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B.C.'s COVID response praised for 'nimbleness,' calls to bolster public trust

B.C.'s COVID response praised for 'nimbleness,' calls to bolster public trust

VICTORIA — A review of British Columbia's COVID-19 response released Friday says despite being unprepared for the pandemic, the province showed "resilience, balance and nimbleness" during the emergency.
Feds eyeing repatriation of 19 Canadian women and children held in Syria: document

Feds eyeing repatriation of 19 Canadian women and children held in Syria: document

OTTAWA — The federal government is looking at helping to secure the release of 19 Canadian women and children being held in northeastern Syria, a newly filed court document says.
Ontario won't allow homes to be built on floodplains, Ford says after fed warning

Ontario won't allow homes to be built on floodplains, Ford says after fed warning

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Police believe remains of three women in Winnipeg landfill, but do not plan to search

Police believe remains of three women in Winnipeg landfill, but do not plan to search

Winnipeg's police chief said Friday the remains of three victims of an alleged serial killer are believed to be at a city landfill, but no search is planned.
'End this ongoing genocide:' Indigenous advocates call for change after women killed

'End this ongoing genocide:' Indigenous advocates call for change after women killed

WINNIPEG — The arrest of a man accused of killing four women, all believed to be Indigenous, shows vulnerable women and girls are subject to dangerous outcomes if governments don't work together to end gender and race-based violence, Indigenous advoc
Safe consumption forefront of countering the overdose crisis, prime minister says

Safe consumption forefront of countering the overdose crisis, prime minister says

RICHMOND, B.C. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and British Columbia Premier David Eby shook hands, pledged to work together then posed for the media on Friday, two weeks after Eby was sworn in as premier.
Emergencies Act hearings end with final words on transparency, accountability

Emergencies Act hearings end with final words on transparency, accountability

OTTAWA — After 300 hours of testimony, 9,000 exhibits and a few major revelations, the public portion of an investigation into the first-ever use of the Emergencies Act ended Friday with a deep dive into questions about government accountability and

Canada-Palestine MP group vows review after accused 'Holocaust denier' attended event

OTTAWA — A spokesman for the chair of an all-party parliamentary group says it is "carefully" reviewing how it handles events with outsideguests after a newspaper publisher accused of holding antisemitic views took part in a recent gathering.
Newly Iran sanctions include Toronto gym denizen who led police during Kazemi case

Newly Iran sanctions include Toronto gym denizen who led police during Kazemi case

OTTAWA — Canada is sanctioning more Iranian officials, including a senior military official spotted earlier this year at a Toronto-area gym.
Inuit leader says he can't support bill creating national reconciliation council

Inuit leader says he can't support bill creating national reconciliation council

OTTAWA — The leader of a national Inuit organization says he cannot support federal legislation to create a national reconciliation council.
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