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Power still off for 200 properties in Red Deer after Tuesday's windstorm

RED DEER, Alta. — Officials in Red Deer, Alta., say it will take more than a month to clean up the city following a bad storm earlier this week. As of Friday, there are still about 200 properties without power.
Price tag for Muskrat Falls hydro megaproject rises by another billion, CEO says

Price tag for Muskrat Falls hydro megaproject rises by another billion, CEO says

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Costs for the Muskrat Falls hydro project in Labrador are up another $1 billion, a "boondoggle" the man in charge says is worse than the lopsided Upper Churchill debacle.

Defence for man accused of killing toddler and two adults won't call evidence

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — The defence for an Alberta man charged with killing a 69-year-old woman, a young father and his two-year-old daughter has declared it will not call any evidence.

Ottawa seeks 'clarity' in court on tribunal findings on First Nations health

OTTAWA — The Liberal government said Friday it is going to Federal Court to seek "clarity" on two aspects of a compliance order issued in May by a quasi-judicial human rights tribunal on the delivery of First Nations child health care.

Top soldier expected to issue directive encouraging participation in Pride

OTTAWA — Canada's top soldier is planning to issue a directive in the coming days encouraging military personnel to attend Pride events in uniform, as part of a larger effort to make the Forces more diverse and inclusive.

Montreal passenger rights advocate loses legal round in court battle against United

MONTREAL — A Montreal passenger rights advocate has lost a legal round in a 20-year-old dispute with United Airlines. Jeremy Cooperstock said the Federal Court of Canada has ruled that his website Untied.

B.C. NDP to introduce throne speech confidence motion Monday, vote Thursday

VICTORIA — British Columbia's New Democrats say they will introduce an amended motion Monday that aims to defeat Premier Christy Clark's minority Liberal government.

Mulcair raises red flags after Canadian sniper breaks record in Iraq

OTTAWA — NDP leader Tom Mulcair is forgoing the celebration and raising red flags following reports that a Canadian sniper in Iraq shattered the world record for the longest confirmed kill.
Remote Ontario First Nation in shock after 3rd girl kills herself

Remote Ontario First Nation in shock after 3rd girl kills herself

Grief-stricken members of a remote northern Ontario community were still struggling to cope on Friday after the suicide of yet another 12-year-old girl sparked fears a death pact could claim even more young lives.

Info reforms would put Canada 46th among countries, just behind Peru: centre

OTTAWA — Even once reforms proposed by the Trudeau government are in place, Canada would sit only 46th on a list of global freedom-of-information rankings — sandwiched between Peru and Bulgaria.