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A box of teeth and scientific serendipity unveil the lives of bottlenose whales

A box of teeth and scientific serendipity unveil the lives of bottlenose whales

HALIFAX — The walnut-sized teeth taken from northern bottlenose whales slaughtered in the 1960s and 70s are proving to be storehouses of knowledge that raise awareness about the fragile future of the endangered species.
Canadians can be exempt from new U.S. visa rules, immigration lawyers' group says

Canadians can be exempt from new U.S. visa rules, immigration lawyers' group says

OTTAWA — New restrictions on visas for workers entering the United States don't apply to Canadians who don't plan on living south of the border permanently, says the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
Trudeau faces contradictory calls to punish China, give in to 'hostage diplomacy'

Trudeau faces contradictory calls to punish China, give in to 'hostage diplomacy'

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau's Liberal government is facing contradictory calls to either stand up to China or give in to so-called "hostage diplomacy" — with particular pressure coming from stalwarts of former Liberal prime minister Jean Chretien's admin
B.C. allows more openings, but 'we are not leaving COVID-19 behind,': Horgan

B.C. allows more openings, but 'we are not leaving COVID-19 behind,': Horgan

VICTORIA — British Columbia's success at flattening the curve on COVID-19 will allow the easing of more restrictions on businesses, recreation and travel, says Premier John Horgan, who urged people to celebrate carefully when visiting a lake or the b
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 7:25 p.m. on June 24, 2020: There are 102,242 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
More than a dozen great blue heron fledglings found dead in B.C.

More than a dozen great blue heron fledglings found dead in B.C.

VANCOUVER — More than a dozen great blue heron fledglings were found dead this week after a tree with several nests fell in the Greater Vancouver area.
Federal work on First Nations policing should have begun long ago: Bellegarde

Federal work on First Nations policing should have begun long ago: Bellegarde

OTTAWA — Public Safety Minister Bill Blair says the Liberal government will work on a law to ensure First Nations have the policing services they need and deserve — but questions are being raised about why this work has seemingly just started.
Twins with a twist born in Victoria after mom has many miscarriages

Twins with a twist born in Victoria after mom has many miscarriages

VICTORIA — Margo and Ian Sheldon tried to have a baby for six years, enduring the pain of multiple miscarriages and a full-term still birth. Last week, four days apart, their two babies arrived.

Yukon to reopen travel for residents of B.C., N.W.T and Nunavut on Canada Day

WHITEHORSE — Yukon's government has announced the easing of some border controls and the reopening of parts of the economy starting on Canada Day. The territory says in a statement that residents of B.C.
'A true victory:' Charges dropped against Alberta chief in violent arrest

'A true victory:' Charges dropped against Alberta chief in violent arrest

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Charges were dropped against a prominent northern Alberta First Nations chief Wednesday as it was revealed that one of the officers involved in his violent arrest had been charged in an off-duty assault seven months earlier.