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Did this message in a bottle really come New! 2021-05-08 16:46:24The letter, seemingly signed by French Titanic passenger Mathilde Lefebvre, was found by a New Brunswick family. Now, researchers at the Universit&eac

NHL relaxing virus protocols for vaccinated playoff teams New! 2021-05-08 12:39:42The NHL is relaxing virus protocols during the playoffs for teams that reach a threshold for vaccination.

Birthday at skate park brings unwelcome $880 fine New! 2021-05-08 10:38:02An Ottawa family says they were shocked to receive an $880 fine days after letting their 14-year-old son use a nearby skateboarding park on

B.C. health researchers call for better data in New! 2021-05-08 10:00:00Researchers in British Columbia say the pandemic has exposed the weaknesses in how governments across Canada and around the world collect and use data

Dry weather creating prime conditions for dust devils New! 2021-05-08 07:00:00Joel Bueckert says the dry conditions across Saskatchewan have been contributing to an increase in dust devils spotted by farmers working out in the f

Wood chopping and frozen trucks: Report shows successes, New! 2021-05-08 07:00:00Between November and March, the Canadian Armed Forces responded to requests for assistance from seven remote First Nations battling outbreaks, al

Behind the door-to-door campaign viewed as key to New! 2021-05-08 04:00:00In Montreal, there are pockets of the city with a lower rate of vaccine uptake, many of which are in low-income, more diverse parts of the city. Commu

Catholic church unveils new system for reporting sexual 2021-05-07 20:15:25Victims and advocates say a new system for reporting sexual abuse and cover-ups by Catholic bishops appears to be a case of "optics over substance"

These South Asians in Toronto are helping with 2021-05-07 19:46:35As India grapples with a deadly surge in COVID-19 cases, many South Asians in the Toronto area are rallying together to help. 

Sexual assault training now required for new federally 2021-05-07 12:48:44A long-awaited bill requiring that new judges undergo training on sexual assault and systemic racism before they're appointed to the bench has b

This critical care paramedic worked a week of 2021-05-07 11:51:18In order to make room in crowded hospitals in the Greater Toronto Area, critical care paramedics with Ornge are transferring COVID patients to facilit

Alberta's cross-border truckers to be vaccinated by Montana 2021-05-07 11:22:56Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says the province has signed an agreement with Montana to provide Johnson & Johnson shots to Canadian truckers crossi

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Historic cable marking WW2 Victory in Europe Day New! 2021-05-08 18:06:46"This is history, donated to a thrift store." The Union Gospel Mission is sharing the items on the 76th anniversary of VE day in hopes of finding th

Montreal restaurants stage ‘symbolic re-opening’ to promote businesses New! 2021-05-08 17:49:39After a devastating year of closures, takeout and layoffs due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Montreal's restaurants, bars and clubs planned a symbolic reo

Advocates demand more social housing in Montreal New! 2021-05-08 17:11:42Advocates are demanding 50,000 more social housing units over five years, either via new builds or by acquiring and converting existing buildings.

COVID-19: Sask. hits milestone 500K total vaccinations, reports New! 2021-05-08 16:57:10Saskatoon reported the most new COVID-19 cases on Saturday with 73 new infections, followed by Regina with 51.

‘Drive very slowly’: UBCO research looks at speed New! 2021-05-08 16:30:32The researchers used computer and mathematical modeling to look at the injury risk of hitting different-sized speed bumps at different speeds.

Nakusp CAO quits to reunite with family New! 2021-05-08 16:17:25Cheryl Martens is leaving just short of two years on the job, having joined after a stint as CAO of the community of Princeton.

Regina man charged with impaired driving causing bodily New! 2021-05-08 15:49:53One man was taken to the hospital with serious injuries after a parked car he was standing next to was struck by a truck.

Good Samaritan seriously injured, airlifted, after trying to New! 2021-05-08 15:47:46Police say a 46-year-old man scrambled down an embankment to help free the driver, but was injured when the Chevy Tahoe shifted and rolled onto him.

‘We have been waiting so long for this:’ New! 2021-05-08 15:44:31Saturday marked the first day of the Lethbridge Farmers' Market. Inside may look a little bit different due to COVID-19, but vendors are excited to g

B.C. Human Rights Tribunal to hear complaint against New! 2021-05-08 15:42:53A former student alleges the school mishandled her report of sexual assault by another student in 2013.

Ontario government must ‘immediately’ reopen outdoor spaces: Canadian New! 2021-05-08 09:08:06In an open letter posted to Twitter on Friday, the society said it 'cannot overstate the extent of the mental health crisis facing our children and y

Statistics Canada sees more demand to fill out New! 2021-05-08 07:08:32Census cards with information about how to fill out the short- and long-form questionnaires went out to households in the last week ahead of census da

Vancouver Sun

'Why we survive': B.C. boundary towns struggle without New! 2021-05-08 17:41:55The picturesque resort town of Fernie in southeastern B.C., less than an hour from the boundary, is hoping Albertans will continue coming this summer.

Just over half of British Columbians support Olympic New! 2021-05-08 17:33:32The poll follows a Vancouver Board of Trade event where John Furlong, who was the president of the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Organizing Committ

Buy Nothing concept thrives throughout COVID-19 pandemic New! 2021-05-08 17:30:25The Buy Nothing movement is as much about community and meeting your neighbours as it is about a gift economy for goods and services.

B.C. Human Rights Tribunal to hear complaint against New! 2021-05-08 17:26:22UBC Okanagan tried to stop the tribunal from hearing the complaint, which alleges the school mishandled a report of sexual assault in 2013.

More than half of Canadians who have played New! 2021-05-08 15:06:55The Angus Reid Institute poll also found that 64 per cent of those who coached or played youth hockey say the game culture has a problem with pla

Makeover: A new arrival gets adventurous New! 2021-05-08 14:00:58Nadia Albano gives 54-year-old social worker Andrea Ferrett a new look to celebrate her birthday.

B.C. government to give more than $8 million New! 2021-05-08 14:00:53More than 200 not-for-profit projects will receive a one-time grant through the Civil Forfeiture Crime Prevention and Remediation program.

COVID-19 update for May 8: 722 new case, New! 2021-05-08 13:15:03Here's your daily update with everything you need to know on the novel coronavirus situation in B.C.

Vancouver Weather: Showers, then mainly cloudy New! 2021-05-08 12:54:17It's overcast today in Metro Vancouver but the sun is expected to come out in time for Mother's Day on Sunday.

Daphne Bramham: Uyghurs deserve real answers from both New! 2021-05-08 11:58:11Uyghurs want Canada to put pressure on China to stop the genocide, and sanction companies benefiting from forced labour in Xijiang.

COVID-19: Critics demand more transparency on BCCDC data 2021-05-07 18:11:07B.C. doesn’t make anywhere near the same level of detail available to the public as other provinces, critics say.

Man charged in relation to Abbotsford hit-and-run at 2021-05-07 17:59:14Jos Boulay, of Abbotsford, has been charged with failing to remain at the scene of an accident stemming from a hit-and-run at West Oaks Mall parking l