British Columbia

Feds win bid to reargue the facts used in landmark assisted-dying case

By The Canadian Press
October 11, 2017 - 5:28pm

VANCOUVER — Severely ill Canadians who don’t qualify for medical help in dying will suffer even longer while they wait to find out whether the federal government has violated their right to a medically assisted death after a court ruling in B.C. on Wednesday, a civil liberties group says.

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Canada, three Indigenous bands reach MOU on day scholar settlement process

By James Peters
October 11, 2017 - 11:12am

KAMLOOPS — After years of litigation, three Canadian First Nations bands have reached a 'Memorandum of Understanding' (MOU) with the Canadian government as they look to have day scholars recognized and included in the government's Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement.

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