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Country music star George Canyon to run for Tories in Nova Scotia

OTTAWA — One of Nova Scotia's best-known country music stars is walking on to the political stage. George Canyon has announced he's running as a Conservative candidate in the riding of Central Nova in the upcoming federal election.
RCMP originally planned to arrest Meng Wanzhou on plane, defence lawyers say

RCMP originally planned to arrest Meng Wanzhou on plane, defence lawyers say

VANCOUVER — The defence team for a Huawei executive wanted on fraud charges in the United States is alleging Canadian officials initially planned to arrest Meng Wanzhou when her plane landed, but instead questioned her for nearly three hours before a
Liberals unhurt, Tories not helped by scathing SNC-Lavalin report: Poll

Liberals unhurt, Tories not helped by scathing SNC-Lavalin report: Poll

OTTAWA — A new poll suggests a scathing ethics report on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's handling of the SNC-Lavalin affair hasn't so far hurt the Liberals' chances of re-election this fall — and it hasn't helped the Conservatives.

One dead, others injured after fiery crash in southeastern Alberta

CEREAL, Alta. — One person is dead and others have been injured in a fiery crash that forced the closure of Highway 9 about 300 kilometres east of Calgary.
Border official questioned Meng on alleged business in Iran: court documents

Border official questioned Meng on alleged business in Iran: court documents

VANCOUVER — Court documents released ahead of a Huawei executive's extradition trial suggest a Canadian border official questioned Meng Wanzhou about her business before RCMP arrested her.
'We're going to act:' Military investigating reservist for hate group link

'We're going to act:' Military investigating reservist for hate group link

WINNIPEG — The commander of the Canadian Army says the military will take action if an investigation finds that a reserve member in Manitoba participated in a hate group. Master Cpl.
Alberta oil curtailment rules extended to late 2020 as pipeline delays persist

Alberta oil curtailment rules extended to late 2020 as pipeline delays persist

CALGARY — A program that allows the Alberta government to impose production caps on oil companies is being extended by a year as delays in building new market-opening pipelines persist.
Workers escorted away during Border Services probe at Vancouver horse track

Workers escorted away during Border Services probe at Vancouver horse track

VANCOUVER — Several people were removed form a Vancouver horse racing track this week as part of an investigation by the Canada Border Services Agency.
Trudeau says falling news revenues and tech giants will be discussed at G7 summit

Trudeau says falling news revenues and tech giants will be discussed at G7 summit

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the issue of declining news revenues amid domination by tech giants will be discussed at the G7 leaders' summit in France later this week.
Leaders, moderators confirmed for 2019 English, French debates

Leaders, moderators confirmed for 2019 English, French debates

OTTAWA — Five party leaders have confirmed they will participate in two major televised election debates in October, the media group producing the events announced Tuesday.