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B.C. doles out millions in federal government cash for anti-gang programs

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — The British Columbia government has announced where it's directing federal government funds in the fight against gun and gang violence in the province. The first of $5.
Saskatchewan again asking Ottawa to help canola farmers after China ban

Saskatchewan again asking Ottawa to help canola farmers after China ban

REGINA — Saskatchewan's premier is again asking Ottawa to increase its cash advances to canola farmers.
Elizabeth May's wedding dress a 'walk through a garden' on Earth Day

Elizabeth May's wedding dress a 'walk through a garden' on Earth Day

VICTORIA — Instead of marching for Earth Day, Green party Leader Elizabeth May marched down the aisle in Victoria's Christ Church Cathedral on Monday.
Former U.S. president Barack Obama to visit nation's capital in May

Former U.S. president Barack Obama to visit nation's capital in May

OTTAWA — Former U.S. president Barack Obama is set to visit the nation's capital next month for a question-and-answer session. The event, hosted by the progressive think-tank Canada 2020, will be at Ottawa's Canadian Tire Centre on May 31.
Affable Green leader sets sight on potential P.E.I. election victory

Affable Green leader sets sight on potential P.E.I. election victory

CHARLOTTETOWN — An affable dentist with a distinct Scottish accent, Peter Bevan-Baker ran nine times for the Green party —federally and provincially — before finally winning a seat in the P.E.I. legislature in 2015.
In the news today, April 23

In the news today, April 23

Three stories in the news for Tuesday, April 23 ——— IT'S ELECTION DAY IN PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND It's election day in Prince Edward Island and voter turnout is expected to be strong.
New study suggests oilsands greenhouse gas emissions underestimated

New study suggests oilsands greenhouse gas emissions underestimated

New federal research suggests greenhouse gas emissions from Alberta's oilsands may be significantly higher than industry reports.
Parks Canada releases details of search for climbers killed in Banff avalanche

Parks Canada releases details of search for climbers killed in Banff avalanche

The treacherous recovery of three world-class climbers in Alberta's Banff National Park involved a helicopter, a search dog and 28 people, Parks Canada said Monday as it released details of its rescue efforts.
Residents eye rising waters as Legault says new approach needed to flood relief

Residents eye rising waters as Legault says new approach needed to flood relief

MONTREAL — Some 800 Canadian military personnel fanned out across Quebec on Monday, filling sandbags and aiding evacuations as Premier Francois Legault warned that climate change will increase the frequency of serious flooding.

'Colonial model of policing' fails many Indigenous communities, study finds

OTTAWA — Many Indigenous communities lack policing services that meet their safety and security needs despite long-standing efforts to remedy the shortcomings, a federally commissioned report says.