Saudi Arabia to freeze new trade with Canada, recalls ambassador

Saudi Arabia will suspend new trade and investment with Ottawa after Canada’s foreign ministry urged Riyadh to release arrested civil…

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RCMP commissioner ‘not sure’ handgun ban is the answer to gun violence

A recent spate of shootings is driving a swelling chorus of calls for a handgun ban — but the nation’s top…

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‘Harrowing’ Cache Creek mudslides force dozens out of their homes

Mudslides along Highway 99 have forced 24 people from the Bonaparte Indian Band out of their homes and at least…

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Power surge knocks out Jasper SkyTram, stranding 160

Some 160 people were rescued by helicopter after a power surge shut down the Jasper SkyTram Monday night, stranding them at the…

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‘It’s my f–king province’: Man yells ‘racist’ insults at Muslim family in Toronto ferry terminal

When Hasan Ahmed decided to visit Toronto for the first time with his wife and two children from Saskatoon, the…

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Ex-Flames great Jarome Iginla to announce NHL retirement in Calgary

Former Flames star forward Jarome Iginla will announce his retirement from the NHL on Monday at 12:30 p.m. ET at…

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2 homes gutted by fire in southwest Edmonton

Randy Painchaud is feeling blessed after his family escaped an early morning house fire in southwest Edmonton unscathed. He says his wife, two…

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Jermaine Loewen’s ‘dream come true’ journey from Jamaican orphanage to rural Manitoba to the Dallas Stars

Manitoba’s Jermaine Loewen is the first Jamaican-born player to be drafted to the NHL, but his story was inspiring long…

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Train from Alberta derails in Iowa, leaking crude oil into floodwaters from rain-swollen river

A freight train from Alberta derailed in northwest Iowa on Friday, leaking crude oil into flooded fields flanking the tracks and raising…

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Defence asks jury for acquittal, manslaughter verdicts in Mac’s murders

Through his lawyer, Laylin Delorme admitted he pistol-whipped, robbed and shot Mac’s Convenience store clerk Karanpal Bhangu in December 2015.…

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