Laura Kane

Laura Kane is a journalist for The Canadian Press.

Trump's travel ban having 'profound' impact on research, Canadian academics say

When Aref Bolandnazar flew home to New York after visiting family in Iran, he didn't think to say a tearful goodbye to his wife — after all, she was just supposed to stay an extra week before...

Canadians need to talk about racism and Islamophobia, legal advocacy groups say

A deadly attack on a Quebec City mosque is a "harsh reminder" of the reality of Islamophobia, and citizens and politicians need to talk more openly about racism in Canadian society, legal advocacy...

B.C. finance minister criticizes U.S. protectionism as lumber dispute looms

British Columbia's finance minister says he's worried that United States president-elect Donald Trump's protectionist talk will turn into policy when it comes to softwood lumber. Mike de Jong said...

Canadian teams reimagine carbon dioxide emissions for $20M competition

What if carbon dioxide emissions could be transformed from a liability into an asset? That's the $20-million question behind the NRG COSIA Carbon XPrize, a global competition to create technology...

UBC president 'deeply regrets' cancellation of John Furlong speech

University of British Columbia president Santa Ono has issued an apology for the school's decision to cancel a planned speech by former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong. Ono says in a...

Trudeau sells Trans Mountain decision, talks overdose deaths during B.C. visit

During his first visit to British Columbia since the controversial approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau grappled with two major issues facing the province...

B.C. boy with mysterious broken bones returned to parents after abuse ruled out

While watching their son and daughter play in a home near Vancouver's children's hospital, a couple from northern British Columbia received the news they had been praying for. The Ministry of...

Notley won't weigh in on B.C. election after meeting anti-pipeline NDP leader

For Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, pipeline politics begin and end at home. Her support of Kinder Morgan Canada's $6.8-billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion has put her at odds with British...

Oil and gas project delays hurting Canada's reputation, industry group says

Canada's pipeline gridlock is harming its global reputation as an attractive place to invest in oil and gas projects, says a leading industry group. Tim McMillan, CEO of the Canadian Association of...

Woman who accused author Steven Galloway of sexual assault breaks silence

The former University of British Columbia student who accused Steven Galloway of sexual assault says her complaint against the acclaimed author was not about a "consensual affair." The woman,...
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