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Man stabbed to death in White Rock, B.C., days after similar knife attack in area

Man stabbed to death in White Rock, B.C., days after similar knife attack in area

WHITE ROCK, B.C. — Police in White Rock, B.C., say two stabbings in the city within a few days and with apparent similarities are "alarming." RCMP Staff Sgt.
Don't leave us out of UN plastic treaty talks, says Aamjiwnaang First Nation

Don't leave us out of UN plastic treaty talks, says Aamjiwnaang First Nation

OTTAWA — A First Nation in southern Ontario has a simple message for the delegates who are gathered in Ottawa this week to negotiate a treaty to curb plastic waste around the world: don't leave us out.
Quebec liquor store employees walk off the job as two-day strike begins

Quebec liquor store employees walk off the job as two-day strike begins

MONTREAL — Some 5,000 Quebec liquor corporation workers walked off the job on Wednesday for a planned two-day strike amid contract negotiations with their employer.
Green deputy leader sentenced to jail for Fairy Creek old growth protests

Green deputy leader sentenced to jail for Fairy Creek old growth protests

OTTAWA — The Green Party is decrying a 60-day sentence handed to its deputy leader today for her role in old growth logging protests on Vancouver Island.
Liberals pounce on Poilievre's visit to carbon tax protest, support from Alex Jones

Liberals pounce on Poilievre's visit to carbon tax protest, support from Alex Jones

OTTAWA — As the Liberals try to reverse their political fortunes with the latest federal budget, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ratcheted up attacks against his Conservative opponent on Wednesday, tying him to a far-right American figure.
Police who found loaded gun in 'man purse' did not profile suspect: Quebec judge

Police who found loaded gun in 'man purse' did not profile suspect: Quebec judge

MONTREAL — Two Montreal police officers were justified in stopping and searching a man after they became suspicious of his "man purse" and his behaviour, a Quebec court judge has found.
Fire bans announced in B.C. and Alberta as more than 170 wildfires burn

Fire bans announced in B.C. and Alberta as more than 170 wildfires burn

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Fire bans are being imposed across much of British Columbia and Alberta, as the wildfire season gets off to an early start with more than 170 burning in both provinces.
Giant prehistoric salmon had tusk-like spikes used for defence, building nests: study

Giant prehistoric salmon had tusk-like spikes used for defence, building nests: study

A new paper says a giant salmon that lived five million years ago in the coastal waters of the Pacific Northwest used tusk-like spikes as defense mechanisms and for building nests to spawn. The initial fossil discoveries of the 2.
Canadian health-care professionals urged to share climate disaster mitigation info

Canadian health-care professionals urged to share climate disaster mitigation info

HALIFAX — After last summer's heat waves, deadly floods and record-breaking wildfires, some scientists are urging Canadian health professionals to help their patients better prepare for climate change-related extreme weather and natural disasters.
Border agency eyes smartphone facial recognition system amid privacy concerns

Border agency eyes smartphone facial recognition system amid privacy concerns

OTTAWA — Travellers would be able to use facial recognition technology to identify themselves through their smartphones when crossing the border under a planned federal project.
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