Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller, alongside chiefs of the First Nations behind the lawsuit, announced Friday that they have reached an agreement in principle to resolve the suit outside of court.
Canadians need to make sure they don't become hardened to news about unmarked graves at residential schools after what's believed to be another discovery of undocumented remains at a Vancouver Island site, an expert and former judge says.
The BC Wildfire Service says flames in the hills on the southeast side of Skaha Lake, east of Okanagan Falls, were reported Sunday and had charred an estimated five square kilometres of the rural area within hours.
The Lower Kootenay Band in British Columbia's southern Interior says a search using ground-penetrating radar has found the remains of 182 people in unmarked graves at a site close to a former residential school.
Police say a sweltering heat wave that has settled over Western Canada for several days is believed to be a contributing factor in dozens of sudden-death calls they have responded to in Metro Vancouver.