Skip to content

National News

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.
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
'Finer focus on job creation:' Alberta government files red-ink budget

'Finer focus on job creation:' Alberta government files red-ink budget

EDMONTON — The Alberta budget is counting on oil and gas bouncing back while recognizing it's time to put more money and effort into areas such as high-tech and tourism.

Names in the mix: Conservative leadership contenders

OTTAWA — The Conservative leadership race is underway and the deadline to register as a candidate was Thursday. To register, a candidate had to submit 1,000 signatures, $25,000, and a full application form.
Scheer appears to backtrack on commitment to not allow debate on abortion

Scheer appears to backtrack on commitment to not allow debate on abortion

OTTAWA — Conservative leadership candidate Peter MacKay once called social-conservative causes a "stinking albatross" thrust onto the election agenda that hung around leader Andrew Scheer's neck and kept the party from winning a majority last fall.