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Canada's tourism industry braces for impact of new coronavirus on travel

Canada's tourism industry braces for impact of new coronavirus on travel

OTTAWA — Canada's tourism industry is bracing for the impact of the novel coronavirus on the number of foreign visitors this summer travel season.

NewsAlert: 3 more coronavirus cases in B.C., 33 people now infected in Canada

VICTORIA — Three more cases of the novel coronavirus have been confirmed in British Columbia, bringing the total of people infected to 12 in the province. The Canadian Press

Calgary man who took magic mushrooms found not guilty of assaulting professor

CALGARY — A Calgary judge has acquitted a former university student on charges connected to a drug-fuelled attack on a professor.

Charity says Canadian humanitarians detained in Ethiopia received bail

EDMONTON — An Alberta-based humanitarian organization says 13 Canadians who work with the charity and were detained in Ethiopia have received bail.

Former cellmate says Schlatter confessed to strangling Richey with scarf

TORONTO — A jailhouse informant with a "huge criminal record" spanning decades testified Tuesday that Kalen Schlatter confessed to strangling a young woman with a scarf when she refused to have sex with him hours after they met.
B.C. to improve paid leave for workers affected by domestic and sexual violence

B.C. to improve paid leave for workers affected by domestic and sexual violence

VICTORIA — Workers in British Columbia affected by domestic or sexual violence will be eligible for up to five days of paid leave a year under legislation introduced Tuesday that amends the province's Employment Standards Act.
Military judge's court martial paused again over issues finding judge to hear it

Military judge's court martial paused again over issues finding judge to hear it

OTTAWA — The case against Canada's chief military judge is back in limbo after a civilian judge refused to order one military judge to appoint another military judge to preside over the court martial of their commander.
Former PM Jean Chretien scoffs at the notion Canada's unity is under threat

Former PM Jean Chretien scoffs at the notion Canada's unity is under threat

OTTAWA — Jean Chretien scoffs at the notion that Indigenous protests and western alienation are a threat to Canada's national unity.
Elected Wet'suwet'en councillor calls for inclusivity in consensus building over deal

Elected Wet'suwet'en councillor calls for inclusivity in consensus building over deal

VANCOUVER — A Wet'suwet'en elected councillor says she has "high hopes" that internal conflict over governance issues and a pipeline can be resolved respectfully but she's also concerned some members will not have a chance to participate in the decis
Trudeau urges patience as Wet'suwet'en mull over proposed land and title deal

Trudeau urges patience as Wet'suwet'en mull over proposed land and title deal

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he knows people are impatient for a resolution to tensions involving a disputed natural gas pipeline in northern British Columbia, but time is needed to respect the traditions of the Wet'suwet'en people.