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Day 2 of Wet'suwet'en meeting and old sewer systems; In The News for Feb. 28

Day 2 of Wet'suwet'en meeting and old sewer systems; In The News for Feb. 28

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Feb. 28 ... What we are watching in Canada ... SMITHERS, B.C.
Pipeline talks with hereditary chiefs set for second day in northern B.C.

Pipeline talks with hereditary chiefs set for second day in northern B.C.

SMITHERS, B.C.
Decade-long health care battle draws to a close today in British Columbia

Decade-long health care battle draws to a close today in British Columbia

VANCOUVER — A constitutional challenge by a doctor who argues patients should have the right to pay for private care if the public system leaves them waiting too long is expected to wrap up today in a Vancouver courtroom. Dr.
Supreme Court to rule on whether mining company can be sued over acts in Africa

Supreme Court to rule on whether mining company can be sued over acts in Africa

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada is set to decide whether a human-rights lawsuit against a Canadian mining company can be heard in British Columbia, even though it involves events in Africa.
Ministers wrap pipeline talks with hereditary chiefs for the day in B.C.

Ministers wrap pipeline talks with hereditary chiefs for the day in B.C.

SMITHERS, B.C. — The hereditary chiefs of the Wet'suwet'en sat down Thursday with senior government ministers to discuss a pipeline dispute that has caused protests across the country, shutting down freight and passenger rail services.
The latest on protests across Canada in support of Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs

The latest on protests across Canada in support of Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs

Here is the latest news on protests across Canada over a natural gas pipeline project in British Columbia (All times Eastern): 9:15 p.m. ET A meeting between Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs and federal and B.C.
Quebec reports first presumptive case of coronavirus, woman from Montreal area

Quebec reports first presumptive case of coronavirus, woman from Montreal area

MONTREAL — Quebec public health officials are reporting the province's first presumptive case of the new coronavirus.
Canada prepared to monitor for community spread of COVID-19: Tam

Canada prepared to monitor for community spread of COVID-19: Tam

OTTAWA — Canada's top public-health official Dr.

Timeline of COVID-19 cases in Canada

Health officials in Ontario have confirmed another case of the novel coronavirus in the province. There have been 13 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in Canada — six in Ontario and seven in British Columbia. Here is a timeline of Canadian cases. Jan.
B.C. can't be punished by feds if private-care proponent wins case: lawyer

B.C. can't be punished by feds if private-care proponent wins case: lawyer

VANCOUVER — Government lawyers have made irrelevant arguments in British Columbia Supreme Court by saying the province would lose millions of dollars a year in federal funding if a lawsuit seeking an expansion of private health care is successful, a