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Clean energy one of Canada's fastest-growing industries

Clean energy one of Canada's fastest-growing industries

OTTAWA — Canada's clean-energy sector is growing faster than the economy as a whole and is rivalling some of the better-known industries for jobs, a new report shows.
North Vancouver RCMP seek skier whose pole caused brain injury to B.C. teen

North Vancouver RCMP seek skier whose pole caused brain injury to B.C. teen

VANCOUVER — A North Vancouver family is joining with RCMP to urge a skier to come forward and explain how his ski pole left a 13-year-old boy with a serious brain injury.
Supreme Court will tuck into UberEats case about drivers' benefit rights

Supreme Court will tuck into UberEats case about drivers' benefit rights

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will help decide whether a proposed class-action lawsuit against ride-hailing service Uber can move ahead.
Scheer promises mandatory sentence of five years for child abuse

Scheer promises mandatory sentence of five years for child abuse

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer pledged Thursday to get tough on crime with mandatory minimum sentences of five years for anyone convicted of abusing children. Scheer, who made an announcement in the Montreal suburb of Delson, Que.
Supreme Court of Canada to weigh video-lottery terminals class-action case

Supreme Court of Canada to weigh video-lottery terminals class-action case

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will look at whether a potentially groundbreaking court case that takes aim at video-lottery terminals can proceed and, if so, on what grounds.
N.L. man found not guilty of possessing child pornography in sex doll trial

N.L. man found not guilty of possessing child pornography in sex doll trial

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A Newfoundland man has been found not guilty of possessing child pornography after a judge determined it was not proven he knew the sex doll he ordered was child-sized.

Smoke from Alberta wildfire drifts northwest, covering much of Yukon

WHITEHORSE — Residents in many parts of Yukon are feeling the effects of smoke from a wildfire burning about 1,000 kilometres away in Alberta.

Winnipeg church's statue left headless; scrap dealers possible saving grace

WINNIPEG — A Winnipeg church's bronze statue of a prominent saint that was once blessed by a pope has been decapitated. The work depicting St. Volodymyr outside the Cathedral of Sts.
Supreme Court of Canada won't hear Alberta murder appeals

Supreme Court of Canada won't hear Alberta murder appeals

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada won't hear the appeals of an Alberta couple convicted of first-degree murder.

Man in B.C. charged with murder and arson in 2016 New Brunswick death

VAL-D'AMOUR, N.B. — A 42-year-old man living in British Columbia has been charged with second-degree murder and arson in connection with the death of a woman in northern New Brunswick in 2016.