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Father of Quebec City mosque shooter says his son isn't a terrorist

Father of Quebec City mosque shooter says his son isn't a terrorist

QUEBEC — The father of the Quebec City mosque shooter is urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and others to stop referring to his son as a terrorist.
BC Hydro crews complete delicate task saving bald eagle nest atop damaged pole

BC Hydro crews complete delicate task saving bald eagle nest atop damaged pole

CHASE, B.C. — When a grass fire in British Columbia's Shuswap region damaged six wooden transmission poles, BC Hydro faced a much more complicated task than simply replacing the charred poles.
Feds' books still on pace for $15B deficit despite surplus through most of 18-19

Feds' books still on pace for $15B deficit despite surplus through most of 18-19

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government says it remains on track to post a budgetary shortfall of about $15 billion in 2018-19 even though a new estimate says the federal books ran a $3.1-billion surplus through the first 11 months of the fiscal year.

Public safety minister says floods teaching governments expensive lessons

REGINA — Canada's public safety minister says flooding is teaching all levels of government some expensive lessons. Ralph Goodale says climate change means annual flooding that damages homes isn't going away and it is only going to get worse.
In the news today, April 26

In the news today, April 26

Five stories in the news for Friday, April 26 ——— ELECTION SHOULDN'T BE ABOUT IMMIGRATION: BUSINESS Big business leaders worried about Canada's aging demographics have been urging political parties to avoid inflaming the immigration debate ahead of t

One million recyclable bottles "lost" daily in B.C., foundation says

VANCOUVER — An environmental organization based in Vancouver says one million recyclable bottles and cans "go missing" every day in British Columbia and it's calling for higher deposits to discourage consumers from littering or throwing them away.
Don't make election about immigration, corporate Canada tells political leaders

Don't make election about immigration, corporate Canada tells political leaders

OTTAWA — Big business leaders worried about Canada's aging demographics have been urging political parties to avoid inflaming the immigration debate ahead of this fall's federal election.
Quebec officials warn of possible dam failure, forcing evacuation of 250 people

Quebec officials warn of possible dam failure, forcing evacuation of 250 people

MONTREAL — Quebec public security officials called for the immediate evacuation of an area along the Rouge River west of Montreal on Thursday because of the risk a hydro dam could fail.

Crown seeks 18 years for former Calgary teacher, pleaded guilty to sex charges

CALGARY — The Crown is seeking an 18-year sentence for a former Calgary teacher who pleaded guilty to 17 sex-related charges involving girls.
Disappearance of woman, toddler treated as potential homicides: Calgary police

Disappearance of woman, toddler treated as potential homicides: Calgary police

Calgary police say they are treating the disappearance of a woman and her young daughter as potential homicides and that a suspect they have arrested knows the pair.