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No injuries in B.C. train derailment, environmental crews assessing impacts: CN

No injuries in B.C. train derailment, environmental crews assessing impacts: CN

VALEMOUNT, B.C. — Canadian National says crews responded to a train derailment in eastern British Columbia on Thursday.
Feds, Alberta set to clash over cash for new rent supplement

Feds, Alberta set to clash over cash for new rent supplement

OTTAWA — Alberta is pushing back against the Trudeau Liberals' expectation that provinces and territories pick up half the cost of a new rent supplement, asking instead to substitute federal funding for their own.
Stand-alone northern minister says Arctic issues too many for him to stand alone

Stand-alone northern minister says Arctic issues too many for him to stand alone

Canada's first stand-alone minister of northern affairs says he'll be doing anything but standing alone.
Feds hurried to spend $50M social-finance cash, documents show

Feds hurried to spend $50M social-finance cash, documents show

OTTAWA — Internal government documents show that federal officials moved quickly before the fall election campaign to dole out $50 million aimed at transforming the delivery of social services.

Ninth earthquake in three days recorded off Canada's west coast

PORT HARDY, B.C. — Two more earthquakes have hit in the waters off Canada's west coast on Christmas Day. Earthquakes Canada says a magnitude 4.9 earthquake hit 198 kilometres west of Port Hardy, B.C., shortly before 1 p.m. local time.
Montreal police say man killed partner in alleged murder-suicide

Montreal police say man killed partner in alleged murder-suicide

MONTREAL — Police say a 60-year-old man shot his partner before killing himself in a downtown Montreal apartment on Christmas morning. Const. Caroline Chevrefils says the 48-year-old woman died in hospital hours later.
Senator caps lifelong fight by taking aim at Chateau Laurier addition

Senator caps lifelong fight by taking aim at Chateau Laurier addition

OTTAWA — A soon-to-be-retired senator has taken his decades-long fight to protect important heritage buildings to "the heart of the nation," where his final act before leaving the Red Chamber for good is aimed at protecting the area around Parliament
'If we don't, who is?' Adventurers protect winter playground as climate changes

'If we don't, who is?' Adventurers protect winter playground as climate changes

BANFF, Alta. — Professional adventurer Greg Hill was skiing in Pakistan five years ago, when he got caught in an avalanche and broke his leg. As he healed, he reflected on what legacy he would have left behind had he died.
B.C. solicitor general forecasts better year ahead for cannabis products, revenue

B.C. solicitor general forecasts better year ahead for cannabis products, revenue

VICTORIA — Premier John Horgan says it's the best of times for cannabis users in British Columbia, but they could be even better.

Homeless veterans and 'war room' journalists; In The News for Dec. 25

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 Dec. 25. What we are watching in Canada ...