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Groups behind Montreal's new Champlain Bridge say project will be done on time

Groups behind Montreal's new Champlain Bridge say project will be done on time

MONTREAL — The consortium building Montreal's new bridge over the St. Lawrence River said Friday it will be able to deliver the structure by the December 2018 timeline, but the project could cost more than the original estimate.
Jury deliberates in first-degree murder trial of former N.L. athlete

Jury deliberates in first-degree murder trial of former N.L. athlete

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A jury wrapped up its deliberations for the day on Friday evening at the murder trial of a former elite Newfoundland athlete charged with beating a man to death with a hammer.
'Stars seemed to have aligned' for new Halifax CFL bid, commissioner says

'Stars seemed to have aligned' for new Halifax CFL bid, commissioner says

HALIFAX — CFL fans in Halifax have been told the league is serious about establishing a coast-to-coast footprint, although there is no announcement imminent on a franchise for the East Coast's largest city.
Defence chief promises to fix morale tours, plays down allegations of partying

Defence chief promises to fix morale tours, plays down allegations of partying

OTTAWA — The military's top general has promised to get to the bottom of what happened on a recent Team Canada tour, but says he has never heard of widespread problems with the morale-boosting trips.

Atwal fiasco dogs Trudeau; PM pledges a 'conversation' with MP responsible

NEW DELHI — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau flatly denied Friday ever raising the spectre of Quebec separatism in a meeting with state leaders in India, and promised a "conversation" with the Liberal MP who has claimed responsibility for inviting a fai
Ottawa to move on  legislation allowing firms to settle corporate corruption

Ottawa to move on legislation allowing firms to settle corporate corruption

MONTREAL — The Canadian government may be handing SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. a lifeline to resolve the criminal charges it faces by vowing to change the law to allow settlements to address corporate wrongdoing.
'The spirit in your heart:' Preacher Billy Graham remembered in Canada

'The spirit in your heart:' Preacher Billy Graham remembered in Canada

CALGARY — Fred Weiss was 22 years old when he joined the spellbound crowd listening to the Rev. Billy Graham at Calgary's McMahon Stadium in 1981. Graham, a celebrated evangelical preacher who was a confidant to U.S.
Kill and make no further use of Trudeau-India-Sikhs-Backgrounder from Wed., Feb. 21

Kill and make no further use of Trudeau-India-Sikhs-Backgrounder from Wed., Feb. 21

OTTAWA — EDITORS: Kill and make no further use of Trudeau-India-Sikhs-Background, moved at 14:03 ET on Wednesday, Feb. 21. The story provides an incomplete picture of the Sikh community in Canada and of the issue of Sikh extremism.

Heavy snow in parts of B.C. forces cancellations, prompts travel warnings

VANCOUVER — A snow storm swept across parts of British Columbia on Friday, prompting travel advisories and cancelled flights.
'Incredible level of violence:' Saskatchewan school gunman to get adult sentence

'Incredible level of violence:' Saskatchewan school gunman to get adult sentence

LA LOCHE, Sask. — A young man who was days away from his 18th birthday when he shot up a home and school in northern Saskatchewan, killing four people, is facing a life sentence after a judge ruled Friday that he should be treated as an adult.