Via Rail cancels service between Sudbury, White River as CP Rail strike looms

Via Rail Canada has cancelled some service in northern Ontario because of a strike notice given to Canadian Pacific Railway…

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Prize pumpkin pinched from Edmonton backyard

As pumpkins go, this was a beauty — two feet in diameter and already over 30 pounds. It was growing…

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German tourist shot near Calgary shows signs of severe, life-changing injuries

A German tourist who was shot in the head near Calgary is showing signs of severe and life-changing injuries, according…

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‘The guy wouldn’t hurt a fly’: Musician killed in Fredericton shooting remembered as affable, loving dad

A local bass player has been identified as one of four people shot and killed by a gunman on Fredericton’s…

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Woman convicted in son’s strep death granted day parole after 8 months

A Calgary woman whose son died after she failed to take him to the doctor for a strep infection has…

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Fort McMurray wants public inquiry into removal of Indigenous settlement

The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo will ask the provincial government to launch a public inquiry into the forced evictions decades…

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Former SNC-Lavalin executive charged in illegal political donations scheme

A former vice-president of SNC-Lavalin has been charged with soliciting illegal campaign donations from employees of the engineering firm and reimbursing…

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Parliament passes plain tobacco packaging law, regulates vaping

The Liberal government has passed a sweeping overhaul of the country’s tobacco laws — legislation that will formally legalize (and…

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Cannabis queries? Edmonton conference has answers

Upcoming cannabis legalization has left Edmontonians with many questions about how it will affect them. Panellists at a cannabis convention…

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Man, 42, charged with 2nd-degree murder in St. Paul motel death

RCMP have charged a 42-year-old man with second-degree murder in the beating death of a man in a St. Paul…

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