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B.C. police officer dies after shooting

ABBOTSFORD, B.C.—A British Columbia police officer is being remembered as a “hero” after he died yesterday in an exchange of gunfire with a man accused of shooting at people in a parking lot.

Chief Bob Rich of the Abbotsford Police Department said officers were called about a possible stolen vehicle in the parking lot of a shopping complex around 11:30 a.m.

Injured vets waiting longer

OTTAWA—While Canadians gear up for Remembrance Day, new documents show injured veterans are being forced to wait longer than in years past to find out whether they qualify for financial aid.

The revelation, contained in internal Veterans Affairs Canada reports, comes amid growing frustration from many injured ex-soldiers at the midway point of the Trudeau government's mandate.