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Quebec to move ahead with plan to redistribute $39 million to Lac-Mégantic victims

Quebec to move ahead with plan to redistribute $39 million to Lac-Mégantic victims

LAC-MÉGANTIC, Que. — The Quebec government is moving ahead with plans to redistribute $39 million to those impacted by the 2013 rail disaster in Lac-Mégantic, Que., that killed 47 people.
Quebec watchdog probes fatal police shooting of man in Laurentians

Quebec watchdog probes fatal police shooting of man in Laurentians

SAINTE-ADÈLE, Que. — Quebec's police watchdog is probing the death of a man shot by provincial police in Ste-Adèle, north of Montreal.
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and market jitters : In The News for Oct. 1

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and market jitters : In The News for Oct. 1

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Oct. 1 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Quebec's overhaul of its strict French-language law under microscope at hearings

Quebec's overhaul of its strict French-language law under microscope at hearings

MONTREAL — Quebec's proposed overhaul of its French-language charter is under the microscope at legislative hearings, with participants this week raising concerns about the bill's effect on English speakers and the independence of the judiciary.
B.C. subsidizes energy drilling on caribou habitat it promised to protect, study says

B.C. subsidizes energy drilling on caribou habitat it promised to protect, study says

British Columbia is subsidizing oil and gas well drilling on the same land it has promised to protect for caribou, new research has found. "The B.C.
Trudeau flies to Tofino, B.C., to be with family on Truth and Reconciliation Day

Trudeau flies to Tofino, B.C., to be with family on Truth and Reconciliation Day

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau came under fire Thursday for spending part of Canada's first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation flying to Tofino, B.C., to join his family.
Two arrested as academics share concerns over Indigenous artifacts at B.C. site

Two arrested as academics share concerns over Indigenous artifacts at B.C. site

RCMP say they are negotiating with demonstrators who have taken control of a Coastal GasLink construction site in northern B.C. as tensions surrounding the natural gas project rise again.
Alberta says COVID crisis help on way from Armed Forces, Red Cross, Newfoundland

Alberta says COVID crisis help on way from Armed Forces, Red Cross, Newfoundland

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says help is on the way from the Canadian Armed Forces and elsewhere to battle a COVID-19 wave that continues to overwhelm hospitals.
'Reconciliation demands honesty and transparency,' says chief of B.C. First Nation

'Reconciliation demands honesty and transparency,' says chief of B.C. First Nation

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Indigenous people have had enough apologies and want action from the Catholic Church and federal government, says the chief of the Tk'emlups te Secwepemc First Nation in British Columbia.
'The pain is still there': Canada marks first Day for Truth and Reconciliation

'The pain is still there': Canada marks first Day for Truth and Reconciliation

On the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, dozens of hand drummers formed a circle around a powwow arbour at Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc Nation in British Columbia and they sang loud and proud. When the clock struck 2:14 p.m.