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158 arrests so far at B.C. protests against old-growth logging: RCMP

158 arrests so far at B.C. protests against old-growth logging: RCMP

LAKE COWICHAN, B.C. — A total of 158 people have now been arrested since RCMP began enforcing a British Columbia court injunction ordering the removal of blockades aimed at preventing old-growth logging on southwestern Vancouver Island.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, June 2, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, June 2, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, June 2, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 344,941 new vaccinations administered for a total of 24,514,134 doses given.
Michigan responds on Line 5: 'This case is a state-law action through and through'

Michigan responds on Line 5: 'This case is a state-law action through and through'

WASHINGTON — The dispute over the cross-border Line 5 pipeline is entirely for Michigan to deal with, the state's attorney general argues in a legal brief released Wednesday that flatly rejects Canada's depiction of a foreign-policy matter that Ottaw
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, June 2, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, June 2, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, June 2, 2021. There are 1,385,278 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 1,385,278 confirmed cases (29,277 active, 1,330,389 resolved, 25,612 deaths).
Canada's justice minister mulls legal protection of residential school burial sites

Canada's justice minister mulls legal protection of residential school burial sites

OTTAWA — Federal Justice Minister David Lametti says he is open to considering different legal avenues when it comes to residential schools with burial grounds — in particular the possibility of protecting these sites and criminalizing anyone who mig
Kenney criticized for cancel culture remarks amid renewed residential school debate

Kenney criticized for cancel culture remarks amid renewed residential school debate

EDMONTON — A western Canadian Indigenous leader is condemning cancel culture remarks made by Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, and says it reinforces a recent decision to scrap a formal working agreement with the province.
Critics say Premier Jason Kenney dining with others flouts COVID-19 rules

Critics say Premier Jason Kenney dining with others flouts COVID-19 rules

EDMONTON — Photos of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and members of the United Conservative caucus dining together on a rooftop patio are drawing disapproval from critics who say the politicians flouted the province's COVID-19 rules.
Canadian outpouring over residential schools can bring healing, says survivor

Canadian outpouring over residential schools can bring healing, says survivor

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — The shock being expressed about the discovery of the remains of 215 children at the site of a former residential school in British Columbia could be a force to bring long-awaited change, says an author and school survivor.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Wednesday, June 2, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Wednesday, June 2, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 7:25 p.m. British Columbia health officials say a return to normal life may cause anxiety for some people as COVID-19 restrictions begin to ease.
Lucki rejects idea of special prosecutor to look into assaults against RCMP members

Lucki rejects idea of special prosecutor to look into assaults against RCMP members

OTTAWA — RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki has dismissed the idea of a special prosecutor to look into numerous claims that women in the national police force were assaulted by colleagues.