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Sikh activists burn Modi effigy on anniversary of B.C. temple leader Nijjar's murder

Sikh activists burn Modi effigy on anniversary of B.C. temple leader Nijjar's murder

SURREY, B.C.
B.C.'s 'war in the woods' battlegrounds to be permanently protected

B.C.'s 'war in the woods' battlegrounds to be permanently protected

VICTORIA — Old-growth forests that were environmental and Indigenous rights battlegrounds over clearcut logging in the 1980s and 1990s during British Columbia's "war in the woods" are set to receive permanent protections in a land and forest manageme
Former Saskatchewan Mountie sentenced to 11 years for shooting death of lover

Former Saskatchewan Mountie sentenced to 11 years for shooting death of lover

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — A former Mountie convicted of killing his former lover in a park was sentenced Tuesday to 11 years in prison.
B.C. liberties group to file complaint of violent arrests in pro-Palestine protest

B.C. liberties group to file complaint of violent arrests in pro-Palestine protest

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia Civil Liberties Association will be filing a complaint with the Vancouver Police Department's civilian oversight board alleging officers used excessive force at a pro-Palestinian protest last month, the group's policy
Minister accuses Conservatives of trying to sabotage federal dental program

Minister accuses Conservatives of trying to sabotage federal dental program

OTTAWA — Health Minister Mark Holland is accusing the Conservatives of trying to "sabotage" the government's dental care program by calling up dental associations and "bullying" them — accusations the Tories are calling "unhinged.
Parliamentary budget officer says government not muzzling him over carbon price data

Parliamentary budget officer says government not muzzling him over carbon price data

OTTAWA — Parliamentary budget officer Yves Giroux told a House of Commons committee Monday that the federal Liberals are not muzzling him over economic data related to the impact of carbon pricing.
Should governments legislate 'bubble zones' around places of worship? Some say yes

Should governments legislate 'bubble zones' around places of worship? Some say yes

OTTAWA — Representatives of Muslim and Jewish community groups said Tuesday it's time for governments, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's, to consider legislating extra protections around places of worship, schools and daycares.
Canada sanctions 13 more Russians for role in Navalny's imprisonment and death

Canada sanctions 13 more Russians for role in Navalny's imprisonment and death

OTTAWA — Canada has sanctioned 13 more Russians, targeting officials who played a role in the poisoning, imprisonment and death of opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
Bloc MPs will 'pay the price' for any involvement in foreign meddling, Blanchet says

Bloc MPs will 'pay the price' for any involvement in foreign meddling, Blanchet says

OTTAWA — Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet says any member of his caucus implicated in foreign interference will "pay the price" for their actions.
McGill University ending negotiations with pro-Palestinian encampment on its campus

McGill University ending negotiations with pro-Palestinian encampment on its campus

MONTREAL — McGill University announced Tuesday it is ending negotiations with pro-Palestinian activists who have occupied the lower field of its downtown Montreal campus since late April.