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Large fire erupts when truck carrying ethanol hits train at B.C. rail yard

PORT COQUITLAM, B.C. — Firefighters were still on the scene of a large fire in Port Coquitlam, B.C., late Monday after a collision in a CP Rail yard.

New Democrat's 3-day caucus in Saguenay called off by bad weather

OTTAWA — Federal New Democrats have cancelled a three-day caucus meeting that was to be begin Tuesday in Saguenay, Que., because of poor weather descending on the region.
Canada optimistic a Trans-Pacific trade deal within reach Tuesday

Canada optimistic a Trans-Pacific trade deal within reach Tuesday

OTTAWA — The federal government is optimistic it's nearing a deal that would see Canada agree to the Trans-Pacific Partnership as early as Tuesday, The Canadian Press has learned.
National program to help keep COPD patients out of hospital being expanded

National program to help keep COPD patients out of hospital being expanded

TORONTO — At age 69, Chris Burden is still working 60-hour weeks as a bailiff and process server, a job that takes him all over New Brunswick and has given rise to his self-styled moniker of "road runner.
Ontario landlords call for right to immediately ban pot in rentals despite tenant laws

Ontario landlords call for right to immediately ban pot in rentals despite tenant laws

TORONTO — Ontario landlords want the right to immediately ban the use of pot in rental properties when recreational weed is legalized this summer, arguing they should be allowed to change tenants' existing leases to stop the drug from being consumed
Any steak specials? RCMP dashcam catches cougar in front of Banff grocery store

Any steak specials? RCMP dashcam catches cougar in front of Banff grocery store

BANFF, Alta. — An RCMP officer on a routine traffic stop in Banff, Alta., caught more than he expected on his car's dash camera.

Man convicted of criminal harassment in Creep Catcher case gets probation, fine

RED DEER, Alta. — An Alberta man convicted of criminal harassment for his involvement in a Creep Catchers sting has been fined $1,500 and must spend a year on probation.
Trudeau arrives at Davos to pitch investment opportunities in Canada

Trudeau arrives at Davos to pitch investment opportunities in Canada

ZURICH — Justin Trudeau arrived in Switzerland on Monday to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where he will try to persuade the world's richest to invest in Canada and uphold women's and workers' rights.

Vancouver police crack down on pop-up pot vendors after weeks-long stalemate

VANCOUVER — Police appear to be cracking down on pop-up stalls selling marijuana while frustrations mount over the open-air market operating in a prominent square in downtown Vancouver.
Plate fight is over: Saskatchewan ends ban on Alberta plates at its job sites

Plate fight is over: Saskatchewan ends ban on Alberta plates at its job sites

EDMONTON — Saskatchewan — facing a free trade probe and potential multimillion-dollar fines for banning Alberta licence plates — reversed course Monday, labelling its about-face a triumph.