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Family that lost 7 children in fire came to Halifax as refugees in 2017

Seven children, ranging in age from four months old to 14 years old, are dead following a fire early Tuesday — the deadliest house fire in recent Nova Scotia history.
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Family that lost 7 children in fire came to Halifax as refugees in 2017

Seven children, ranging in age from four months old to 14 years old, are dead following a fire early Tuesday — the deadliest house fire in recent Nova Scotia history.

Alberta announces deal with CN, CP to ship crude by rail

The Alberta government has signed contracts with Canadian National and Canadian Pacific to lease 4,400 rail cars to take oilsands crude to American and international markets.
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Alberta announces deal with CN, CP to ship crude by rail

The Alberta government has signed contracts with Canadian National and Canadian Pacific to lease 4,400 rail cars to take oilsands crude to American and international markets.

Payless seeks creditor protection, plans to close stores in U.S. and Canada

Payless Shoes is going into creditor protection in the U.S. and Canada, and will likely close its about 2,500 stores in North America.
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Payless seeks creditor protection, plans to close stores in U.S. and Canada

Payless Shoes is going into creditor protection in the U.S. and Canada, and will likely close its about 2,500 stores in North America.

7 children of Syrian refugee family dead in Halifax house fire

Seven children are dead following a fire early Tuesday that swept through the Halifax home of a Syrian refugee family, the deadliest house fire in recent Nova Scotia history.
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7 children of Syrian refugee family dead in Halifax house fire

Seven children are dead following a fire early Tuesday that swept through the Halifax home of a Syrian refugee family, the deadliest house fire in recent Nova Scotia history.

'Canadians deserve answers': Opposition pushes on SNC-Lavalin after Butts resigns

A day after the bombshell resignation of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's closest adviser, the SNC-Lavalin controversy shows no sign of fading as opposition parties in the House of Commons unite to demand a public inquiry.
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'Canadians deserve answers': Opposition pushes on SNC-Lavalin after Butts resigns

A day after the bombshell resignation of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's closest adviser, the SNC-Lavalin controversy shows no sign of fading as opposition parties in the House of Commons unite to demand a public inquiry.

Premier Rachel Notley updates Alberta's progress buying railcars to ship crude

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is set to update the progress of negotiations to buy thousands of railcars to help transport the province's oil to market.
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Premier Rachel Notley updates Alberta's progress buying railcars to ship crude

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is set to update the progress of negotiations to buy thousands of railcars to help transport the province's oil to market.

Remembering Riya Rajkumar: Brampton, Ont., council to hold vigil for girl, 11, as dad faces murder charge

City council in Brampton, Ont., will hold a vigil on Tuesday night for 11-year-old Riya Rajkumar, whose body was found at a home last Thursday following an Amber Alert. Her father has been charged with first-degree murder.
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Remembering Riya Rajkumar: Brampton, Ont., council to hold vigil for girl, 11, as dad faces murder charge

City council in Brampton, Ont., will hold a vigil on Tuesday night for 11-year-old Riya Rajkumar, whose body was found at a home last Thursday following an Amber Alert. Her father has been charged with first-degree murder.

'That is so sick': Sex charges in Canada against fugitive French priest stayed

The arrest warrant for Johannes Rivoire, an Oblate priest accused of abusing children in Nunavut, has been stayed by the government of Canada, documents obtained by CBC News reveal.
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'That is so sick': Sex charges in Canada against fugitive French priest stayed

The arrest warrant for Johannes Rivoire, an Oblate priest accused of abusing children in Nunavut, has been stayed by the government of Canada, documents obtained by CBC News reveal.

'Canadians deserve answers': Opposition to press on with parliamentary probe after Gerald Butts resignation

A day after the bombshell departure of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's closest adviser, the SNC-Lavalin affair shows no sign of abating as the opposition parties cast his resignation as a sign there may be more to the scandal than initially thought.
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'Canadians deserve answers': Opposition to press on with parliamentary probe after Gerald Butts resignation

A day after the bombshell departure of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's closest adviser, the SNC-Lavalin affair shows no sign of abating as the opposition parties cast his resignation as a sign there may be more to the scandal than initially thought.

At least 5 people killed in Halifax house fire

A house fire on Quartz Drive in the Halifax community of Spryfield has left multiple people dead. A next-door neighbour says a family of nine lived in the home.
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At least 5 people killed in Halifax house fire

A house fire on Quartz Drive in the Halifax community of Spryfield has left multiple people dead. A next-door neighbour says a family of nine lived in the home.

