Why the 1990 Oka Crisis is being evoked amid the Wet’suwet’en pipeline dispute

Protests across the country in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs have led to politicians and advocates evoking the Oka Crisis of 1990. The crisis, also known as the Mohawk Resistance, involved a nearly three-month standoff between Mohawk protesters, Quebec police…

Family, friends can now officiate your wedding in Alberta

The Alberta government has made changes it says will make it easier for a family member or friend to officiate a wedding in the province. A pilot project is underway in Alberta that removes some of the barriers for people…