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Milly, Makwa and Moose: Kids choose names for puppies at RCMP training centre

Milly, Makwa and Moose: Kids choose names for puppies at RCMP training centre

INNISFAIL, Alta. — Thirteen canine recruits at the RCMP's police dog training centre in central Alberta are getting names chosen by kids from across the country.
Authorities annoyed by disaster selfie-seekers in flooded Montreal areas

Authorities annoyed by disaster selfie-seekers in flooded Montreal areas

Montreal first responders are warning against so-called disaster tourism after noting a spike in selfie-seekers in neighbourhoods threatened by swollen rivers.

Former minor hockey player charged in British Columbia child-grabbing incident

KELOWNA, B.C. — A former minor-league hockey player has been charged after a child-grabbing incident in downtown Kelowna, B.C., on Sunday.
Critics of Canadian health system discover a potent tool: social media

Critics of Canadian health system discover a potent tool: social media

HALIFAX — Unfiltered and emotional social media postings are emerging as a potent tool for critics of Canada's health system, though some observers are dubious they'll prompt lasting changes.
New Brunswick spring flood efforts beginning to move from response to recovery

New Brunswick spring flood efforts beginning to move from response to recovery

FREDERICTON — The director of New Brunswick's Emergency Measures Organization says the response to this year's spring flooding is slowly transforming from a response to a recovery operation.
A list of new Alberta Premier Jason Kenney's cabinet

A list of new Alberta Premier Jason Kenney's cabinet

EDMONTON — New Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and his cabinet were sworn in on Tuesday to form the first United Conservative government in the province. The list of ministers includes seven women and three associates.
Davie gets $7.1M contract from feds to refit 53-year-old coast guard icebreaker

Davie gets $7.1M contract from feds to refit 53-year-old coast guard icebreaker

OTTAWA — The federal government is awarding Davie Shipyards a contract worth more than $7.1 million to refit the Canadian Coast Guard's largest icebreaker. The refit of the CCGS Louis S.
Deficit for last year to be $800 million more than Liberals predict, PBO says

Deficit for last year to be $800 million more than Liberals predict, PBO says

OTTAWA — Parliament's spending watchdog says last year's federal deficit was $800 million more than the Liberals said it was in their most recent budget.
Liberals wouldn't take hidden SNC-Lavalin money now, Trudeau says

Liberals wouldn't take hidden SNC-Lavalin money now, Trudeau says

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says today's federal Liberal party wouldn't accept political donations like those that got SNC-Lavalin in trouble in the late 2000s.
China sentences 6 foreigners for drugs; Canadian gets death

China sentences 6 foreigners for drugs; Canadian gets death

BEIJING — A court in southern China handed down sentences Tuesday to at least six foreigners involved in an international methamphetamine operation, including a Canadian given the death penalty.