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Military withdraws final conduct charge against Lt.-Gen. Steven Whelan

Military withdraws final conduct charge against Lt.-Gen. Steven Whelan

GATINEAU, Que. — Lt.-Gen. Steven Whelan wiped away tears Monday morning when military prosecutors withdrew the final charge against him, bringing an end to the case.
Diwali fireworks advisory issued despite warnings it might be discriminatory: emails

Diwali fireworks advisory issued despite warnings it might be discriminatory: emails

OTTAWA — At least two Environment Canada meteorologists warned that linking Diwali fireworks to air pollution in an air quality advisory could be perceived as discriminatory, internal emails show, but the advisory was still published.
House prepares to vote on new Speaker in rare mid-session election as MPs vie for job

House prepares to vote on new Speaker in rare mid-session election as MPs vie for job

OTTAWA — The House of Commons will vote for a new Speaker Tuesday in a rare mid-session election.
Woman, 79, killed at Quebec seniors residence; suspect, 81, under watch in hospital

Woman, 79, killed at Quebec seniors residence; suspect, 81, under watch in hospital

TERREBONNE, Que. — A 79-year-old woman was killed over the weekend at her seniors residence, and an 81-year-old man found unconscious in her room is a suspect in her death, police north of Montreal said Monday. Capt.
Trial to begin for former RCMP intelligence director accused of disclosing secrets

Trial to begin for former RCMP intelligence director accused of disclosing secrets

OTTAWA — More than four years after Cameron Jay Ortis was charged with breaching Canada's secrets law, the former RCMP intelligence director is about to get his day in court. Ortis was taken into custody in Ottawa on Sept.
A look at how to avoid a bear encounter after fatal attack in Banff National Park

A look at how to avoid a bear encounter after fatal attack in Banff National Park

BANFF, Alta. — A couple and their dog were killed on the weekend in a grizzly bear attack in the wilderness of Banff National Park in Alberta.
In the news today: Manitoba politicians make final pitch before tomorrow's election

In the news today: Manitoba politicians make final pitch before tomorrow's election

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today...
Imperial, Alberta regulator knew for years about tailings seepage at mine: documents

Imperial, Alberta regulator knew for years about tailings seepage at mine: documents

EDMONTON — Documents filed by Imperial Oil Ltd.
Promise tracker: What Manitoba's main parties would do if they win the election

Promise tracker: What Manitoba's main parties would do if they win the election

WINNIPEG — Manitobans go to the polls on Tuesday.
Winners of recent Manitoba elections have seen sizable majority governments

Winners of recent Manitoba elections have seen sizable majority governments

WINNIPEG — A Manitoba election is scheduled for Tuesday.