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Protesters pack up camp at B.C. legislature after five arrests Wednesday night

Protesters pack up camp at B.C. legislature after five arrests Wednesday night

VICTORIA — Dozens of Indigenous youth and their supporters packed blankets and tarps Thursday, ending a 17-day protest at British Columbia's legislature that saw a fire burning constantly at the front steps and people camping overnight at the buildin
Canadian and U.S. military equipment vulnerable to cyberattacks, top officials say

Canadian and U.S. military equipment vulnerable to cyberattacks, top officials say

OTTAWA — Canada and the United States are working together to make their high-tech military equipment less hackable, top defence officials said in Ottawa Thursday, but they have a lot of work to do.
Cosmetics company Lush calls for end of Safe Third Country deal with U.S.

Cosmetics company Lush calls for end of Safe Third Country deal with U.S.

OTTAWA — Cosmetics company Lush has launched a campaign calling on Canadians to pressure Parliament to back out of an agreement with the U.S. governing refugee claims.
235 Canadians on cruise ship held for COVID-19 testing off California coast

235 Canadians on cruise ship held for COVID-19 testing off California coast

OTTAWA — There are 235 Canadians on the passenger manifest for a cruise ship that is being held off the coast of California for coronavirus testing. Global Affairs Canada says there are no confirmed cases of the new coronavirus on the ship.
Minassian admits planning, carrying out deadly Toronto van attack

Minassian admits planning, carrying out deadly Toronto van attack

TORONTO — A man who killed 10 people when he drove a van into crowds of pedestrians on a busy Toronto sidewalk in 2018 admitted to planning and carrying out the attack, court heard on Thursday.
Stung by Iran tragedy, Canada leading bid to better protect airliners

Stung by Iran tragedy, Canada leading bid to better protect airliners

WASHINGTON — Canada is taking a lead role in what Transport Minister Marc Garneau said Thursday he hopes will become an international effort to better protect civilian airliners around the world from being shot down over conflict zones.

A look at carbon prices in all provinces and territories

As of Jan. 1, every Canadian and all Canadian businesses are paying a price on carbon.

Vandewater found guilty of second-degree murder in stabbing death of cellmate

A Prince Albert Court of Queen’s Bench judge found Tyler Vandewater guilty today of second-degree murder for the stabbing death of his cellmate Christopher Van Camp in June 2017.
Supreme Court will not hear Trans Mountain pipeline expansion appeal cases

Supreme Court will not hear Trans Mountain pipeline expansion appeal cases

OTTAWA — The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project has cleared another legal hurdle. The Supreme Court of Canada has decided not to hear five challenges from environment and Indigenous groups from British Columbia.

Osoyoos Indian Band members committed to revitalizing dying language

In a room tucked away in the basement of the old Osoyoos Indian Band Office, eight students and two teachers sit around a semi-circle of fold up tables practicing the language of the Syilx people.