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In West Virginia, police exhume body of suspect in 1975 murder of Montreal teenager

In West Virginia, police exhume body of suspect in 1975 murder of Montreal teenager

MONTREAL — Police in a Montreal suburb confirmed Monday they have identified a suspect in a murder that has gone unsolved since a 16-year-old girl disappeared after setting out to meet friends nearly 50 years ago.
Meta has team working to block news on Facebook, Instagram from Canadian users

Meta has team working to block news on Facebook, Instagram from Canadian users

OTTAWA — Tech giant Meta has learned from the mistakes it made blocking online news from Facebook in Australia, when it accidentally limited access to emergency services pages, a company representative said Monday.
TB screening planned for Nunavut hamlet battling outbreak since 2021

TB screening planned for Nunavut hamlet battling outbreak since 2021

PANGNIRTUNG, Nunavut — The Nunavut government and Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated, a group representing Inuit in the territory, are holding a community-wide screening clinic for tuberculosis in Pangnirtung later this year.
Pilot program for temporary agricultural workers extended after rocky pandemic start

Pilot program for temporary agricultural workers extended after rocky pandemic start

OTTAWA — Canada will expand a pilot project to attract more temporary foreign workers to jobs in Canada's agricultural industry for another two years after the pandemic meant it got off to a slow start, the immigration minister announced Monday.
Family, friends gather at private funeral for Gordon Lightfoot in his hometown

Family, friends gather at private funeral for Gordon Lightfoot in his hometown

ORILLIA, Ont. — Close friends and family of Gordon Lightfoot came together for a small, private funeral on Monday held at the Orillia, Ont. church where he was once a choir boy. A group of roughly 50 people assembled inside St.
RCMP issue alert for rural residents in central Alberta : In The News for May 8

RCMP issue alert for rural residents in central Alberta : In The News for May 8

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of May 8 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Canada's electronic waste more than tripled in 20 years, study indicates

Canada's electronic waste more than tripled in 20 years, study indicates

Canada's electronic waste more than tripled in the last two decades and is expected to keep increasing, a new study indicates, with researchers urging better e-waste management to reduce environmental harm and bring economic rewards.
Alberta officials say cooler weather and showers help in battle against wildfires

Alberta officials say cooler weather and showers help in battle against wildfires

EDMONTON — Cooler temperatures and a bit of rain were delivering some relief for firefighters as they continued to battle wildfires threatening communities in central northern Alberta, but provincial officials warned the reprieve was only in some are
Former Liberal cabinet minister Marc Lalonde has died at age 93

Former Liberal cabinet minister Marc Lalonde has died at age 93

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has confirmed that former federal Liberal minister Marc Lalonde has died at age 93. Lalonde was the principal secretary to former prime minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau from 1968 to 1972.
Out-of-control wildfires in northeastern B.C. expected to worsen due to strong winds

Out-of-control wildfires in northeastern B.C. expected to worsen due to strong winds

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C.
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