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More than 300 charges laid in multi-province human trafficking investigation

Dozens of women suffered "horrific" acts at the hands of a human trafficking ring that operated across the country, police north of Toronto said Wednesday as they announced more than 30 arrests in the case.
Repeat rent-dodger dubbed 'professional squatter' prompts call for reform

Repeat rent-dodger dubbed 'professional squatter' prompts call for reform

HALIFAX — A Halifax coffee shop owner who says he tried for more than four months to evict a tenant he called a "professional squatter" is calling for reforms to Nova Scotia's tenancy laws.

HPV immunization program in B.C. cuts rates of pre-cancer in women: study

VANCOUVER — Rates of cervical pre-cancer in women have been cut by more than half in British Columbia and the province's school immunization program for the human papillomavirus is being given credit for the results.
Roughly 9,000 still without power in Manitoba after snowstorm

Roughly 9,000 still without power in Manitoba after snowstorm

WINNIPEG — Slogging through drenched fields and exposed to open prairie in near-freezing temperatures, Manitoba Hydro crews continued to restore power Wednesday to homes and businesses hit by last week's snowstorm.
Lawyers for 'Snowden refugees' demand Trudeau grant asylum before election

Lawyers for 'Snowden refugees' demand Trudeau grant asylum before election

OTTAWA — Vanessa Rodel arrived in Canada with her seven-year-old daughter last winter, granted refugee status in Canada as one of seven people who helped shelter American whistleblower Edward Snowden in Hong Kong.
Marineland to sell 5 belugas to U.S. facility for research and breeding

Marineland to sell 5 belugas to U.S. facility for research and breeding

TORONTO — Marineland has applied for permits to sell five beluga whales to a U.S. facility that plans to use them for research and breeding, which is currently banned in Canada. The Niagara Falls, Ont.

Quebec provincial police make four arrests in Mob-linked killings

MONTREAL — Quebec provincial police say they've arrested four people in connection with four killings allegedly linked to Italian organized crime.
Bloc leader says Tories should have shown love to Quebec earlier in campaign

Bloc leader says Tories should have shown love to Quebec earlier in campaign

CANDIAC, Que. — Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet says the recent Conservative push for votes in Quebec is too little too late as the prospect of a minority government looms.
Greta Thunberg's Alberta visit and leaders in Quebec; In-The-News for Oct. 16

Greta Thunberg's Alberta visit and leaders in Quebec; In-The-News for Oct. 16

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 Oct. 16. What we are watching in Canada ... Montreal is the centre of attention today.
Pot use admission at U.S. border snagging Canadian boomers, says lawyer

Pot use admission at U.S. border snagging Canadian boomers, says lawyer

VICTORIA — Canadians wanting to cross the U.S.