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Five stories in the news for today, Oct. 4

Five stories in the news for today, Oct. 4

Five stories in the news for Wednesday, Oct. 4 ——— EDMONTON ATTACK SUSPECT ORDERED TO LEAVE U.S.

Passengers, crew unhurt after plane hits deer in northern Alberta

CONKLIN, Alta. — Mounties say no one was hurt when a plane hit two deer while landing on the runway at a small airstrip in northern Alberta.
Canadians affected by Las Vegas massacre

Canadians affected by Las Vegas massacre

A number of Canadians are among those killed and injured in a mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas. Here's what we know about them, according to relatives, friends and their Facebook posts.

Calgary man acquitted in controversial case now facing new charges

CALGARY — A Calgary man who was acquitted of sexual assault by a controversial judge is now facing seven new charges. Alexander Wagar has been charged with assaulting and choking a man, and breaking into a shop.

Quebec Liberals try to understand why voters punished them so badly in byelection

QUEBEC — Liberal members of the legislature were nervous and anxious Tuesday, one day after a humiliating byelection defeat in a Quebec City-area riding considered safe for the party.

Halifax cafe goes 'screen free,' sparks backlash on social media

HALIFAX — A popular Halifax cafe and bar found itself in a firestorm of caffeine-fuelled controversy Tuesday after declaring itself "screen free" after 5 p.m.

A step towards reconciliation: Halifax launches committee to rethink Cornwallis

HALIFAX — In a move billed by one councillor as a historic step toward reconciliation with the Indigenous community, Halifax council has launched a special advisory committee on the commemoration of its controversial founder, Edward Cornwallis.

Banking regulator sees potential risks in high home prices, debt loads

TORONTO — Stricter regulations aimed at tightening mortgage lending to take some of the risk out of the market will be finalized by the end of the month, the federal financial regulator said Tuesday.
Canada keen to see Trans Mountain pipeline built, get more oil to China: Carr

Canada keen to see Trans Mountain pipeline built, get more oil to China: Carr

OTTAWA — Canada will continue to produce oil and ship it across the country whether or not new pipelines are built, says the minister of natural resources says.
The Tuesday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

The Tuesday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

Highlights from the news file for Tuesday, Oct. 3 ——— FOURTH CANADIAN CONFIRMED DEAD IN VEGAS: A fourth Canadian has been confirmed dead in a mass shooting at a country music show in Las Vegas. Tara Roe Smith, who was 34 and lived in Okotoks, Alta.