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Republican Karl Rove says conservatives need more than simplistic slogans

Republican Karl Rove says conservatives need more than simplistic slogans

OTTAWA — Legendary Republican campaign strategist Karl Rove, known for his no-holds-barred approach to American politics, has some advice for Canadian conservatives: simplistic, bumper-sticker sloganeering isn't enough.
Quebec man convicted in Mafia-linked conspiracy deported to Italy

Quebec man convicted in Mafia-linked conspiracy deported to Italy

MONTREAL — Michele Torre, a Quebec man convicted in 1996 for his role in a Mafia-linked conspiracy, finally ran out of options to stay in Canada and boarded a plane Friday night to his native Italy, his lawyer said.

Appeal Court to decide on B.C. pipeline law that would impact Trans Mountain

VANCOUVER — A British Columbia Court of Appeal hearing on proposed provincial legislation that would impact the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion has concluded and a panel of five judges has reserved its decision. B.C.
Montreal concert by former Haitian president Martelly cancelled: promoter

Montreal concert by former Haitian president Martelly cancelled: promoter

MONTREAL — A controversial concert scheduled for Friday night in Montreal by former Haitian president Michel Martelly has been called off at the last minute. The show's promoter, Carl-Edward Osias, confirmed the cancellation to The Canadian Press.
Questions about who qualifies surround journalism supports in federal budget

Questions about who qualifies surround journalism supports in federal budget

OTTAWA — Concerns are being raised about limits to who might qualify for aid under a section of this week's federal budget geared toward supporting journalism, and whether the money will, in the long run, save a sector of Canada's media industry that
Sentencing judge in Broncos crash calls for carnage on highways to end

Sentencing judge in Broncos crash calls for carnage on highways to end

MELFORT, Sask. — A judge called for an end to "carnage on our highways" as she sent a truck driver to prison on Friday for causing a fatal crash involving a Saskatchewan junior hockey team's bus.
'Nobody wins in this:' Truck driver in fatal Broncos crash gets 8-year sentence

'Nobody wins in this:' Truck driver in fatal Broncos crash gets 8-year sentence

MELFORT, Sask.
UN formally asks Canada to extend Mali mission to prevent medevac gap

UN formally asks Canada to extend Mali mission to prevent medevac gap

OTTAWA — The United Nations has formally asked Canada to extend its mission in Mali in what appears to be a last-ditch effort to prevent a gap in the provision of military medical evacuations for wounded peacekeepers and UN staff.
Montreal priest stabbed while celebrating morning mass, suffers minor injuries

Montreal priest stabbed while celebrating morning mass, suffers minor injuries

MONTREAL — A Catholic priest was stabbed in front of dozens of stunned worshippers as he was celebrating mass Friday morning at Montreal's St. Joseph's Oratory. A 26-year-old man is in custody and was being questioned Friday afternoon by police.
Factors judge considered in sentencing of truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash

Factors judge considered in sentencing of truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash

The truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison for 29 counts of dangerous driving causing death or bodily harm.