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'Dismantled' human smuggling group tied to dead migrants in St. Lawrence River: RCMP

'Dismantled' human smuggling group tied to dead migrants in St. Lawrence River: RCMP

MONTREAL — A human smuggling ring recently dismantled by members of the RCMP was connected to the deaths of eight migrants who drowned in the St. Lawrence River while trying to cross illegally into the United States last year.
Trudeau to focus on return of stolen children at Ukraine peace talks

Trudeau to focus on return of stolen children at Ukraine peace talks

OBERKIRCH — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to shine a spotlight on the plight of Ukrainian children abducted by Russia and call for their safe return while attending a summit dedicated to establishing peace between the two countries.
Calgary declares state of emergency amid prolonged water main repairs

Calgary declares state of emergency amid prolonged water main repairs

The City of Calgary declared a state of local emergency over the city's constrained water supply on Saturday, a day after officials revealed that work to repair a burst water main is expected to take three to five weeks longer than initially expected
Alberta First Nation seeks more control over historical resources on lands

Alberta First Nation seeks more control over historical resources on lands

An Alberta First Nation in the province's oilsands region is seeking more control over the traces left by ancestors on their traditional lands.
Trudeau still mum on whether Liberals among "witting" MPs who helped foreign states

Trudeau still mum on whether Liberals among "witting" MPs who helped foreign states

SAVELLETRI DI FASANO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau would not say Saturday whether Liberal MPs are among those accused in a recent spy watchdog report of helping foreign states.
Gathering commemorates 17 lives lost in western Manitoba bus crash a year ago

Gathering commemorates 17 lives lost in western Manitoba bus crash a year ago

DAUPHIN, Man. — A ceremony is set for this afternoon to remember 17 people who died in a bus crash in western Manitoba. Families of the victims have been working on a monument, which will be unveiled at a park in the city of Dauphin.
The Narwhal, Toronto Star win Michener Award for work on Ontario Greenbelt scandal

The Narwhal, Toronto Star win Michener Award for work on Ontario Greenbelt scandal

OTTAWA — The Narwhal and the Toronto Star have been named the winners of the 2023 Michener Award for their reporting about Ontario's Greenbelt scandal.
B.C. establishes largest provincial park in a decade to protect threatened caribou

B.C. establishes largest provincial park in a decade to protect threatened caribou

VICTORIA — A scientist working on the recovery of the caribou population in northeastern British Columbia said Friday was "a landmark day" for the species, after the province announced a massive park expansion aimed at wildlife preservation. The B.C.
Female Mountie accused at trial of flirting to obtain information at Coutts blockade

Female Mountie accused at trial of flirting to obtain information at Coutts blockade

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — An undercover female Mountie who helped break up an alleged murder plot at the Coutts blockade in 2022 was accused in court Friday of flirting with one of the accused to acquire information.
Canadian labour ministers say they want federal government training money back

Canadian labour ministers say they want federal government training money back

VICTORIA — Canada's provincial and territorial labour ministers will be meeting with their federal counterpart on Monday to demand that the federal government reinstate $625 million that it cut from the Labour Market Transfer Agreements.