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Dr. Bonnie Henry, virus hunter, healer, resolves to 'break' COVID-19

Dr. Bonnie Henry, virus hunter, healer, resolves to 'break' COVID-19

VICTORIA — At the end of a stark news conference during which Dr.
Liberals poised to legislate a ban on conversion therapy

Liberals poised to legislate a ban on conversion therapy

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is poised to introduce a bill that would outlaw therapy intended to alter a person's sexual orientation or gender identity.
Child care, education, housing at heart of affordability fears, Morneau told

Child care, education, housing at heart of affordability fears, Morneau told

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Bill Morneau was told weeks into the Liberals' second mandate that Canadians are most worried about affordability in areas where governments have a lot of power over prices — particularly child care.
Online threats, racism causing fear for Indigenous women: MMIWG commissioner

Online threats, racism causing fear for Indigenous women: MMIWG commissioner

Michele Audette feels disappointed when she looks online and sees a barrage of violent threats towards Indigenous women. "It made me so mad that we tolerate this. There's no real ...
End of Quebec course on religion and ethics seen as win for nationalists

End of Quebec course on religion and ethics seen as win for nationalists

MONTREAL — Since 2008, elementary and high school students in Quebec have taken a mandatory course aimed at cultivating respect and tolerance for people of different cultures and faiths.
Coal miner Teck baffled by fish collapse downstream of British Columbia mines

Coal miner Teck baffled by fish collapse downstream of British Columbia mines

Teck Resources says it's baffled over the virtual disappearance of a rare fish from a lengthy stretch of a long-contaminated river downstream from the company's coal-mining operations in southeastern British Columbia.
Accused spy fights to overturn immigration ruling, saying she helped Canada

Accused spy fights to overturn immigration ruling, saying she helped Canada

OTTAWA — A woman accused of spying for Russia says there's nothing to the allegations because her actions ended up helping Canadian interests.

Ontario ticket holder wins Saturday night's $11.4 Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — An Ontario ticket holder won Saturday night's $11.4 million Lotto 649 jackpot. And the guaranteed $1 million prize went to a lottery player in British Columbia. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Mar.

Guysborough region joins new provincial riding

SHERBROOKE – With a wave of its legislative wand, the Nova Scotia government has transformed the vast and sprawling provincial riding of Guysborough-Eastern Shore-Tracadie into the somewhat less vast and sprawling Guysborough-Tracadie.

Coronavirus concerns cancel Arctic Winter Games in Whitehorse

WHITEHORSE — Coronavirus concerns have led to the cancellation of the Arctic Winter Games. The games, which celebrate northern sports and culture from around the circumpolar world, were to begin March 16 in Whitehorse, Yukon.