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Five teens wounded in targeted shooting, Toronto police look for suspects: chief

Five teens wounded in targeted shooting, Toronto police look for suspects: chief

TORONTO — Five teens were shot Wednesday night in what police are calling a targeted attack in Toronto's west end. Chief Mark Saunders said the shooting happened at about 7:30 p.m. when two people opened fire in a building hallway.

B.C. climate plan improves target details, transparency, says minister

VICTORIA — British Columbia's environment minister says the province is trying to be more transparent in reporting its progress in fighting climate change through legislative changes introduced Wednesday.
MacKay blames Conservative election loss on Scheer's social conservatism

MacKay blames Conservative election loss on Scheer's social conservatism

OTTAWA — One-time and possible future leadership contender Peter MacKay says the "stinking albatross" of Andrew Scheer's social conservative values cost the Conservatives the election.

Possible transit strike looming in Vancouver as routes overburdened

VANCOUVER — It moves millions of people a year and starting Friday, transit users in Metro Vancouver might have to find alternate ways to get around the city as the system faces disruptions in an ongoing labour dispute.
Canadian living amid California fires says its like planning for snow storm

Canadian living amid California fires says its like planning for snow storm

A Canadian woman living near California's Simi Valley says her car was packed Wednesday with emergency supplies as she was prepared to flee if a raging wildfire spread.
'Truly sorry:' Winnipeg officer sentenced to prison for killing pedestrian

'Truly sorry:' Winnipeg officer sentenced to prison for killing pedestrian

WINNIPEG — Relatives of a pedestrian struck by a Winnipeg police officer told a sentencing hearing they are hurt that the constable drove off and left him dying on the road.

B.C. to introduce time-change law but not in time for Sunday's fall change

VICTORIA — British Columbia is pushing ahead with a plan to eliminate seasonal time changes, but when it would happen remains a matter of timing. Attorney General David Eby says legislation is being introduced Thursday that would allow B.C.
Singh lays out NDP's first steps in Parliament, vows hard work in Quebec

Singh lays out NDP's first steps in Parliament, vows hard work in Quebec

OTTAWA — The NDP's first priority for the new Parliament will be challenging the Liberals to support the immediate creation of a national, universal pharmacare program, Leader Jagmeet Singh said Wednesday.
Quebec introducing values test for newcomers wanting to move to the province

Quebec introducing values test for newcomers wanting to move to the province

Quebec is moving ahead with its controversial values test for newcomers wishing to settle in the province but the new requirements are less strict than what was initially proposed. Starting Jan. 1.
New Democrats want ballot recount in B.C. riding of Port Moody-Coquitlam

New Democrats want ballot recount in B.C. riding of Port Moody-Coquitlam

VANCOUVER — The New Democratic Party has asked for a judicial recount in the British Columbia riding of Port Moody-Coquitlam. NDP candidate Bonita Zarrillo's application for a recount to the B.C.