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B.C. child OK after finding and eating anti-anxiety drug at school

KELOWNA, B.C. — An elementary school student in British Columbia has recovered and returned to class after accidentally overdosing on a powerful drug.
Gathering of support and reflection at UVic following fatal bus crash

Gathering of support and reflection at UVic following fatal bus crash

VICTORIA — Students, faculty and staff at the University of Victoria were to gather for an hour of reflection and support Tuesday as they cope with the aftermath of last Friday's bus crash that killed two students and injured at least a dozen more.

Nurse's battle over $26K fine for Facebook comments heads to Sask. Appeal Court

REGINA — The case of a Saskatchewan nurse facing a $26,000 fine for criticizing her grandfather's care on Facebook will be heard by the province's highest court today.

Papier mache mayham and eating guinea pig in Peru; In the news for Sept. 17

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 Sept. 17. What we are watching in Canada ...
Children's advocates from across Canada releasing research on youth suicide

Children's advocates from across Canada releasing research on youth suicide

WINNIPEG — Children's advocates from across the country are to release research today on youth suicide. The Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates is calling on all levels of government to take action.
Scheer would restore Harper's child fitness and arts tax credits Liberals axed

Scheer would restore Harper's child fitness and arts tax credits Liberals axed

LAKE COUNTRY, B.C. — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer wants to revive two more of Stephen Harper's boutique tax credits axed by the Trudeau Liberals. Scheer was at a park in Kelowna, B.C.
Iowa City student killed in B.C. bus crash remembered as kind soccer talent

Iowa City student killed in B.C. bus crash remembered as kind soccer talent

VICTORIA — One of two 18-year-old students who died when a tour bus crashed on Vancouver Island is being remembered by his former principal as a friend to everyone at the Iowa high school where he was a talented soccer player.
Elizabeth May seeks to blow past political pack with platform roll out

Elizabeth May seeks to blow past political pack with platform roll out

OTTAWA — Green Leader Elizabeth May pushed past the political pack Monday by introducing a wide-ranging set of new policy promises while her rivals were recycling or expanding on old ideas.
Liberals pledge $535 million a year for child care outside school hours

Liberals pledge $535 million a year for child care outside school hours

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B.C. wants to be part of global resolution in opioid company bankruptcy claim

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government says any proposed settlement from opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma needs to include Canadian claims for the devastation created by the overdose crisis.