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Two northern spotted owls found dead in B.C. forest, in blow to release program

Two northern spotted owls found dead in B.C. forest, in blow to release program

Two northern spotted owls that had been released into a British Columbia forest last year have been found dead, potentially reducing the known wild population in the province to a single female.
Vancouver Chinatown may be lit in neon again, with $2.2-million revitalization grant

Vancouver Chinatown may be lit in neon again, with $2.2-million revitalization grant

Vancouver Chinatown's once-iconic array of storefront neon lights may soon return, after B.C.'s government announced a one-time grant towards such revitalization projects. British Columbia Premier David Eby says the $2.
BC Hydro predicting record-breaking power usage as heat descends on the province

BC Hydro predicting record-breaking power usage as heat descends on the province

BC Hydro is expecting potentially record-breaking demand on the power system as British Columbia and Alberta enter what's forecast to be a blistering heat wave.
First Nation did not prove Aboriginal title for entire claim area: B.C. Supreme Court

First Nation did not prove Aboriginal title for entire claim area: B.C. Supreme Court

VANCOUVER — A British Columbia Supreme Court judge ruling on a First Nations land title lawsuit says it did not prove it had rights to its entire claim area, although he suggested it may be time for the provincial government to rethink its current te
Investigators comb through Ontario village a day after OPP officer dies in shooting

Investigators comb through Ontario village a day after OPP officer dies in shooting

BOURGET, Ont. — Investigators combed through a property in a small village east of Ottawa on Friday as police looked to gather more information on a shooting that left one officer dead and two others injured a day earlier.
'Bring our women home': Landfill search for women's remains could cost up to $184M

'Bring our women home': Landfill search for women's remains could cost up to $184M

WINNIPEG — A search for the remains of two First Nations women at a Winnipeg-area landfill could take up to three years and cost $184 million, but family members and Indigenous leaders say it must go ahead.
Group of Montreal workers want union investigated after VP resigns over racist posts

Group of Montreal workers want union investigated after VP resigns over racist posts

MONTREAL — Some Montreal blue collar workers called on Friday for their union to be investigated for alleged racial bias, telling a news conference they need to be reassured the leadership is up to the task of representing them.
Manitoba Sen. Raymonde Gagné becomes Senate's third-ever female Speaker

Manitoba Sen. Raymonde Gagné becomes Senate's third-ever female Speaker

OTTAWA — A Manitoba senator will be the third woman to sit in the Speaker's chair in the Senate, and the first to do so in 44 years.
Genital mutilation allegation in Quebec City unfounded, youth protection says

Genital mutilation allegation in Quebec City unfounded, youth protection says

QUEBEC — Youth protection officials in Quebec say concerns raised earlier this month about a suspected case of child genital mutilation were unfounded.
Ng announces India trade mission, pledges a limited deal within months

Ng announces India trade mission, pledges a limited deal within months

OTTAWA — Trade Minister Mary Ng is expected to lead a trade mission to India this fall, and says it is "not going to be years" before Canada signs some form of trade agreement, more than a decade after negotiations began.