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Country singer Paul Brandt adds voice against proposed coal mines in Rockies

Country singer Paul Brandt adds voice against proposed coal mines in Rockies

Another country music star from Alberta has voiced protest against proposed coal mines on the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains.
'Ramp up' of vaccine delivery in Canada not expected until April, Fortin says

'Ramp up' of vaccine delivery in Canada not expected until April, Fortin says

OTTAWA — Canada's vaccine deliveries are getting bigger almost every week but there won't be enough doses shipped to provinces and territories to "ramp up" the vaccination program for another few months, Maj. Gen. Dany Fortin outlined on Thursday.
New defence chief apologizes to victims of military sexual misconduct, hate

New defence chief apologizes to victims of military sexual misconduct, hate

OTTAWA — Admiral Art McDonald used his first address as Canada’s new chief of the defence staff Thursday to apologize to Canadian Armed Forces members who have faced discrimination or harassment while serving.

Full parole granted to former Mountie, sports coach convicted of sex abuse of boys

VANCOUVER — A former Mountie and sports coach, convicted of sexually abusing young boys in British Columbia and Saskatchewan, has been granted full parole.
Bid by Allan Legere for parole prompts debate over whether release laws need review

Bid by Allan Legere for parole prompts debate over whether release laws need review

Serial killer Allan Legere's ability to keep seeking parole has the federal Tory justice critic and a former jailer suggesting release laws may need further tightening to ensure he never succeeds.
Church's liability to victims confirmed as legal battle over Mount Cashel abuse ends

Church's liability to victims confirmed as legal battle over Mount Cashel abuse ends

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The Supreme Court of Canada has refused a bid by the Roman Catholic archdiocese in St. John's to appeal a ruling that found it liable for sexual abuse at the former Mount Cashel orphanage.
Wife of Nunavut man who died from COVID-19 pleads with people to get vaccinated

Wife of Nunavut man who died from COVID-19 pleads with people to get vaccinated

IQALUIT, Nunavut — The wife of a Nunavut man who died from COVID-19 after contracting it in his community is urging everyone in the territory to get vaccinated.
Coast guard's marine watch desk reports sightings in real time to protect B.C. orcas

Coast guard's marine watch desk reports sightings in real time to protect B.C. orcas

VICTORIA — The Canadian Coast Guard will report whale sightings in real time from a new marine mammal desk established to protect endangered southern resident killer whales and other cetaceans in British Columbia waters.
Alleged Montreal synagogue vandal charged with attempted arson, uttering threats

Alleged Montreal synagogue vandal charged with attempted arson, uttering threats

MONTREAL — A 28-year-old man has been charged with trying to commit arson and for uttering threats after a major synagogue in Montreal was defaced Wednesday with anti-Semitic graffiti.
Supreme Court to examine limits on conditional sentencing

Supreme Court to examine limits on conditional sentencing

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will examine the constitutionality of a law that prevented a judge from allowing an offender to avoid jail by imposing a conditional sentence for certain crimes.