British Columbia flood risk elevated, conditions not seen in a decade: River Forecast Center – CityNews

BC Flood Risk Elevated, Conditions Not Seen in a Decade: River Forecast CenterCityNews Flood Warnings Continue in BC as Steady Rain Ends Weekweather network This is how much rain you can expect in Whistler this weekendPique News Magazine Atmospheric River Hits BC, Raising More Flood Concernsglobal news See full coverage on Google News

Ontario families waiting for passports

Service Canada said it has hired 600 new employees and opened more counters at more than 300 passport offices to try to deal with the backlog of people waiting for their passports to be processed. The delays have caused long lines outside passport offices, but have also created frustration and confusion for anyone who has … Read more

Trinity Residential Project Gets Planning Committee Approval

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local news The Ottawa city planning committee voted Thursday to support zoning and official plan amendments for a nine-story mixed-use project at the intersection of Island Park Drive and Richmond Road. Photo by Hobin Architecture article content A nine-story mixed-use residential project at the corner of Richmond Road and Island Park Drive … Read more

Full text of City Council’s apology to Vancouver’s Italian-Canadian community for treatment during World War II

Reproduced below is the full text of Vancouver City Council’s formal June 8 apology, read before the morning meeting, to the city’s Italian-Canadian community for its treatment during World War II, including the arrest, detention and internment of dozens without criminal charges and a requirement for approximately 1,800 other men, classified as “enemy aliens”, to … Read more

Ottawa faces controversy over Bay du Nord oil megaproject in the Netherlands

Global National Despite making climate promises, the federal government approved the Bay du Nord oil project off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador in April. As Ross Lord explains, the decision raises questions about whether the Liberal federal and provincial governments are moving in opposite directions on the environment.

Vancouver Director Kevin Eastwood and Screen Siren Films Receive Merit Award for BC TV Series

Vancouver director/producer Kevin Eastwood and local independent production company Screen Siren Pictures have received an award of merit for a documentary series on the history of British Columbia. The documentary series, titled British Columbia: An Untold Storyit was commissioned by the public broadcaster Knowledge Network and written and directed by Eastwood. The award is from … Read more

Student recounts ‘immediate panic’ after lockdown at Kingston high school leads to youth’s arrest – Kingston News

A 13-year-old boy was arrested after a lockdown was imposed on Frontenac High School (FSS) and subsequent restraint and security measures were put in place at nearby schools. Kingston police officers on scene at Frontenac High School after the school was closed due to “an immediate or perceived threat” to the school, the cause of … Read more