VANCOUVER—The Vancouver Park Board has passed a motion to learn the traditional indigenous names for the lands it administers, including areas within Stanley Park and the many beaches lining the Fraser River, English Bay, and Burrard Inlet.
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NORTH BATTLEFORD, Sask.—A Saskatchewan mother says words cannot describe the relief she feels after being reunited with her daughter who police say was taken when she was left in the back of a running SUV.
OTTAWA—Three national indigenous organizations will receive a combined $1.7 billion to spend on child care over the coming decade under an agreement announced yesterday.
The 10-year funding comes from a pot of $7 billion the federal Liberals had set aside for early learning and child-care initiatives, with the remainder being given to provinces and territories.
TORONTO—The Ontario government says the integrity of Toronto's municipal election will be compromised if a court doesn't stay a ruling that upended the province's plans to cut the city's council nearly in half.
WINNIPEG—Even Joe Morrow wasn't really positive he scored the game-winning goal for the Winnipeg Jets last night but he'll take it.
The defenceman's goal with eight minutes to go in the third period lifted the Jets to a 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild in pre-season action.
TORONTO—Canada's ban on the main source of artificial trans fats came into effect yesterday, making it illegal for manufacturers to use the additive in any food made or imported into the country, as well as in any meals prepared in restaurants.
OTTAWA—The Conservative opposition forced the Liberals onto the defensive yesterday as the governing party watched one of their own abruptly cross the floor to join the chorus of Tories declaring this was the prime minister's “summer of failures.”
TORONTO—Protesters lingered overnight outside the Ontario legislature after they were barred from observing a rare midnight sitting meant to speed up the passage of a controversial bill to cut Toronto's city council nearly in half.
OTTAWA—Federal Opposition parties are preparing their ammunition for a fall session of Parliament aimed at attacking the Trudeau government's record on pipelines, trade, and promises to raise fortunes of the middle class as the opening act in the year-long countdown to the 2019 election.
REGINA—Trevor Harris and William Powell led the way as the Ottawa Redblacks snapped the Saskatchewan Roughriders' four-game winning streak with a 30-25 victory Saturday night.
With the win, the Redblacks (7-5) assumed sole possession of first place in the CFL's East Division.
The Riders slipped to 7-5 to sit tied for second with Edmonton in the West Division.