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Worst of B.C. weather over; massive cleanup, rebuild ahead, says government

Worst of B.C. weather over; massive cleanup, rebuild ahead, says government

VICTORIA — The successive storms that brutalized southern British Columbia with floods and slides caused by record amounts of rainfall were declared over Thursday, but now the cleanup and costly rebuild lie ahead, says the public safety minister.
Commons' harassment policy has no shortcomings, says review after Saini allegations

Commons' harassment policy has no shortcomings, says review after Saini allegations

OTTAWA — A new review of the way the House of Commons investigates harassment allegations against MPs has found it has no shortcomings, according to a summary presented Thursday.
Board exceeded its authority in imposing vaccine mandate for Commons: Speaker

Board exceeded its authority in imposing vaccine mandate for Commons: Speaker

OTTAWA — House of Commons Speaker Anthony Rota says the chamber's governing body overstepped its authority when it required anyone entering the Commons precinct to be fully vaccinated.
Compromise proposed to allow opposition MPs to see documents on fired scientists

Compromise proposed to allow opposition MPs to see documents on fired scientists

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is proposing a compromise over a long-running dispute with opposition parties over the disclosure of secret documents related to the firing of two scientists at Canada's highest security laboratory.

Quebec City police investigating two more violent arrests caught on video

Quebec City police Chief Denis Turcotte said Thursday his department was investigating two more violent arrests caught on video involving his officers, adding that one officer is involved in at least three separate incidents.
Governor General's office investigating internal network breach

Governor General's office investigating internal network breach

OTTAWA — The Office of the Secretary to Gov. Gen. Mary Simon has confirmed its internal network was breached through unauthorized access.
New group of African Canadian senators created to amplify Black voices

New group of African Canadian senators created to amplify Black voices

OTTAWA — Seven senators have announced the launch of the African Canadian Senate Group, created to ensure Black voices are heard in the upper chamber. The coalition is chaired by Sen.
Most popular EV in Canada, Tesla Model 3, no longer eligible for federal rebate

Most popular EV in Canada, Tesla Model 3, no longer eligible for federal rebate

OTTAWA — The Tesla Model 3 will no longer top the list of Canada's most rebated electric car.
Halifax goalie gets support over alleged racist incident at P.E.I. hockey tournament

Halifax goalie gets support over alleged racist incident at P.E.I. hockey tournament

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia minor league hockey player who was the target of alleged racist abuse at a tournament in Charlottetown last month said Thursday he has been heartened by an outpouring of support that included a handwritten letter from Prince E
Confusion at Canadian airports: Few details on COVID-19 testing rules for travellers

Confusion at Canadian airports: Few details on COVID-19 testing rules for travellers

EDMONTON — Confusion has been growing at some Canadian airports that say they want more direction from the federal government since it changed COVID-19 testing rules for travellers.