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Wet'suwet'en agree to deal with government over rights and title

Wet'suwet'en agree to deal with government over rights and title

SMITHERS, B.C. — Hereditary chiefs who oppose a natural gas pipeline in northern British Columbia say they will sign an agreement with the federal and provincial governments that affirms their title and rights.
Global philanthropists, experts call for COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan

Global philanthropists, experts call for COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan

OTTAWA — Leading philanthropists and immunization experts say the world lacks the ability to properly manufacture, finance and distribute a COVID-19 vaccine, even if one were found by the end of the year.
Nunavut sees 1st COVID case; Ontario deaths top 1,000 on biggest daily toll

Nunavut sees 1st COVID case; Ontario deaths top 1,000 on biggest daily toll

TORONTO — COVID-19 has now spread to every region in Canada, with Nunavut reporting its first case on Thursday, as Ontario reported its largest one-day climb in fatalities and the country's budget officer predicted a flood of red ink.
Judge sides with feds in case of Quebec man accused of crimes against humanity

Judge sides with feds in case of Quebec man accused of crimes against humanity

OTTAWA — A federal judge says there are reasonable grounds to believe a Quebec resident was complicit in crimes against humanity in the former Yugoslavia.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:41 p.m. on April 30, 2020: There are 53,236 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest news on the COVID-19 global pandemic (all times Eastern): 6:30 p.m. Health Canada and the RCMP have seized more than 1,500 unauthorized COVID-19 test kits from a person in Richmond, B.C.
MPs issue mandatory summons for WHO's Bruce Aylward to testify before committee

MPs issue mandatory summons for WHO's Bruce Aylward to testify before committee

OTTAWA — Members of Parliament have issued a mandatory summons to Canadian World Health Organization expert Bruce Aylward, after he turned down repeated invitations to testify to a House of Commons committee.
Planning starts for return of Alberta flood evacuees as ice jams melt, break up

Planning starts for return of Alberta flood evacuees as ice jams melt, break up

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — An ice jam had shrunk to almost half its size Thursday after causing major flooding earlier in the week that forced 13,000 people from their homes in Fort McMurray.
Nova Scotians hit with second tragedy in two weeks after military chopper crash

Nova Scotians hit with second tragedy in two weeks after military chopper crash

HALIFAX — A province still reeling from a horrific mass shooting less than two weeks ago is now dealing with news that a military helicopter operating from a Halifax-based frigate crashed off Greece with six crew aboard.
Feds to ban gun used in Montreal massacre, other assault-style rifles

Feds to ban gun used in Montreal massacre, other assault-style rifles

OTTAWA — The federal government is poised to begin fulfilling a key electoral promise by banning a variety of assault-style rifles, including the type used in the 1989 mass shooting in Montreal.