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Mudslinging continues as B.C. election approaches halfway mark

Mudslinging continues as B.C. election approaches halfway mark

VANCOUVER — Leaders of British Columbia's main political parties are continuing to take shots at each other's election promises and past performances as the campaign nears the halfway mark.

Police believe pair they arrested are responsible for Edmonton toddler's death

EDMONTON — Homicide investigators were interviewing a man and woman "believed to be responsible" for the death of a toddler whose body was found outside a Edmonton church, police said Sunday.
French citizens in Montreal express mixed reactions to early election results

French citizens in Montreal express mixed reactions to early election results

MONTREAL — French nationals in Montreal expressed mixed reactions on Sunday as preliminary results showed far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron leading in the first round of France's presidential election.
Terrorism concerns lead to security changes at passport offices

Terrorism concerns lead to security changes at passport offices

OTTAWA — The federal government has been quietly making changes to passport offices in a bid to improve security and address concerns that the facilities could be easy targets for a terrorist attack.
N.L. fisherman on hunger strike taken from protest site in ambulance

N.L. fisherman on hunger strike taken from protest site in ambulance

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A Newfoundland fisherman was hauled off in an ambulance 11 days into his hunger strike in front of the federal fisheries headquarters in St. John's.

Waterloo, Ont., to turn dog poop into energy, fertilizer through pilot program

WATERLOO, Ont. — The Ontario city best known for headquartering BlackBerry may soon be known for an entirely different commodity — dog poop.
Two Canadians the latest addition to U.S.'s most-wanted terrorist list

Two Canadians the latest addition to U.S.'s most-wanted terrorist list

TORONTO — Two Canadians are the latest addition to the United State's list of most-wanted terrorists that says the men are a threat to American national security and economic interests.
Accused in naval spy case presses for info on CSIS wiretaps of Chinese Embassy

Accused in naval spy case presses for info on CSIS wiretaps of Chinese Embassy

OTTAWA — A naval engineer accused of trying to spy for Beijing is asking a federal judge for full access to information about Canadian Security Intelligence Service wiretaps of the Chinese Embassy.

'Party girl' stereotype played role in cabbie sex-assault case: professor

HALIFAX — The stereotype of the "promiscuous party girl" may have factored into the acquittal of a Halifax cab driver accused of sexually assaulting a woman in his car, a review of the case suggests.
Medical student accused of murder 'fully participating' in own defence: lawyer

Medical student accused of murder 'fully participating' in own defence: lawyer

HALIFAX — The murder trial of a former Halifax medical student resumes Monday, with his lawyer calling him a "model client" who has been unusually involved in his defence.