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The N.B. retiree whose border-beer battle could change Confederation

The N.B. retiree whose border-beer battle could change Confederation

FREDERICTON — A New Brunswick retiree who just wanted to buy cheaper suds is about to find out if his 2012 beer run to Quebec will change the nature of Confederation.

B.C. man acquitted on terror charges is security risk: RCMP officer

VANCOUVER — The Facebook posts of a British Columbia man acquitted of terrorism-related charges clearly show he wasn't just a "couch jihadist" with a big mouth but someone who was becoming radicalized by the Islamic State group and advocating for lon
Bail denied for Winnipeg woman who kept remains of six infants in storage locker

Bail denied for Winnipeg woman who kept remains of six infants in storage locker

WINNIPEG — The lawyer for a woman convicted of concealing the remains of six dead infants in a storage locker said he will look for another way to get his client released after her bail was denied.
Crews hope to free 'prolific' female right whale named Kleenex from rope on jaw

Crews hope to free 'prolific' female right whale named Kleenex from rope on jaw

HALIFAX — Marine biologists are on the lookout for one of the most productive North Atlantic right whales left in the world, after an apparently unsuccessful attempt to free it from thick rope.

Fewer babies born in Quebec in 2017 as fertility rate continues to drop

MONTREAL — Quebec's fertility rate continued to decline last year, led by a drop in the number of younger women who are choosing to have children.
Designers lining up to dress Ontario teen headed to royal wedding

Designers lining up to dress Ontario teen headed to royal wedding

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. — A 15-year-old Ontario girl who scored an invitation to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding says she's now being approached by designers who want to dress her for the big event.
Toronto neurosurgeon charged with killing wife to stand trial next year

Toronto neurosurgeon charged with killing wife to stand trial next year

TORONTO — A Toronto neurosurgeon accused of killing his physician wife will stand trial next year, a judge ordered Wednesday. Dr. Mohammed Shamji is charged with first-degree murder and committing an indignity to human remains in the death of Dr.
Canadian emissions creep lower in 2016 but Paris targets still dubious

Canadian emissions creep lower in 2016 but Paris targets still dubious

OTTAWA — Canada's latest greenhouse gas inventory report to the United Nations shows emissions are starting to trend downward, but not nearly at the rate needed to meet the country's international commitments under the Paris climate change accord.
Halifax mall plotter penned suicide note to be published after mass shooting

Halifax mall plotter penned suicide note to be published after mass shooting

HALIFAX — It's a modern-day suicide note: Four paragraphs to be posthumously published online the day after a planned Valentine's Day massacre at one of Atlantic Canada's busiest shopping malls.

Speedy test drive of customer's vehicle earns pink slips for Winnipeg mechanics

WINNIPEG — A pair of technicians at a Winnipeg garage have been fired after a dash camera caught them swearing, speeding and mocking a customer's culture during a road test to check his vehicle's performance.