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Canada not ready for second wave of COVID-19, Senate committee says

Canada not ready for second wave of COVID-19, Senate committee says

OTTAWA — Canada is ill-prepared for a second wave of COVID-19, says a Senate committee, calling on the federal Liberals to deliver a plan by Labour Day to help people and communities hit hardest by the pandemic.
Canada joins international group of 22 countries to protect oceans

Canada joins international group of 22 countries to protect oceans

OTTAWA — Canada has joined an international group of nearly two dozen other countries working to protect the world's oceans. The Global Ocean Alliance, founded by Great Britain last year, seeks to protect 30 per cent of the world's oceans by 2030.
Vancouver Island junior hockey team will change name to respect First Nations

Vancouver Island junior hockey team will change name to respect First Nations

SAANICH, B.C. — A Junior B hockey team on Vancouver Island is changing its name in a show of respect to First Nations. The owners of the Saanich Junior Braves say a process has been started to develop a name that upholds the team's core values.
'They change too:' Rockies photo archive documents high-altitude shifts

'They change too:' Rockies photo archive documents high-altitude shifts

An astonishing trove of century-old photographs of the Rocky Mountains shows those rugged symbols of permanence and endurance are just as mutable as anything else.
Police reform in Toronto and stolen Bibles; In The News for July 9

Police reform in Toronto and stolen Bibles; In The News for July 9

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of July 9 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Calls for police reform shine spotlight on Oregon model for crisis intervention

Calls for police reform shine spotlight on Oregon model for crisis intervention

An emergency dispatcher picks up a call from a mother who says her adult son is angry and breaking things at home, but he may not react well to police officers. In most cities, armed officers would be first at the scene, but in Eugene, Ore.
Federal website advertising hundreds of non-existent student-volunteer positions

Federal website advertising hundreds of non-existent student-volunteer positions

OTTAWA — The federal website advertising volunteer positions for students hoping to earn money for their educations through a $900-million government aid program contains hundreds of positions that do not actually exist.

Three found dead after downtown motel fire in Prince George, B.C.

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — The RCMP say the bodies of three people have been found at the scene of a motel fire in downtown Prince George, B.C. Cpl.
'You haunt my dreams:' Sex assault victim confronts ex-nightclub worker in court

'You haunt my dreams:' Sex assault victim confronts ex-nightclub worker in court

EDMONTON — A woman who was sexually assaulted by a former nightclub employee says he may not remember her, but she will always remember him.

Indigenous leader Ed John pleads not guilty to historical sex charges

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — An Indigenous leader and former British Columbia cabinet minister has pleaded not guilty to sex charges dating back more than 40 years.