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Canada has removed six out of 900 asylum seekers already facing U.S. deportation

Canada has removed six out of 900 asylum seekers already facing U.S. deportation

OTTAWA — Confusion over the number of irregular migrants that have been removed from Canada led to an apology Monday from Border Security Minister Bill Blair — and attracted fresh calls from Opposition MPs for more action to address ongoing border wo
No geotech study done on Saskatchewan bridge that collapsed on opening day

No geotech study done on Saskatchewan bridge that collapsed on opening day

HYAS, Sask. — A reeve in eastern Saskatchewan says no geotechnical investigation was performed on a riverbed where a newly built bridge collapsed only hours after opening.

Research group tags its first great white shark in Canadian waters

LUNENBURG, N.S. — Researchers looking for a possible great white shark mating site off Nova Scotia have tagged their first shark in Canadian waters.
Friend testifies at British sailor's sexual assault trial in Halifax

Friend testifies at British sailor's sexual assault trial in Halifax

HALIFAX — A young woman has testified at the sexual assault trial of a British sailor that she found the complainant red in the face with no clothes on in a bed in the barracks of a Halifax-area military base.
Victims' families, Wettlaufer survivor call for compassion in long-term care

Victims' families, Wettlaufer survivor call for compassion in long-term care

The families of eight people killed by an Ontario nurse, as well as one of her surviving victims, lamented a fundamental lack of respect for human life in the province's long-term care system Monday as they addressed a public inquiry probing the circ
Police officer rescues little pig found hoofing down Toronto-area highway

Police officer rescues little pig found hoofing down Toronto-area highway

VAUGHAN, Ont. — Police say the photo was "too cute not to share." York regional police tweeted a photo Monday of an officer holding a young pig found wandering along a major highway north of Toronto late last Friday morning.

Man accused of sending mail bomb to his brother in B.C. dies awaiting trial

WHITEHORSE — Yukon's chief coroner says a man accused of mailing a bomb to his brother on Vancouver Island has died. Heather Jones says 73-year-old Leon Nepper went into medical distress at Whitehorse Correctional Centre on Sunday.
UN pays tribute to Nelson Mandela; follow Madiba's example, Trudeau urges

UN pays tribute to Nelson Mandela; follow Madiba's example, Trudeau urges

UNITED NATIONS, N.Y.
'I'll never forgive you:' Victim impact statements at hearing for Calgary killer

'I'll never forgive you:' Victim impact statements at hearing for Calgary killer

CALGARY — Loved ones of a Calgary woman who was raped and murdered in 2015 say they'll never forgive her killer and the brutal nature of the crime has caused lasting harm.

Persian speakers aiming to add Farsi to B.C. public school language curriculum

VANCOUVER — Students in British Columbia's public schools could have another option for language studies, if a new campaign is successful. The Farsi Dar B.C.