Coronavirus outbreak: A look at how Canada’s provinces are handling COVID-19 as new cases reported nationwide

New cases of the COVID-19 disease continued to be reported across Canada on Saturday, with Prince Edward Island confirming its first case, New Brunswick its second and Ontario and Quebec reporting 22 and seven new cases respectively. Morganne Campbell takes…

Supreme Court of Canada dismisses B.C. appeal of Trans Mountain pipeline case

January 16 2020 5:41pm The Supreme Court of Canada on Thursday dismissed an appeal by British Columbia of a B.C. Court of Appeal ruling that the province couldn’t impose any restrictions on the contents of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.…

Man who killed Abbotsford police officer to be criminally sentenced for murder

The Alberta man found guilty of first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of an Abbotsford police officer will be criminally sentenced next month. Oscar Arfmann was found guilty of killing Const. John Davidson in October, 2019, but the conviction was…

Morneau says they will consider calls by provinces to change health transfers

Finance Minister Bill Morneau said Tuesday that several provinces had expressed interest in changing the health transfers agreement reached in 2017, which he says was to be a 10-year deal, and said they would consider the requests before deciding on…

Morneau, other ministers not looking yet at ad hoc payments for agriculture industry

Finance Minister Bill Morneau and his counterparts from Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba said on Tuesday they are not yet looking at ad hoc payments to help the agriculture industry, despite a difficult harvest this year. However, Saskatchewan’s minister did say…

Retired RCMP Mountie says clues about motive of B.C. suspects could still emerge

Investigators should be able to provide some answers about three homicides in northern British Columbia even though two suspects in the case are believed to be dead, says a former RCMP assistant commissioner. The manhunt for Kam McLeod, 19, and…

OPP probing tips from across the province on possible location of B.C. murder suspects

Ontario Provincial Police are investigating numerous tips about the possible whereabouts of two B-C teens wanted for murder. The O-P-P have assigned a team to look into a spike in tips and are working with the R-C-M-P as they probe…

Alberta court stays B.C.’s ‘turn off the taps’ law challenge, says case belongs in Federal Court

The Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench has stayed a lawsuit by the B.C. government seeking to challenge Alberta’s so-called “turn off the taps” legislation. The Alberta bill, which would allow the province to cut oil and gas shipments to B.C.,…