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Canada's climate plan not enough, entire G7 must do more report says

Canada's climate plan not enough, entire G7 must do more report says

OTTAWA — The wealthiest countries in the world — including Canada — are lagging instead of leading in the fight against global warming, a new report says.
All avenues for peace in Venezuela must be explored: Chrystia Freeland

All avenues for peace in Venezuela must be explored: Chrystia Freeland

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland will head to Cuba next week for more talks with her counterpart there on the situation in Venezuela. Freeland made the announcement following a meeting with U.S.
New report blames growing seal population for decline of cod stocks

New report blames growing seal population for decline of cod stocks

FREDERICTON — A new report identifies grey seals as the main cause of a decline in cod stocks in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence that could drive the fish to extinction by mid-century.
Jack Layton's family and NDP Leader celebrate former leader's life

Jack Layton's family and NDP Leader celebrate former leader's life

TORONTO — Jack Layton's family and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh are celebrating the late politician's life today, saying they continue to be inspired by his memory.
Top general says military started dealing with suspected neo-Nazi in the spring

Top general says military started dealing with suspected neo-Nazi in the spring

OTTAWA — The military "did not miss" a Manitoba army reservist's alleged links to a neo-Nazi group, but in fact first started looking into it months before media reports on the subject began to surface, Canada's top general said Thursday.
Board extends parole, grants overnight leaves for convicted killer Kelly Ellard

Board extends parole, grants overnight leaves for convicted killer Kelly Ellard

VANCOUVER — The Parole Board of Canada has granted overnight leaves and extended day parole for a British Columbia woman convicted in the 1997 swarming and murder of Victoria teenager Reena Virk.
Daughter of federal politician loses court battle to run in Manitoba election

Daughter of federal politician loses court battle to run in Manitoba election

WINNIPEG — A Winnipeg woman has lost a bid to run in the upcoming Manitoba election because she has been living outside the province to attend university.
Putrid stench envelops Cape Breton town known as premier golf destination

Putrid stench envelops Cape Breton town known as premier golf destination

INVERNESS, N.S. — Known for its two world-class golf resorts, a former coal mining town in Cape Breton is quickly gaining a reputation for something other than spectacular seaside fairways. In recent weeks, Inverness, N.S.
Canada commits $930M to Global Fund fight against AIDS and other diseases

Canada commits $930M to Global Fund fight against AIDS and other diseases

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is shoring up its commitment to eradicating AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.

Independent investigation begins into RCMP response to B.C. teen's death

LANGLEY, B.C. — The office that looks into all cases of police-involved deaths or serious injuries in British Columbia says it is examining what role two Langley RCMP officers may have played in the death of a 14-year-old boy.