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When leaders speak of workers and their rights, hold them to it, CLC urges unions

When leaders speak of workers and their rights, hold them to it, CLC urges unions

OTTAWA — Canada's largest labour organization is urging unions to hold politicians to account when they profess to champion the country's working class.
What we learned from the inquiry into foreign meddling in Canada's elections

What we learned from the inquiry into foreign meddling in Canada's elections

OTTAWA — If one thing from the public inquiry into foreign interference is clear, it’s that China attempted to meddle in the 2019 and 2021 elections. But the evidence is hazy on whether or not it succeeded.
B.C. rescue team regroups after little orca thwarts capture in remote lagoon

B.C. rescue team regroups after little orca thwarts capture in remote lagoon

ZEBALLOS, B.C. — The team attempting to rescue an orphaned killer whale trapped in a remote B.C. lagoon is regrouping today after an initial attempt to capture the young orca failed.
Eddy Nolan, Montrealer who ran Terry Fox run every year for 43 years, dies at 67

Eddy Nolan, Montrealer who ran Terry Fox run every year for 43 years, dies at 67

MONTREAL — Every year for 43 years, Montrealer Eddy Nolan took to the streets for a Terry Fox Run, usually carrying a big red and white Terry Fox flag on a pole as packs of schoolchildren jogged behind him.
Canada advises against all travel to Israel, West Bank due to heightened risk

Canada advises against all travel to Israel, West Bank due to heightened risk

OTTAWA — Canadians are being told to avoid all travel to Israel and the West Bank because of the "unpredictable security situation" in the region.
Overdoses prompt B.C. First Nation to declare state of emergency

Overdoses prompt B.C. First Nation to declare state of emergency

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. — A spike in overdose deaths in the six British Columbia nations that make up the Tsilhqot'in National Government has prompted the chiefs to declare a local state of emergency.
'Very smart' B.C. orca calf evades rescuers, forcing switch in tactics

'Very smart' B.C. orca calf evades rescuers, forcing switch in tactics

ZEBALLOS, B.C. — A "very smart" orca calf trapped in a remote B.C. lagoon managed to dodge a 50-strong rescue team using boats, divers, nets and sophisticated underwater detection equipment in an attempt to save her life on Friday.
Supreme Court of Canada says treaty entitled Alberta First Nation to larger reserve

Supreme Court of Canada says treaty entitled Alberta First Nation to larger reserve

OTTAWA — An Alberta First Nation ended up with less land than it should have received under a treaty made with the Crown well over a century ago, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.
Ottawa to provide $132 million to help people fleeing civil war in Sudan

Ottawa to provide $132 million to help people fleeing civil war in Sudan

OTTAWA — Canada will provide $132 million in aid for people fleeing Sudan's yearlong civil war and facing "famine-like conditions," International Development Minister Ahmed Hussen said Friday.
DNA tests shows B.C. woman was killed by dogs, not bear: coroner's report

DNA tests shows B.C. woman was killed by dogs, not bear: coroner's report

VANCOUVER — A woman killed while picking blueberries on a farm east of Vancouver was initially thought to have died in a bear attack in August 2021, but a newly released coroner's report says she was mauled by dogs from another property.