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Warning in Interior B.C. about 'trippy' drug linked to 'zombie' outbreak in U.S.

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — The British Columbia Interior Health authority is warning street-drug users of a synthetic cannabinoid that has been linked to a so-called "zombie" outbreak in New York. Chief medical health officer Dr.
Sri Lankan-Canadians mourn victims of terrorist attack in their homeland

Sri Lankan-Canadians mourn victims of terrorist attack in their homeland

Sri Lankan-Canadians were gathering Monday to mourn those killed in a massive terrorist attack in their homeland as the Canadian government stepped up cautions for anyone considering visiting the country as it grapples with the fallout from the wides
More than 6,700 veterans from Afghan war receiving federal assistance for PTSD

More than 6,700 veterans from Afghan war receiving federal assistance for PTSD

OTTAWA — Canada's war in Afghanistan ended five years ago but the price of that effort continues to grow.
Early, photogenic iceberg raises expectations for Newfoundland's season

Early, photogenic iceberg raises expectations for Newfoundland's season

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — This historic port city welcomed an unexpected early guest on Easter weekend: a sizable iceberg, a ridge of white framed between the hills of the Narrows leading into the city's harbour.
Prince Edward Island voters to cast verdict on new electoral system

Prince Edward Island voters to cast verdict on new electoral system

CHARLOTTETOWN — Canadians are expected to learn late Tuesday whether the cradle of Confederation will give birth to one of the country's first versions of proportional representation.

B.C. RCMP's April Fools' joke pounced on by cat's purr-fect resume

VANCOUVER — When the British Columbia and Yukon division of the RCMP issued an April Fools' Day announcement seeking a few good cats, it probably didn't expect any applicants.
Residents along Saint John River told to remain on alert as floodwaters rise

Residents along Saint John River told to remain on alert as floodwaters rise

FREDERICTON — People who live along New Brunswick's Saint John River are being advised to remain on alert as water levels rise in the coming days.
'Catastrophically' injured van attack survivor, 92, thankful to be alive

'Catastrophically' injured van attack survivor, 92, thankful to be alive

TORONTO — Aleksandra Kozhevnikova doesn't remember being hit by the van that careened through north Toronto and mowed down pedestrians on a busy thoroughfare last April.
In the news today, April 22

In the news today, April 22

Three stories in the news for Monday, April 22 ——— FLOOD WATERS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE RISING IN QUEBEC, N.B.
Grassy Narrows worries about fate of Trudeau Liberals' promised treatment home

Grassy Narrows worries about fate of Trudeau Liberals' promised treatment home

OTTAWA — The chief of a First Nation in northwestern Ontario long-plagued by the debilitating impacts of mercury contamination says he is worried about the fate of a federally promised treatment facility as the calendar speeds towards this fall's ele