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U.S. firm fined $2.9M for fuel spill that soiled B.C. First Nation territory

U.S. firm fined $2.9M for fuel spill that soiled B.C. First Nation territory

BELLA BELLA, B.C. — The company responsible for a fuel spill that contaminated the fishing territory of a First Nation on British Columbia's central coast has been fined $2.

Health officials warn syphilis rates in Alberta highest since 1948

EDMONTON — Syphilis rates not seen in Alberta since 1948 have prompted the province's chief medical officer to declare an outbreak of the disease and encourage people to get tested for it.
Fentanyl overdose victim's mom wants Regina police to carry more naloxone kits

Fentanyl overdose victim's mom wants Regina police to carry more naloxone kits

REGINA — A mother whose son died of a fentanyl overdose wants the Regina Police Service to equip all front-line officers with the life-saving antidote naloxone. Jenny Churchill's 30-year-old son, Jordan, was pronounced dead in hospital on Jan.

Anglican Church to review governance structure after same-sex marriage change fails

One of Canada's largest Christian denominations will spend the next three years considering whether to change its governance structure amid outrage that just two bishops' votes stood in the way of having same-sex marriage recognized by the Church's l
Cuts to Legal Aid Ontario will cause hearing delays: Immigration and Refugee Board

Cuts to Legal Aid Ontario will cause hearing delays: Immigration and Refugee Board

OTTAWA — Cuts to legal-aid funding imposed by the Doug Ford government in Ontario will lead to delays and other disruptions of refugee hearings, says the tribunal that adjudicates asylum claims in Canada.
Former gun panel chair Jack Major says committee was 'an afterthought' for feds

Former gun panel chair Jack Major says committee was 'an afterthought' for feds

OTTAWA — A former chairman of the federal advisory panel on firearms says he found the committee to be a well-meaning but ultimately pointless exercise because members were not allowed to conduct independent research.
Three dead, four missing after float plane crashes in Labrador lake

Three dead, four missing after float plane crashes in Labrador lake

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Four occupants of a downed float plane remained missing Tuesday after the aircraft crashed into a Labrador lake, killing three others on board.

'A blackout day:' Witness tells Calgary court he can't say who shot tourist

CALGARY — A witness to the shooting of a German tourist driving down an Alberta highway said he remembers hearing a loud clap, but couldn't say who pulled the trigger.
$1.5 billion in frigate-repair contracts split among yards in three provinces

$1.5 billion in frigate-repair contracts split among yards in three provinces

OTTAWA — Warship repair contracts worth $1 billion will be split evenly between two shipyards, with a third deal on the way, the federal government announced Tuesday.
Singh sees Quebec as 'fertile ground' for NDP as he hits province for tour

Singh sees Quebec as 'fertile ground' for NDP as he hits province for tour

OTTAWA — The province of Quebec offers the federal New Democrats fertile ground, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh said Tuesday, despite private hand-wringing about his party's state ahead of the upcoming election campaign.