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Group raises money to fund new home for survivor of Quebec City mosque shooting

Group raises money to fund new home for survivor of Quebec City mosque shooting

MONTREAL — A fundraiser to find a new home for a man who lost use of his legs in the Quebec City mosque shooting earlier this year has reached almost half its goal.
Young sisters found dead in Oak Bay, B.C., remembered as being 'full of energy'

Young sisters found dead in Oak Bay, B.C., remembered as being 'full of energy'

OAK BAY, B.C. — Two young sisters found dead in a Victoria-area home on Christmas Day are being remembered as beautiful and energetic children. A family member and a friend have identified the girls as Aubrey Berry, 4, and her sister Chloe Berry, 6.

Six sent to hospital in crash that closed Highway 1 in B.C. for hours

REVELSTOKE, B.C. — Six people were taken to hospital Wednesday after a collision on the Trans-Canada Highway west of Revelstoke, B.C. B.C. Emergency Health Services says three ground ambulances and an air ambulance were sent to the scene.

British Columbia court grants injunction to fish farm, ending protests

VANCOUVER — First Nations activists who lost a legal battle to continue protesting at a fish farm off British Columbia's coast say the decision hasn't dissuaded them from bringing an end to aquaculture on their territory. A B.C.

Snow, wind to increase avalanche danger in southern B.C. mountains

VANCOUVER — Adventurers are being warned to use caution in the mountains north of Vancouver as a winter storm sweeps through the region, increasing the avalanche risk.
Supreme Court sets tentative hearing date for parents of boy in meningitis death

Supreme Court sets tentative hearing date for parents of boy in meningitis death

CALGARY — The Supreme Court of Canada has set a tentative hearing date for the parents of an Alberta toddler who were convicted after they failed to seek medical attention for their son who died of bacterial meningitis.
Decision reveals N.S. judges divided on use of sexual history in Garnier case

Decision reveals N.S. judges divided on use of sexual history in Garnier case

HALIFAX — Two Nova Scotia judges were split on whether the sexual history of police officer Catherine Campbell could be used as evidence in the case of the man who killed her, a newly released court ruling reveals.

Feds axe $1,000 fee for certain families to hire foreign nannies, caregivers

OTTAWA — Some families seeking foreign caregivers to look after their children or family members with a disability will be exempt from paying a $1,000 application fee.

Energy company charged after two workers at Alberta plant killed in explosion

EDMONTON — Nexen Energy is facing workplace charges following the deaths of two oilsands workers in northern Alberta. The men had been doing maintenance work in a hydrogen compressor building at the company's Long Lake upgrader near Anzac on Jan.

Gord Downie, Stuart McLean: Canadian newsmakers who died in 2017

A list of some Canadian newsmakers who died in 2017: JANUARY 1 - Yvon Dupuis, 90, Quebec Liberal MNA and MP. 1 - Stuart Hamilton, 87, opera coach and CBC radio host, of prostate cancer.