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Body of fire chief, believed to have been swept away in floodwater, located in creek

CACHE CREEK, B.C. — The body of a fire chief believed to have been swept away by high flood waters in British Columbia's Interior has been found. RCMP Cpl.

Nova Scotia leaders hitting ridings expected to be competitive in Tuesday's vote

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's three main party leaders are targeting ridings that are expected to be highly competitive as votes are tallied in Tuesday's provincial election.
N.S. party leaders reveal favourites: hamburgers, The Simpsons and fiddle tunes

N.S. party leaders reveal favourites: hamburgers, The Simpsons and fiddle tunes

HALIFAX — Political differences aside, Nova Scotia's major party leaders can find common ground on a few fronts: They all enjoy political non-fiction, locally tailored suits and the province's beaches.
Trudeau visits Italian town still recovering from 2016 earthquake

Trudeau visits Italian town still recovering from 2016 earthquake

AMATRICE, Italy — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, in Rome this week to promote trade and other ties with Italy, first appealed to the heart of the country by visiting Amatrice, a tiny town still struggling to recover from a devastating earthquake.
Liberals waste no time branding Scheer as social conservative extremist

Liberals waste no time branding Scheer as social conservative extremist

OTTAWA — Even before Conservatives began counting the ballots, the ruling Liberals set out to frame the new Opposition leader as a far-right extremist.

Most Airbnb hosts not registered in Quebec, one year after law took effect

The majority of Quebecers who list their properties on Airbnb and other home rental websites are not registering with the province, just over a year since it implemented a law regulating them, new data suggests.

Calls for chicken irradiation in Canada following approval for ground beef

A consumer advocate is pushing Ottawa to promote the irradiation of chicken to kill illness-causing bugs and to do a better job of getting buyers on board.
Back in black: Why the Trudeau deficit gambit won't fly in N.S. election

Back in black: Why the Trudeau deficit gambit won't fly in N.S. election

HALIFAX — Less than two years ago, Nova Scotia voters enthusiastically embraced Justin Trudeau's plan to spur the economy through hefty deficit financing, handing the federal Liberals every riding in the province.
New Conservative leader Andrew Scheer no stranger to making political history

New Conservative leader Andrew Scheer no stranger to making political history

TORONTO — Andrew Scheer is no stranger to making political history. When he first sought federal political office in 2004, he beat out the NDP candidate who at the time was the longest serving MP in the House of Commons.
Yukon families feel hope, anxiety ahead of first MMIW inquiry hearings

Yukon families feel hope, anxiety ahead of first MMIW inquiry hearings

VANCOUVER — Diane Lilley waited nearly two decades for a suspect to be arrested in her sister's murder, only to sit through a trial where she says her beloved sibling Tina Washpan was often referred to as simply "the hooker.