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Canada is preparing to send two Chinook transport helicopters and four armed Griffon escorts to the African nation this summer as part of a commitment to support the UN mission there on Aug. 1.
Parents often willing to share intel, says co-author Amarnath Amarasingam, who led study of so-called foreign fighters.
The BC Wildfire Service says crews and aircraft are tackling a wildfire measuring about 50 hectares about 55 kilometres northwest of Kamloops.
Jury members are currently limited to one group debriefing session at the end of a trial, and only if it is requested by at least six jurors.
Health, education ministries in B.C. not working together on programs to improve youth eating habits, says Auditor General
Auditor General Carol Bellringer believes the food programs for students should be highlighted because they are aimed at children and offer a great opportunity to shape the future health of B.C. residents.
The unions are seeking damages for their members for stress, the time spent dealing with pay issues and the catastrophic financial losses caused by Phoenix pay problems.
Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett will not meet the key demand from the inquiry when government responds to a list of recommendations, her office told the Star.
MPP and PC candidate Sam Oosterhoff, 20, is up against university classmate Curtis Fric, 20, for the NDP. The Green Party is represented by Jessica Tillmanns,18, while Liberal candidate Joe Kanee, a 27-year-old native of Edmonton, is the elder of the group.
Jamie Livingston’s “Forensic Mental Health Success Stories” project highlights three stories of successes within the NCR system.
Ebrahim Toure's five years behind bars are “well outside the range of what can be considered a reasonable and proportionate time,” his lawyer says.
The final communique from the Yellowknife meeting didn’t include support for the Trans Mountain pipeline.
About 780,000 people in B.C. don’t have a primary care provider, Health Minister Adrian Dix said.
Springdale town council and Indian River High School’s Gender Sexuality Alliance have announced they’ll celebrate Pride Week from June 4 to 8.
The Trudeau government had been warned by experts to proceed cautiously when weighing any investment bids by Chinese state firms and to be as transparent as possible in reviewing the proposed deal.
Robin Camp stepped down from the Federal Court following a Canadian Judicial Council recommendation that he be removed from the bench for comments he made while a provincial judge presiding over a sexual assault trial.
Ontario Appeals Court ruled Chevron Canada cannot be held responsible for toxic pollution left behind in the Amazon rainforest by Texaco in the 1970s and 80s, before it was bought by Chevron.
City staff warn that if the arrival rate continues, city community centres could be converted into shelters.
But the government doesn’t appear to have any immediate plans to start resettling persecuted Rohingya, 700,000 of whom have fled Burma and are now living in squalid conditions in neighbouring Bangladesh.
Nova Scotia’s new code will pay doctors for overseeing the termination of a pregnancy using Mifegymiso.
Vice Media reporter Ben Makuch is challenging an Ontario Court of Appeal ruling that he must give the RCMP the background materials he used for stories on an accused terrorist.