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Pair of male king penguins parenting new chick at Calgary Zoo

Pair of male king penguins parenting new chick at Calgary Zoo

CALGARY — The Calgary Zoo's newest king penguin chick is already growing strong thanks to lots of parenting from a pair of male king penguins.

B.C. speculation and vacancy tax helps ease housing crunch: finance minister

VANCOUVER — Finance Minister Carole James is giving some credit to the speculation and vacancy tax for lowering home prices and easing rental vacancies in British Columbia.

Sikh truckers need helmets when exiting truck at work sites: Quebec Appeal Court

MONTREAL — The Quebec Court of Appeal has ruled against turban-wearing Sikh truck drivers who sought an exemption from putting on the helmet required by their employers.
Young moose crashes through the front door of a B.C. school board office

Young moose crashes through the front door of a B.C. school board office

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — A moose that may have had a yearning for learning smashed its way into the Peace River North School District office in Fort St. John, B.C.

N.W.T. faces lawsuit over health data breach that could affect all residents

The Northwest Territories is facing a lawsuit over a stolen laptop containing medical files that could include information on every resident in the territory.
Quebecer behind assisted dying ruling wants to see it become election issue

Quebecer behind assisted dying ruling wants to see it become election issue

MONTREAL — Armed with a court judgment that potentially expands access to medical aid in dying across the country, one of the Quebecers who led the legal fight described it Thursday as a win for those struggling with incurable, debilitating diseases.

Prominent gang member, brother of 'Surrey Six' killer shot dead: police

LANGLEY, B.C. — British Columbia's anti-gang agency says a man who was gunned down in Langley, B.C., on Tuesday was the brother of a man convicted in the province's largest gang-related mass murder. Sgt.

B.C. motorist fined for driving with bowl in one hand, chopsticks in the other

KELOWNA, B.C. — A provincial court judge has served up a searing decision to a driver in Kelowna, B.C., who was spotted eating with chopsticks in one hand and a bowl of spinach in the other.
Dorian damage worse than first thought in Nova Scotia's famed Annapolis Valley

Dorian damage worse than first thought in Nova Scotia's famed Annapolis Valley

HALIFAX — Closer inspections of the ripening apple crop in Nova Scotia's fertile Annapolis Valley have revealed the damage caused by post-tropical storm Dorian was worse than first thought.
Glen Assoun to receive initial compensation payment for wrongful murder conviction

Glen Assoun to receive initial compensation payment for wrongful murder conviction

HALIFAX — A Halifax man will receive interim compensation from the federal and provincial governments after spending almost 17 years in prison as the result of a wrongful conviction in the murder of his former girlfriend.