VANCOUVER — British Columbia's representative for children and youth is urging the province's attorney general to intervene in the case of a Metis toddler being adopted to non-aboriginal parents in Ontario.
WINNIPEG — Author and broadcaster Wab Kinew says he is scaling back his nationwide speaking schedule now that he is a member of the Manitoba legislature, but still plans to tour occasionally and is to give a speech this weekend that will pay him about $7,000.
MONTREAL — A Montreal journalist whose computer was seized by police after reporting on the alleged abusive behaviour of a judge did nothing wrong and broke no laws, said his managing editor on Thursday.
MOOSE JAW, Sask. — A Chinese businessman wants to build a biblical theme park in southern Saskatchewan with a massive replica of Noah's ark complete with animal reproductions and a digital experience of the life of Jesus.
MONTREAL — Canadian First Nations and U.S. tribal communities are stepping up their fight against Alberta's oilsands industry, vowing to stop the development and distribution of the province's crude across the continent.
HALIFAX — Unlike his Saskatchewan counterpart, Nova Scotia's premier is refusing to publicly mix it up with Ottawa over the potential imposition of either a carbon tax or cap-and-trade system, although it's clear the province is reluctant to adopt either measure.