8 Canadian nurses arrive in Montreal from protest-plagued Haiti

Eight Canadian nurses have arrived in Montreal from Haiti. The group left the Caribbean country after days of violent anti-government protests.
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8 Canadian nurses arrive in Montreal from protest-plagued Haiti

Eight Canadian nurses have arrived in Montreal from Haiti. The group left the Caribbean country after days of violent anti-government protests.

Montrealers argue for right to assisted dying in pivotal court challenge

In closing arguments, the lawyer for two Montrealers challenging Canada's medical aid in dying laws says his clients have demonstrated their clear desire to die and should not be denied that right, even if they are not yet close to the end of their natural li
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Montrealers argue for right to assisted dying in pivotal court challenge

In closing arguments, the lawyer for two Montrealers challenging Canada's medical aid in dying laws says his clients have demonstrated their clear desire to die and should not be denied that right, even if they are not yet close to the end of their natural lives.

Pro-pipeline protest convoy approaches Ottawa after rolling across country

A convoy of angry Albertans and other westerners rolls into Ottawa Tuesday for a mass protest against federal energy and environmental policies that has also become a magnet for extremist, anti-immigrant elements.
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Pro-pipeline protest convoy approaches Ottawa after rolling across country

A convoy of angry Albertans and other westerners rolls into Ottawa Tuesday for a mass protest against federal energy and environmental policies that has also become a magnet for extremist, anti-immigrant elements.

Don't give opioid-based cough, cold medication to children, Health Canada warns

Anyone under 18 should not be given cough and cold products containing opioids, such as codeine, after a safety review found early opioid use «may be a factor in problematic substance use later in life,» Health Canada says.
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Don't give opioid-based cough, cold medication to children, Health Canada warns

Anyone under 18 should not be given cough and cold products containing opioids, such as codeine, after a safety review found early opioid use «may be a factor in problematic substance use later in life,» Health Canada says.

Trucking in meth: How smugglers sneak the destructive drug into Winnipeg

Before their arrest last October, police allege Allan Rodney and Shontal Vaupotic were smugglers. The truck they drove and the road they travelled for a major Western Canadian drug trafficking operation were their conduit to a highly addictive drug Winnipegge
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Trucking in meth: How smugglers sneak the destructive drug into Winnipeg

Before their arrest last October, police allege Allan Rodney and Shontal Vaupotic were smugglers. The truck they drove and the road they travelled for a major Western Canadian drug trafficking operation were their conduit to a highly addictive drug Winnipeggers are importing in droves.

Investors say 'fake' experts on local radio shows conned them out of millions

Dozens of Ontario investors say they were conned out of millions of dollars after fraudsters using fake names were featured as investment «experts» on their favourite radio stations — on shows listeners say sounded like news but were actually in
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Investors say 'fake' experts on local radio shows conned them out of millions

Dozens of Ontario investors say they were conned out of millions of dollars after fraudsters using fake names were featured as investment «experts» on their favourite radio stations — on shows listeners say sounded like news but were actually infomercials.

Canada's NAFTA fears began before Trump became president

No matter who won the 2016 US presidential election, Canada was bracing for NAFTA to go down in flames, internal government documents show.
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Canada's NAFTA fears began before Trump became president

No matter who won the 2016 US presidential election, Canada was bracing for NAFTA to go down in flames, internal government documents show.

Missionaries land safely in Calgary after fleeing unrest in Haiti

A dozen missionaries working in Haiti landed safely at the Calgary airport on Sunday after violent riots centred in the country's capital stranded them for days.
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Missionaries land safely in Calgary after fleeing unrest in Haiti

A dozen missionaries working in Haiti landed safely at the Calgary airport on Sunday after violent riots centred in the country's capital stranded them for days.

Father at centre of measles outbreak didn't vaccinate children due to autism fears

The man whose family is at the centre of a measles outbreak in Vancouver said he didn't vaccinate his children because he distrusted the science at the time.
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Father at centre of measles outbreak didn't vaccinate children due to autism fears

The man whose family is at the centre of a measles outbreak in Vancouver said he didn't vaccinate his children because he distrusted the science at the time.

Ottawa police find human remains in search for Susan Kublu-Iqqittuq

Ottawa police say they've found human remains at the Trail Road landfill while searching for the body of Susan Kublu-Iqqittuq, who was last seen Jan. 11.
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Ottawa police find human remains in search for Susan Kublu-Iqqittuq

Ottawa police say they've found human remains at the Trail Road landfill while searching for the body of Susan Kublu-Iqqittuq, who was last seen Jan. 11.

