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Liberals should drive daycare improvements, not redo system, report says

Liberals should drive daycare improvements, not redo system, report says

OTTAWA — A new report is urging the Trudeau Liberals to embrace "aggressive incrementalism" on their promised path toward a national child-care system, arguing the government should quickly build on what's already there rather than push wholesale cha
Man arrested after three alleged arsons at Masonic buildings in Metro Vancouver

Man arrested after three alleged arsons at Masonic buildings in Metro Vancouver

VANCOUVER — A member of a Masonic lodge says he doesn't understand why Freemasons would be targeted after fires were allegedly set at three buildings operated by the society in Metro Vancouver on Tuesday.
Meng case 'unprecedented' as extradition request violates international law: defence

Meng case 'unprecedented' as extradition request violates international law: defence

VANCOUVER — A lawyer for Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou says the case before a British Columbia Supreme Court judge is "unprecedented" in that the extradition request from the United States violates international law.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Tuesday, March 30

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Tuesday, March 30

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 7:15 p.m. B.C. is reporting 840 new cases of COVID-19 on the first day of tightened regulations to limit an infection spike.
Mi'kmaq lawsuit alleges intimidation, harassment in Nova Scotia lobster fishery

Mi'kmaq lawsuit alleges intimidation, harassment in Nova Scotia lobster fishery

HALIFAX — A Mi'kmaq First Nation that encountered violence after launching a self-regulated lobster fishery last fall has filed a lawsuit against non-Indigenous fishers in Nova Scotia, the RCMP and the federal government.
Teacher who confronted B.C. stabbing suspect with umbrella did what is right: sister

Teacher who confronted B.C. stabbing suspect with umbrella did what is right: sister

VANCOUVER — A British Columbia woman who took on a stabbing suspect with an umbrella always does what she believes is right, her sister says.
Bright lights in the sky: A look at some of the UFO sightings in Canada last year

Bright lights in the sky: A look at some of the UFO sightings in Canada last year

WINNIPEG — A recent survey posted by Ufology Research in Winnipeg says there was a jump in UFO sightings in Canada last year. Here are some of the 1,243 sightings: Jan.
Pfizer increases spring vaccine schedule, adds five million doses to June shipments

Pfizer increases spring vaccine schedule, adds five million doses to June shipments

OTTAWA — Canada's promised spring supply of COVID-19 vaccines grew Tuesday with millions of additional doses now expected to arrive from three different suppliers before Canada Day.
Criminal laws violate charter rights of sex workers, advocates say in court challenge

Criminal laws violate charter rights of sex workers, advocates say in court challenge

OTTAWA — An alliance of 25 sex worker rights groups is asking the Ontario Court of Justice to strike down several sections of the Criminal Code as unconstitutional.
'Mystery and milieu:' Survey says Canadians have seen more UFOs during pandemic

'Mystery and milieu:' Survey says Canadians have seen more UFOs during pandemic

WINNIPEG — It was a clear afternoon when a man driving down a rural road in Alberta with his son saw a pie-shaped object levitating in the sky just before the thing rotated, turned black and suddenly disappeared.