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Edmonton public schools to review its 'books to weed out' list due to concerns

Edmonton public schools to review its 'books to weed out' list due to concerns

Edmonton Public Schools says it's taking down its book review site after a leading Indigenous author questioned why some of his graphic novels were on a not-recommended list.
Calgary mayor seeks person who leaked details of closed-door Olympic meeting

Calgary mayor seeks person who leaked details of closed-door Olympic meeting

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi says he will ask the city's integrity commissioner to investigate a leak of details from a closed-door council meeting on costs connected to the potential hosting of the 2026 Winter Olympics.
Former U.S. ambassador steps up calls to get Americans to vote ahead of midterms

Former U.S. ambassador steps up calls to get Americans to vote ahead of midterms

OTTAWA — A former U.S.

In the news today, Sept. 25

Five stories in the news for Tuesday, Sept. 25 ___ LIBERALS, TORIES TO VIE FOR POWER IN NEW BRUNSWICK New Brunswick's Tories won the most seats last night, but it's not yet clear who will form the next government.
Two potential N.B. kingmaker parties radically differ in policies, leader styles

Two potential N.B. kingmaker parties radically differ in policies, leader styles

The two parties vying to be the power brokers in New Brunswick's minority parliament could scarcely be more different when it comes to policies and leadership styles.
New Brunswick Tories win most seats, but Liberals will try to stay in power

New Brunswick Tories win most seats, but Liberals will try to stay in power

Voters in New Brunswick have turned have their backs on the province's entrenched two-party system for the first time in a generation, electing enough third party candidates to leave the Liberals and Progressive Conservatives in a virtual dead heat i

Lawyer for accused in Amber Alert case doesn't think man would have known kid was in SUV

NORTH BATTLEFORD, Sask. — A legal aid lawyer for a Saskatchewan man charged in a case that sparked an Amber Alert earlier this month says he doesn't believe the accused would deliberately abduct a child.
Washington wants Canada to improve spill plan for U.S. spur of Trans Mountain

Washington wants Canada to improve spill plan for U.S. spur of Trans Mountain

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington's Department of Ecology wants the Canadian government to fix what it calls "deficiencies in critical areas" of its spill response plan for a spur of the Trans Mountain pipeline that runs through the state.
Canada's capital region picking up the pieces following destructive tornadoes

Canada's capital region picking up the pieces following destructive tornadoes

GATINEAU, Que. — Residents from across Canada's national capital region who were hit by Friday's devastating tornadoes have started rebuilding their homes — and their lives. Festus John worried about his future Monday in a Gatineau, Que.
New York Review of Books admits to 'failures' in handling of Ghomeshi essay

New York Review of Books admits to 'failures' in handling of Ghomeshi essay

NEW YORK — The New York Review of Books is acknowledging its "failures in the presentation and editing" of a much-maligned essay by disgraced former CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi.