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Quebec mosque shooter not motivated by racism, his sentence should be reduced: lawyer

Quebec mosque shooter not motivated by racism, his sentence should be reduced: lawyer

QUEBEC — The Quebec City mosque shooter entered a Muslim prayer space Jan. 29, 2017, armed with two guns, and murdered six men — but there was no evidence he was motivated by deep-seated racism, the man's lawyer argued Monday at the Court of Appeal.
Switching grape varieties can help winemakers adapt to climate change: study

Switching grape varieties can help winemakers adapt to climate change: study

VANCOUVER — Adopting drought and heat-tolerant grape varieties could help winemakers grappling with the effects of climate change, says new research from the University of British Columbia.
Pressure mounts on opposition parties to back speedy ratification of new NAFTA

Pressure mounts on opposition parties to back speedy ratification of new NAFTA

OTTAWA — The pressure was on opposition MPs to quickly ratify the new North American free-trade agreement as Parliament got back to work Monday for its first extended sitting since the Oct. 21 election reduced the Liberals to a minority government.
Venezuelan opposition leader meets Champagne, Trudeau as part of world tour

Venezuelan opposition leader meets Champagne, Trudeau as part of world tour

OTTAWA — Canada wants to "reinvigorate" the effort to bring democracy to Venezuela, Canada's top diplomat said Monday as he welcomed the country's challenger to the current leader to Ottawa to discuss those seemingly bleak prospects.
Alberta premier wants Ottawa to approve Teck mine for benefit of First Nations

Alberta premier wants Ottawa to approve Teck mine for benefit of First Nations

CALGARY — Alberta's premier says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau needs to move swiftly to approve the Teck Frontier oilsands mine north of Fort McMurray. Jason Kenney says there is no reason to delay the go-ahead for the $20.
B.C. real estate portal goes national

B.C. real estate portal goes national

Company's listings will now cover major Canadian cities across the country
Search resumes for First World War warships in Lake Superior

Search resumes for First World War warships in Lake Superior

Two French minesweepers built in Thunder Bay disappeared 99 years ago
Ontario researchers working on way to cure weed faster

Ontario researchers working on way to cure weed faster

Don't panic, but they are worried there might not be enough