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  • NewsThe Weather Network

    Ripe recipe for severe weather in Ontario, Quebec means more storms possible

    Wednesday will see a boosted severe weather threat in Ontario and Quebec, and it includes a tornado chance for parts of both provinces, so make sure you stay alert and weather-aware

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  • US PoliticsThe Canadian Press

    Trudeau touts democracy, freedom and trade ties in visit to Philadelphia

    PHILADELPHIA — There is lots of work to do to fight for progressive values and workers on both sides of the Canada-United States border, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday during a trip to Philadelphia. The trip arose through an invitation to speak at the quadrennial North American convention of the Service Employees International Union but a big chunk of his day was spent in meetings with politicians and business leaders, including vice-president Kamala Harris and Pennsylvania Gov. Josh

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  • NewsThe Canadian Press

    London Drugs says it's unwilling to pay ransom demanded by hackers

    RICHMOND, B.C. — Retailer London Drugs says it is "unwilling and unable" to pay a multimillion-dollar ransom to cybercriminals who claim to have stolen data in a hacking attack that recently shut down its stores for more than a week. The company says in a statement that the criminals could leak stolen corporate files containing employee information on the dark web, calling the situation "deeply distressing." It says it notified all employees and is providing them with two years of credit monitor

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  • NewsThe Canadian Press

    Orphan orca's extended family spotted off northeast side of Vancouver Island

    ALERT BAY, B.C. — A killer whale pod related to an orphan orca calf that escaped a remote British Columbia tidal lagoon last month have been spotted off the northeast coast of Vancouver Island. Marine scientist Jared Towers said in a social media post he was surprised to see members of the calf's great grandmother's pod near Alert Bay. Towers, an expert in identifying whales by their distinct individual markings, said he saw the T109 pod swim out of Pearse Pass near Alert Bay on Monday, but the

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  • NewsThe Weather Network

    From alpine snow to thunderstorms: B.C.'s inbound, wild weather ride

    A potent frontal system sweeping across British Columbia will deliver a little bit of everything –– alpine snow, blustery winds, rain and a risk of thunderstorms.

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  • NewsThe Canadian Press

    'Happy tears' of victim's sister after prison attack on serial killer Robert Pickton

    MONTREAL — Cynthia Cardinal said she was "overwhelmed" with happiness when she received a text message on Monday with the news that serial killer Robert Pickton, who murdered her sister Georgina Papin, was in a life-threatening condition after being attacked in prison. She called it "karma." The text came from a cousin of Tanya Holyk, another missing woman whose DNA was found at Pickton's pig farm in Port Coquitlam, B.C. “I don't think anybody that evil should be walking on Earth, as far as I'm

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  • NewsThe Canadian Press

    Winnipeg trial hears search for 'serial killer' definition found on killer's computer

    WINNIPEG — A police analyst tasked with going through the computer of a Winnipeg man who admitted to killing four women found internet searches for what it means to be a serial killer. Riley Johansson told a murder trial that he traced months of online searches on Jeremy Skibicki's computer around the same time the four Indigenous women were slain in 2022. "My goal was to give some of this data context ... to help narrow the search for any additional victims," Johansson, a crime intelligence ana

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