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N.L. Liberals deliver optimistic budget with provincial election looming

N.L. Liberals deliver optimistic budget with provincial election looming

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador tabled an optimistic election-year budget Tuesday, taking stock of economic improvements since the provincial Liberals took office and resisting any tax hikes. The $8.
Appeal court wonders about future danger posed by Halifax mall plotter

Appeal court wonders about future danger posed by Halifax mall plotter

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's top court focused on the potential future danger posed by an American woman who plotted a Valentine's Day shooting spree at a Halifax mall as she appealed her life sentence Tuesday.
Inuit Heritage Trust and Parks Canada ink deal on fate of Franklin artifacts

Inuit Heritage Trust and Parks Canada ink deal on fate of Franklin artifacts

OTTAWA — Parks Canada and the Inuit Heritage Trust have come to an agreement on how the artifacts from the ill-fated Franklin expedition will be preserved and studied.
Court orders lobbying czar to take new look at Aga Khan's vacation gift to PM

Court orders lobbying czar to take new look at Aga Khan's vacation gift to PM

OTTAWA — The Federal Court has ordered the lobbying commissioner to take another look at whether the Aga Khan broke the rules by giving Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a vacation in the Bahamas.

Vancouver Park Board urges pot event organizers to cancel 4-20 rap event

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Park Board has passed a motion asking organizers of an annual marijuana festival to cancel a recently announced headline act, fearing the performance could draw even more people to the unsanctioned event.
Bergs to berries: $32 million Arctic research grant funds wide variety of work

Bergs to berries: $32 million Arctic research grant funds wide variety of work

OTTAWA — Canada's largest program of Arctic research will receive more than $32 million in funding over the next five years, the federal government announced Tuesday.
Canadian researchers hope new drugs possible for hardest-to-treat brain cancer

Canadian researchers hope new drugs possible for hardest-to-treat brain cancer

VANCOUVER — Canadian researchers have identified genes in brain cancer stem cells that fuel the growth and survival of glioblastoma in hopes their data will be mined to develop treatments targeting an aggressive tumour that claimed the life of Tragic
Spike in Afghanistan-related suicides may be receding: Military report

Spike in Afghanistan-related suicides may be receding: Military report

OTTAWA — The Canadian military says there is reason to believe a spike in suicides among those who fought in Afghanistan and elsewhere is starting to subside.
In the news today, April 16

In the news today, April 16

Five stories in the news for Tuesday, April 16 ——— DESTRUCTION AT NOTRE DAME TOUCHES CANADIANS The Archbishop of Toronto said the fire that heavily damaged Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris is a tragic event that has touched people everywhere.
In the news today, April 15

In the news today, April 15

Five stories in the news for Tuesday, April 16 ——— DESTRUCTION AT NOTRE DAME TOUCHES CANADIANS The Archbishop of Toronto said the fire that heavily damaged Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris is a tragic event that has touched people everywhere.