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Federal plans to close fish farms stir emotions on Vancouver Island

Federal plans to close fish farms stir emotions on Vancouver Island

VICTORIA — As a commercial fisherman and salmon farmer, James Walkus says he sees the merits of both industries and he's convinced the two can coexist.

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Feb. 20, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 47,850 new vaccinations administered for a total of 1,402,139 doses given.
'A victory for her children': Trucker guilty of manslaughter in death of woman

'A victory for her children': Trucker guilty of manslaughter in death of woman

EDMONTON — A mother bent over and wept with other loved ones in an Edmonton courtroom Friday night as a jury declared a man guilty of manslaughter in the death of her daughter.
Ethics committee rejects plan to move Quebec deer that were slated to be killed

Ethics committee rejects plan to move Quebec deer that were slated to be killed

MONTREAL — A plan to relocate deer from a Montreal-area park has fallen through after an ethics committee deemed the strategy unsafe.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Friday, Feb. 19, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Friday, Feb. 19, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Friday, Feb. 19, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 47,850 new vaccinations administered for a total of 1,402,139 doses given.
Federal government seeks fourth extension to update assisted-dying law

Federal government seeks fourth extension to update assisted-dying law

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government is seeking a fourth extension to the court-imposed deadline for expanding access to medical assistance in dying.
Canada-US border closed to non-essential travel until at least March 21

Canada-US border closed to non-essential travel until at least March 21

OTTAWA — The border between Canada and the United States will remain closed to non-essential travel for at least another month.
Tory MP Cheryl Gallant accused of peddling 'deranged conspiracy theories' by Liberals

Tory MP Cheryl Gallant accused of peddling 'deranged conspiracy theories' by Liberals

OTTAWA — Federal Liberals are accusing a Conservative MP of promoting "deranged conspiracy theories" akin to those promulgated by supporters of former U.S. president Donald Trump.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, Feb. 19, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, Feb. 19, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Friday, Feb. 19, 2021. There are 840,586 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 840,586 confirmed cases (32,241 active, 786,769 resolved, 21,576 deaths).
Liberals using interpreter shortage to dodge accountability, Conservatives allege

Liberals using interpreter shortage to dodge accountability, Conservatives allege

OTTAWA — Federal Conservatives say the Liberals are using a pandemic-induced shortage of translators to shut down House of Commons committees when they raise issues that cause the government discomfort.