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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2nd federal probe opened into immigrants to P.E.I. alleged to have used fake addresses

A second federal probe is underway in Prince Edward Island alleging hundreds of people gained permanent residency in Canada by…

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Heat health risk prompts change to Environment Canada warning system

In a country where Vancouverites get heat warnings at 29 C, but some in Ontario don’t get the same alert until it…

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Suncor cuts oilsands production guidance to reflect Syncrude outage

Suncor Energy Inc. is chopping its 2018 production guidance to account for a lengthy outage at the Syncrude oilsands mine…

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United Conservatives mark first year as official opposition party

It’s been one year since Alberta’s Wild Rose and Progressive Conservative parties officially came together to form the United Conservative…

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Doug Ford’s new Ontario government poised to be sworn in

Doug Ford will be sworn in as Ontario’s 26th premier on Friday morning and he will unveil the cabinet that…

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‘It’s not getting worse’: Floodwaters begin to recede in Slave Lake area

Floodwaters have begun to recede in the Slave Lake area after a powerful storm washed out roads, uprooted trees and…

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Exhaustion, concern and relief on board first Hercules airlift for Manitoba fire evacuees

Passengers on board the first military Hercules aircraft carrying residents from a fire-threatened Manitoba community were exhausted but relieved to…

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Senators bow to will of elected government on transport modernization bill

The Senate has bowed to the will of the Trudeau government on an omnibus transportation modernization bill. Senators voted 41-31…

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Ottawa’s Trans Mountain insurance raises hopes in the oilpatch, but plenty of challenges remain

In the corridors of Alberta’s legislature and around the oilpatch, federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s commitment to backstop construction of the Trans Mountain…

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