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Yukon adopts permanent daylight time as consultation wins overwhelming support

Yukon adopts permanent daylight time as consultation wins overwhelming support

WHITEHORSE — Once Yukon residents spring their clocks forward this weekend, there will be no turning back. The Yukon government says the territory will end the practice of seasonal time changes and remain on Pacific daylight time all year round.
Yukon adopts permanent daylight time as consultation wins overwhelming support

Yukon adopts permanent daylight time as consultation wins overwhelming support

WHITEHORSE — Once Yukon residents spring their clocks forward this weekend, there will be no turning back. The Yukon government says the territory will end the practice of seasonal time changes and remain on Pacific daylight time all year round.
It's up to all Wet'suwet'en people to work through agreement: Bellegarde

It's up to all Wet'suwet'en people to work through agreement: Bellegarde

VANCOUVER — Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde says it's up to all Wet'suwet'en people to work through the draft agreement struck on Sunday between their hereditary chiefs and senior Canadian officials.
Baloney Meter: Did a Liberal tax cut help reduce poverty rates?

Baloney Meter: Did a Liberal tax cut help reduce poverty rates?

OTTAWA — "We cut taxes for the middle class. It was the first thing we did as a government in 2015, and it helped to lift more than one million Canadians out of poverty. And that’s exactly why we did it again in 2019.
An update on Canada's economy and fleeting tweets; In The News for March 5

An update on Canada's economy and fleeting tweets; In The News for March 5

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 March 5 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Without Indigenous consent for pipelines, expect more confrontations

Without Indigenous consent for pipelines, expect more confrontations

OTTAWA — Canadians can expect more disruptive protests if the federal government pushes forward with the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion against the wishes of some of the Indigenous communities it will pass through, says a British Columbia lawyer a

Amber Alert issued for 14-year-old boy abducted in Toronto, police say

TORONTO — An Amber Alert has been issued for a 14-year-old boy who Toronto police say was abducted in the northwestern part of the city. Police said in a tweet Wednesday night that they are "extremely concerned" for the safety of Shammah Jolayemi.
Woman with presumed case of COVID-19 in critical condition in B.C.

Woman with presumed case of COVID-19 in critical condition in B.C.

VICTORIA — A woman in her 80s with a presumptive case of the novel coronavirus is in critical condition at a Vancouver hospital. Dr.
Top Canadian general calls out Russia and China for 'antagonistic actions'

Top Canadian general calls out Russia and China for 'antagonistic actions'

OTTAWA — The head of the Canadian military called out Russia and China on Wednesday for their "antagonistic actions" even as he revealed that work has begun on identifying the scope and price of upgrading North America's defences, including the North
Shed handshakes for smiles and foot taps to avoid COVID-19 risk: doctor

Shed handshakes for smiles and foot taps to avoid COVID-19 risk: doctor

VANCOUVER — "Wash your hands" has been the usual advice during flu season but "hands off" may well be the new mantra to reduce the risk of spreading the novel coronavirus as social norms like shaking hands are shunned for nods, smiles and tapping of