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Vancouver police urge parents to talk to teens about risks at 4-20 pot event

Vancouver police urge parents to talk to teens about risks at 4-20 pot event

VANCOUER, B.C.
Defence questions cop's 'mistake' at trial of B.C. dad accused of killing girls

Defence questions cop's 'mistake' at trial of B.C. dad accused of killing girls

VANCOUVER — A defence lawyer has questioned a police officer's "mistake" of leaving an apartment after he saw blood-smeared walls and discovered a badly injured young girl lying on a bed. Oak Bay Police Const.
Nearly 70 per cent of eligible Albertans voted in provincial election

Nearly 70 per cent of eligible Albertans voted in provincial election

EDMONTON — An unofficial turnout shows nearly 70 per cent of Albertans voted in Tuesday's provincial election — the highest in decades. Elections Alberta said about 2,615,000 people in Alberta were registered to vote.
B.C. awaits Kenney's 'turn off taps,' threat; Quebec rejects Alberta pipelines

B.C. awaits Kenney's 'turn off taps,' threat; Quebec rejects Alberta pipelines

VICTORIA — Jason Kenney's Alberta election victory sent ripples of enthusiasm and concern across Canada Wednesday.
Kenney talks pipelines with Trudeau after election win, calls it cordial

Kenney talks pipelines with Trudeau after election win, calls it cordial

EDMONTON — Jason Kenney, Alberta's incoming premier, said he cordially talked pipelines Wednesday with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau — Kenney's political nemesis and his election campaign pinata — and said the plan is to meet soon for a one-on-one.
Questions about Canada's embrace of female leaders after 6th premier turfed

Questions about Canada's embrace of female leaders after 6th premier turfed

The gradual disappearance of women from the ranks of Canada's premiers raises questions about society's willingness to embrace true equality, former female leaders and political pundits said Wednesday.
Flooding fears persist in Quebec town after worst deluge in 48 years

Flooding fears persist in Quebec town after worst deluge in 48 years

BEAUCEVILLE, Que. — A Quebec town that this week suffered its worst flooding in nearly 50 years braced for more trouble Wednesday with heavy rain forecast in the coming days.

Two arrested following string of threats against Thunder Bay, Ont., schools

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Two people have been arrested after a string of anonymous threats to schools in Thunder Bay, Ont., led to regular disruptions to classes, police announced Wednesday.
Canadian garbage rotting in Manila violates international law, lawyers say

Canadian garbage rotting in Manila violates international law, lawyers say

OTTAWA — Canada broke international rules when it dumped more than 100 shipping containers of garbage disguised as plastics for recycling into the Philippines six years ago, a Victoria-based environmental law firm says.
'Her life mattered:' Friend asks Manitoba woman's killer how he could devalue life

'Her life mattered:' Friend asks Manitoba woman's killer how he could devalue life

WINNIPEG — The best friend of a Manitoba Indigenous woman killed during a botched robbery looked at a man convicted in her death and asked how a life could be worth that little to him.