The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press posted 27 stories to Tofino-Ucluelet Westerly News.
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Investigation says toxin killed the Vancouver aquarium’s beluga whales

Qila and Aurora died just nine days apart in November 2016

  • Apr 20th, 2017 12:55pm

Britain’s prime minister to seek early election on June 8

Prime Minister Theresa May called for an early general election to secure a stronger Brexit mandate

  • Apr 18th, 2017 8:20am

Canadian teens’ thoughts on pot unchanged after legalization news

Government officials announced Thursday that cannabis would be made legal for recreational use

  • Apr 16th, 2017 10:45am

Five Things to consider about the Liberal government’s plan to legalize pot

How policy will play into border crossing, costs, packaging, age and more.

  • Apr 13th, 2017 9:30pm

Liberals introduce long-awaited bills to legalize marijuana by July 2018

If passed, the proposed Cannabis Act would allow adults to buy marijuana legally

  • Apr 13th, 2017 10:45am

Polar bear, monarch butterfly among 517 species on Canada’s latest at-risk list

The list is part of a new report released Thursday at an international biodiversity conference.

  • Apr 13th, 2017 9:30am

B.C. eagerly anticipating federal pot law; NDP, Greens prepare policy

B.C. looks to score big from legal marijuana

  • Apr 13th, 2017 8:15am

CANADA 150: Tracing the roots of Canada’s love for hockey

Paul Henderson reminisces about the greatest goal scored in Canada’s greatest game

  • Apr 11th, 2017 8:30am

VIDEO: Justin Trudeau honours fallen soldiers at Vimy Ridge

Vimy Ridge: ‘This was Canada at its best’

  • Apr 9th, 2017 4:30pm

On centennial, Canadians to stop and mark bloody legacy of Battle of Vimy Ridge

On Sunday, millions of Canadians will stop to remember those lost during the Battle of Vimy Ridge.

  • Apr 8th, 2017 12:00pm

Motorists urged to use road sense and not cause ‘bear jams’ on B.C. roadways

Conservation officers are warning drivers of dopey, hungry bears emerging from hibernation

  • Apr 8th, 2017 9:30am

Police announce arrest following alleged breach of B.C.’s PharmaNet system

One suspect has been arrested following the breach earlier this year

  • Apr 4th, 2017 9:00am

Dutch court clears Aydin Coban’s extradition to B.C.

The man accused of cyberbullying Amanda Todd pending ministerial approval

  • Apr 4th, 2017 7:55am

NHL not going to 2018 Olympics in South Korea

The league says no meaningful dialogue had materialized in talks

  • Apr 3rd, 2017 1:20pm

UPDATED: Blast on Russian subway kills 10

An explosion on a St. Petersburg subway has killed at least 10 and injured 50

  • Apr 3rd, 2017 9:15am

Juno Awards set to pay tribute to Leonard Cohen

Feist will play a classic song to honour the famous singer

  • Apr 2nd, 2017 4:45pm

Fire chiefs across Canada say most Canadians unprotected against silent killer

Most homeowners in Canada aren’t required to install life-saving detectors along with smoke alarms

  • Apr 2nd, 2017 9:25am

Bright lights, light-fingered aliens: all part of annual report on UFO sightings

Six people in B.C. reported sightings of unidentified flying objects.

  • Mar 31st, 2017 10:30am

UBC students creating overdose detector

The wearable detector aims to help combat B.C.’s opioid death crisis

  • Mar 29th, 2017 5:46pm

The coming disruption: How robots might upend different professions

The study argues that tasks, not entire professions, will be affected

  • Mar 29th, 2017 1:45pm