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N.S. mass shooting inquiry report must deliver 'clear commentary': family lawyer

N.S. mass shooting inquiry report must deliver 'clear commentary': family lawyer

HALIFAX — On July 22, 2020, about three months after a gunman murdered 22 people in Nova Scotia, a procession of grieving relatives marched to the local RCMP detachment, demanding an independent and open inquiry into the rampage.
Vancouver archdiocese and private school deny wrongdoing, sue alleged abusers

Vancouver archdiocese and private school deny wrongdoing, sue alleged abusers

VANCOUVER — The Archdiocese of Vancouver and a private Catholic school have denied wrongdoing over claims of sexual abuse from former students and have filed their own lawsuits against the alleged abusers.
'Leave this with me': Alberta premier heard on call with COVID-19 protester

'Leave this with me': Alberta premier heard on call with COVID-19 protester

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Danielle Smith, in a leaked cellphone call, commiserated with a COVID-19 protester about his trial while divulging to him there was an internal dispute over how Crown prosecutors were handling COVID-19 cases.
Ukraine's Zelenskyy is 'ready' for Chinese leader to visit

Ukraine's Zelenskyy is 'ready' for Chinese leader to visit

ON A TRAIN FROM SUMY TO KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's president invited his powerful Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, to visit his nation, saying they haven't been in contact since the war began and he is “ready to see him here.”
Budget 2023 belt-tightening: Liberals order federal spending review, cuts

Budget 2023 belt-tightening: Liberals order federal spending review, cuts

OTTAWA — Federal departments and agencies are being told to start tightening their belts as the Trudeau government looks for ways to pay for its latest budget promises while easing recent criticism over its use of outside consultants such as McKinsey
Five-year-old dies, other children injured after crash in central Alberta: RCMP

Five-year-old dies, other children injured after crash in central Alberta: RCMP

WILLINGDON, ALTA. — Alberta RCMP say a five-year-old child is dead after a car collided with a semi-truck. Mounties say the crash happened Monday afternoon near the hamlet of Willingdon about 125 kilometres northeast of Edmonton.
Bring title insurers under anti-money laundering rules, former executive says

Bring title insurers under anti-money laundering rules, former executive says

Title insurers need to be brought under anti-money laundering rules to fight against scam artists who impersonate homeowners to sell or mortgage their properties, a former insurance executive says.
Ottawa eyeing U.S.-made surveillance planes for Canadian Armed Forces

Ottawa eyeing U.S.-made surveillance planes for Canadian Armed Forces

OTTAWA — Canada is looking at buying a fleet of military surveillance aircraft from U.S. aerospace giant Boeing without a competition.
Alberta Energy Regulator to launch third-party probe of Kearl oilsands tailings leak

Alberta Energy Regulator to launch third-party probe of Kearl oilsands tailings leak

EDMONTON — The Alberta Energy Regulator says it's looking for an investigator to dig into a release of oilsands tailings water that wasn't made public for nine months.
National Inuit organization seeking $1.6 billion for school food program

National Inuit organization seeking $1.6 billion for school food program

OTTAWA — A national Inuit organization is calling for about $1.6 billion in federal funding over 15 years to set up a co-ordinatedschool food program in the North.