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Trudeau undecided on U.S., Mexico summit next week to talk aluminum tariffs

Trudeau undecided on U.S., Mexico summit next week to talk aluminum tariffs

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has not made up his mind on whether or not he will agree to a trilateral summit with the United States and Mexico next week, as proposed by Washington.
Ottawa suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong; ceases exports of sensitive goods

Ottawa suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong; ceases exports of sensitive goods

Ottawa has suspended its extradition treaty - effective immediately - with Hong Kong after China this week passed a new, controversial National Security Law that severely eroded the city’s autonomy.
B.C. records 24 new COVID-19 cases, three deaths in past two days

B.C. records 24 new COVID-19 cases, three deaths in past two days

All community outbreaks of the virus that has caused a pandemic are now over
Why B.C. paramedics recorded their busiest day ever in overdose calls

Why B.C. paramedics recorded their busiest day ever in overdose calls

‘Extreme fentanyl concentrations’ suspected main driver of calls, deaths this year
Twelve new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths, announced in B.C. Tuesday

Twelve new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths, announced in B.C. Tuesday

British Columbia has 12 new cases of COVID-19, making a total 2,916 cases in the province since the beginning of the pandemic, the provincial government announced Tuesday.
No new COVID deaths over the weekend in B.C.: Dr. Bonnie Henry

No new COVID deaths over the weekend in B.C.: Dr. Bonnie Henry

Health officer warns businesses may be legally liable if customers or employers become infected
B.C. sees 10 new COVID-19 cases, one new death, in last 24 hours

B.C. sees 10 new COVID-19 cases, one new death, in last 24 hours

British Columbia saw 10 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours and one new death in the Vancouver Coastal Health Region, provincial health officer Bonnie Henry said in a release.
Unswerving support for automated speed enforcement in B.C., poll finds

Unswerving support for automated speed enforcement in B.C., poll finds

A few months ago, drone videos of empty streets in Europe served as a stern warning about what life at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic would look like. Stores were closed and plazas had no tourists walking about.
B.C. travellers asked to 'call ahead' before trips as First Nations communities may stay closed

B.C. travellers asked to 'call ahead' before trips as First Nations communities may stay closed

Despite B.C. this week announcing it is opening up non-essential travel within the province, the area’s First Nations communities – and many others non-indigenous ones – may remain closed to visitors. That’s why, said B.C.
Trudeau: Ottawa does not want wage subsidy to become "brake on growth and rehiring"

Trudeau: Ottawa does not want wage subsidy to become "brake on growth and rehiring"

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today that Ottawa is worried about the federal wage subsidy program becoming a “brake on growth and rehiring” as the economy reopens, noting that will be the focus of an ongoing retooling of the program.