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In the news today, Jan. 16

In the news today, Jan. 16

Six stories in the news for Tuesday, Jan. 16 ——— RUSSIA, CHINA, SLAM VANCOUVER MEETING ON S. KOREA Canada and the U.S. co-host a meeting in Vancouver today to discuss the perils posed by North Korea.

Cape Breton man accused of using front-end loader to rip off front of home

SYDNEY, N.S. — A Cape Breton man is facing charges after allegedly going on a rampage with a front-end loader and using it to shear off the front of a home.
Prime Minister Trudeau to unveil Olympic flag bearer on Tuesday morning

Prime Minister Trudeau to unveil Olympic flag bearer on Tuesday morning

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and members of the Canadian Olympic Committee will announce the flag bearer for the upcoming Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Tuesday morning.

Emerson's role as B.C. softwood envoy ends as trade battle looks headed to court

VICTORIA — David Emerson's appointment as British Columbia's special envoy to the United States on softwood lumber is coming to an end.
Two Fond du Lac teens take own lives as community recovers from plane crash

Two Fond du Lac teens take own lives as community recovers from plane crash

A small northern Saskatchewan First Nation is once again in mourning after two teenagers killed themselves in recent weeks. The suicides in Fond du Lac came as the community recovers from a Dec.

B.C. man charged in alleged 'spambot' attack on video streaming platform

COQUITLAM, B.C. — A British Columbia man has been charged with mischief after a U.S.-based social media platform was allegedly flooded with thousands of spam messages, effectively shutting down many of its channels.
'Naked time:' Trial hears former Young Canadians worker wanted student photos

'Naked time:' Trial hears former Young Canadians worker wanted student photos

CALGARY — The trial of a former longtime employee of a performance group that entertains each year at the Calgary Stampede has heard that the accused would ask students to send him naked photos and was hoping for more "naked time" with them.

Efforts underway to break up ice jams that flooded Quebec City neighbourhood

QUEBEC — Authorities warned Monday there could be more evacuations after weekend flooding forced residents out of about 40 homes in a Quebec city neighbourhood. Heavy equipment had to be brought in to help break up ice jams on the St.
Trudeau defends North Korea meeting in the face of Russian, Chinese criticism

Trudeau defends North Korea meeting in the face of Russian, Chinese criticism

OTTAWA — Both China and Russia will be integral to securing peace on the Korean peninsula, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau conceded Monday even as he defended the decision to leave the two countries out of this week's international gathering on the per
Alberta, Saskatchewan to meet on licence plate dispute, but can't agree on site

Alberta, Saskatchewan to meet on licence plate dispute, but can't agree on site

EDMONTON — Alberta and Saskatchewan have a date for a meeting to discuss their trade issues, but Alberta says it will come too late to resolve a standoff over licence plates.