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After the storm: residents of Atlantic Canada and eastern Quebec survey damage

After the storm: residents of Atlantic Canada and eastern Quebec survey damage

A day after post-tropical storm Fiona left a trail of destruction through Atlantic Canada and eastern Quebec, residents of a coastal town in western Newfoundland continued to pick through wreckage strewn across their community, easily the most damage
Driver who led police on 90-minute chase gets conditional sentence

Driver who led police on 90-minute chase gets conditional sentence

30-year-old Edmonton man sentenced to three months of strict house arrest, followed by three months under a curfew.
Calgary man gets substantial fine for hunting on Vancouver Island

Calgary man gets substantial fine for hunting on Vancouver Island

The man was fined $2,875 and handed a two-year hunting ban for using a B.C. resident licence to hunt, despite living in Alberta.
Mountie injured after knife incident at Edmonton's airport

Mountie injured after knife incident at Edmonton's airport

EDMONTON — RCMP say one of their officers was injured after chasing down a person at Edmonton International Airport who was allegedly brandishing a knife.
Southern Alberta city hires its first two full-time female firefighters

Southern Alberta city hires its first two full-time female firefighters

Haley Fanning and Hailey Bessette were among six new hires by Chestermere Fire Services.
Watch: Pizza delivery robots are being tested in Vancouver

Watch: Pizza delivery robots are being tested in Vancouver

Pizza Hut Canada pilot project sees Raja and Hugo delivering pizzas in Vancouver's West End.
Mass shooting victim's family calls for end to sales of decommissioned RCMP vehicles

Mass shooting victim's family calls for end to sales of decommissioned RCMP vehicles

Lawyer calls for a permanent moratorium on the auctioning of decommissioned police vehicles, saying it isn't worth the risk to public safety.
Siksika Nation to take over RCMP duties with own police service

Siksika Nation to take over RCMP duties with own police service

The Siksika Nation east of Calgary has reached a deal with the provincial and federal governments to reinstate a self-administered police service after 20 years.
Couple out of luck after truck bought off Craigslist breaks down before they got it home

Couple out of luck after truck bought off Craigslist breaks down before they got it home

BC Civil Resolution Tribunal concluded there was no "persuasive evidence" seller knew truck had transmission problems.
Elections Quebec takes to TikTok, hoping quirky campaign inspires turnout

Elections Quebec takes to TikTok, hoping quirky campaign inspires turnout

Campaign taking a humouristic, even absurd approach to its advertising in an effort to reverse a trend of poor voter turnout.