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Top Canadian general calls out Russia and China for 'antagonistic actions'

Top Canadian general calls out Russia and China for 'antagonistic actions'

OTTAWA — The head of the Canadian military called out Russia and China on Wednesday for their "antagonistic actions" even as he revealed that work has begun on identifying the scope and price of upgrading North America's defences, including the North
Shed handshakes for smiles and foot taps to avoid COVID-19 risk: doctor

Shed handshakes for smiles and foot taps to avoid COVID-19 risk: doctor

VANCOUVER — "Wash your hands" has been the usual advice during flu season but "hands off" may well be the new mantra to reduce the risk of spreading the novel coronavirus as social norms like shaking hands are shunned for nods, smiles and tapping of

International Women's Day march hopes to double turnout

The people of Osoyoos will show their support for women next Friday in a march up Main Street to celebrate International Women’s Day.
Via Rail calling back employees as service resumes to normal schedule

Via Rail calling back employees as service resumes to normal schedule

MONTREAL — Via Rail Canada says most of the 1,000 employees affected by the suspension of service last month due to blockades will be called back to work as most normal service resumes on Saturday.
The politics of a potential pandemic: opposition MPs slam government secrecy

The politics of a potential pandemic: opposition MPs slam government secrecy

OTTAWA — Opposition critics say they have been left in the dark about the federal government's preparations for a potential outbreak of the novel coronavirus in Canada.
Canadian troops on alert as novel coronavirus outbreak spreads to Iraq

Canadian troops on alert as novel coronavirus outbreak spreads to Iraq

OTTAWA — Canadian troops in Iraq are on high alert as the novel coronavirus spreads inside the country. Chief of the defence staff Gen.

Syilx Okanagan Nation issue letter of support for Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs

The Syilx/Okanagan Nation and the Okanagan Indian Band released joint statements today addressed directly to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau showing solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs. Grand Chief Dr.

Osoyoos restaurant nominated for BC Tourism award

Local Indigenous restaurant The Bear, The Fish, The Root and The Berry is up for a BC Tourism Industry Conference’s Remarkable Experience Award at this week’s BC Tourism Conference.
Feds mull financial help to ease COVID-19 burden, but no details yet: Freeland

Feds mull financial help to ease COVID-19 burden, but no details yet: Freeland

OTTAWA — The government is mulling potential financial help to ease the burden of the novel coronavirus on businesses and individuals after its first cabinet committee meeting on the subject, Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland said Wednesday.

Public servant who led federal Liberals' promise-tracking effort leaves for academe

OTTAWA — A senior public servant tasked with ensuring the Liberal government remained on track to deliver on its promises is on his way out.