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UVic threatens disciplinary action if athletes speak about coach investigation

UVic threatens disciplinary action if athletes speak about coach investigation

VANCOUVER — Three rowers who accused coach Barney Williams of harassment and verbal abuse say the University of Victoria has threatened them with disciplinary action if they speak about the results of the investigation.

Dozens of cases of abuse by Catholic priests in Vancouver Archdiocese: report

VANCOUVER — A file review of sexual abuse by Catholic clergy within the Archdiocese of Vancouver has uncovered 36 cases, most of them involving minors.
Alberta premier dismisses concerns over firing of election commissioner

Alberta premier dismisses concerns over firing of election commissioner

CALGARY — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is dismissing concerns over a new law that fired the man who was investigating wrongdoing within the United Conservative Party.
Evacuated Winnipeg hotel had no carbon monoxide detectors: report

Evacuated Winnipeg hotel had no carbon monoxide detectors: report

WINNIPEG — A hotel that was evacuated last summer due to a carbon monoxide leak had no carbon monoxide detectors, contrary to the provincial fire code, says Manitoba's Office of the Fire Commissioner.
China's 'different view of the world' major focus of Halifax security forum

China's 'different view of the world' major focus of Halifax security forum

HALIFAX — Canada's defence minister says he doesn't see China as an adversary, as a security conference in Halifax this weekend prepares to focus heavily on the Asian superpower.
China's new envoy says Canadians should speak out against Hong Kong protests

China's new envoy says Canadians should speak out against Hong Kong protests

OTTAWA — Beijing has a new representative in Canada but his stern message to Ottawa remains the same as his predecessor's: release Huawei Technologies executive Meng Wanzhou, arrested in Vancouver nearly a year ago at the request of the United States
'He listened:' Alberta's energy minister meets with federal counterpart in Calgary

'He listened:' Alberta's energy minister meets with federal counterpart in Calgary

CALGARY — Alberta's energy minister says she had a productive meeting with Canada's newly appointed natural resources minister, but adds she hopes to see action in the near future.
Statcan details wait times for social housing, perceptions on housing overall

Statcan details wait times for social housing, perceptions on housing overall

OTTAWA — There is someone waiting on a list for affordable housing in more than 283,000 households across the country, Statistics Canada says in a new batch of data that also sheds light on what Canadians think about the cost of housing overall.
Quebec 'part of solution' finance minister says in bid to ease tension with West

Quebec 'part of solution' finance minister says in bid to ease tension with West

MONTREAL — Quebec's finance minister is trying to ease tensions between his province and Western Canada.
Ford stresses national unity, calls for calm after meeting Trudeau

Ford stresses national unity, calls for calm after meeting Trudeau

OTTAWA — Ontario Premier Doug Ford is trying to play the part of Canada's peacemaker, asking his counterparts in Ottawa and in other provinces to turn down the heated rhetoric and find a way to get along.