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Métis groups will trudge on toward self-government as bill faces another setback

Métis groups will trudge on toward self-government as bill faces another setback

OTTAWA — Métis organizations in Ontario and Alberta say they'll keep on the path toward self-government, but the future of a contentious bill set to do just that is now uncertain.
B.C. woman tries to coax trapped killer calf out of tidal lagoon with her violin

B.C. woman tries to coax trapped killer calf out of tidal lagoon with her violin

ZEBALLOS, B.C. — A Nanaimo, B.C., woman says she is serenading a killer whale calf with her violin, hoping to entice the orca to leave the remote lagoon where she has been trapped alone for almost four weeks.
Labour leader urges unions to expose Poilievre's working-class overtures as 'fraud'

Labour leader urges unions to expose Poilievre's working-class overtures as 'fraud'

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre is a "fraud" for portraying himself as a friend of the working class, the head of the country's largest labour organization said Thursday, urging unions to do everything they can to expose him before the
Liberals buck global trend by 'doubling down' on foreign aid, as sector urges G7 push

Liberals buck global trend by 'doubling down' on foreign aid, as sector urges G7 push

OTTAWA — Foreign aid groups are hailing the federal Liberal government's return to a policy of increasing humanitarian and development spending each year, while asking for a plan to push allies to reverse a global decline in aid.
Police arrest man in death of two-year-old girl in Calgary

Police arrest man in death of two-year-old girl in Calgary

Police in Calgary have made an arrest in the death of a toddler. Olivia Hayden was rushed to hospital in September 2022 and was later pronounced dead.
Some 100 correctional officers set to hold demonstration in Abbotsford, B.C.

Some 100 correctional officers set to hold demonstration in Abbotsford, B.C.

Around 100 members of the Union of Canadian Correctional Officers are set to hold a protest in Abbotsford, B.C., today.
In the news today: Foreign aid increasing, housing and labour shortages linked

In the news today: Foreign aid increasing, housing and labour shortages linked

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today...
It's the biggest election in history. Here's why few Indians in Canada will take part

It's the biggest election in history. Here's why few Indians in Canada will take part

OTTAWA — Parmod Chhabra is deeply invested in the Indian general election that gets underway on Friday, with almost a billion people eligible to vote, but he won't be casting a ballot.
Parks Canada removes trash bins along Lachine Canal to spur citizen responsibility

Parks Canada removes trash bins along Lachine Canal to spur citizen responsibility

MONTREAL — On warm days, Montreal's Lachine Canal can attract thousands of picnickers, cyclists and pedestrians.
'Off the rails': Schoenborn hearing adjourned, lawyer refuses to appear before board

'Off the rails': Schoenborn hearing adjourned, lawyer refuses to appear before board

COQUITLAM, B.C. — A hearing for AllanSchoenborn, who killed his three children in 2008, ended with an abrupt adjournment on Wednesday after his lawyer told the British Columbia Review Board he would no longer appear in front of its current panel.
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