastructure disruptions cause
Top earners pay more in B.C. budget that includes record capital spending

Top earners pay more in B.C. budget that includes record capital spending

VICTORIA — Top income earners and pop drinkers were hit with new taxes in Tuesday's B.C. budget, which continues the government's focus on capital spending for schools, hospitals and transit. Finance Minister Carole James is introducing a new 20.
PM urges patience, promises reconciliation in face of anti-pipeline blockades

PM urges patience, promises reconciliation in face of anti-pipeline blockades

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised to redouble reconciliation efforts with Indigenous Peoples Tuesday as he sought to ease tensions over nationwide blockades erected in opposition to a British Columbia pipeline project.