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Police cite mental health stigma as drivers urge man on B.C. bridge to 'take action'

Police cite mental health stigma as drivers urge man on B.C. bridge to 'take action'

DELTA, B.C. — Police say drivers on the Alex Fraser Bridge outside Vancouver honked and yelled at a man in a mental health crisis standing outside the safety rail, with some encouraging him to "take action." Delta Police acting Insp.
Manning COVID review to cover off work of long-promised Alberta public health panel

Manning COVID review to cover off work of long-promised Alberta public health panel

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Danielle Smith’s promise to assemble a panel of medical experts to deliver ongoing advice on public health and COVID-19 will be covered off by former Reform Party Leader Preston Manning’s pandemic review, her office said We
'Crimes against children' at former B.C. residential institution, investigator says

'Crimes against children' at former B.C. residential institution, investigator says

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. — The investigation of unmarked graves at a former residential school near Williams Lake First Nation in central British Columbia has found crimes were committed against children, the lead investigator told a news conference.
Trudeau, premiers expected to meet in February to move health-care talks along

Trudeau, premiers expected to meet in February to move health-care talks along

HAMILTON — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will table his offer to premiers on how much money his government is willing to add to the health-care funding pot when he meets with them next month to work on a long-awaited new health-care deal.
Industry committee delves into Rogers-Shaw deal as fate rests with Minister Champagne

Industry committee delves into Rogers-Shaw deal as fate rests with Minister Champagne

OTTAWA — Key players and close watchers of Rogers Communications Inc.'s proposed takeover of Shaw Communications Inc.
Probe into Alberta residential school links unpasteurized milk to children's deaths

Probe into Alberta residential school links unpasteurized milk to children's deaths

SADDLE LAKE CREE NATION — A new report from a group looking into children who died and went missing at a residential school northeast of Edmonton says unpasteurized milk was responsible for the deaths of Indigenous children at the institution.
High-profile Canadian pairs skating coach guilty of sex assault, gross indecency

High-profile Canadian pairs skating coach guilty of sex assault, gross indecency

MONTREAL — A renowned ex-coach in Canadian pairs skating was found guilty Wednesday of sexual assault and gross indecency dating back nearly 40 years.
Amid neck-hold controversy, Ottawa questioned about methods it wants RCMP to outlaw

Amid neck-hold controversy, Ottawa questioned about methods it wants RCMP to outlaw

OTTAWA — The federal government is facing questions about exactly what kind of force it is asking police to stop using, as the RCMP is criticized over its decision not to outlaw a controversial neck hold.

Border agencies in Canada, U.S. detail how new Nexus trusted-traveller plan will work

WASHINGTON — Canada and the United States are laying out the details of their new bilateral workaround for the Nexus trusted-traveller system. The biggest change, to take effect in the spring, will allow U.S.
Crown stays six sexual assault charges against rural Manitoba doctor

Crown stays six sexual assault charges against rural Manitoba doctor

WINNIPEG — A sexual assault trial for a doctor in rural Manitoba ended before it could begin Wednesday when the Crown stayed six charges more than a week after it was scheduled to start.