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More universities reviewing honorary degrees given to Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond

More universities reviewing honorary degrees given to Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond

VANCOUVER — Six out of 10 universities confirm they're reviewing honorary degrees given to retired judge Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, after being asked by a group of Indigenous women to revoke them following a CBC investigation into her claims of Indige
Judge reserves bail decision for Saskatchewan sisters who claim wrongful conviction

Judge reserves bail decision for Saskatchewan sisters who claim wrongful conviction

YORKTON, Sask.
B.C. signs 'historic' deal with First Nation after court fight over treaty rights

B.C. signs 'historic' deal with First Nation after court fight over treaty rights

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — A B.C. First Nation and provincial government have signed what's being called a historic agreement towards jointly managing land, water and resource development.
B.C. officer who died in avalanche posthumously promoted to detective, funeral hears

B.C. officer who died in avalanche posthumously promoted to detective, funeral hears

NELSON, B.C. — The British Columbia constable who died in an avalanche last week has been posthumously promoted to detective for his dedication as a police officer and commitment to improving his skills. Nelson Police Service Chief Const.
Ukraine asks for battle tanks as Canada sends 200 more armoured vehicles

Ukraine asks for battle tanks as Canada sends 200 more armoured vehicles

OTTAWA — Defence Minister Anita Anand used a visit to Ukraine on Wednesday to announce that Canada is sending another 200 armoured vehicles to help with the country’s defence against Russian invaders.
Pierre Poilievre's claims on bail reform not backed by evidence, experts say

Pierre Poilievre's claims on bail reform not backed by evidence, experts say

ONTARIO — Reforming Canada's bail system to keep certain offenders behind bars will not reduce crime, but it will put more people who are legally innocent in jails, according to criminologists and experts — contrary to what Pierre Poilievre has said.
Commissioner recommends delaying Quebec nurse exam amid concerns over high fail rate

Commissioner recommends delaying Quebec nurse exam amid concerns over high fail rate

MONTREAL — A preliminary investigation into why more than half of candidates failed Quebec's nurse licensing exam last fall has found "concerning elements" surrounding both the exam and student preparation.
Oilsands execs say a 'just transition' isn't a worry — it's their next big 'boom'

Oilsands execs say a 'just transition' isn't a worry — it's their next big 'boom'

OTTAWA — The CEOs of some of the biggest oilsands companies in Alberta say transitioning their workforce for a net-zero emissions future isn't about cutting jobs, it's about creating them.
Statistics Canada finds people of colour generally more educated but paid less

Statistics Canada finds people of colour generally more educated but paid less

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada reported Wednesday that visible minorities are generally more likely than their white counterparts to earn a university degree but less likely to find a job that pays as well.
Quebec minimum wage set to rise by a dollar to $15.25 as of May 1

Quebec minimum wage set to rise by a dollar to $15.25 as of May 1

Quebec's minimum wage is set to rise by one dollar to $15.25 as of May 1. Labour Minister Jean Boulet announced the increase in Quebec City, saying it will benefit about 298,900 workers, including 164,100 women. The increase from the current $14.