The Canadian Press

The Supreme Court of Canada is seen in Ottawa, on Thursday, June 17, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Supreme Court affirms drug, firearm convictions despite police officer’s mistake

In a 6-1 decision, the court upheld the arrest even though it violated the man’s charter rights

The Supreme Court of Canada is seen in Ottawa, on Thursday, June 17, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Lieutenant Kevin Moffat speaks with media before 80 soldiers from across 3rd Canadian Division deploy to Poland in order to join the lead elements already in that country as part of the Government of Canada’s response to the war in Ukraine, in Edmonton, Friday April 15, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

‘This is what we trained for:’ Soldiers depart to help humanitarian crisis in Europe

The soldiers will offer humanitarian assistance at reception centres throughout Poland

Lieutenant Kevin Moffat speaks with media before 80 soldiers from across 3rd Canadian Division deploy to Poland in order to join the lead elements already in that country as part of the Government of Canada’s response to the war in Ukraine, in Edmonton, Friday April 15, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh calls on the government to prioritize humanitarian aid and safe haven for Ukrainians seeking refuge in Canada, during a press conference at the United Association Local 46 training facility in Toronto, on Thursday, February 24, 2022. NDP leader Jagmeet Singh is demanding that Narendra Modi’s government stop stoking anti-Muslim sentiment in India. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh demands Indian PM Modi stop stoking anti-Muslim hate

Singh, who is Sikh, says human rights must be protected and Canada must play a strong role

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh calls on the government to prioritize humanitarian aid and safe haven for Ukrainians seeking refuge in Canada, during a press conference at the United Association Local 46 training facility in Toronto, on Thursday, February 24, 2022. NDP leader Jagmeet Singh is demanding that Narendra Modi’s government stop stoking anti-Muslim sentiment in India. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin
Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland makes notes before speaking to the media after visiting a research and development facility in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, April 14, 2022. Small business owners have made a plea to the federal finance minister to help pay off their pandemic-related debts as the country muddles through a sixth wave of COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Pleas from small businesses for debt help pepper Freeland’s post-budget tour

CFIB members have, on average, taken on $160,000 in pandemic-related debt

Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland makes notes before speaking to the media after visiting a research and development facility in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, April 14, 2022. Small business owners have made a plea to the federal finance minister to help pay off their pandemic-related debts as the country muddles through a sixth wave of COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
United States’ Martin Iosefo (12) vies for the ball against Canada’s Andrew Coe, right, and Josiah Morra, back, during HSBC Canada Sevens rugby action, in Vancouver, on September 18, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Young Canadian rugby team looks to find consistency at Canada Sevens tournament

“It’s been a rebuilding year,” said team captain Jake Theil

United States’ Martin Iosefo (12) vies for the ball against Canada’s Andrew Coe, right, and Josiah Morra, back, during HSBC Canada Sevens rugby action, in Vancouver, on September 18, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Paulus Velt, far right, whose home was washed away and farm destroyed during the November floods, speaks with Assembly of First Nations National Chief RoseAnne Archibald as he shows her and Shackan Indian Band Chief Arnie Lampreau (Swakum), second left, where his home once stood on his property on the Nicola River, west of Merritt, B.C., on Thursday, March 24, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C. flood survivor warns others to check insurance amid rising climate disasters

About 800,000 properties in high-risk zones across Canada remain ineligible for coverage

Paulus Velt, far right, whose home was washed away and farm destroyed during the November floods, speaks with Assembly of First Nations National Chief RoseAnne Archibald as he shows her and Shackan Indian Band Chief Arnie Lampreau (Swakum), second left, where his home once stood on his property on the Nicola River, west of Merritt, B.C., on Thursday, March 24, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Vancouver Canucks’ Bo Horvat, back, Quinn Hughes and J.T. Miller talk before a faceoff against the Arizona Coyotes during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Thursday, April 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Vancouver Canucks trounce Arizona Coyotes 7-1, extend win streak to 5 games

J.T. Miller dishes out 5 assists as victors chase playoff spot

Vancouver Canucks’ Bo Horvat, back, Quinn Hughes and J.T. Miller talk before a faceoff against the Arizona Coyotes during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Thursday, April 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A group of Canada geese stand on railway tracks as a plant operates in the background at Hamilton Harbour in Hamilton, Ont. Tuesday December 10, 2002. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Kevin Frayer

Biggest emitters paying smallest price on pollution, critics say

Big companies with higher emissions pay the carbon price only on what they emit above a set limit

A group of Canada geese stand on railway tracks as a plant operates in the background at Hamilton Harbour in Hamilton, Ont. Tuesday December 10, 2002. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Kevin Frayer
Memebrs of Canada’s 4 X100-metre relay team celebrate their bronze medal win during the Tokyo Olympics in Tokyo, Japan on Friday, Aug.6, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Canada to receive 4×100 men’s relay silver medals from Tokyo Olympics

Move coming after court ruled against British sprinter tested for prohibited substance

