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Fallen Second World War soldier's medals donated to Calgary Goodwill

Fallen Second World War soldier's medals donated to Calgary Goodwill

CALGARY — A Goodwill store in Calgary is trying to find relatives of a fallen Second World War soldier whose medals found their way into a donation pile.

The lamentable condition of MV Apollo led to collision at Quebec wharf: TSB report

A crash-prone ferry that struck a Quebec wharf last February was an accident waiting to happen, according to a report released Friday by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada.
Three-year-old boy stabbed in Winnipeg to be taken off life support

Three-year-old boy stabbed in Winnipeg to be taken off life support

WINNIPEG — A three-year-old boy who was stabbed multiple times while he slept in his bed was to be taken off life support on Friday.

Daylight time ends Sunday morning when clocks roll back an hour

Most Canadians will be turning their clocks back by an hour this weekend as the country moves off daylight time. But there's a growing push to abandon seasonal time changes and stick to one time zone year-round.
Injured endangered American white pelican faces long road to recovery

Injured endangered American white pelican faces long road to recovery

BURNABY, B.C. — An American white pelican stood in front of two mirrors in a tiny recovery room on Friday, stretching to reveal a glaring wound and messy feathers on its left wing.

Judge denies girl's request to play on high school football team

REGINA — A judge has denied a couple's request for an injunction that would have allowed their daughter to play in a Regina high school team's final football game of the season.
SeaBus services cancelled on first day of Vancouver transit dispute

SeaBus services cancelled on first day of Vancouver transit dispute

VANCOUVER — The first day of job action by transit workers in Metro Vancouver caused SeaBus cancellations on a busy commuter route across the Burrard Inlet.
Halloween, part deux: Montrealers may double-dip on candy after delay

Halloween, part deux: Montrealers may double-dip on candy after delay

MONTREAL — Trick-or-treaters taking a weather-delayed second stab at Halloween were faced with strong winds — and far colder temperatures than the night before — as they ventured onto the streets of Montreal and other communities Friday night.
'Extremely childlike:' Defence says accused in caseworker death needs assessment

'Extremely childlike:' Defence says accused in caseworker death needs assessment

CALGARY — A lawyer for an 18-year-old charged with killing his case worker at an assisted-living home says he doubts the young man is fit to stand trial.

Brothers accused of brutally beating black teen told cops they feared for their lives

A Toronto police officer and his brother told investigators they feared for their lives during a late-night encounter with a young black man in Whitby, Ont., nearly three years ago, court documents show.