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'Sense of future' for Lytton if homes rebuilt by this time next year: B.C. minister

'Sense of future' for Lytton if homes rebuilt by this time next year: B.C. minister

LYTTON, B.C. — When a wildfire swept through Lytton, B.C., during a record-setting heat wave, Tricia Thorpe and her husband lost their house, barn, a woodworking shop and dozens of animals on their farm.
Spouse of gunman to testify at N.S. shooting hearings but won't be cross-examined

Spouse of gunman to testify at N.S. shooting hearings but won't be cross-examined

HALIFAX — The spouse of the gunman in the Nova Scotia mass shooting will testify mid-July before a public inquiry, but she won't face direct questions from lawyers representing victims' families.
Police describe car with 'multiple' explosives involved in B.C. bank shooting

Police describe car with 'multiple' explosives involved in B.C. bank shooting

SAANICH, B.C. — RCMP have described a vehicle linked with two robbery suspects killed in a shootout with police outside a bank in Saanich, B.C., where six officers were wounded. Cpl.
About 675,000 signed up to vote in federal Conservative leadership race: party

About 675,000 signed up to vote in federal Conservative leadership race: party

OTTAWA — About 675,000 members have signed up to vote for a new leader of the Conservative Party of Canada — a staggering number that the Tories believe sets an all-time record for any federal political party.

Union says Quebec prof's suspension for anti-vax comments violates academic freedom

MONTREAL — The recent suspension of a Quebec professor of microbiology and immunology for comments critical of COVID-19 vaccines have raised concerns about the limits to academic freedom in the province.
CRTC tells Radio-Canada to apologize for offensive language on air

CRTC tells Radio-Canada to apologize for offensive language on air

MONTREAL — The CRTC has ruled that Radio-Canada must apologize and review its practices after a host and commentator made repeated use of the N-word on air in 2020.
Supreme Court says expanded rape shield laws are constitutional

Supreme Court says expanded rape shield laws are constitutional

A person accused in a sexual assault trial does not have the right to ambush their accuser with private records like medical files or personal journals in a bid to discredit them, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled Thursday
New clean fuel regulations to raise gas prices, affect low-income Canadians the most

New clean fuel regulations to raise gas prices, affect low-income Canadians the most

OTTAWA — New federal Clean Fuel Regulations will help eliminate millions of tonnes of greenhouse gases over the next eight years and encourage investments in renewable fuels but could drive up the price at the pump for consumers as much as 13 cents a
Quebec group goes to court over Gov. Gen. Mary Simon's lack of French

Quebec group goes to court over Gov. Gen. Mary Simon's lack of French

MONTREAL — A group of Quebecers is going to court to argue that Mary Simon's appointment as governor general should be invalidated because she isn't fluent in French.
Bail decision reserved for 4th suspect accused of conspiracy in Coutts, Alta.

Bail decision reserved for 4th suspect accused of conspiracy in Coutts, Alta.

LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA — A judge has reserved her decision on whether to grant bail for the fourth man charged with conspiracy to commit murder at a border blockade earlier this year in southern Alberta.