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Alberta government, Opposition swap accusations, attacks in earplug debate

Alberta government, Opposition swap accusations, attacks in earplug debate

EDMONTON — Alberta's earplug debate got louder Monday as the Opposition NDP accused Premier Jason Kenney of lying and sought to have Government House Leader Jason Nixon found in contempt of the legislature.
Second Banff grizzly dies after being struck by vehicle: Parks Canada

Second Banff grizzly dies after being struck by vehicle: Parks Canada

BANFF, Alta. — Motorists in Banff National Park are being urged to heed speed limits and report wildlife sightings after the second grizzly bear in three weeks died from a vehicle strike.

Top B.C. court upholds ruling that struck down Canada's solitary confinement law

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's top court has upheld a lower court ruling that struck down Canada's solitary confinement law as unconstitutional. The B.C.

Trudeau, other party leaders in Quebec for Fete Nationale celebrations

MONTREAL — The main federal party leaders spent Monday in Quebec to celebrate the Fete Nationale holiday, where Prime Minister Justin Trudeau criticized Ontario Premier Doug Ford's cuts to services for francophones.
Celina Caesar-Chavannes says black civil servants passed over for promotions

Celina Caesar-Chavannes says black civil servants passed over for promotions

OTTAWA — Qualified black Canadians are being passed over for promotions to senior positions in the federal government due to systemic racial barriers, says Independent MP Celina Caesar-Chavannes.

Mysterious group behind mass text message seeking views on carbon tax

OTTAWA — Many Ontarians received an automated text message over the weekend, asking if they agree that the carbon tax must be scrapped. Who's behind the campaign and what they plan to do with the responses is a mystery, and could remain so.

Six-year-old girl injured after falling off float in Alberta parade

WAINWRIGHT, Alta. — A six-year-old girl was seriously injured after falling off a parade float on the weekend, the mayor of a town in east-central Alberta said Monday.
Montreal's costly new Champlain Bridge opens to northbound traffic

Montreal's costly new Champlain Bridge opens to northbound traffic

MONTREAL — Six months late and millions of dollars over budget, Montreal's new Samuel De Champlain Bridge opened to northbound traffic Monday morning, officially beginning the replacement of its crumbling but very busy predecessor.
Court ruling reveals grim details of Lionel Desmond suicide and murders

Court ruling reveals grim details of Lionel Desmond suicide and murders

HALIFAX — A court fight over life insurance has revealed for the first time disturbing details about how former Canadian soldier Lionel Desmond fatally shot his mother, wife and daughter before taking his own life in the family's home in rural Nova S

Two injured when out-of-control car crashes into Quebec ferry at dock: police

TADOUSSAC, Que. — Two people were seriously injured Monday when their car crashed into a Quebec ferry. The accident at the Tadoussac pier has cancelled ferry crossings to Baie-Sainte-Catherine until further notice. Sgt.