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Drug trafficker back in Canadian prison 23 years after fleeing custody

MONTREAL — A convicted drug trafficker who vanished while on leave from a Canadian prison more than 23 years ago has been returned by American authorities. U.S.
Transportation Safety Board says lack of de-icing at remote airports poses risk

Transportation Safety Board says lack of de-icing at remote airports poses risk

SASKATOON — The Transportation Safety Board says people using remote, northern airports are at substantial and unnecessary risk because of a lack of proper equipment for de-icing planes.
Rash of bomb threats a learning opportunity for response capacity, Goodale

Rash of bomb threats a learning opportunity for response capacity, Goodale

TORONTO — Law enforcement officials in Canada and beyond will be working to learn lessons about how to best respond to bomb threats after a rash of such incidents this week, the federal public safety minister said Friday.
Davie warns of shipbuilding strategy 'disaster' as Coast Guard icebreaker delivered

Davie warns of shipbuilding strategy 'disaster' as Coast Guard icebreaker delivered

LEVIS, Que. — As the Canadian Coast Guard took possession of a new icebreaker at Quebec's Davie Shipyard Friday, a Davie official warned that the national shipbuilding strategy could be headed for "disaster.

Questions raised over retailers who shame shoplifters with photos

A Newfoundland sex store's social-media shaming of an alleged shoplifter has raised ethical questions around retailers who display security footage in a bid to catch thieves.
Tourism minister postpones trip to China amid tensions between two countries

Tourism minister postpones trip to China amid tensions between two countries

OTTAWA — Tourism Minister Melanie Joly won't go to China to mark the end of a special year of tourism exchanges, she announced Friday, as relations between the two countries continued to plummet.
Two Manitoba Party activists want judge to oust Steven Fletcher as leader

Two Manitoba Party activists want judge to oust Steven Fletcher as leader

WINNIPEG — Two activists with the fledgling Manitoba Party are asking the Court of Queen's Bench to remove Steven Fletcher as leader, alleging the former federal cabinet minister was handed the leadership by someone who had no authority to do so.

'Blind' Thunder Bay police services board disbanded over racism crisis

The police services board in Thunder Bay, Ont., was disbanded and an administrator appointed in its place on Friday after a report found relations between the force and the city's Indigenous community were in a crisis that constitute an "emergency.
Chinese-Canadians have varying reactions to Canada's handling of Huawei case

Chinese-Canadians have varying reactions to Canada's handling of Huawei case

VANCOUVER — As an international story about a Chinese tech executive wanted by the United States began unfolding from a Vancouver courtroom, the phone lines for a local Mandarin-language radio program began lighting up.
Immigration fraud charges stayed against Charlottetown motel operators

Immigration fraud charges stayed against Charlottetown motel operators

CHARLOTTETOWN — Immigration fraud charges were stayed Friday against two Charlottetown motel owners after it was alleged hundreds of newcomers used their hotel as an address though they didn't intend to remain on the Island under a provincially spons