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Building source of legionnaires' disease

Public health authorities say they have identified the source of Quebec City's outbreak of legionnaires' disease: an office building in the provincial capital. They say samples taken from a cooling tower in a building on St.

Food bank loses status

A food bank in West Kelowna has been stripped of its charitable status by the Canada Revenue Agency. The agency says Bette's Single Family and Seniors Food Bank violated numerous sections of the Income Tax Act.

Friend faults military in suicide of soldier

A former soldier says the military failed to keep a close enough eye on a suicidal Afghan vet the day he killed himself. Kirk Lackie testified Wednesday at the Military Police Complaints Commission inquiry into Cpl. Stuart Langridge's death.
Lougheed mourners pay respects

Lougheed mourners pay respects

Albertans lined up by the hundreds in the late-summer sunshine outside the legislature Monday to pay their respects to Peter Lougheed.

Suspect in PQ shooting feared impact of election

The man accused in the fatal shooting at a Parti Québécois victory bash feared that anything but a Liberal election win would hurt him financially, according to people who know him.

Historic Lougheed house vandalized days after former premier's death

Just days after the death of former premier Peter Lougheed, vandals have damaged the historic home of his grandfather in Calgary. Staff at Lougheed House say the estate was targeted sometime late Saturday or early Sunday.

Feds to appeal Quebec court's gun-registry ruling

The federal government is making good on its promise to appeal a Quebec court ruling that blocked the destruction of gun-registry records and ordered the data handed over to the province.

N.S. revises funding package for mill

The Nova Scotia government is revising a funding package for the NewPage Port Hawkesbury paper mill after a tax agreement considered vital to restart the operation was rejected. Energy Minister Charlie Parker said the government has changed a $124.
Lulay lengthens touchdown-pass streak to 22 games

Lulay lengthens touchdown-pass streak to 22 games

B.C. 28 TORONTO 23 Travis Lulay passed for two touchdowns and 390 yards Saturday as the B.C. Lions held on to beat the Toronto Argonauts 28-23. The B.C.
Federal Conservatives open up seven-point lead over NDP: poll

Federal Conservatives open up seven-point lead over NDP: poll

OTTAWA - A quiet summer has given Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Conservatives some breathing room as they head Monday into what could be an acrimonious fall sitting of Parliament.