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'Bursting point': Booming Halifax courted by multiple sports leagues

'Bursting point': Booming Halifax courted by multiple sports leagues

HALIFAX — When Halifax Mooseheads players laced up their skates for the first time, the team was a gamble. It was the first Quebec Major Junior Hockey League club in the Maritimes, and the city had just lost its American Hockey League franchise.
Climate change, receding glaciers increase landslide risk on B.C.'s Mount Meager

Climate change, receding glaciers increase landslide risk on B.C.'s Mount Meager

VANCOUVER — Climate change is causing glaciers atop Mount Meager in British Columbia to shrink, increasing the chances of landslides and even a new eruption, says an expert studying the volcano.
Huawei senior executive is not a threat to jump bail: lawyer assures court

Huawei senior executive is not a threat to jump bail: lawyer assures court

VANCOUVER — The United States is showing its hostility toward Chinese tech giant Huawei by speculating one of its senior executives has avoided travelling there to dodge charges, a lawyer arguing for her release on bail said Monday. B.C.
In the news today, Dec. 11

In the news today, Dec. 11

Five stories in the news for Tuesday, Dec. 11 ——— BAIL HEARING CONTINUES TODAY FOR CHINESE EXEC A bail hearing continues today in Vancouver for a top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei, who the United States demands be extradited for fraud.
Law that allows domestic violence records to be released 'patchy' in the U.K.

Law that allows domestic violence records to be released 'patchy' in the U.K.

Hollie Gazzard was 20 years old when she was stabbed to death by her ex-boyfriend at the hair salon where she worked in Gloucester, England.

Election reform bill passed in time for implementation in 2019 federal vote

OTTAWA — Legislation aimed at preventing foreign interference and constraining the influence of big money in Canadian elections has been approved by the Senate.

Coalition Avenir Quebec cruises to byelection win in former Liberal leader's riding

QUEBEC — The governing Coalition Avenir Quebec has passed its first electoral test since winning the Oct. 1 provincial vote, easily capturing the riding of Roberval left vacant by former Liberal premier Philippe Couillard.
Forest companies heading for China without B.C. government officials

Forest companies heading for China without B.C. government officials

VICTORIA — Forest industry leaders from British Columbia are continuing a trade mission to China without provincial government officials, who are cutting short the trip to Asia as a court case involving a senior executive of Huawei Technologies unfol

Autopsy shows two Edmonton children stabbed; father of one of the girls charged

EDMONTON — The medical examiner's office says two children who were found dead in an Edmonton apartment last week were stabbed. Ashton Brian Lafleche, 29, was charged Thursday and appeared in court Friday.
Vegas Knights' Marchessault plans to demolish $2-million property he just bought

Vegas Knights' Marchessault plans to demolish $2-million property he just bought

MONTREAL — Jonathan Marchessault of the NHL's Vegas Golden Knights has paid $2-million for a lakefront house near his Quebec City hometown with the goal of tearing it down.