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WestJet pilot injured by green laser light while approaching Orlando airport

WestJet pilot injured by green laser light while approaching Orlando airport

A WestJet pilot flying from Newfoundland to Orlando International Airport had his eyes burned by a green laser light, U.S. Federal Aviation Administration officials said Wednesday.
Newfoundland man pleads not guilty in case of skeleton stolen from graveyard

Newfoundland man pleads not guilty in case of skeleton stolen from graveyard

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A young Newfoundland man pleaded not guilty Wednesday in the strange case of skeletal remains taken from an Anglican cemetery.
Trudeau's action plan on climate change brings B.C. politician out of retirement

Trudeau's action plan on climate change brings B.C. politician out of retirement

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Justin Trudeau and the Liberal party's action plan on climate change has brought one former British Columbia politician out of retirement and back into the arena.
Liberals ask news groups to name panel to decide eligibility for journalism aid

Liberals ask news groups to name panel to decide eligibility for journalism aid

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is inviting eight news associations to nominate candidates to a panel that will help figure out which media outlets will be eligible to benefit from a $595-million package to support the struggling industry.

Criminal charges rare for bartenders in drunk driving cases, legal experts say

Legal experts say criminal charges like those laid against a former bar server in connection with a drunk-driving crash that killed two Ottawa-area teens are rare and difficult to prove.
In the news today, May 22

In the news today, May 22

Four stories in the news for Wednesday, May 22 ——— NATIONAL MONEY LAUNDERING INQUIRY NOT NECESSARY: BLAIR The federal minister in charge of Canada's fight against money laundering says dirty money is being spread across Canada, but a national public
Crackdown on money laundering does not include federal public inquiry: minister

Crackdown on money laundering does not include federal public inquiry: minister

VICTORIA — The federal minister in charge of Canada's fight against money laundering supports British Columbia's public inquiry into dirty money but says a national examination is not necessary.
Federal government to buy two more Arctic ships from Irving to prevent layoffs

Federal government to buy two more Arctic ships from Irving to prevent layoffs

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to announce Wednesday that the federal government is buying two more Arctic patrol ships on the top of the six it has already ordered from Halifax-based Irving Shipbuilding.

RCMP: body recovered from Great Slave Lake is one of three missing snowmobilers

YELLOWKNIFE — Mounties say a body that was spotted in Great Slave Lake in the Northwest Territories last week has been recovered, and has been confirmed to be one of three missing snowmobilers.
Federal government funds millions to help B.C. police spot drugged driving

Federal government funds millions to help B.C. police spot drugged driving

VANCOUVER — The federal government is boosting funding to help British Columbia police departments recognize drug-impaired drivers and buy roadside testing devices, as many forces remain wary of the technology.