After Wilson-Raybould cartoon, Halifax artist says he'll stop drawing women in violent situations

The main point of a recent cartoon on the SNC-Lavalin affair that depicted Jody Wilson-Raybould tied up with her mouth covered in a boxing ring with the prime minister got missed because of the violence, Michael de Adder says.
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After Wilson-Raybould cartoon, Halifax artist says he'll stop drawing women in violent situations

The main point of a recent cartoon on the SNC-Lavalin affair that depicted Jody Wilson-Raybould tied up with her mouth covered in a boxing ring with the prime minister got missed because of the violence, Michael de Adder says.

Decision on Trans Mountain pipeline's fate might not come until summer

Canada's energy regulator will tell the federal government on Friday whether it still thinks the Trans Mountain pipeline should be expanded, but cabinet's final say on the project's future is not likely to come before the summer.
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Decision on Trans Mountain pipeline's fate might not come until summer

Canada's energy regulator will tell the federal government on Friday whether it still thinks the Trans Mountain pipeline should be expanded, but cabinet's final say on the project's future is not likely to come before the summer.

'A child is so innocent': Candlelight vigil held for 11-year-old girl in Ontario Amber Alert

Community members left grief-stricken by the death of an 11-year-old Brampton, Ont., girl gathered at a park near the child's school to light candles, lay flowers and show support for the child's family at a vigil Saturday evening.
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'A child is so innocent': Candlelight vigil held for 11-year-old girl in Ontario Amber Alert

Community members left grief-stricken by the death of an 11-year-old Brampton, Ont., girl gathered at a park near the child's school to light candles, lay flowers and show support for the child's family at a vigil Saturday evening.

Charlottetown teens 'feeling safe' in Haiti despite political unrest

Two young Charlottetown women volunteering at an orphanage in Haiti say they do not want to leave the troubled Caribbean country until their work is complete.
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Charlottetown teens 'feeling safe' in Haiti despite political unrest

Two young Charlottetown women volunteering at an orphanage in Haiti say they do not want to leave the troubled Caribbean country until their work is complete.

Offbeat marathon runner Yuki Kawauchi to race in Vancouver

Japan's Yuki Kawauchi, the unlikely 2018 Boston Marathon champ, who sometimes runs dressed as a panda, and known as the 'citizen runner,' will toe the line as an elite entry at the BMO Vancouver Marathon in May.
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Offbeat marathon runner Yuki Kawauchi to race in Vancouver

Japan's Yuki Kawauchi, the unlikely 2018 Boston Marathon champ, who sometimes runs dressed as a panda, and known as the 'citizen runner,' will toe the line as an elite entry at the BMO Vancouver Marathon in May.

'You can smell crude in the air': Train carrying oil derails in western Manitoba

CN Rail is working to clean up an oil leak after nearly 40 train cars carrying crude oil derailed near a western Manitoba village early Saturday morning.
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'You can smell crude in the air': Train carrying oil derails in western Manitoba

CN Rail is working to clean up an oil leak after nearly 40 train cars carrying crude oil derailed near a western Manitoba village early Saturday morning.

Quebec tourists stranded by protests in Haiti expected to return home today

The vacationers, who had been unable to return home because of violent street protests in Haiti, will be transported by helicopter to the airport in Port-au-Prince, the capital, then flown to Montreal.
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Quebec tourists stranded by protests in Haiti expected to return home today

The vacationers, who had been unable to return home because of violent street protests in Haiti, will be transported by helicopter to the airport in Port-au-Prince, the capital, then flown to Montreal.

2 Innu communities are looking to culture, tradition and language for students' success

Community leaders and a determined team of educators at the school board are trying to help students strengthen their Innu identity through classroom lessons and time spent on the land.
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2 Innu communities are looking to culture, tradition and language for students' success

Community leaders and a determined team of educators at the school board are trying to help students strengthen their Innu identity through classroom lessons and time spent on the land.

U.S. judge denies request for Keystone XL pipeline pre-construction work

A court ruling in Great Falls, Montana on Friday re-affirmed the project's owner — TransCanada — cannot conduct any construction activity, even of worker camps.
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U.S. judge denies request for Keystone XL pipeline pre-construction work

A court ruling in Great Falls, Montana on Friday re-affirmed the project's owner — TransCanada — cannot conduct any construction activity, even of worker camps.

Amber Alert mobile system working despite glitches, but could be tweaked, experts say

Thursday night's Amber Alert sent out to locate a missing 11-year-old Brampton, Ont. girl shows that despite glitches, the mobile system seems to be doing what it was intended to do. But it still could be tweaked, experts say.
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Amber Alert mobile system working despite glitches, but could be tweaked, experts say

Thursday night's Amber Alert sent out to locate a missing 11-year-old Brampton, Ont. girl shows that despite glitches, the mobile system seems to be doing what it was intended to do. But it still could be tweaked, experts say.