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Osoyoos restaurant nominated for BC Tourism award

Local Indigenous restaurant The Bear, The Fish, The Root and The Berry is up for a BC Tourism Industry Conference’s Remarkable Experience Award at this week’s BC Tourism Conference.
Feds mull financial help to ease COVID-19 burden, but no details yet: Freeland

Feds mull financial help to ease COVID-19 burden, but no details yet: Freeland

OTTAWA — The government is mulling potential financial help to ease the burden of the novel coronavirus on businesses and individuals after its first cabinet committee meeting on the subject, Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland said Wednesday.

Public servant who led federal Liberals' promise-tracking effort leaves for academe

OTTAWA — A senior public servant tasked with ensuring the Liberal government remained on track to deliver on its promises is on his way out.
Freeland chairs cabinet committee on 'whole-of-country' response to coronavirus

Freeland chairs cabinet committee on 'whole-of-country' response to coronavirus

OTTAWA — The Minister of Everything has one more hot potato on her plate.

CP Rail allowed to inspect tracks, clear debris at Kahnawake blockade

MONTREAL — CP Rail crews were able Wednesday to inspect tracks that have been blocked by protesters for more than three weeks in the Mohawk community of Kahnawake, south of Montreal.
Detective says teen helped pin down student in sex assault at St. Mike's

Detective says teen helped pin down student in sex assault at St. Mike's

TORONTO — A teenaged boy helped other teens immobilize a fellow student as the victim was sexually assaulted with a broom handle at a prestigious Toronto high school in November 2018, court heard Wednesday.
Biden channels Clinton's 'Comeback Kid,' vaults dwindling Democratic pack

Biden channels Clinton's 'Comeback Kid,' vaults dwindling Democratic pack

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden's no kid, but he knows how to stage a comeback.
Montreal police investigating vandalism against Buddhist sites as a hate crime

Montreal police investigating vandalism against Buddhist sites as a hate crime

Montreal police confirmed Wednesday they are investigating recent acts of vandalism at Buddhist temples as potential hate crimes. Louis Le, a volunteer at the Quan Am temple, said he believes the incidents were racist acts.
Ignorance driving racism against First Nations after blockades: minister

Ignorance driving racism against First Nations after blockades: minister

OTTAWA — Racist taunts and threats of violence levelled at Indigenous people in the wake of national anti-pipeline protests are "horrible," the federal cabinet minister for diversity, inclusion and youth said Wednesday.
Ex-police chief sentenced to 15 months in jail for sexually exploiting teen

Ex-police chief sentenced to 15 months in jail for sexually exploiting teen

BRIDGEWATER, N.S. — Moments before a former Nova Scotia police chief was sentenced to 15 months in jail for sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl, the victim read a statement in court, describing John Collyer as the "monster" who ruined her life.
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