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Vancouver park board passes motion to learn Indigenous place names

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Park Board has passed a motion to learn the traditional Indigenous names for the lands it administers, including areas within Stanley Park and the many beaches lining the Fraser River, English Bay and Burrard Inlet.
In the news today, Sept. 18

In the news today, Sept. 18

Five stories in the news for Tuesday, Sept.

Canadian air force short 275 pilots as attrition outpaces recruitment, training

OTTAWA — The Royal Canadian Air Force is contending with a shortage of around 275 pilots and needs more mechanics, sensor operators and other trained personnel as well in the face of increasing demands to conduct and support domestic and internationa
Rare 'fire whirl' caught on video in B.C. shows strange world of wildfires

Rare 'fire whirl' caught on video in B.C. shows strange world of wildfires

A towering funnel of smoke and flames captured on video by a firefighter with the BC Wildfire Service is giving viewers a peek into the surreal world that crews have faced while battling some of the worst wildfires this summer in British Columbia.

Seek compromise with U.S. on cannabis at border, lawyers urge Ottawa

WASHINGTON — Canadians who take part in the legal cannabis industry find themselves facing deep potholes on the road to entering the United States — and immigration lawyers who specialize in border issues say the federal government needs to help them

Ontario seeking stay of council-cutting decision that threw plans into disarray

TORONTO — The Ontario government will be in court today seeking a stay of a court decision that upended the province's plans to cut Toronto city council nearly in half in the middle of an election campaign.

Child in stolen SUV found "safe and unharmed," vehicle recovered: police

FORT MACLEOD, Alta. — Police in Alberta say a six-year-old boy who had been inside an SUV when it was stolen has been found "safe and unharmed," and the vehicle has also been recovered.

Halifax researchers tag great white shark in Atlantic Canada for first time

HALIFAX — For the first time in Atlantic Canadian waters, scientists have successfully tagged a great white shark.

Child in stolen SUV found "safe and unharmed," vehicle recovered: police

FORT MACLEOD, Alta. — Police in Alberta say a six-year-old boy who had been inside an SUV when it was stolen has been found "safe and unharmed," and the vehicle has also been recovered.

Oysters recalled for possible salmonella contamination, CFIA says

OTTAWA — Future Seafoods Inc. is recalling Malpeque Oysters brand oysters due to possible salmonella contamination. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says consumers should not eat the recalled oysters.