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Bullets flew past work stations at RCMP detachment in B.C.: senior officer

Bullets flew past work stations at RCMP detachment in B.C.: senior officer

VANDERHOOF, B.C. — A senior RCMP officer says Mounties and office staff dived for cover on Thursday in Vanderhoof, B.C., as bullets smashed through their detachment office windows. Chief Supt. Warren Brown of the B.C.
Indigenous leaders denounce Quebec Premier Legault as 'paternalistic,' 'arrogant'

Indigenous leaders denounce Quebec Premier Legault as 'paternalistic,' 'arrogant'

MONTREAL — Indigenous leaders in Quebec on Friday denounced Premier François Legault for his decision not to meet with them during a two-day economic summit in Montreal.
New 'Omicron' variant prompts Canada to ban visitors from southern Africa

New 'Omicron' variant prompts Canada to ban visitors from southern Africa

OTTAWA — Canada is closing its borders to visitors from southern Africa after the discovery of a concerning new COVID-19 variant was detected in the region.
B.C. should prepare for more storms as repairs from severe rain underway: minister

B.C. should prepare for more storms as repairs from severe rain underway: minister

VICTORIA — British Columbia's transportation minister says crews are working "non-stop" to repair an estimated 200 highway sites that were damaged or destroyed by washouts in the province's Interior and south coast, but upcoming severe weather could
Accused faces upgraded murder charge in death of Saskatchewan RCMP officer

Accused faces upgraded murder charge in death of Saskatchewan RCMP officer

REGINA — A man accused of killing a Saskatchewan RCMP officer during a traffic stop now faces a first-degree murder charge. Alphonse Stanley Traverse, 42, of Winnipeg, was originally charged with manslaughter in the June 12 death of Const.
Gen. Wayne Eyre felt need to respond to predecessor's letter to senior officers

Gen. Wayne Eyre felt need to respond to predecessor's letter to senior officers

OTTAWA — Canada’s newly minted chief of the defence staff says he felt he needed to speak up and remind senior military officers who they work for after his predecessor sent them a letter arguing to get back his job as Canada’s top military commander
CSIS efforts to derail threats to 2019 election sometimes skirted law: watchdog

CSIS efforts to derail threats to 2019 election sometimes skirted law: watchdog

OTTAWA — Canada's intelligence service sometimes strayed from the law when trying to disrupt threats from hostile foreign states in the 2019 election campaign, the national spy watchdog has found.
In one bill, Liberals push sick leave and crack down on health-care worker harassment

In one bill, Liberals push sick leave and crack down on health-care worker harassment

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals have introduced a two-for-one piece of legislation that would provide sick leave to almost 600,000 workers, and bring the law down on anyone harassing doctors, nurses and patients.
'It's my life's work': B.C. fruit and vegetable growers face uncertainty after floods

'It's my life's work': B.C. fruit and vegetable growers face uncertainty after floods

While their homes and farm fields remain inundated by water, Curtis Sandhu says his family is looking towards rebuilding after a dike failed and devastating flooding hit the prime agricultural area east of Vancouver nearly two weeks ago.
Wilkinson says aid program to cut methane emissions will be reconsidered

Wilkinson says aid program to cut methane emissions will be reconsidered

OTTAWA — Natural Resources Minister Jonathan Wilkinson said Friday a pandemic aid program to help oil and gas companies cut their methane emissions will be revisited now that the industry is back on its feet.