Accused pedophile awaiting extradition faced trial in 1994 in Sioux Lookout

When Jack Wicksey worked as a house counsellor at a Sioux Lookout, Ont., boarding home for First Nations students he…

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Secondary suites now legal in more types of housing in Edmonton

Edmonton city council is paving the way for more homeowners to rent out secondary suites. Council agreed to update a…

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4 youths charged in west Edmonton paving-stone vandalism spree

Four youths have been arrested in connection to a vandalism spree in which paving stones were used to smash windows…

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Teepee back up at Sask. Legislature 3 days after camp members arrested by police

A teepee was re-erected in front of the Saskatchewan Legislature after people were made to take it down by park…

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Dozens of ‘optimistic’ volunteers resume search for 3 missing boaters near Tofino

Dozens of volunteers have resumed the search for three missing people off the coast of Vancouver Island. The boaters disappeared when a small boat…

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From EpiPens to antibiotics, report finds Canada’s drug shortages could be getting worse

A new report probing Canada’s struggle to keep pharmacy shelves stocked has turned up a number of possible causes, and…

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Former hostage Joshua Boyle to be released on bail

Former hostage Joshua Boyle is being released on bail ahead of his trial in Ottawa on charges of assault, sexual assault and more,…

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Alberta teachers’ union wants 2,000 new teachers by fall; Eggen calls smaller class sizes ‘essential’

The union representing teachers in Alberta is calling on the province to hire 2,000 more teachers by the fall as…

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Vancouver votes to ban plastic straws, foam cups and containers by June 2019

Vancouver has voted to ban the distribution of plastic straws as well as foam take-out containers and cups as part…

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