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Feds reviewing budgets and schedules for new resupply ships, icebreaker

OTTAWA — Canada's multibillion-dollar plan to buy new warships for the navy isn't the only federal shipbuilding project sailing in uncharted waters.
Ontario ministry searches Volkswagen offices in emissions scandal investigation

Ontario ministry searches Volkswagen offices in emissions scandal investigation

The federal government should be moving ahead with action against Volkswagen in the wake of news that Ontario has charged the company and carried out a raid on its headquarters, according to an environmental organization.
Forecasting groundhog Wiarton Willie dies at 13

Forecasting groundhog Wiarton Willie dies at 13

WIARTON, Ont. — The albino groundhog at the centre of Canada's most high-profile weather forecasting tradition has died. Wiarton Willie, who drew crowds to Wiarton, Ont.
Many meetings, We Day rally fill PM Trudeau's day as he continues New York visit

Many meetings, We Day rally fill PM Trudeau's day as he continues New York visit

NEW YORK — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau found himself in the midst of a whirlwind 10-meeting day in New York City on Wednesday as he prepares Canada's campaign for a temporary seat on the United Nations Security Council.

Crown wants up to 15 years for Calgary man who killed wife, buried body in home

CALGARY — The Crown is calling for a sentence of up to 15 years for a Calgary man who strangled his wife and buried her body in their basement.

'No body, no parole:' Alberta candidate wants law to help victims' families

EDMONTON — A would-be politician in Alberta wants Canada to adopt a "no body, no parole" law.

Suspect in Quebec Amber Alert case still hospitalized, case put off one week

SAINT-JEROME, Que. — The man who fled authorities last week with his six-year-old boy and was later charged in the slaying of the child's mother remains in hospital after a suicide attempt.
Southern Quebec visited by unprecedented number of painted lady butterflies

Southern Quebec visited by unprecedented number of painted lady butterflies

MONTREAL — An insect expert says the millions of orange-and-black butterflies that have been spotted in the Montreal area in recent days are waiting for winds to carry them south.

Ontario boosting penalties for careless and distracted drivers

TORONTO — Careless drivers in Ontario causing death could soon be fined up to $50,000 as the government plans to introduce tougher penalties that will also crack down on distracted driving.

N.S. to table new cyberbullying law, but premier warns passage may have to wait

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil says new anti-cyberbullying legislation will be tabled during the legislature session which begins Thursday with a speech from the throne.