New Minister for mental health and addiction tours Vancouver’s newest safe injection site

The new Minister for Mental Health and Addictions made her way to the Downtown Eastside this morning, as the Powell Street Getaway officially opens...

Canada wants renewed NAFTA to include easier cross-border movement of labour

OTTAWA — Enhanced labour mobility is high on the list of goals for the Canadian government as it gears up for next month's start of negotiations on a renewed North...

B.C. premier says Canada-U.S. close to deal on softwood; intense negotiations

VICTORIA — British Columbia Premier John Horgan says a softwood lumber deal between Canada and the United States is close and could come as early as next...

City of Vancouver files 60 charges against owners of Balmoral Hotel

The Sahota family has had 60 charges filed against them by the City of Vancouver over the conditions of the Balmoral Hotel. The charges address...

First Nations chiefs divided on national public inquiry: Bellegarde

OTTAWA — First Nations leaders are divided on what to do about the troubled inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, Assembly of First...

Wildfire less aggressive near Kamloops but thousands in B.C. still not back home

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — A wildfire east of Kamloops, B.C., has become less aggressive but evacuation orders there and elsewhere around the province have forced thousands of residents to remain out...

Prevention, disaster management key lessons from Fort McMurray wildfire: report

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — A report on lessons learned from the Fort McMurray wildfire recommends improved prevention along with better disaster management and evacuation planning. The KPMG review was commissioned...

Winnipeg police release drawing of suspect in case of woman missing two years

WINNIPEG — Police have released more details, including a composite drawing of a suspect, in the disappearance of a Winnipeg woman two years ago. Thelma Krull, who...

Chief Election Officer appointed for upcoming by-election

City Clerk Janice MacKenzie has been appointed as Chief Election Officer for the upcoming by-election slated for Saturday, October 14th. Janice MacKenzie named Chief Election...

Pearson ground crew votes on contract offer, could go on strike

TORONTO — About 700 ground crew at Canada's busiest airport could be setting up picket lines later today. The members of Teamsters Local 419, who include baggage...

Flames force more evacuations in wildfire weary British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — More people have been forced to flee their homes as wildfires continue to burn across British Columbia. A rapidly moving fire near Monte Lake, east...

Horgan travels to Washington, D.C., to talk softwood with Trump trade reps

VICTORIA — Premier John Horgan is set to meet with some of the Trump administration's top trade officials Thursday in Washington, D.C, where he intends to press...

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