4.6-magnitude earthquake shakes near Vancouver Island

The earthquake was centred approximately 210 kilometres west of Port Hardy, B.C., near the northern tip of Vancouver Island on Tuesday. (Earthquakes Canada) The earthquake was centred approximately 210 kilometres west of Port Hardy, B.C., near the northern tip of Vancouver Island on Tuesday. (Earthquakes Canada)

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Liberals withdraw controversial amendment to guns bill

The federal Liberals are withdrawing an amendment to their guns bill that introduced a controversial new definition of an assault-style weapon. The amendment would have defined what kind of firearms should be banned in Canada and added dozens of new semi-automatic rifles and shotguns to the list.