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Russian student cries foul after denied visa to attend conference in Canada

Russian student cries foul after denied visa to attend conference in Canada

OTTAWA — A Russian student who was invited to present her research at an upcoming academic conference in Canada says she believes her visitor visa was unfairly rejected — an issue scholars say is a growing problem for academics from certain areas of
Trudeau seeks support from allies at G20 amid China-Canada tensions

Trudeau seeks support from allies at G20 amid China-Canada tensions

OSAKA, Japan — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has arrived in Osaka, Japan for the G20 leaders' summit, where he will look to raise the issue of two Canadians held in China at "every opportunity.
'Beautiful boy' slipped between health-care cracks: father after B.C. inquest

'Beautiful boy' slipped between health-care cracks: father after B.C. inquest

VICTORIA — The parents of a Victoria-area teen who died of a drug overdose say they don't want other families to experience the trauma of having a child slip their caring hands.
Ontario woman nearly dies — twice — after snake bite in Thailand

Ontario woman nearly dies — twice — after snake bite in Thailand

Shalabha Kalliath's legs buckled as pain shot through her body during a walk on a beach in Thailand. When she looked down, a small snake dangled from her right big toe.
Manitoba premier to raise Quebec religious symbol law with western premiers

Manitoba premier to raise Quebec religious symbol law with western premiers

EDMONTON — Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says he will be seeking a joint response to Quebec's new religious symbols law when western premiers meet on Thursday in Edmonton.
'Pool of bad choices:' No charges for Alberta officer who ran over injured deer

'Pool of bad choices:' No charges for Alberta officer who ran over injured deer

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — A southern Alberta police officer caught on video repeatedly running over an injured deer will not be charged after the province's police watchdog determined it saw no better way to end the animal's suffering.
Canada, California plan to work together to make cleaner cars, cut emissions

Canada, California plan to work together to make cleaner cars, cut emissions

OTTAWA — Environment Minister Catherine McKenna signed a vehicle-emissions agreement with California Wednesday that the state's governor and auto industry experts see as a signal that Canada is going to side with California in a U.S.
Fired 12 shots: Mountie accused of manslaughter testifies he feared for his life

Fired 12 shots: Mountie accused of manslaughter testifies he feared for his life

THOMPSON, Man. — A Manitoba Mountie charged with manslaughter in an on-duty shooting says he thought he was going to be run over before he fired his weapon. "That was the only thing I could do to save my own life at that point," Const.
Canada adds right-wing extremist groups to terrorist list

Canada adds right-wing extremist groups to terrorist list

OTTAWA — For the first time, Canada has placed right-wing extremist groups on the national list of terrorist organizations.
Trans Mountain pipeline expansion: Five things to know about the project

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion: Five things to know about the project

OTTAWA _ The federal cabinet's long-awaited decision on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is due Tuesday. Here are five things to know about the project. 1.