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Alberta takes second look at trucking changes after meeting Broncos families

Alberta takes second look at trucking changes after meeting Broncos families

EDMONTON — The Alberta government says it will take a second look at training requirements for truck drivers after meeting with Humboldt Broncos families.
Swedish activist Greta Thunberg in Edmonton on Friday for climate strike

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg in Edmonton on Friday for climate strike

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said he hopes Swedish climate campaigner Greta Thunberg is warmly welcomed in Edmonton on Friday, but there are no plans to meet with her.
Jury sequestered in case of Quebec man charged in murders of ex-wife, stranger

Jury sequestered in case of Quebec man charged in murders of ex-wife, stranger

ST-JEROME, Que. — The fate of Ugo Fredette, a Quebec man charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of his ex-wife and a stranger he met at a highway rest stop, is now in the hands of a jury.

Toronto Public Library under fire over event by controversial speaker

TORONTO — The Toronto Public Library is coming under fire over its refusal to cancel an event featuring a speaker who believes transgender rights endanger women, with several authors vowing to boycott the institution's events in light of its decision

More than 300 charges laid in multi-province human trafficking investigation

Dozens of women suffered "horrific" acts at the hands of a human trafficking ring that operated across the country, police north of Toronto said Wednesday as they announced more than 30 arrests in the case.
Repeat rent-dodger dubbed 'professional squatter' prompts call for reform

Repeat rent-dodger dubbed 'professional squatter' prompts call for reform

HALIFAX — A Halifax coffee shop owner who says he tried for more than four months to evict a tenant he called a "professional squatter" is calling for reforms to Nova Scotia's tenancy laws.

HPV immunization program in B.C. cuts rates of pre-cancer in women: study

VANCOUVER — Rates of cervical pre-cancer in women have been cut by more than half in British Columbia and the province's school immunization program for the human papillomavirus is being given credit for the results.
Roughly 9,000 still without power in Manitoba after snowstorm

Roughly 9,000 still without power in Manitoba after snowstorm

WINNIPEG — Slogging through drenched fields and exposed to open prairie in near-freezing temperatures, Manitoba Hydro crews continued to restore power Wednesday to homes and businesses hit by last week's snowstorm.
Lawyers for 'Snowden refugees' demand Trudeau grant asylum before election

Lawyers for 'Snowden refugees' demand Trudeau grant asylum before election

OTTAWA — Vanessa Rodel arrived in Canada with her seven-year-old daughter last winter, granted refugee status in Canada as one of seven people who helped shelter American whistleblower Edward Snowden in Hong Kong.
Marineland to sell 5 belugas to U.S. facility for research and breeding

Marineland to sell 5 belugas to U.S. facility for research and breeding

TORONTO — Marineland has applied for permits to sell five beluga whales to a U.S. facility that plans to use them for research and breeding, which is currently banned in Canada. The Niagara Falls, Ont.