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Bruin retreats from attack after biting can of bear spray in woman's hand

KANANASKIS, Alta. — Conservation officers say a bear that seriously injured two hikers in a southern Alberta park retreated after biting into a can of bear spray that one of the people was holding.
Quebec will strongly resist any compromises in trade talks with U.S.: Couillard

Quebec will strongly resist any compromises in trade talks with U.S.: Couillard

MONTREAL — Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard is talking tough on the question of supply management now that the focus switches to Canada after a new trade deal has been reached between the United States and Mexico.
Scientists express concern for ailing killer whale off West Coast

Scientists express concern for ailing killer whale off West Coast

VANCOUVER — An ailing killer whale was last sighted off Washington state on Friday and biologists say she was still struggling. A veterinarian was able to dart J50 with a broad-spectrum antibiotic on Aug.
Quick Quotes about the U.S.-Mexico trade agreement and NAFTA

Quick Quotes about the U.S.-Mexico trade agreement and NAFTA

OTTAWA — "I think with Canada, frankly, the easiest thing we can do is to tariff their cars coming in. It's a tremendous amount of money, and it's a very simple negotiation. It could end in one day, and we'd take in a lot of money the following day.
Refugee advocates slam Scheer's "birth tourism" policy

Refugee advocates slam Scheer's "birth tourism" policy

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer's attempt to defend a controversial policy which seeks to end birthright citizenship isn't sitting well with refugee advocates who say the policy could lead to stateless children.
Canada to rejoin NAFTA talks after US, Mexico agree to overhaul trade pact

Canada to rejoin NAFTA talks after US, Mexico agree to overhaul trade pact

OTTAWA — Canada will rejoin face-to-face negotiations with the United States and Mexico on Tuesday after the two continental partners reached a bilateral deal that raised fresh concerns about the fate of the North American Free Trade Agreement. U.S.
Liberals approve first saliva screening roadside test for marijuana

Liberals approve first saliva screening roadside test for marijuana

OTTAWA — Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould is giving the green light to a new roadside test to check for drugs.
Five things to consider before writing off NAFTA

Five things to consider before writing off NAFTA

OTTAWA — President Donald Trump said Monday the U.S. and Mexico had reached a bilateral trade "understanding" that could lead to an overhaul — or maybe the demise — of the three-country North American Free Trade Agreement.
Optimism in Canadian automotive sector despite Trump tariff threats

Optimism in Canadian automotive sector despite Trump tariff threats

TORONTO — A potential trade deal between the U.S. and Mexico has been greeted with cautious optimism in the Canadian automotive sector despite renewed threats by U.S. President Donald Trump to impose tariffs on the industry. Trump said Monday the U.
'Not a black-and-white issue': Public input wanted on cannabis consumption sites

'Not a black-and-white issue': Public input wanted on cannabis consumption sites

CALGARY — The city of Calgary is gathering input from its citizens over the next couple of weeks on proposed sites where people would be allowed to consume marijuana in public. The city has a population of almost 1.