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Canada looking for new canola customers, pushing China to verify claims: Carr

Canada looking for new canola customers, pushing China to verify claims: Carr

OTTAWA — Canada is looking for new Asian customers for its canola to answer China's ban on many shipments of the product, says International Trade Minister Jim Carr.

Soaking wet arrest after baby allegedly grabbed in bizarre B.C. incident

KELOWNA, B.C. — A man is awaiting a court appearance in Kelowna, B.C., after a bizarre weekend incident which began with a baby being allegedly snatched from its mother and ended with the RCMP wading into Okanagan Lake to arrest a suspect.
In the news today, April 29

In the news today, April 29

Four stories in the news for Monday, April 29 ——— NO RESPITE FROM FLOODING IN QUE., ONT., N.B. Thousands of people across Quebec, Ontario, and New Brunswick are facing several more days of flooding that has already been life-changing for many.
Study of 2018 New Brunswick flooding looks at ways of easing mental health toll

Study of 2018 New Brunswick flooding looks at ways of easing mental health toll

FREDERICTON — A sociologist says the 2018 flood in southern New Brunswick took a physical and mental toll, and as flooding again hits the province she plans to recommend ways to ease suffering caused by such disasters.
Trudeau says country must talk about how and where to rebuild after floods

Trudeau says country must talk about how and where to rebuild after floods

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau didn't close the door Sunday on using federal dollars to help relocate communities facing the recurring threat of severe flooding.
Wayson Choy, celebrated author of "The Jade Peony," has died

Wayson Choy, celebrated author of "The Jade Peony," has died

VANCOUVER — Wayson Choy, the celebrated author of "The Jade Peony" and a powerful voice for the Chinese-Canadian community, has died.
Broken Quebec dike forces thousands of evacuations northwest of Montreal

Broken Quebec dike forces thousands of evacuations northwest of Montreal

MONTREAL — Residents of a flood-ravaged suburb west of Montreal tried in vain to get access to their trapped pets, medication and personal effects on Sunday after thousands were forced to flee their homes with little more than the clothes on their ba
Armed forces in Bracebridge, Ont., to help battle rising floodwaters

Armed forces in Bracebridge, Ont., to help battle rising floodwaters

BRACEBRIDGE, Ont.

Weekend snowstorm closes highways in Alberta and Saskatchewan

CALGARY — Snow-covered highways in southern Alberta reopened Sunday as stuck or smashed vehicles were removed, but snowfall advisories and even a blizzard warning remained in effect in some areas as the storm tracked into Saskatchewan.
Abe, Trudeau tout trade gains without U.S. participation in Pacific Rim pact

Abe, Trudeau tout trade gains without U.S. participation in Pacific Rim pact

OTTAWA — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's whirlwind visit to Ottawa this weekend offered the Liberal government a rare chance to trumpet a strong international alliance in the face of unyielding strain with its two top trading partners.