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Vancouver actor says she was conned into protesting Meng extradition

VANCOUVER — Something seemed off to Julia Hackstaff when an actor playing a reporter started asking her pointed questions about the protest sign she was holding.
RCMP in Manitoba, B.C. spent around $1.5M on massive manhunt after B.C. killings

RCMP in Manitoba, B.C. spent around $1.5M on massive manhunt after B.C. killings

WINNIPEG — The massive investigation and search last summer for two young men wanted for three killings cost the RCMP in Manitoba and British Columbia about $1.5 million. Cpl.
Union fined for violating court order in Regina refinery labour dispute

Union fined for violating court order in Regina refinery labour dispute

REGINA — A judge has fined a union that represents more than 700 workers at a Saskatchewan oil refinery $100,000 for violating a court order that set limits on picketing during an ongoing contract dispute.
Project by art students from New York may help police identify dead in B.C.

Project by art students from New York may help police identify dead in B.C.

VANCOUVER — Police are hoping a sculpture workshop at the New York Academy of Art will help solve the mysteries of 14 unidentified remains found in British Columbia.
Volkswagen ordered to pay $196.5M in emissions scandal

Volkswagen ordered to pay $196.5M in emissions scandal

TORONTO — Volkswagen was ordered Wednesday to pay $196.
B.C. privacy commissioner suggests media civility for Prince Harry and Meghan

B.C. privacy commissioner suggests media civility for Prince Harry and Meghan

VICTORIA — Media outlets in Canada should practise civility and self-regulation in respecting the privacy rights of Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, says British Columbia's privacy commissioner.
Canadian public health agencies ramping up preparations in response to new virus

Canadian public health agencies ramping up preparations in response to new virus

Canadian public health agencies are ramping up preparations to deal with a new virus that has infected hundreds of people in China and killed at least 17.
One dead, five tourists missing after snowmobiles break through ice in Quebec

One dead, five tourists missing after snowmobiles break through ice in Quebec

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Quebec to expand assisted death to mentally ill, but few expected to qualify

Quebec to expand assisted death to mentally ill, but few expected to qualify

MONTREAL — Quebec plans to expand medical aid in dying to include people with severe, incurable mental illness, the province's health minister says, with guidelines to be drawn up by the provincial college of physicians.
Feds, Ontario sign funding deal for French-language university in Toronto

Feds, Ontario sign funding deal for French-language university in Toronto

OTTAWA — The federal and Ontario governments have reached a deal on funding a new French-language university in Toronto. An agreement signed Wednesday says the two will spend $126 million on the project over eight years.