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B.C. Nisga'a totem on display at Scotland museum since 1930 is heading home

B.C. Nisga'a totem on display at Scotland museum since 1930 is heading home

VICTORIA — Nisga'a Nation Chief Earl Stephens says he shook with emotion when he saw for the first time a memorial totem pole with deep ties to his family and spiritual significance to the Indigenous people of British Columbia's Nass Valley on displa

Pivot Airlines says plane crew detained in Dominican Republic back in Canada

TORONTO — Crew members of a Pivot Airlines plane that had been kept in the Dominican Republic since April have landed in Toronto and are reunited with their loved ones.
National security officials planning for 2023 'Freedom Convoy' reboot: adviser to PM

National security officials planning for 2023 'Freedom Convoy' reboot: adviser to PM

OTTAWA — The national security adviser to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says that senior officials are planning ahead for the possibility of another "Freedom Convoy" protest in early 2023.
Alberta deputy premier says sovereignty act not a power grab, eyes changes to bill

Alberta deputy premier says sovereignty act not a power grab, eyes changes to bill

EDMONTON — Alberta’s deputy premier says amendments may be needed to clear up confusion over a bill that grants Premier Danielle Smith and her cabinet unfettered power outside the legislature to rewrite laws and direct agencies to resist federal rule
Global Affairs calls in China ambassador over claims of secret police stations

Global Affairs calls in China ambassador over claims of secret police stations

OTTAWA — A Global Affairs Canada official says the department has called in China's ambassador numerous times over allegations that secret police stations are targeting that country's diaspora in Canada.
Inquiry into Emergencies Act urged to recommend greater oversight of police

Inquiry into Emergencies Act urged to recommend greater oversight of police

OTTAWA — Lawmakers should define how to maintain government oversight of law enforcement while ensuring police independence more clearly, experts told a public inquiry Thursday, arguing that the understanding of where to draw the line has long been t
Nexus applicants can shuffle off to Buffalo as Canada, U.S. expand pilot project

Nexus applicants can shuffle off to Buffalo as Canada, U.S. expand pilot project

WASHINGTON — An experimental bid to rescue the troubled Nexus trusted-traveller program between Canada and the United States has expanded to the Peace Bridge.
New paid sick leave rules come into effect for federally regulated workers

New paid sick leave rules come into effect for federally regulated workers

OTTAWA — Employees in federally regulated private-sector workplaces are now eligible for 10 days of paid sick leave after members of Parliament voted unanimously in favour of the move last year. As of Dec.
Applications open for dental care benefits touted by Liberals as inflation relief

Applications open for dental care benefits touted by Liberals as inflation relief

OTTAWA — The Canada Revenue Agency is now accepting applications from parents for the new children's dental benefit, which was put forward as part of the Liberal government's package of cost-of-living relief for low-income Canadians.
NDP wants boycott of G20 events in India's Kashmir region, citing human-rights issues

NDP wants boycott of G20 events in India's Kashmir region, citing human-rights issues

OTTAWA — The federal NDP is calling on the Liberal government to ban certain Indian officials from travelling to Canada and to boycott G20 events in India's Kashmir region, citing the country's treatment of minorities.
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