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COP 15: Quebec premier says province will protect 30 per cent of territory by 2030

MONTREAL — Quebec Premier François Legault says the province will protect 30 per cent of its land and water by 2030, up from the current 17 per cent.
Eby's new B.C. cabinet builds speculation about early election call, says expert

Eby's new B.C. cabinet builds speculation about early election call, says expert

VICTORIA — Political pundits are expecting Premier David Eby to appoint new cabinet ministers who have fire in their bellies for the challenging jobs ahead, and the possibility of an early election call. Lt.-Gov.
Habs' Price apologizes for timing of pro-gun post, honours 1989 massacre victims

Habs' Price apologizes for timing of pro-gun post, honours 1989 massacre victims

Montreal Canadiens star Carey Price apologized on Tuesday to people affected by the 1989 Montreal massacre after he made a social media post in support of a firearms rights group in the days leading up to the anniversary of the mass shooting.
Liberals pledge $15 million to remove Ukraine mines on anniversary of Ottawa Treaty

Liberals pledge $15 million to remove Ukraine mines on anniversary of Ottawa Treaty

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government is pledging to spend $15 million to remove mines in Ukraine. Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly says the funding is meant to make the country safer after Russia has laid hundreds of the indiscriminate weapons.
In The News for Dec. 6 : Consumer debt climbing in Canada

In The News for Dec. 6 : Consumer debt climbing in Canada

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 Dec. 6 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
B.C.'s Julia Levy is Canada's first trans woman Rhodes Scholar

B.C.'s Julia Levy is Canada's first trans woman Rhodes Scholar

British Columbia’s newest Rhodes Scholar will pursue a master’s degree in computational chemistry, but she says it’s also an “incredible opportunity” as a trans woman to give back to her community.
Security breach detected in October, believed to be sponsored by the Chinese state

Security breach detected in October, believed to be sponsored by the Chinese state

The Canadian branch of human rights organization Amnesty International says it was the target of a cyberattack it believes was sponsored by the Chinese state.
Flu surges on heels of RSV, COVID-19 to overwhelm children's hospitals in Canada

Flu surges on heels of RSV, COVID-19 to overwhelm children's hospitals in Canada

A flu season that started early, hospitalized far more children than usual and overwhelmed emergency departments has revealed that Canada's health-care system is chronically underfunded when it comes to the most vulnerable citizens, a pediatric infec
Civil rights group says Vancouver has at least one secret police station

Civil rights group says Vancouver has at least one secret police station

VANCOUVER — A Spanish civil rights group says Vancouver has at least one secret police station operated by Chinese authorities.
'Bumbling and stumbling': Alberta's UCP caucus votes for changes to sovereignty bill

'Bumbling and stumbling': Alberta's UCP caucus votes for changes to sovereignty bill

EDMONTON — Alberta's governing United Conservative caucus says it wants changes to fix a bill that grants sweeping, unchecked powers to Premier Danielle Smith and her cabinet to pass laws behind closed doors without the scrutiny and approval of the l
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