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Why Whistler for ski jumping in 2026? Calgary proposal gets pushback

Why Whistler for ski jumping in 2026? Calgary proposal gets pushback

CALGARY — An International Olympic Committee official once said the commute from Vancouver to Whistler, B.C., for the 2010 Winter Games was "too far.
Top court clears way for suing police; men waited until criminal charges over

Top court clears way for suing police; men waited until criminal charges over

TORONTO — Canada's top court has paved the way for a pair of separate civil lawsuits to proceed by affirming earlier rulings that two men alleging police assaulted them were justified in waiting for their criminal proceedings to end before suing.
A look at New Brunswick's third-party leaders

A look at New Brunswick's third-party leaders

A personal look at New Brunswick's third-party leaders: --- Green Party Leader David Coon Growing up, New Brunswick Green Party Leader David Coon recalls travelling from his home in Montreal to his grandparents' farm in southwestern Ontario.

Man wins five-year battle over pay lost during Prince Edward Island snowstorm

CHARLOTTETOWN — In what might be a moral victory for every Canadian who ever had to go to work in bad weather, a P.E.I. man has won a five-year battle to get 3.5 hours worth of pay after being unable to get to the office.
Canadian novelist Esi Edugyan named finalist for Man Booker Prize

Canadian novelist Esi Edugyan named finalist for Man Booker Prize

Canadian novelist Esi Edugyan's "Washington Black" has been named as a finalist for the Man Booker Prize for fiction. The Victoria-based author joins three U.K.
Tory Leader Blaine Higgs: Offering gravitas, experience in bid for N.B. premier

Tory Leader Blaine Higgs: Offering gravitas, experience in bid for N.B. premier

Blaine Higgs grew up in the border town of Forest City, N.B., but there really wasn't much of a border. When customs officers, including his father, left for the day at 5 p.m., Higgs would cross the bridge spanning the St.
Liberal Leader Brian Gallant: From humble roots to N.B. premier's office

Liberal Leader Brian Gallant: From humble roots to N.B. premier's office

Sitting on the Liberal campaign bus with days to go before New Brunswick's provincial election, Premier Brian Gallant is relaxed and at ease.
New Brunswick's Liberal premier aims to confound recent electoral history

New Brunswick's Liberal premier aims to confound recent electoral history

New Brunswick voters are a fickle lot. No sitting premier has managed to win a second term since 2003, with the Liberals and Progressive Conservatives simply swapping power back and forth.

Saskatchewan man no scaredy-cat during stray cat's lofty-perch rescue

FORT QU'APPELLE, Sask. — It was all good fortune when a frightened and bewildered black cat in Fort Qu'Appelle, Sask., was lowered from a tree in which it had spent more than three days in the cold without food or the prospect of immediate rescue.

Trek to scale Alberta mountain ends in hospital for climbers caught in slide

JASPER, Alta. — Two people suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries when they were swept about 600 metres by an avalanche they triggered while climbing a mountain in Jasper National Park.