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'It was devastating,' chief recalls after remains of 215 children found in B.C.

'It was devastating,' chief recalls after remains of 215 children found in B.C.

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Hundreds of pegs, each marking the possible site of a child's remains, were staked out on the grounds of a former residential school in Kamloops B.C.
137 arrests so far at B.C. protests against old growth logging: RCMP

137 arrests so far at B.C. protests against old growth logging: RCMP

LAKE COWICHAN, B.C. — The Mounties say four people were arrested Friday as they enforced a British Columbia court injunction ordering the removal of blockades aimed at preventing old-growth logging on southwestern Vancouver Island.
Canada should roll out second doses 'as soon as possible': NACI

Canada should roll out second doses 'as soon as possible': NACI

A push to shift efforts toward fully vaccinating the population gained steam Friday with Canada's advisory panel on vaccines urging second doses "as soon as possible," and federal health officials hinging summer reopening plans and any eased travel r
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau commits $25M for Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau commits $25M for Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank

OTTAWA — Canada will provide $25 million to Palestinian civilians affected by a recent conflict with the Israelis in the Gaza Strip and West Bank, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Friday, May 28

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 6:40 p.m. British Columbia health officials reported 317 new cases of COVID-19 for a total of 143,581 in the province.

Clarification to May 21 story on ‘anti-Alberta’ inquiry researcher

EDMONTON — The Canadian Press has clarified a May 21 story on “anti-Alberta” inquiry researcher Vivian Krause. An early version of the story did not include proper sourcing in headlines and the lead paragraph.
Tories blast William Amos for relieving himself on camera in his second Zoom incident

Tories blast William Amos for relieving himself on camera in his second Zoom incident

OTTAWA — Liberal MP William Amos urinating while on camera during virtual proceedings was "shocking, reckless" and in contempt of the House of Commons, the Conservatives said of his second Zoom lapse in less than two months.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to attend G7 Leaders' Summit in person: British PM

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to attend G7 Leaders' Summit in person: British PM

OTTAWA — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will attend the G7 Leaders' Summit in person next month.
MPs pass bill creating national day for truth and reconciliation

MPs pass bill creating national day for truth and reconciliation

OTTAWA — Federal lawmakers have passed legislation to create a national day for truth and reconciliation. MPs unanimously agreed to wrap debate on Bill C-5 on Friday, fast-tracking its passage and sending it on to the Senate.
Echaquan inquiry: ex-health boss says he was unaware of racism problem at hospital

Echaquan inquiry: ex-health boss says he was unaware of racism problem at hospital

MONTREAL — The health executive who oversaw the Quebec hospital where an Indigenous patient was mocked and insulted before she died testified Friday he wasn't aware of a racism problem involving Atikamekw patients at the institution.