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  • New Brunswick lodge guest list report issues warning about changing records The Canadian Press

    Senior government officials in New Brunswick altered the guest list of a provincially-owned fishing lodge with the intention of concealing information, an independent review has found. The report by Anne … More »New Brunswick lodge guest list report issues warning about changing records

    Senior government officials in New Brunswick altered the guest list of a provincially-owned fishing lodge with the intention of concealing information, an independent review has found. The report by Anne Bertrand, the province's access to information and privacy commissioner, says two officials altered the 2013 guest list …

  • Whitehorse RCMP pull body from Schwatka Lake CBC

    "Yukon Coroner's Service confirms that the body is that of a male however the identity of the deceased has not yet been confirmed," said acting Chief Coroner Heather Jones in the release. The Yukon Coroner's … More »Whitehorse RCMP pull body from Schwatka Lake

    "Yukon Coroner's Service confirms that the body is that of a male however the identity of the deceased has not yet been confirmed," said acting Chief Coroner Heather Jones in the release. The Yukon Coroner's Service has ordered an autopsy.

  • Prime Minister Stephen Harper waves after addressing the Canada Day crowd on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Wednesday July 1, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand
    Baloney Meter: Would restoring relations make Canada-Iran 'best friends?' The Canadian Press

    At a time in history — in fact he made the announcement on the national day of remembrance for victims of terrorism — to say that his priority is the restoration, or to become best friends, with one of … More »Baloney Meter: Would restoring relations make Canada-Iran 'best friends?'

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper waves after addressing the Canada Day crowd on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Wednesday July 1, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand

    At a time in history — in fact he made the announcement on the national day of remembrance for victims of terrorism — to say that his priority is the restoration, or to become best friends, with one of the state sponsors of terrorism in the world, the government of Iran, and that he wants to cut the relationship we've established …

  • Smoke billows from a forest fire alongalong highway 969 in southern Saskatchewan on June 29, 2015. Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says the province has spent its firefighting budget for the year. But Wall says he's not worried about money right now and the government's priority is to keep fighting wildfires in the north. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Saskatchewan Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure
    Fires, smoke force 5,000 out of homes in northern Saskatchewan, one house lost The Canadian Press

    Forest fires and thick smoke forced more people from their homes in northern Saskatchewan Thursday and emergency officials were looking to the skies for some respite. Evacuations began a week ago in the … More »Fires, smoke force 5,000 out of homes in northern Saskatchewan, one house lost

    Smoke billows from a forest fire alongalong highway 969 in southern Saskatchewan on June 29, 2015. Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says the province has spent its firefighting budget for the year. But Wall says he's not worried about money right now and the government's priority is to keep fighting wildfires in the north. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Saskatchewan Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure

    Forest fires and thick smoke forced more people from their homes in northern Saskatchewan Thursday and emergency officials were looking to the skies for some respite. Evacuations began a week ago in the areas of La Ronge and La Loche and, as of Thursday morning, more than 5,000 people had registered at centres in North …

  • Passenger on Air Canada flight charged with assaulting crew member The Canadian Press

    RCMP have charged a woman with assaulting a flight attendant after a plane landed in Winnipeg. Officers say the Air Canada flight from Ottawa was en route to Vancouver on Wednesday night when it was diverted … More »Passenger on Air Canada flight charged with assaulting crew member

    RCMP have charged a woman with assaulting a flight attendant after a plane landed in Winnipeg. Officers say the Air Canada flight from Ottawa was en route to Vancouver on Wednesday night when it was diverted to Winnipeg. While trying to control the passenger, a male flight attendant suffered minor injuries.

  • Lighthouses suffer under wait for heritage announcement

    A five-year process aimed at preserving a key part of Canada's marine history culminated in the release Thursday of a list from Parks Canada naming 74 lighthouses in seven provinces that have been granted heritage status. The structures that will be preserved under the Heritage Lighthouse Protection Act include 21 lighthouses …

  • An Ontario court has upheld the Ontario law society's refusal to accredit a B.C. Christian university's yet-to-open law school. Trinity Western University had asked the Divisional Court in Ontario for a judicial review of the Law Society of Upper Canada's decision, but the court dismissed the application Thursday. The …

  • Smoke rises from railway cars that were carrying crude oil after derailing in downtown Lac-Megantic, Que., on July 6, 2013. Nearly two years after a tragic train derailment decimated Lac-Megantic, the Red Cross says it has been able to help more than half of the residents in the Quebec town. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

    Nearly two years after a tragic train derailment decimated Lac-Megantic, the Red Cross says it has helped more than half the residents in the Quebec town. Nearly $12 million has been spent on providing assistance to 3,236 people in the Quebec community of just under 6,000, the aid organization said Thursday. Forty-seven …

  • Hydro-Québec customers across the province could see their bills go up to pay for an oil spill clean-up. The public utility expects to spend $20 million on the cleanup, and while it does have insurance to cover oil spills, it's only covered for accidents that cost between $50 and $900 million. Serge Abergel, a spokesperson …

  • Canada's Prime Minister Harper speaks at the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities in Saskatoon

    Denying people the ability to use voter identification cards as valid ID at the polls could disenfranchise tens of thousands of eligible voters in the upcoming federal election, advocacy groups warned in court Thursday. The Council of Canadians and the Canadian Federation of Students are seeking an interim injunction against …

  • This time last year David Howard was getting ready to host a number of high-profile corporate parties as part of Calgary's Stampede, but that's not the case this time around. "Corporate parties, big parties cancelled, no doubt," said Vickers.

  • Windsor police say a man has been arrested in connection with a sexual assault that occurred as a woman was walking along University Avenue earlier this week. Police say a 22-year-old woman was walking along University Avenue East, in the area of the 600 block, when a man on an e-bike approached her. A 34-year-old Windsor …

  • Canopy repaired at Shakespeare Festival

    The Freewill Shakespeare Festival will go on under dry conditions now that the pricey new canopy in Hawrelak Park has been repaired. The $400,000 canopy was new and installed last year to replace the old canopy that was there before. The cost to repair the new canopy was covered under warranty.

  • Lawyer Ches Crosbie arrives at the Supreme Court in St. John's on Novemeber 18, 2014. A federal Conservative supporter and former adviser says rejecting Ches Crosbie as a candidate in Newfoundland and Labrador is a blow to the party. Tim Powers says Crosbie, a successful lawyer and son of former Tory cabinet minister John Crosbie, is the sort of prospect the Conservatives need. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Daly

    ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Rejecting Ches Crosbie as a federal Conservative candidate in Newfoundland and Labrador is a headline-making blow to a party that needs all the help it can get in the province, says a former adviser. Tim Powers said Crosbie, a successful lawyer and son of former Tory cabinet minister John Crosbie, is …

  • The undo send button is shown on a Gmail account as employees work on their computers in Toronto on Wednesday, June 24, 2015. Gmail has implemented a new feature that allows people to undo a sent email. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

    Google isn’t the only one with secrets, there are many popular apps and social media sites that boast little-used settings and features that could prove convenient in a jam.

 
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