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New private Halifax clinic 'deeply troubling' Nova Scotia NDP says

New private Halifax clinic 'deeply troubling' Nova Scotia NDP says

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's NDP says the emergence of a new private Halifax clinic that aims to reduce the strain on the public health-care system is "deeply troubling.

Trucker guilty of dangerous driving in Ontario highway crash that left 4 dead

A Quebec trucker's prolonged inattentiveness on an Ontario highway three years ago triggered a horrific crash that left four people dead and several others injured, a judge has ruled, finding the man guilty of four counts of dangerous driving causing
Rocker Bryan Adams calls for changes to Canada's copyright laws to help artists

Rocker Bryan Adams calls for changes to Canada's copyright laws to help artists

OTTAWA — Eighteen Till I Die? How about waiting until 25 years after you die? That's how long it takes under Canada's copyright laws for artists to regain the rights to the material they produce, internationally renowned Canadian singer-songwriter Br

Ombudsman mulls new probe after three Ontario police suicides

TORONTO — Ontario's ombudsman is mulling whether to take another look at how provincial police deal with officers who suffer serious stress on the job and, in some cases, end up killing themselves.

Forensics centre 'unlawfully' keeping DNA data of innocent people, suit alleges

TORONTO — A proposed class action lawsuit alleges Ontario's renowned forensic sciences centre has been illegally retaining sensitive genetic data from people who voluntarily submitted bodily samples as part of a criminal investigation and were then e

Keepsake gear returned to first woman to climb Mount Logan solo

WHITEHORSE — The Montreal woman who was the first female to make a solo ascent of Canada's highest mountain has recovered some of the expensive gear she had to abandon during her rescue on the climb down.

Quebec police suspect arson in fire that gutted Kuujjuaq youth protection office

KUUJJUAQ, Que. — Police suspect arson in a fire that gutted the youth protection offices in the northern Quebec community of Kuujjuaq. Provincial police say the fire broke out in a building housing the administrative offices of the agency at 9 p.m.

Vancouver park board passes motion to learn Indigenous place names

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Park Board has passed a motion to learn the traditional Indigenous names for the lands it administers, including areas within Stanley Park and the many beaches lining the Fraser River, English Bay and Burrard Inlet.
In the news today, Sept. 18

In the news today, Sept. 18

Five stories in the news for Tuesday, Sept.
Rare 'fire whirl' caught on video in B.C. shows strange world of wildfires

Rare 'fire whirl' caught on video in B.C. shows strange world of wildfires

A towering funnel of smoke and flames captured on video by a firefighter with the BC Wildfire Service is giving viewers a peek into the surreal world that crews have faced while battling some of the worst wildfires this summer in British Columbia.