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Saskatchewan farmer not guilty in fatal shooting of Indigenous man

Saskatchewan farmer not guilty in fatal shooting of Indigenous man

BATTLEFORD, Sask. — There were sobs of despair and cries of “murderer” in a Saskatchewan courtroom Friday night as a jury found a white farmer not guilty in the shooting death of an Indigenous man.

Big Pharma rapped for lack of work on medical marijuana

VANCOUVER — An uninterested pharmaceutical industry and the conundrum of finding a convincing placebo are two reasons experts say there has been little quality research into medicinal marijuana.

Four injured in crashes near Merritt

MERRITT — Four people were taken to hospital after a series of collisions on Highway 5 south of Merritt, as weather conditions deteriorate on the route. B.C.
Federal byelections: Surrey area goes Liberal for first time in 70 years

Federal byelections: Surrey area goes Liberal for first time in 70 years

Justin Trudeau’s Liberals scored a byelection upset Monday, snatching the British Columbia riding of South Surrey-White Rock away from the Conservatives.

Where did that come from? Saskatchewan man finds new house in his farm field

The Canadian Press PILOT BUTTE, Sask.
Calgary’s Nenshi wins third term as incumbents triumph in Alberta

Calgary’s Nenshi wins third term as incumbents triumph in Alberta

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi has handily won a third term after a bitter and divisive campaign during which his at-times prickly personality was a focus.
Guilty plea entered in B.C. Liberals’ ‘quick wins’ scandal

Guilty plea entered in B.C. Liberals’ ‘quick wins’ scandal

VANCOUVER — A former B.C. Liberal government communications director quietly entered a guilty plea to one count of breach of trust on Thursday in the so-called “quick wins” scandal from the Christy Clark era.

Friends, family remember Canadians killed in Las Vegas shooting

A model with two young sons and a restaurant employee about to be promoted to manager are among the Canadians confirmed dead in a mass shooting at a country music show in Las Vegas. Tara Roe, who was 34 and lived in Okotoks, Alta.

Canadians should worry about U.S. border searches of phones, privacy czar says

OTTAWA — Canadians should be “very concerned” about their cellphones, computers and other electronic devices being searched by U.S. border agents, the federal privacy czar says.
Trudeau, Horgan avoid public disagreement over pipelines

Trudeau, Horgan avoid public disagreement over pipelines

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and B.C. Premier John Horgan bent over backward to appear congenial after their first meeting Tuesday, avoiding any mention of their differing positions on expanding Kinder Morgan’s TransMountain pipeline.
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