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Warm but 'moody' spring expected across most of Canada: Weather Network forecast

Warm but 'moody' spring expected across most of Canada: Weather Network forecast

Most Canadians can look forward to a warmer-than-normal spring, but they should also brace for the season’s "profound mood swings," according to The Weather Network's latest outlook.
In the news today: Conservatives gaining support across Canada, according to new poll

In the news today: Conservatives gaining support across Canada, according to new poll

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today...
Ottawa rejects Alberta's request to introduce new tracking for 'safer supply' drugs

Ottawa rejects Alberta's request to introduce new tracking for 'safer supply' drugs

OTTAWA — The federal Liberal government is rejecting a proposal from the Alberta government to consider adding a "unique chemical identifier" to the pharmaceuticals being offered to users as an alternative to street drugs.
New Leger poll suggests support for Conservatives, Pierre Poilievre is growing

New Leger poll suggests support for Conservatives, Pierre Poilievre is growing

OTTAWA — A new poll suggests support for Pierre Poilievre is growing, and most Canadians are optimistic about their household finances.
Online harms against minors, victims must be criminalized, not regulated: Poilievre

Online harms against minors, victims must be criminalized, not regulated: Poilievre

OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives would rather take a tough-on-crime approach to online safety issues affecting young people than support the Liberal government's plan to regulate them, says leader Pierre Poilievre.
Bomb squad called to Abbotsford, B.C., thrift store after grenade is donated

Bomb squad called to Abbotsford, B.C., thrift store after grenade is donated

ABBOTSFORD — Thrift stores can be a treasure trove of unusual finds, but a discovery in a donation bin at an Abbotsford, B.C., store set off a police and bomb squad response.
Inquest hears Saskatchewan mass killer died in custody from cocaine overdose

Inquest hears Saskatchewan mass killer died in custody from cocaine overdose

SASKATOON — Before a mass killer died of a cocaine overdose in police custody, he asked officers arresting him how many people he had killed in the stabbing rampage in Saskatchewan, an inquest heard Tuesday.
B.C. Premier Eby apologizes to Doukhobors, for wrongs that 'echoed for generations'

B.C. Premier Eby apologizes to Doukhobors, for wrongs that 'echoed for generations'

VICTORIA — British Columbia Premier David Eby has officially apologized in the Victoria legislature to members of the Doukhobor religious community, including children who were forcibly taken from their parents more than 70 years ago.
B.C. First Nation sues federal government over ban on herring spawn fishery

B.C. First Nation sues federal government over ban on herring spawn fishery

The Heiltsuk Nation claims the federal fisheries minister's decision to close the commercial harvest of herring spawn-on-kelp in the nation's territory was an infringement of its Aboriginal rights.
Torture, kidnappings in Quebec drug war should ease with 22nd arrest, experts say

Torture, kidnappings in Quebec drug war should ease with 22nd arrest, experts say

MONTREAL — The arrest of 22 people allegedly tied to a war between criminal groups in Quebec City and the eastern part of the province should ease some of the bloodletting, kidnapping and arson in recent months, organized crime experts said Tuesday.