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NewsAlert: Canadians finish 1-2 in Olympic women's skicross

NewsAlert: Canadians finish 1-2 in Olympic women's skicross

BOKWANG, Korea, Republic Of — Canadian women have finished 1-2 in skicross at the Pyeongchang Winter Games with Kelsey Serwa of Kelowna, B.C., taking gold and Brittany Phelan of Mont-Tremblant, Que., earning silver.

Expansion of B.C. foreign buyers tax to Okanagan, Vancouver Island is questioned

VANCOUVER — A foreign buyers tax will do little to cool the British Columbia housing markets where it's been expanded, as international purchasers make up only a small percentage of sales and lack of supply is the bigger problem, real estate groups s
B.C. family says care home switched their mom's cat with robotic version

B.C. family says care home switched their mom's cat with robotic version

DUNCAN, B.C. — The family of a British Columbia woman who has dementia say staff at a care home removed her cat and replaced it with a robotic stuffed animal.
Tina Fontaine's death and Raymond Cormier's trial: What the jury heard

Tina Fontaine's death and Raymond Cormier's trial: What the jury heard

WINNIPEG — Jurors sat through three weeks of evidence in the trial of Raymond Cormier, 56, who on Thursday was found not guilty of second-degree murder in the slaying of 15-year-old Tina Fontaine.
Chorus of voices raise questions about Brown's fitness to run as Tory leader

Chorus of voices raise questions about Brown's fitness to run as Tory leader

TORONTO — Patrick Brown avoided the public spotlight Thursday, choosing not to respond directly to a chorus of voices inside and outside the Progressive Conservative party that raised concerns about his fitness to run for the Tories' top job.

Brantford, Ont., evacuation order lifted after flooding risk recedes

BRANTFORD, Ont. — Residents of a southwestern Ontario city are being allowed back into their homes as the risk of flooding from a swollen river recedes. Officials in Brantford, Ont.
Canada not walking the walk when it comes to female peacekeepers: expert

Canada not walking the walk when it comes to female peacekeepers: expert

OTTAWA — Canada is looking at ways to help other countries boost the number of female peacekeepers, despite itself having only a handful of Canadian women in blue helmets and berets.
B.C. businesses say new health tax will raise prices for consumers

B.C. businesses say new health tax will raise prices for consumers

VANCOUVER — Eric Pateman says a new health care tax in British Columbia will add about $30,000 to the annual payroll costs for his Vancouver restaurant, and with tight profit margins there is little room to absorb the increase.
Manitoba premier announces 'no wrong door' harassment policy for all staff

Manitoba premier announces 'no wrong door' harassment policy for all staff

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government is implementing a new harassment policy following allegations that a former NDP cabinet minister tickled and groped female staffers.
Economist Jean-Martin Aussant returns to PQ after quitting to form rival party

Economist Jean-Martin Aussant returns to PQ after quitting to form rival party

MONTREAL — A well-known economist who quit the Parti Quebecois because he felt it wasn't hardline enough on Quebec independence and founded a rival sovereigntist party is back in the PQ fold.