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CSIS prepped PMO briefing on China's election meddling, documents at inquiry show

CSIS prepped PMO briefing on China's election meddling, documents at inquiry show

OTTAWA — Canada's spy agency knew China "clandestinely and deceptively interfered" in the past two federal votes, according to a top-secret briefing document that emerged Monday at the public inquiry into foreign interference.
As Sudan crisis rages, resettlement stalled; groups urge Ottawa to do more to help

As Sudan crisis rages, resettlement stalled; groups urge Ottawa to do more to help

OTTAWA — Canada has yet to reunite a single family with relatives who are trying to escape conflict-racked Sudan, while diaspora groups are demanding the federal government do more to end a yearlong civil war.
Four arrested, including three youths, over 2021 death of man in Penticton, B.C.

Four arrested, including three youths, over 2021 death of man in Penticton, B.C.

PENTICTON, B.C. — Four people have been arrested over the death of a 22-year-old man in Penticton, B.C., more than two years after he was found gravely hurt in a field. B.C. RCMP spokesman Cpl.
B.C. container terminal operator calls its emissions data a 'trade secret'

B.C. container terminal operator calls its emissions data a 'trade secret'

VANCOUVER — The B.C. company that operates Canada's largest container terminal is going to court against the federal government to keep five years of greenhouse-gas emissions data secret.
B.C. launches spring COVID-19 booster program, targeting vulnerable and unvaccinated

B.C. launches spring COVID-19 booster program, targeting vulnerable and unvaccinated

VICTORIA — British Columbia is rolling out another round of COVID-19 vaccination boosters, with invitations starting to go out Monday. Ministry of Health says people who haven't received a booster against the XBB. 1.
Southern Quebec's front-row seat for total solar eclipse draws crowds from afar

Southern Quebec's front-row seat for total solar eclipse draws crowds from afar

MONTREAL — People who descended on southern Quebec from afar for a view of Monday's total solar eclipse were rewarded with perfect viewing conditions for what many described as an emotional experience.
'Like magic': Total solar eclipse moves across parts of Canada, crowds in awe

'Like magic': Total solar eclipse moves across parts of Canada, crowds in awe

Earth-bound audiences turned skyward as the sun moved directly behind the moon on Monday, plunging parts of Canada into the darkness of a total solar eclipse and a moment of shared celestial awe.
Vatican's denouncement of gender-affirming surgery is harmful, LGBTQ+ advocates say

Vatican's denouncement of gender-affirming surgery is harmful, LGBTQ+ advocates say

The Vatican's declaration that gender-affirming surgery and what it calls gender "ideologies" violate human dignity is disappointing and "deeply harmful," LGBTQ+ rights advocates in Canada say.
Police in B.C. find drugs from provincial safer-supply program during bust

Police in B.C. find drugs from provincial safer-supply program during bust

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — Police in Prince George, B.C., say they have arrested two people over allegations they were trafficking safer-supply drugs that are prescribed as an alternative to the toxic drug supply in the province.
MPs clad in eclipse glasses stare at 'surreal' celestial event on Parliament Hill

MPs clad in eclipse glasses stare at 'surreal' celestial event on Parliament Hill

OTTAWA — Not even the vital business of Parliament was enough to keep MPs from slipping outside to glimpse celestial history.
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