HOUSTON, B.C. - One of five hereditary chiefs of the Wet'suwet'en Nation who oppose a natural gas pipeline in northern British Columbia says it's disrespectful that Premier John Horgan isn't planning to meet with them during a tour of the region.
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A search is underway for a missing man who ventured out in a blizzard that battered eastern Newfoundland Friday, as residents of St. John's struggled to tunnel out from homes buried by the largest snowfall ever recorded in the city.
OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is reviving his practice of holding periodic cabinet retreats outside the nation's capital — an exercise in regional outreach that his office maintains is worth the added cost of ferrying ministers around the country.
TORONTO - The union representing Ontario's elementary school teachers announced four more school boards will shut down on a fourth day of rotating strikes on Thursday, and say there are still no bargaining talks scheduled.
MONTREAL - While former Quebec premier Jean Charest mulls a leadership bid for the Conservative Party of Canada, recently unsealed police warrants have given his political opponents plenty of ammunition.
OTTAWA - Canada's auditor general is examining how the government manages billions of dollars in the Canada Student Loans program, and whether it's helping students be smarter about their financial decisions, newly disclosed documents show.
HOUSTON, B.C. - A natural gas pipeline project has polarized many communities across northern British Columbia in a dispute a Wet'suwet'en elder says he hopes will be resolved through dialogue.
A spectacular swath of mountains, glaciers and forests once proposed for a ski resort is being turned over to the First Nations people who have lived there for centuries.
EDMONTON - Three provincial Metis nations are asking the federal government to negotiate directly with them on issues of self-government and not through their national representative body.
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Newfoundland and Labrador's capital shut down on Friday as blizzard conditions descended on the city and residents prepared for an intense storm expected to last until Saturday.
THOMPSON, Man. - A former Mountie will not serve any jail time for his actions during a police chase that ended with the shooting death of a man in northern Manitoba.
TORONTO - A spring black bear hunt could soon be a permanent annual event in Ontario again, the provincial government suggested Friday as it launched a public consultation on the idea.
TORONTO - Ontario's schools appear poised to experience a series of labour disruptions next week, as the province's largest teachers' union announced Friday it's taking further job action and no new talks are scheduled with Premier Doug Ford's government.
OTTAWA - Canada will respect any decision by the Iraqi government to expel foreign troops from the country, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said Friday, even as reports suggested the United States was considering sanctions and cuts to military aid should Baghdad give American forces the boot.
OTTAWA - Families of the Canadian victims on the Ukrainian passenger jet shot down over Iran last week will receive $25,000 each to help with immediate costs they have for travel or funerals, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday.
OTTAWA - Canada is still vying to win a seat on the United Nations Security Council but it's already warming up the chair with a plan to hire trainers for Canadian officials.
TORONTO - An American civilian court has refused to order a military court to decide an appeal from former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr.
CALGARY - The mayor of Calgary says a motion to ban the "insidious" practice of conversion therapy is to be brought before a council committee early next week with a vote expected sometime in February.
MONTREAL - Groups battling Quebec's secularism law in court have applied to the Supreme Court of Canada for leave to appeal a decision refusing to suspend the law pending a full legal challenge.
OTTAWA - The federal government is studying the best options for Indigenous communities to reap economic benefits from the Trans Mountain pipeline but Ottawa is not planning to sell the project while legal and political risks remain.
VANCOUVER - Lawyers for a Huawei executive wanted on fraud charges in the United States are accusing Crown attorneys of relying on American sanction law to make its case for extradition from Canada.
SASKATOON - A Saskatoon man has been convicted of setting up a fake GoFundMe account for the Humboldt Broncos after the junior hockey team's bus crashed.
HALIFAX - A Nova Scotia judge says a mentally ill man who killed his wife is entitled to the proceeds of her life insurance policy because he was found not criminally responsible for her death.
Two Ontario men and three others have been indicted in the United States in connection with an alleged smuggling scheme investigators say aimed to support Pakistan's nuclear program.
TORONTO - All four major teachers' unions in Ontario are currently taking job action. Here is a list of their planned strikes and work-to-rule campaigns.
TORONTO - A Toronto firefighter has been charged with careless driving, police said Friday, more than a month after an 11-year-old girl was hit by a fire truck in the city's midtown area.
DRUMMOND TOWNSHIP, Ont. - Provincial police say they've charged a driver after a collision between two cars left two people dead.
MONTREAL - The RCMP says a Quebec man has been charged in connection to alleged online threats made against Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Muslim community.
TORONTO - A man convicted of raping a sleeping woman has had his sentence reduced because the judge wrongly decided he had planned the crime.
It was only a few years ago that Shaho Shahbazpanahi remembers moving his friend Razgar Rahimi and his young family into their home.
TORONTO - Police say a woman is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after three people — including an infant — were struck by a car in a Toronto parking lot.
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Health officials in Newfoundland and Labrador have reported the province's first probable case of a lung illness related to vaping.
TORONTO - The Senate forfeited any claim to immunity from lawsuits over its suspension of Mike Duffy, because its actions were politically motivated and unlawful, the senator's lawyer argued on Thursday.
BARRIE, Ont. - Police in Barrie, Ont., say one person is dead and another is seriously injured after they were hit by snowplow tractor.
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Canada's chief public health officer says more children are being hospitalized this flu season because of an early spike in a strain of influenza B, which hits young people hard and is circulating across the country while a strain that typically targets the elderly also makes the rounds.
OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada has shut down British Columbia's attempt to regulate what can flow through an expanded Trans Mountain pipeline from Alberta.
VANCOUVER - BMO Financial Group is establishing an advisory council of Indigenous leaders from across the country after an Indigenous man and his 12-year-old granddaughter were handcuffed at one of the bank's Vancouver branches.
WINNIPEG - The family of an Indigenous woman found unclothed and injured in a train yard is criticizing how Winnipeg police investigated her death.
OTTAWA - A former Canadian Forces engineer who disappeared after he was accused of being a neo-Nazi has been arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation on firearms charges and appeared in a United States courtroom on Thursday.
OTTAWA - A national organization representing Inuit women in Canada is calling for a radical shift in the way police work is done in the North.
TORONTO - Premier Doug Ford blamed union leaders Thursday for the public school teachers' escalating job actions, saying they were holding parents "hostage" and hurting the province's economy.
OTTAWA - As the federal Conservative leadership race begins drawing party grandees into potential candidates' camps, former prime minister Stephen Harper appears to be taking a step to the side.
EAST GWILLIMBURY, Ont. - Police north of Toronto say they've arrested a 30-year-old man who allegedly attacked kindergarten children at school and seriously injured one of them.
MONTREAL - Quebec provincial police say a young mother was the victim of a homicide in a suburban home Thursday north of Montreal.