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Study shows economic benefits of patient approach to northern cod recovery

Study shows economic benefits of patient approach to northern cod recovery

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A slow and steady approach to rebuilding the northern cod stock could see employment in the crucial fishery skyrocket in just over a decade, according to a new study.
Saskatchewan's highest court denies university's appeal in swimming accident

Saskatchewan's highest court denies university's appeal in swimming accident

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal has rejected a bid by the University of Regina to overturn a jury's verdict that found the school liable after a teen was paralyzed diving into the university's pool.
Toronto Raptors founder Bitove proud of team's success, praises fans

Toronto Raptors founder Bitove proud of team's success, praises fans

TORONTO — One of the founding owners of the Toronto Raptors says he feels like a proud parent as the basketball team prepares for the biggest game in the history of its franchise.
New Afghanistan memorial will be opened to public, Gen. Jonathan Vance says

New Afghanistan memorial will be opened to public, Gen. Jonathan Vance says

OTTAWA — Canada's top military commander says soldiers, veterans and their families can now visit the Afghanistan memorial at the new National Defence headquarters. Gen.
New air passenger rights: What they say and when they land

New air passenger rights: What they say and when they land

OTTAWA — The federal government unveiled new regulations for air travel Friday, requiring compensation for passengers suffering from flight delays, tarmac delays, trip cancellations and other headaches.
Court says B.C. can't restrict oil shipments in key case for Trans Mountain

Court says B.C. can't restrict oil shipments in key case for Trans Mountain

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's top court has ruled the province cannot restrict oil shipments through its borders in a decision that marks a win for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and Alberta's efforts to get its resources to overseas markets.
Fire near High Level grows, but spreading away from northwestern Alberta town

Fire near High Level grows, but spreading away from northwestern Alberta town

HIGH LEVEL, Alta. — Provincial fire officials say a blaze burning near High Level continues to spread, but has not advanced toward the northwestern Alberta town.

Federal judge orders changes to election rules for P.E.I. First Nation

CHARLOTTETOWN — A Federal Court judge has ruled that regulations blocking off-reserve members of a P.E.I. First Nation from taking part in band elections are contrary to the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Supreme Court orders new trial for manslaughter in Cindy Gladue's death

Supreme Court orders new trial for manslaughter in Cindy Gladue's death

OTTAWA — Ontario trucker Bradley Barton should be retried for manslaughter, but not murder, in the case of Cindy Gladue, who bled to death in the bathroom of his Edmonton motel room, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.
Some new air passenger rights land mid-July, others delayed until Christmas

Some new air passenger rights land mid-July, others delayed until Christmas

TORONTO — New federal regulations will land in mid-July requiring airlines to help and compensate passengers stuck on tarmacs for hours, but air travellers must wait until Christmas to be compensated for cancelled flights.