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B.C. mayor hopes wildfire evacuees can return to Fort Nelson early next week

B.C. mayor hopes wildfire evacuees can return to Fort Nelson early next week

FORT NELSON, B.C. — The mayor of the regional municipality that includes Fort Nelson, B.C.
RCMP adds ribbon skirt to uniform in effort to build bridges with Indigenous people

RCMP adds ribbon skirt to uniform in effort to build bridges with Indigenous people

OTTAWA — The RCMP has added a traditional Indigenous ribbon skirt to its uniform. Commissioner Mike Duheme has announced on social media that officers can now wear the ribbon skirts when donning the red serge.
After cemetery strike, grieving Montreal families still waiting to bury loved ones

After cemetery strike, grieving Montreal families still waiting to bury loved ones

MONTREAL — For more than a year, an urn holding the ashes of Bridget Heffernan's brother has remained in her Montreal-area home instead of being buried in the plot at Notre-Dame-des-Neiges cemetery where her family members have been laid to rest for
Université du Québec à Montréal seeking injunction against pro-Palestinian encampment

Université du Québec à Montréal seeking injunction against pro-Palestinian encampment

MONTREAL — Université du Québec à Montréal has filed for an injunction against pro-Palestinian protesters who set up an encampment on its downtown campus a little over a week ago.
Plan to wake serial killer Robert Pickton from coma: Quebec police

Plan to wake serial killer Robert Pickton from coma: Quebec police

QUÉBEC — A spokesman for Quebec's provincial police says British Columbia serial killer Robert Pickton is in a medically induced coma after a prison attack and doctors planned to try to wake him soon. Sgt.
In the news today: How foreign aid flows, New citizenship bill to be tabled in Ottawa

In the news today: How foreign aid flows, New citizenship bill to be tabled in Ottawa

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today...
Canada and U.S. suspend all fishing for Canadian-origin Yukon River chinook salmon

Canada and U.S. suspend all fishing for Canadian-origin Yukon River chinook salmon

WHITEHORSE — Canada and the United States are suspending all fishing for Canadian-origin Yukon River chinook salmon for seven years in an attempt to protect the dwindling species.

'One of the most hated men in Winnipeg': Trial sees letters from serial killer

WINNIPEG — The trial of admitted serial killer Jeremy Skibicki learned about him through his own words Wednesday, with pen pal letters in which he discusses everything from the persecution of Caucasians to his post-apocalyptic zombie novel.
'Five feet nothing': Pickton's safety likely behind Quebec move, says ex-prison judge

'Five feet nothing': Pickton's safety likely behind Quebec move, says ex-prison judge

VICTORIA — When serial killer Robert Pickton was transferred from British Columbia's Kent Institution to a maximum-security prison in Quebec about six years ago, correctional authorities gave no public explanation or confirmation at the time, citing

NDP slam Liberals for slow reunification programs for relatives stuck in Gaza, Sudan

OTTAWA — The NDP has accused the government of bungling measures introduced months ago that were meant to bring relatives of Canadians from conflict zones in Sudan and the Gaza Strip to safety.