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Missing Miles: Body of young man who disappeared on Cortes Island found

A month to the day he went missing, a young man’s body was brought out the woods on Cortes Island and home to his family. A local search team on the island discovered human remains March 5 and contacted police at approximately 4:30 p.m.

Fort St. John takes part in provincial homeless count

Fifty volunteers hit the street Wednesday for Fort St. John's 2020 homeless count, following up on a provincial initiative started in 2018.

Missing Miles: A month after a young Cortes Island man disappears, family and friends are still searching

A post by Miles Meester’s family on the website dedicated to finding him after he vanished almost a month ago captures everything his loved ones are enduring.
Supreme Court declines to hear appeal in Alberta public sector union case

Supreme Court declines to hear appeal in Alberta public sector union case

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court won't hear a case involving the rights of public-sector workers in Alberta in a labour dispute with that province's government.

Government gets flak over B.C. ferries

The B.C. government may be looking for input from coastal communities about priorities for their ferry system in the decades to come, but Discovery Island residents want current problems solved sooner rather than later.
NHL evaluating options and Emergency departments feeling strained; In The News for March 12

NHL evaluating options and Emergency departments feeling strained; In The News for March 12

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 March 12 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
New Brunswick premier won't attend first ministers meeting because of COVID-19

New Brunswick premier won't attend first ministers meeting because of COVID-19

FREDERICTON — A spokeswoman for New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs says he will not attend the first ministers meeting today in Ottawa now that his province has reported its first presumptive case of COVID-19.

Inmates at Saskatoon jail under quarantine after possible exposure to COVID-19 Court service and prosecutions staff have self-quarantined

Inmates at the Saskatoon Correctional Centre are being quarantined after an offender claimed to have been previously in contact with someone with COVID-19. The infection protocol was done as a precautionary measure. Alberta and B.C.
Labour, biz leaders urge federal-provincial common front on COVID-19 impact

Labour, biz leaders urge federal-provincial common front on COVID-19 impact

OTTAWA — Canada's largest labour organization and the group that bills itself as the voice of business in this country have set aside their differences to jointly confront the economic fallout from the rampaging novel coronavirus — and they're hoping
Groups ask why strychnine banned against gophers but not for killing wolves

Groups ask why strychnine banned against gophers but not for killing wolves

Environmental groups are wondering why Ottawa wants to ban farmers from killing gophers with strychnine but plans to allow provincial governments to use it against wolves.