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Douglas Treaties translated into First Nations languages nearly 170 years later

VICTORIA — In the English language, a fish is just a fish, but for the Tsartlip First Nation on Vancouver Island, words can vary when referring to catching, preserving or cooking the animal.

Wall with Canada? White House spokesman, media share a laugh over question

WASHINGTON — White House spokesman Sean Spicer laughed off the idea of building a wall along the northern U.S. border Thursday after a journalist from Montana floated the notion during his daily media briefing.

Christian festival dismisses mayor's request to replace controversial headliner

VANCOUVER — A polarizing American preacher with controversial views on Muslims and the LGBTQ community will headline a Christian festival in Vancouver despite protests from the city's mayor.

Alberta fatality report recommends strict rules for extreme driving events

EDMONTON — A judge says unregulated extreme driving stunts such as the one that led to the death of an Edmonton university student should be banned. The recommendation is in a fatality report into the May 18, 2013, death of Melinda Green.

Friends ask OSC to be 'merciful' with ex-Livent CEO Garth Drabinsky

TORONTO — Several friends of Garth Drabinsky including a retired judge testified Thursday on his behalf, asking Ontario's securities regulator to show leniency to the disgraced theatre impresario for his role in the Livent Entertainment fraud nearly

India rejects extension on pulse imports in blow to Canada's largest market

CALGARY — India has rejected a long-standing exemption on pest treatment for peas and lentils in a blow to Canada's top export market for the crops.
One month into their marriage, conservatives still loving President Trump

One month into their marriage, conservatives still loving President Trump

NATIONAL HARBOR, United States — U.S. President Donald Trump will arrive as the conquering hero in a roomful of conservatives Friday, as he celebrates sky-high approval ratings among the right wing after his first month in office.

Alberta energy regulator releases rules on heavy oil odours

CALGARY — Alberta's energy regulator has set new rules to deal with long-standing complaints about powerful, gassy smells from heavy oil operations in the Peace River region.
Pro football's first black quarterback Bernie Custis dies at age 88

Pro football's first black quarterback Bernie Custis dies at age 88

All Bernie Custis wanted was the chance to be a pro quarterback, but to Damon Allen he will always be a football pioneer.

Excessive computer use has adverse effects on patient care: U of C study

CALGARY — A University of Calgary study suggests that patient care is suffering from an overuse of computers in hospitals and doctor offices. In the latest study, Dr.