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U.S. border agents seize 166 kilos of cocaine headed into Quebec
by The Associated Press on December 14, 2019 at 7:57 pm
Officers discovered an empty, custom-made compartment in the front of the truck. Inside were 142 brick-shaped packages of cocaine.
From fourth place, Singh says he’d rather push Liberals than work with Tories
by Teresa Wright on December 14, 2019 at 4:11 pm
The New Democratic Party is sitting in fourth place after the fall’s divisive federal election and its leader Jagmeet Singh says he is not interested in partnering with the Conservatives to overwhelm Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal minority.
‘I am homesick’: She asked for photos of Yukon, and social media delivered
by CBC News on December 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Yukoner Stephenie Worth is in Vancouver recovering from transplant surgery and missing home. She asked people to send her photos of home — and the response was ‘overwhelming.’
Pay equity ‘makes us proud to be curlers and role models’: Jennifer Jones
by Devin Heroux on December 14, 2019 at 1:36 pm
When it was announced two week ago pay equity was coming to Canada’s national curling championships, Jennifer Jones was bursting with pride. “As a mom of daughters, I want them to be able to reach for the stars and do it in an equal way,” the 2014 Olympic champion said.
Cabinet’s mandate, if fulfilled, could offer a lot for northerners
by John Last on December 14, 2019 at 1:00 pm
Residents across the North can find encouragement in Justin Trudeau’s acknowledgement of long-standing concerns — and his repeated commitment to find ‘predictable and sufficient funding’ to address them.
Tragically Hip tribute band from Moose Factory translates lyrics into Cree
by CBC News on December 14, 2019 at 12:00 pm
A Tragically Hip tribute band from the Moose Cree First Nation on the James Bay coast is incorporating Cree into the lyrics of a couple of iconic Hip songs.
Carleton Place RCMP building linked to contaminated Kemptville facility
by Brigitte Bureau on December 14, 2019 at 9:00 am
Former RCMP members are now wondering whether a training centre in Carleton Place, Ont., may have led to serious health problems after the building was linked to another facility previously found to be riddled with contaminants.
North West Company reverses decision to stop buying fur
by Avery Zingel on December 14, 2019 at 2:09 am
After criticism, The North West Company has decided it will continue purchasing fur from trappers at its Northern stores across Canada.
Family of pilot killed in Gabriola Island crash says it is ‘absolutely devastated’
by Alex Migdal on December 14, 2019 at 12:57 am
Alex Bahlsen was captivated by the world’s beauty when up in the air and loved to share his joy of flying, his family wrote in a statement.
Canadian skin banks ready to help New Zealand treat volcanic eruption victims
by The Canadian Press on December 14, 2019 at 12:11 am
International tissue banks have mobilized to help New Zealand meet its need for an estimated 1.2 million square centimetres of skin to be grafted onto victims of Monday’s eruption on White Island, which killed 16 people.
Man who tried to kill Edmonton police officer sentenced to 28 years
by The Canadian Press on December 13, 2019 at 10:09 pm
A man who tried to kill a police officer then mowed down four pedestrians in downtown Edmonton in what RCMP characterized as a terrorist attack was sentenced Friday to 28 years in prison.
8 cases of whooping cough confirmed in N.W.T.’s Tlicho region
by CBC News on December 13, 2019 at 9:20 pm
The N.W.T. Department of Health is issuing a public health advisory after 8 lab confirmed cases of whooping cough in the Tlicho region.
Legault urges Blanchet to back free trade deal, cautions Trudeau on Bill 21
by The Canadian Press on December 13, 2019 at 9:12 pm
Quebec Premier François Legault says he asked Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during a meeting today to stay out of the contentious debate over the province’s secularism law.