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B.C. lacks plans for rising seas, flooding: coastal adaptation researcher

B.C. lacks plans for rising seas, flooding: coastal adaptation researcher

VANCOUVER — Parts of British Columbia could see massive losses if the province doesn't start planning for flooding as ocean waters rise and storms surge due to climate change, says a researcher at the University of B.C. in Vancouver. B.C.
Should police carry guns? Experts look at differences in foreign forces

Should police carry guns? Experts look at differences in foreign forces

Fifty-five people were killed or injured in police shootings in the first 11 months of this year and justice experts say there are lessons Canadian police forces can learn from those in other countries.
Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn, dubbed 'Christmas Star,' visible tonight

Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn, dubbed 'Christmas Star,' visible tonight

EDMONTON — A rare celestial event is making an already unique holiday season even more unusual, as what's been dubbed the "Christmas Star" is set to appear over Canada on Monday evening, brighter than it's been in nearly eight centuries.
Police shootings in 2020: The effect on officers and those they are sworn to protect

Police shootings in 2020: The effect on officers and those they are sworn to protect

A photo and an urn sit on Christie Zebrasky's kitchen table.
Four of 55 reviews into police shootings completed in 2020; one officer charged

Four of 55 reviews into police shootings completed in 2020; one officer charged

Experts say it takes time to properly investigate a police shooting — even when the public is calling for quick results — but details on the outcome must be more transparent.
5 things we've learned about COVID-19 since the pandemic struck

5 things we've learned about COVID-19 since the pandemic struck

VANCOUVER — When the first COVID-19 cases trickled into Canada, little was known about the novel coronavirus. Almost one year later, experts have made major strides in cracking the virus's code and understanding its behaviour. Dr.
Reports say Ontario headed to province-wide lockdown as Nunavut sees 1st COVID deaths

Reports say Ontario headed to province-wide lockdown as Nunavut sees 1st COVID deaths

The COVID-19 pandemic continued to wreak havoc across the country on Sunday, causing the first deaths in Nunavut and, according to media reports, pushing Ontario towards a provincewide lockdown.

Canada restricts travel from U.K. due to new strain of virus that causes COVID-19

OTTAWA — The federal government is restricting travel from the U.K. for 72 hours in an effort to keep a contagious new strain of the virus that causes COVID-19 out of Canada.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Sunday Dec. 20, 2020. There are 507,795 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 507,795 confirmed cases (76,859 active, 416,708 resolved, 14,228 deaths).
Canada has 'significant' concerns about China: Defence Minister

Canada has 'significant' concerns about China: Defence Minister

OTTAWA — Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan is taking aim at what he describes as China’s unpredictability, refusal to play by the rules and expanding footprint around the world, saying those are among the “significant” concerns Canada and its allies hav