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Eddy Nolan, Montrealer who ran Terry Fox run every year for 43 years, dies at 67

Eddy Nolan, Montrealer who ran Terry Fox run every year for 43 years, dies at 67

MONTREAL — Every year for 43 years, Montrealer Eddy Nolan took to the streets for a Terry Fox Run, usually carrying a big red and white Terry Fox flag on a pole as packs of schoolchildren jogged behind him.
Canada advises against all travel to Israel, West Bank due to heightened risk

Canada advises against all travel to Israel, West Bank due to heightened risk

OTTAWA — Canadians are being told to avoid all travel to Israel and the West Bank because of the "unpredictable security situation" in the region.
Overdoses prompt B.C. First Nation to declare state of emergency

Overdoses prompt B.C. First Nation to declare state of emergency

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. — A spike in overdose deaths in the six British Columbia nations that make up the Tsilhqot'in National Government has prompted the chiefs to declare a local state of emergency.
'Very smart' B.C. orca calf evades rescuers, forcing switch in tactics

'Very smart' B.C. orca calf evades rescuers, forcing switch in tactics

ZEBALLOS, B.C. — A "very smart" orca calf trapped in a remote B.C. lagoon managed to dodge a 50-strong rescue team using boats, divers, nets and sophisticated underwater detection equipment in an attempt to save her life on Friday.
Supreme Court of Canada says treaty entitled Alberta First Nation to larger reserve

Supreme Court of Canada says treaty entitled Alberta First Nation to larger reserve

OTTAWA — An Alberta First Nation ended up with less land than it should have received under a treaty made with the Crown well over a century ago, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.
Ottawa to provide $132 million to help people fleeing civil war in Sudan

Ottawa to provide $132 million to help people fleeing civil war in Sudan

OTTAWA — Canada will provide $132 million in aid for people fleeing Sudan's yearlong civil war and facing "famine-like conditions," International Development Minister Ahmed Hussen said Friday.
DNA tests shows B.C. woman was killed by dogs, not bear: coroner's report

DNA tests shows B.C. woman was killed by dogs, not bear: coroner's report

VANCOUVER — A woman killed while picking blueberries on a farm east of Vancouver was initially thought to have died in a bear attack in August 2021, but a newly released coroner's report says she was mauled by dogs from another property.
Priest accused of sex assaults against children in Nunavut dies in France

Priest accused of sex assaults against children in Nunavut dies in France

A priest accused of sexually abusing Inuit children in Nunavut decades ago has died in France after a long, undisclosed illness.
Quebec 'not alone' in commitment to secularism, says French Prime Minister Attal

Quebec 'not alone' in commitment to secularism, says French Prime Minister Attal

MONTREAL — French Prime Minister Gabriel Attal used his visit to Quebec this week to express strong support for the province's model of state secularism even as he claimed to abstain from weighing in on debates over the controversial policy.
University of B.C. to add 778 technology seats with $23 million from province

University of B.C. to add 778 technology seats with $23 million from province

UBC — The University of British Columbia will add 778 more student spaces for technology-related programs over the next six years through a $23-million investment from the provincial government.