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Canada Post asks cannabis producers to stop shipping to Campobello Island

Canada Post asks cannabis producers to stop shipping to Campobello Island

OTTAWA — Canada Post has asked cannabis producers to stop shipping marijuana to a small island in Eastern Canada, in order to curb a sharp increase in the number of mail trucks being stopped and searched by U.S. border officials.

Truck carrying three missing men found in Sooke River in B.C.

SOOKE, B.C. — The RCMP in British Columbia say a pickup truck that three missing men were travelling in was found in the Sooke River on Sunday. Cpl.
Green party's leadership race rules, entry fee has some candidates balking

Green party's leadership race rules, entry fee has some candidates balking

OTTAWA — The Green party's leadership contest is getting off to a rough start with at least three people reconsidering a run after the party established a $50,000 entry fee and a secretive vetting process.
Upgrade on track for aging IT system handling old-age benefits, minister says

Upgrade on track for aging IT system handling old-age benefits, minister says

OTTAWA — Canada's seniors minister says work to update the computer system handling old-age security payments to a new platform is on track to be done by the end of the year.
'Some people were confused' about media-licensing comment, says Guilbeault

'Some people were confused' about media-licensing comment, says Guilbeault

OTTAWA — The minister responsible for overhauling Canada's broadcasting and telecommunications sectors tried to reassure Canadians Monday that the federal government is not preparing to license news outlets. "Let me be clear.
Probe begins after former hockey player killed during Quebec police intervention

Probe begins after former hockey player killed during Quebec police intervention

ST-GEORGES, Que. — Quebec's independent police watchdog is investigating after a former hockey player who toiled for several years in a Quebec minor league was killed in a police shooting Sunday evening in the province's Beauce region.
Canadians in Wuhan and the Desmond inquiry; In The News for Feb. 3

Canadians in Wuhan and the Desmond inquiry; In The News for Feb. 3

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Feb. 3. What we are watching in Canada ...
Ukraine: Recordings show Iran knew jetliner hit by a missile

Ukraine: Recordings show Iran knew jetliner hit by a missile

KYIV, Ukraine — A leaked recording of an exchange between an Iranian air-traffic controller and an Iranian pilot purports to show that authorities immediately knew a missile had downed a Ukrainian jetliner after takeoff from Tehran, killing all 176 p
Sentencing for man who murdered Abbotsford, B.C., police officer

Sentencing for man who murdered Abbotsford, B.C., police officer

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. — The man who killed Abbotsford, B.C., police Const. John Davidson in November 2017 will be sentenced in court today.
'A roof over my head:' Tiny homes provide hope for homeless military veterans

'A roof over my head:' Tiny homes provide hope for homeless military veterans

CALGARY — Dirk Lemcke spent 8 1/2 years in a combat regiment with the United States military before he became a truck driver and a painter. He never expected to be homeless.