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Residents who fled flooded N.W.T town can return; some services might be unavailable

Residents who fled flooded N.W.T town can return; some services might be unavailable

HAY RIVER, N.W.T. — A town in the Northwest Territories says people were being allowed to return to their homes Sunday evening, four days after about 3,500 were ordered to evacuate as flood waters rose.
Justice advocate David Milgaard, imprisoned on wrongful conviction, dead at 69

Justice advocate David Milgaard, imprisoned on wrongful conviction, dead at 69

David Milgaard, the victim of one of Canada's most notorious miscarriages of justice, has died in an Alberta hospital after a short illness. He was 69.
Federal food agency ruling says two West Bank wines are not a 'Product of Israel'

Federal food agency ruling says two West Bank wines are not a 'Product of Israel'

OTTAWA — The federal food inspection agency says two wines produced in the West Bank and sold in Ontario were falsely branded "Product of Israel," given the lack of clarifying information on the labels.
Croupiers plan to walk off the job at Montreal Casino for the second time in two days

Croupiers plan to walk off the job at Montreal Casino for the second time in two days

MONTREAL — Croupiers at the Montreal Casino say they will walk off the job once again today following a surprise four-hour strike on Saturday.
Police investigating after man's body found in car set ablaze in Montreal

Police investigating after man's body found in car set ablaze in Montreal

Montreal police are investigating after the body of a man was found in the trunk of a torched car in the city's east end Saturday night. Police say they received a call around 12:25 a.m. about a car that was set on fire in a park.
Project Moon Woman: Officer with Alberta's Blood Tribe fights human trafficking

Project Moon Woman: Officer with Alberta's Blood Tribe fights human trafficking

STANDOFF, ALBERTA — It took a few years on the job for Const. Jennaye Norris to realize the Blood Tribe in southern Alberta has a human trafficking problem. Norris, 29, has been with the Blood Tribe Police Service for almost nine years.
Royal couple to begin three-day Canadian tour amid increasing skepticism of monarchy

Royal couple to begin three-day Canadian tour amid increasing skepticism of monarchy

Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, are set to begin a three-day tour of Canada this week that will focus on Indigenous reconciliation and climate change — and on connecting with a Canadian public that is increasingly skeptical of the monarchy.
Inquest to begin in N.B. police shooting of Indigenous woman during wellness check

Inquest to begin in N.B. police shooting of Indigenous woman during wellness check

FREDERICTON — The lawyer for the family of an Indigenous woman fatally shot by police in Edmundston, N.B., during a wellness check two years ago said a coroner's inquest opening Monday offers a chance for her loved ones to get long-awaited answers.
Lawyers frustrated with mass shooting inquiry in Nova Scotia as deadlines loom

Lawyers frustrated with mass shooting inquiry in Nova Scotia as deadlines loom

HALIFAX — Eighteen months after a public inquiry was established in Nova Scotia to investigate the worst mass shooting in modern Canadian history, lawyers representing most of the 22 victims say they are troubled about its slow progress and lack of w
Gas prices continue to soar for weekend drivers, experts predict no immediate relief

Gas prices continue to soar for weekend drivers, experts predict no immediate relief

National gas prices continued their staggering rise this weekend, with drivers in Vancouver told to brace for as much as $2.34 per litre at the pumps. Figures on the fuel tracker GasBuddy showed the national average price of regular gas reached $1.