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Ontario preparing 'back to basics' curriculum for kindergarten

Ontario preparing 'back to basics' curriculum for kindergarten

TORONTO — Ontario Education Minister Stephen Lecce is extending his "back to basics" curriculum push into kindergarten.
'I forgot': BC RCMP reporting 'shocking' and 'dramatic' rise of uninsured cars

'I forgot': BC RCMP reporting 'shocking' and 'dramatic' rise of uninsured cars

Are more British Columbians forgetting to renew their car insurance because they no longer need to put a date decal on their plates? BC RCMP suggest so.
Skier dead after 'serious incident' on Blackcomb Mountain

Skier dead after 'serious incident' on Blackcomb Mountain

Incident reportedly occurred in Sapphire Bowl.
Forcillo tells inquest feedback on use-of-force would have been helpful

Forcillo tells inquest feedback on use-of-force would have been helpful

TORONTO — A former Toronto police officer who shot a teen on an empty streetcar more than a decade ago says it would have been helpful to receive feedback from superiors on his use of force before that incident.
Two Italians among three killed in helicopter crash near Terrace

Two Italians among three killed in helicopter crash near Terrace

The victims are scions of well-known families in Italy's South Tyrol province.
Metro Vancouver says stench from Burnaby refinery didn't breach air quality limits

Metro Vancouver says stench from Burnaby refinery didn't breach air quality limits

VANCOUVER — Metro Vancouver says an acrid odour that blanketed parts of the region on Sunday contained elevated contaminant levels, but didn't breach pollution standards.
Police watchdog wants review of B.C.'s officer's punishment for 'predatory' actions

Police watchdog wants review of B.C.'s officer's punishment for 'predatory' actions

VICTORIA — B.C.'s police complaint commissioner has ordered a review of the discipline handed out to an officer over sexual misconduct claims, saying the punishment didn't fit the seriousness of the sexual allegations that were "predatory in nature.
Winters Hotel fire: B.C. inquest told of chained door, 'no way out' from deadly blaze

Winters Hotel fire: B.C. inquest told of chained door, 'no way out' from deadly blaze

BURNABY, B.C. — A coroner's inquest has been told that a Vancouver rooming house where a fire killed two people in 2022 had a chained door, as relatives testified about the devastating impact of the blaze.
Talks fail to avert Vancouver transit strike, paralyzing bus and SeaBus service

Talks fail to avert Vancouver transit strike, paralyzing bus and SeaBus service

VANCOUVER — Metro Vancouver has been left without most bus services and SeaBus after weekend talks between transit supervisors and the Coast Mountain Bus Company broke down without a deal.
Union warns SkyTrain could shut down too as deadline for Vancouver bus strike looms

Union warns SkyTrain could shut down too as deadline for Vancouver bus strike looms

VANCOUVER — The union representing SkyTrain employees in Metro Vancouver says it's prepared to shut down all services Monday in solidarity with bus supervisors as a deadline to resolve a dispute with Coast Mountain Bus Company looms.