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Study on reconciliation focuses on perceptions across Canada

Study on reconciliation focuses on perceptions across Canada

A study by a group gauging progress on reconciliation suggests non-Indigenous Canadians have developed a deeper understanding of the harms that were done by residential schools.
Federal government lightens travel restrictions in time for March break

Federal government lightens travel restrictions in time for March break

OTTAWA — Vaccinated travellers will no longer need a molecular COVID-19 test to enter Canada starting Feb. 28, and can instead opt for a potentially cheaper and easier to access rapid test.
Justin Trudeau's emergency law not the same as the one his father invoked in 1970s

Justin Trudeau's emergency law not the same as the one his father invoked in 1970s

MONTREAL — The similarities between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's decision to invoke the Emergencies Act on Monday and his father's use of a previous emergency law more than 50 years ago wasn't lost on Quebec Premier François Legault.
Ottawa police Chief Peter Sloly quits as protest convoy goes on outside Parliament

Ottawa police Chief Peter Sloly quits as protest convoy goes on outside Parliament

Ottawa's police chief abruptly resigned Tuesday, while the Mounties and Ontario Provincial Police worked closely with the local force on a plan to end a chaotic antigovernment protest paralyzing the downtown core. Ottawa Coun.
Security committee finds gaps in federal cyberdefences that place vital data at risk

Security committee finds gaps in federal cyberdefences that place vital data at risk

OTTAWA — The committee of MPs and senators that oversees federal security policy has uncovered gaps in Canada's cyberdefences that could leave many agencies vulnerable to state-sponsored hackers from countries like China and Russia.
Convoy protesters pursue new funding, including own crypto token, as feds swoop in

Convoy protesters pursue new funding, including own crypto token, as feds swoop in

OTTAWA — Figures behind the protests blockading Parliament Hill and various border crossings are championing new ways to finance their movement — including through their own crypto token — as Ottawa invokes sweeping powers to crack down on their cash
First Nation says 54 potential graves at former Saskatchewan residential schools

First Nation says 54 potential graves at former Saskatchewan residential schools

KEESEEKOOSE FIRST NATION — A First Nation in eastern Saskatchewan says it has found 54 potential graves believed to hold the remains of children who attended two former residential schools.
Russian invasion threat to Ukraine imminent, says Joly, amid diplomacy, cyberattacks

Russian invasion threat to Ukraine imminent, says Joly, amid diplomacy, cyberattacks

OTTAWA — Canada's foreign affairs minister says the threat of a Russian invasion of Ukraine remains high as cyberattacks undermined earlier optimism Tuesday that the Kremlin might be drawing down its military forces.
Vancouver police use DNA to identify child victims in 'Babes in the Woods' cold case

Vancouver police use DNA to identify child victims in 'Babes in the Woods' cold case

VANCOUVER — The child victims in Vancouver's oldest unsolved murder case have been identified as two young brothers, nearly 70 years after their remains were found.
Study suggests climate change made B.C. floods at least twice as likely

Study suggests climate change made B.C. floods at least twice as likely

Catastrophic floods that swamped much of southern British Columbia last fall were at least twice as likely because of climate change, suggests new research from Environment Canada.