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B.C. government sets November date for Surrey police handover

B.C. government sets November date for Surrey police handover

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's government has set Nov. 29 as the date when the Surrey Police Service will take over from the RCMP as the city's force of jurisdiction.
B.C. prosecutors decline to lay charges against Mounties who shot Jared Lowndes

B.C. prosecutors decline to lay charges against Mounties who shot Jared Lowndes

The British Columbia Prosecution Service says it has decided not to lay charges against three Mounties involved in the July 2021 shooting death of Jared Lowndes in Campbell River.
B.C. places online harms bill on hold after agreement with Meta, X, TikTok, Snapchat

B.C. places online harms bill on hold after agreement with Meta, X, TikTok, Snapchat

VICTORIA — British Columbia has placed its proposed online harms legislation on hold after reaching an agreement with social media companies to "sit down in good faith" to find solutions on keeping people safer online.
Alberta premier stands by pick of 'contrarian' chair to lead COVID-19 data review

Alberta premier stands by pick of 'contrarian' chair to lead COVID-19 data review

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Danielle Smith says it’s a good idea to have a physician who accused the province of exaggerating COVID-19's impact on hospitals now lead a review of pandemic-era health data. Smith says Dr.
CN Rail on track for growth this year, despite Red Sea shipping obstacles: CEO

CN Rail on track for growth this year, despite Red Sea shipping obstacles: CEO

MONTREAL — A stable economic outlook and rising cargo demand bode well for Canadian National Railway Co. this year, executives said, despite the Red Sea crisis dampening container figures on the East Coast.
Fire that razed historic Edmonton hangar being investigated as suspicious: police

Fire that razed historic Edmonton hangar being investigated as suspicious: police

EDMONTON — A fire that destroyed an aircraft hangar built during the Second World War in Edmonton is being investigated by police as suspicious. Firefighters were called to Hangar 11 at the city's former municipal airport Monday evening.
Trudeau says Saskatchewan to get carbon rebates despite province not paying levies

Trudeau says Saskatchewan to get carbon rebates despite province not paying levies

SASKATOON — Justin Trudeau says residents in Saskatchewan will continue to get carbon rebates while the province says it's not worried by the prime minister's push to get the Canada Revenue Agency to collect money owed.

Whitecaps acquire 19-year-old Australian winger Bovalina from Adelaide

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps have acquired wingback Giuseppe Bovalina on a transfer from Australian club Adelaide United, the Major League Soccer club announced Tuesday.
Canada's Kia Nurse hopes to inspire with WNBA exhibition in Edmonton on May 4

Canada's Kia Nurse hopes to inspire with WNBA exhibition in Edmonton on May 4

When Kia Nurse was growing up in Hamilton, the nearest professional basketball that she could see in person was the Toronto Raptors. Although superstar Vince Carter was her favourite player, she couldn't see herself in him.
Saskatchewan MP won't run again, cites Tory decision to disallow open nomination race

Saskatchewan MP won't run again, cites Tory decision to disallow open nomination race

OTTAWA — A Conservative member of Parliament says he isn't seeking re-election because his party is not allowing an open nomination in a new riding.