Memebrs of Canada’s 4 X100-metre relay team celebrate their bronze medal win during the Tokyo Olympics in Tokyo, Japan on Friday, Aug.6, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau discusses the budget with Bruno Johnson, right of Trudeau, his wife Catherine Pilote, left, Alexe Vigneault-Pinard, far right, and Simon Vervaet, right, on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, in Laval, Que. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Trudeau says budget measures will help Canadians weather Bank of Canada rate hike

PM: ‘We put forward a plan to address the housing crisis that too many families are living through’

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau discusses the budget with Bruno Johnson, right of Trudeau, his wife Catherine Pilote, left, Alexe Vigneault-Pinard, far right, and Simon Vervaet, right, on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, in Laval, Que. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Nearly 8,500 homes were declared vacant or underused in Vancouver after the submission deadline passed for the debut of the city’s empty homes tax. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Vancouver mayor aims to increase empty homes tax to fund affordable housing

Decision to triple the empty homes tax rate in 2020 has brought in about $32 million

Nearly 8,500 homes were declared vacant or underused in Vancouver after the submission deadline passed for the debut of the city’s empty homes tax. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Water is sprayed on the artificial turf before Switzerland and Ecuador play a FIFA Women’s World Cup soccer match at B.C. Place stadium in Vancouver, B.C., on Friday June 12, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Vancouver replaces Montreal as proposed FIFA 2026 World Cup location

FIFA has targeted mid-May for announcing site selections

Water is sprayed on the artificial turf before Switzerland and Ecuador play a FIFA Women’s World Cup soccer match at B.C. Place stadium in Vancouver, B.C., on Friday June 12, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Trucks haul loads of rock on a section of Highway 8 along the Nicola River that had to be rebuilt after it was washed away during November flooding on the Shackan Indian Band, northwest of Merritt, B.C., on Thursday, March 24, 2022. Major wildfires, droughts and mudslides last year dramatically altered the landscape, raising questions about the river’s ability to handle the spring thaw. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C. communities struck by wildfires and floods brace for spring thaw

Wildfires, droughts and mudslides raise questions about Nicola River’s ability to handle spring thaw

Trucks haul loads of rock on a section of Highway 8 along the Nicola River that had to be rebuilt after it was washed away during November flooding on the Shackan Indian Band, northwest of Merritt, B.C., on Thursday, March 24, 2022. Major wildfires, droughts and mudslides last year dramatically altered the landscape, raising questions about the river’s ability to handle the spring thaw. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Various items are laid out for sale on the sidewalk on Hastings Street in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Canada Post deliveries paused in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside over safety concerns

Affected customers can pick up mail from a Canada Post facility about two kilometres away

Various items are laid out for sale on the sidewalk on Hastings Street in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister of Defence Anita Anand speak with Canadian troops deployed on Operation Reassurance as he visits the Adazi Military base in Adazi, Latvia, Tuesday, March 8, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Canadian troops heading to Poland to help Ukrainian refugees

Up to 150 troops will soon deploy from Canadian Forces Base Trenton

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister of Defence Anita Anand speak with Canadian troops deployed on Operation Reassurance as he visits the Adazi Military base in Adazi, Latvia, Tuesday, March 8, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Alberta Justice Minister Jonathan Denis comments on an auditor general’s report in Edmonton on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Ex-Alberta justice minister found in contempt of court for defamation-threat letter

Judge ruled letter was an attempt to intimidate Dr. Anny Sauvageau while she was on witness stand

Alberta Justice Minister Jonathan Denis comments on an auditor general’s report in Edmonton on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Cargo containers are seen stacked at port, in Vancouver, on Thursday, February 10, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Ottawa pledges cash for supply chain problems, but plenty of gaps persist

Backed-up supply chains can lead to price hikes, product shortages and delays

Cargo containers are seen stacked at port, in Vancouver, on Thursday, February 10, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
BC General Employees’ Union president Stephanie Smith at a rotating strike in Sidney/North Saanich. She says the union is at an impasse as of April 7 over wage negotiations with the B.C. Public Service Agency. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

B.C. government worker union says contract talks with province at impasse over wages

Agreement for more than 33,000 union members expired on March 31

BC General Employees’ Union president Stephanie Smith at a rotating strike in Sidney/North Saanich. She says the union is at an impasse as of April 7 over wage negotiations with the B.C. Public Service Agency. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
A property affected by November flooding of the Nicola River is seen along Highway 8 on the Shackan Indian Band, northwest of Merritt, B.C., on Thursday, March 24, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

After the flood: First Nations along B.C.’s Highway 8 work on recovery

People grapple with tough questions about how best to rebuild after twin climate change disasters

A property affected by November flooding of the Nicola River is seen along Highway 8 on the Shackan Indian Band, northwest of Merritt, B.C., on Thursday, March 24, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The Bank of Canada building is seen in Ottawa, Wednesday, April 15, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Bank of Canada raises key interest rate by 0.5%, biggest hike in 20 years

Jump implemented in attempt to battle rising inflation

The Bank of Canada building is seen in Ottawa, Wednesday, April 15, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld