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Australian man, U.S. woman killed in double homicide in northeastern B.C: RCMP

FORT NELSON, B.C. — RCMP in northeastern British Columbia confirm they are investigating a double homicide involving two young travellers: one from Australia, the other from the United States. Sgt.
Feds redo child-benefit forms amid concerns 'at-risk' families missing payments

Feds redo child-benefit forms amid concerns 'at-risk' families missing payments

OTTAWA — The federal government will roll out a simplified application form for the Canada Child Benefit this month — just as it gets a bump in value — after hearing about barriers for newcomers and Indigenous people who are eligible but don't go thr
Canadians need to be patient, present, unconditional with reconciliation: Trudeau

Canadians need to be patient, present, unconditional with reconciliation: Trudeau

VICTORIA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says non-Indigenous Canadians need to be patient and unconditional in their support of Indigenous communities on the road to reconciliation and allow them to make mistakes. "We have to be patient.

Blaring car alarms, anxious dog, prompt alleged vandalism on B.C. ferry: police

DELTA, B.C. — Police are investigating a report of alleged vandalism at the Tsawwassen ferry terminal south of Vancouver that's possibly linked to concern for a pet. Authorities in Delta, B.C.
Dismantled Signal Hill fence cost $65,000 before outcry led to removal:Parks Canada

Dismantled Signal Hill fence cost $65,000 before outcry led to removal:Parks Canada

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Parks Canada says a controversial fence built halfway up Signal Hill in St. John's, N.L., cost about $65,000 from planning to construction before it was swiftly taken down just over a week after the first panels went up.
Judge finds Dennis Oland not guilty of murder in multi-millionaire father's death

Judge finds Dennis Oland not guilty of murder in multi-millionaire father's death

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Dennis Oland has been found not guilty of second-degree murder in the 2011 bludgeoning death of his multi-millionaire father, Richard.
RCMP divers, investigators to arrive at fatal Labrador crash site Friday

RCMP divers, investigators to arrive at fatal Labrador crash site Friday

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — RCMP divers are expected today at the remote Labrador lake where a float plane crashed on Monday, killing at least three men, to continue searching for four missing people.
In the news today, July 19

In the news today, July 19

Five stories in the news for Friday, July 19 ——— SCHEER'S FOOD GUIDE PLEDGE UNDER SCRUTINY Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer faced strong criticism from nutrition experts on Thursday after he pledged to review the new Canada Food Guide should the Tor
Firms know little about trade deals as Canada pushes to diversify: federal survey

Firms know little about trade deals as Canada pushes to diversify: federal survey

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urged European partners this week to finalize Canada's trade deal with the EU, a push that came with his government facing a tough sales job at home: getting domestic firms to use it.
Trudeau says Ottawa open to proposals for B.C. refinery as gas prices soar

Trudeau says Ottawa open to proposals for B.C. refinery as gas prices soar

VICTORIA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Ottawa is open to proposals from the private sector for a refinery in British Columbia, as a public inquiry into the province's soaring gas prices reviews possible solutions.