Canada’s top court has agreed to hear an appeal from a former B.C. teachers union boss being sued for saying an outspoken school trustee “tiptoed … into hate speech” with public criticisms of provincial plans to teach children about gender identity.
The B.C. and federal governments implemented the AgriRecovery financial aid program in August for ranchers and farmer. But they have to pay upfront before submitting their applications for assistance. The National Farmers Union of Canada says the two governments should work to help those farmers who cannot afford it.
B.C. health officials reported 895 people hospital with COVID-19 on Wednesday, including 115 in intensive care, as the province recorded 13 more deaths from the disease and 2,387 new cases.
Langley RCMP responded to calls about a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in a Langley City parkade on Jan. 18, 2021.