Letter signed by 200 leaders seeks protection for B.C.'s old-growth forests

Primatologist Jane Goodall is another of the signatories to the letter and her message demanding a halt to old-growth logging says it's "increasingly urgent" that voices be raised to protect forests.
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Vaccination status of Nova Scotia health-care workers still unknown
'We're kind of waiting,' said Health and Wellness minister Michelle Thompson when asked about the vaccination status of Nova Scotia health-care workers.
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Human remains found are Brian Laundrie’s, police confirm
Brian Laundrie hadn't been seen since Sept. 13, according to his parents. He was a person of interest in the murder of his fiancée, Gabby Petito.
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Campbell River whale watcher fined $10,000 for getting too close to orca
Nicklaus Templeman – the owner and operator of Campbell River Whale and Bear Excursions - was reported by several other whale watching operators and their clients
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'Progressive' handcuffing policy ordered by Vancouver police board
An interim, “progressive” policy requiring Vancouver police officers to reconsider handcuffing those accused of crimes was approved by the Vancouver police board on Thursday. “This is going to be a progressive route (in comparison) to other departments across the country,” said Deputy Chief Howard Chow, who is a board member. Other Canadian police departments’ handcuffing […]
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29-year-old man charged with manslaughter in north Edmonton May homicide
An autopsy was done on Thursday, May 6 and the death of 64-year-old Peter Meyer was initially deemed suspicious. 
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Dental records show remains found at Carlton Reserve are those of Brian Laundrie, FBI says
The FBI's Denver office said Thursday that remains found in a Florida nature reserve are those of Brian Laundrie, who went missing last month. The FBI said dental records confirmed the identification.
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Queen Elizabeth back at Windsor Castle after night in hospital, Buckingham Palace says
The monarch canceled an official trip to Northern Ireland on Wednesday with the palace saying she had been told to rest by her medical staff.
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Palace: Queen spent night in hospital after scrapping trip
Buckingham Palace said Thursday that Queen Elizabeth II spent a night in a hospital after being advised by her doctor to rest.
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Buckingham Palace: Queen spent night in hospital after scrapping trip
Buckingham Palace said Thursday that Queen Elizabeth II spent a night in a hospital for checks after being advised by her doctor this week to rest.
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Time in nature can help kids reach developmental milestones: UBC study
Living near green space can help set kids up for success, a new UBC study suggests.
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MLHU says COVID-19 vaccine rollout for 34,000 kids aged 5-11 would happen fast once approved
London’s chief medical officer of health says children aged five to 11 could start getting the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as December, depending on Health Canada approval.
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Alouettes QB Matthew Shiltz says competition won't change his mindset
"I'll keep preparing as a starter and leading until I'm told it's not my job anymore," Shiltz says after Montreal trades for veteran Trevor Harris.
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B.C. whale-watching guide fined $10K for approaching killer whales
A whale-watching tour operator was ordered to pay a fine for violating both the Species At Risk and Federal Fisheries acts following, said Fisheries and Oceans Canada.
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COVID-19: Leeds, Grenville, Lanark region leads province in vaccination rates
The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark district continues to lead the province in overall COVID vaccination rates, and the health unit says the community is to thank for this achievement.
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CUPE New Brunswick public sector workers preparing for strike
CUPE leadership has told its New Brunswick membership that a strike is imminent for ten local bargaining units locked in a contract dispute with the provincial government.
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Unionized B.C. employees at LifeLabs issue 72-hour strike notice
LifeLabs said most of its sites will remain open in the event of strike action, but some will be closed on a rotating basis starting Monday
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COVID-19: New Brunswick QR code vaccine passport launching mid-November
Vaccine passports, which can be used in any Canadian jurisdiction and for international travel, will roll out in the province in mid-November.
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COVID-19: 24 additional cases confirmed in Simcoe Muskoka
Meanwhile, 75.8 per cent of the region’s population has received one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, while 71.9 per cent has received both necessary doses.
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No, U.S. Election Day wasn't the real insurrection
As he prepares to launch a new media company that will give him his own social media platform, former U.S. President Donald Trump has ramped up his efforts to rewrite history, spreading more lies about the 2020 election in November and the deadly storming of the Capitol in January.
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COVID-19: Active cases in Peterborough area hold steady at 18 with 1 new case, 1 resolved
Nearly 76 per per cent of all COVID-19 case in the health unit's jurisdiction are from contact with another existing case, the health unit reports.
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C.D.N.-N.D.G. mayor proposes splitting borough in two
Opponents say the suggestion to split the borough distracts from major issues.
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Man arrested in Gardiner collision that killed 58-year-old woman
The man was involved in a hit and run incident earlier this month, Toronto police say.
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Stu Cowan: It's too early for Canadiens and fans to start panicking
Thursday marked 26th anniversary of Ronald Corey hiring Réjean Houle as GM and Mario Tremblay as head coach after an 0-5-0 start to season.
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Party response, Safe Semester cost $65K, tab sent to university: Guelph Police Board
Guelph police say extra resources needed to respond to homecoming parties cost an extra $36,000 while its Safe Semester program costs $29,500.
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Romane Bonnier remembered as kind, charismatic woman who brought ‘so much joy’ into the world
'It's so hard to describe who she was, you know, because she was just she was Romy and there's nobody like her.'
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