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Vancouver Island First Nations plan to defer old-growth logging at protest sites

Vancouver Island First Nations plan to defer old-growth logging at protest sites

PORT RENFREW, B.C. — The leaders of three First Nations on southwestern Vancouver Island say they've told the B.C.
Speaker rules conduct of urinating MP constitutes prima facie case of contempt

Speaker rules conduct of urinating MP constitutes prima facie case of contempt

OTTAWA — Speaker Anthony Rota has ruled that the conduct of a Liberal MP who urinated during virtual parliamentary proceedings constitutes a prima facie case of contempt of the House of Commons.
'Hate is still present': Co-founder of Quebec mosque reacts to London attack

'Hate is still present': Co-founder of Quebec mosque reacts to London attack

MONTREAL — Boufeldja Benabdallah, co-founder of the Islamic Cultural Centre of Quebec City, says he is filled with compassion and empathy for the family of five Muslims who were attacked by a driver in London, Ont., Sunday night.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Monday, June 7, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Monday, June 7, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 5:50 p.m. Alberta is reporting 127 new cases of COVID-19 and two additional deaths due to the virus. The province says there are 4,707 active cases.
No charges against N.B. police officer in shooting of Indigenous woman Chantel Moore

No charges against N.B. police officer in shooting of Indigenous woman Chantel Moore

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's Public Prosecutions Services announced Monday that no criminal charges will be filed against the police officer who fatally shot Chantel Moore a year ago.
Cities are adapting to a heat wave in a pandemic that has closed many cool places

Cities are adapting to a heat wave in a pandemic that has closed many cool places

Cities in Eastern Canada are adapting their heat wave-response plans, as pandemic restrictions have closed many places where people normally go to beat the heat.
Motion passes urging feds drop court actions on rulings regarding First Nations kids

Motion passes urging feds drop court actions on rulings regarding First Nations kids

OTTAWA — MPs from all parties have joined New Democrats in calling on the federal government to drop its legal battles against a pair of rulings involving First Nations children.
Quebec invests $14 million to adapt justice system to First Nations communities

Quebec invests $14 million to adapt justice system to First Nations communities

MONTREAL — Quebec is investing $14 million over four years to adapt its justice system to the realities of Indigenous communities.
Indigenous leaders frustrated after Pope passes on apology for residential schools

Indigenous leaders frustrated after Pope passes on apology for residential schools

Indigenous leaders are expressing disappointment and frustration over comments by Pope Francis they say fell short of an apology for the Catholic Church's role in residential schools.
Judge dismisses charter application of pastor on trial for violating health orders

Judge dismisses charter application of pastor on trial for violating health orders

EDMONTON — A judge has ruled that the religious freedoms of an Alberta pastor who is on trial for violating COVID-19 regulations were not violated. Pastor James Coates made a charter application in relation to a ticket he received on Dec.