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International Women's Day march hopes to double turnout

International Women's Day march hopes to double turnout

The people of Osoyoos will show their support for women next Friday in a march up Main Street to celebrate International Women’s Day.
Via Rail calling back employees as service resumes to normal schedule

Via Rail calling back employees as service resumes to normal schedule

MONTREAL — Via Rail Canada says most of the 1,000 employees affected by the suspension of service last month due to blockades will be called back to work as most normal service resumes on Saturday.
The politics of a potential pandemic: opposition MPs slam government secrecy

The politics of a potential pandemic: opposition MPs slam government secrecy

OTTAWA — Opposition critics say they have been left in the dark about the federal government's preparations for a potential outbreak of the novel coronavirus in Canada.
Canadian troops on alert as novel coronavirus outbreak spreads to Iraq

Canadian troops on alert as novel coronavirus outbreak spreads to Iraq

OTTAWA — Canadian troops in Iraq are on high alert as the novel coronavirus spreads inside the country. Chief of the defence staff Gen.
Syilx Okanagan Nation issue letter of support for Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs

Syilx Okanagan Nation issue letter of support for Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs

The Syilx/Okanagan Nation and the Okanagan Indian Band released joint statements today addressed directly to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau showing solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs. Grand Chief Dr.
Osoyoos restaurant nominated for BC Tourism award

Osoyoos restaurant nominated for BC Tourism award

Local Indigenous restaurant The Bear, The Fish, The Root and The Berry is up for a BC Tourism Industry Conference’s Remarkable Experience Award at this week’s BC Tourism Conference.
Feds mull financial help to ease COVID-19 burden, but no details yet: Freeland

Feds mull financial help to ease COVID-19 burden, but no details yet: Freeland

OTTAWA — The government is mulling potential financial help to ease the burden of the novel coronavirus on businesses and individuals after its first cabinet committee meeting on the subject, Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland said Wednesday.
Public servant who led federal Liberals' promise-tracking effort leaves for academe

Public servant who led federal Liberals' promise-tracking effort leaves for academe

OTTAWA — A senior public servant tasked with ensuring the Liberal government remained on track to deliver on its promises is on his way out.
Freeland chairs cabinet committee on 'whole-of-country' response to coronavirus

Freeland chairs cabinet committee on 'whole-of-country' response to coronavirus

OTTAWA — The Minister of Everything has one more hot potato on her plate.
CP Rail allowed to inspect tracks, clear debris at Kahnawake blockade

CP Rail allowed to inspect tracks, clear debris at Kahnawake blockade

MONTREAL — CP Rail crews were able Wednesday to inspect tracks that have been blocked by protesters for more than three weeks in the Mohawk community of Kahnawake, south of Montreal.