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Bear expert says B.C. attack on family was likely a rare 'predaceous' incident

Bear expert says B.C. attack on family was likely a rare 'predaceous' incident

VANCOUVER — An expert in bear behaviour says an attack on a family in northeastern British Columbia that left two women with critical injuries appears to have been a rare example of a "predaceous" attack by a black bear.
N.W.T. reaches temporary agreement with union to address health worker shortages

N.W.T. reaches temporary agreement with union to address health worker shortages

YELLOWKNIFE — The Northwest Territories government and the union representing health-care workers in the territory have reached a temporary agreement aimed at addressing labour shortages.
Federal government reveals plan to improve access to diabetes care across Canada

Federal government reveals plan to improve access to diabetes care across Canada

OTTAWA — The federal government has tabled a long-awaited plan in the House of Commons to improve access to diabetes treatment and prevention in Canada, Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos announced Wednesday.
Canada 'contracts out' obligations to refugee claimants, advocates tell top court

Canada 'contracts out' obligations to refugee claimants, advocates tell top court

OTTAWA — Refugee and human-rights advocates are telling the Supreme Court of Canada that a binational pact "contracts out" Canada's international obligations to refugee claimants to the United States, without proper followup to ensure Washington is d
'Misunderstanding' blamed for last-minute cancellation of Montreal Pride parade

'Misunderstanding' blamed for last-minute cancellation of Montreal Pride parade

MONTREAL — Communication problems and a misunderstanding were at the heart of the decision to cancel this year's Montreal's Pride parade hours before it was scheduled to begin, according to a newly released report.
Sport integrity commissioner can do a wider inquiry of abuse in sport: St-Onge

Sport integrity commissioner can do a wider inquiry of abuse in sport: St-Onge

OTTAWA — The new sport integrity commissioner needs to do a wider inquiry digging into a toxic culture of abuse in Canadian sporting organizations, federal Sport Minister Pascale St-Onge said Wednesday.
Feds still unsure how to solve Afghan aid issue, as Trudeau defends Taliban talks

Feds still unsure how to solve Afghan aid issue, as Trudeau defends Taliban talks

OTTAWA — Justice Minister David Lametti said Canada still hasn't sorted out how to solve an issue other countries fixed months ago, leaving Canadian humanitarian groups unable to help desperate Afghans.
Federal government wants class-action suit filed by Black civil servants dismissed

Federal government wants class-action suit filed by Black civil servants dismissed

OTTAWA — The federal government is asking a judge to dismiss a class-action lawsuit filed by Black civil servants, arguing the matter is better pursued in another jurisdiction as a labour grievance.
End vaccination mandate at Canada-U.S. border, New York senator urges White House

End vaccination mandate at Canada-U.S. border, New York senator urges White House

WASHINGTON — A prominent New York senator is joining the ranks of American lawmakers who want the White House to end vaccination rules at the Canada-U.S. land border. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep.
Joly pushing for Haiti plan at Americas summit as countries ponder Venezuela ties

Joly pushing for Haiti plan at Americas summit as countries ponder Venezuela ties

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly is trying to help broker a plan to get Haiti on its feet after a gas shortage that has sparked violence, as Latin American countries focus on growing inequality.