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B.C. premier sticking to rules, isn't going anywhere; NDP wants to get to work

B.C. premier sticking to rules, isn't going anywhere; NDP wants to get to work

VICTORIA — The New Democrats were singing, the Liberals were solemn. The contrasts in mood between British Columbia's main political parties was unmistakable Thursday when their members were sworn in to a divided legislature.

Conservatives try to determine who leaked membership list to firearms group

OTTAWA — Conservative party officials have pinpointed candidate Brad Trost's campaign as one potential source of a suspected leak of the party's membership list.
Medicial examiner testifies first of three murder victims was beaten and stabbed

Medicial examiner testifies first of three murder victims was beaten and stabbed

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — A medical examiner testified Thursday that one of three victims a southern Alberta man is accused of murdering was beaten with a blunt instrument and then stabbed in the neck as she was close to death.

Group challenging University of Alberta's handling of anti-abortion protest

EDMONTON — A group that advocates for freedom of speech is in court to challenge how the University of Alberta dealt with a student club that staged an anti-abortion display on campus.
Cosby's lurid decade-old testimony is read to the jury

Cosby's lurid decade-old testimony is read to the jury

NORRISTOWN, Pa.
Hudson's Bay eliminating 2,000 positions to offset tough retail environment

Hudson's Bay eliminating 2,000 positions to offset tough retail environment

TORONTO — Hudson's Bay Co. (TSX:HBC) said Thursday it is cutting 2,000 jobs across North America to help it compete in an increasingly tough retail environment made more challenging with the rise in online shopping.

A quick fix to NAFTA: Canada's premiers leave Washington hoping it's doable

WASHINGTON — Canada's premiers have left a series of meetings in Washington expressing hope that the upcoming renegotiation of NAFTA will be quick and relatively pain-free, rather than a drawn-out bargaining slugfest.

Study finds link between domestic violence and some sporting events

CALGARY — A study suggests domestic violence calls in Calgary spike around the end of the Calgary Stampede and some high-stakes football games.

Washington wanted a big bombshell; Comey came flinging grenades

WASHINGTON — The now-fired director of the FBI says he was so concerned about Donald Trump that he chronicled their conversations in notes, later tipped off the media about those notes to force the appointment of a special investigator, and that the

N.S. sailor jailed three years for sexually assaulting woman he met on Facebook

HALIFAX — A Halifax-area navy sailor has been jailed three years for sexually assaulting a woman he met over Facebook. Leading Seaman Paul Simpson, 43, assaulted the woman on their second date, on Feb.