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B.C. man killed wife, took daughters to church before smothering them: court

KELOWNA, B.C. — A man who murdered his wife during an argument about his drinking then took his daughters to church before smothering them was sentenced Monday to 35 years in prison before he's eligible for parole.
Federal government posts $14B shortfall in 2018-19

Federal government posts $14B shortfall in 2018-19

OTTAWA — The federal government ran a $14-billion deficit in 2018-19, according to its latest annual financial report, the third year in a row with a shortfall bigger than $10 billion.
Two senior Canadian Forces members charged with sexual assaults

Two senior Canadian Forces members charged with sexual assaults

OTTAWA — Military police have laid sexual-assault charges against two senior members of the Canadian Armed Forces, including a lieutenant-colonel working as a reservist with the Canadian Armed Forces' recruiting group in Ontario. Lt.-Col.
Lindhout kidnapper Ali Omar Ader abandons appeals of sentence, conviction

Lindhout kidnapper Ali Omar Ader abandons appeals of sentence, conviction

OTTAWA — A Somalian man found guilty in the kidnapping of Amanda Lindhout has abandoned appeals of his sentence and conviction.

B.C. child OK after finding and eating anti-anxiety drug at school

KELOWNA, B.C. — An elementary school student in British Columbia has recovered and returned to class after accidentally overdosing on a powerful drug.

Nurse's battle over $26K fine for Facebook comments heads to Sask. Appeal Court

REGINA — The case of a Saskatchewan nurse facing a $26,000 fine for criticizing her grandfather's care on Facebook will be heard by the province's highest court today.

Papier mache mayham and eating guinea pig in Peru; In the news for Sept. 17

In-The-News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Sept. 17. What we are watching in Canada ...
Scheer would restore Harper's child fitness and arts tax credits Liberals axed

Scheer would restore Harper's child fitness and arts tax credits Liberals axed

LAKE COUNTRY, B.C. — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer wants to revive two more of Stephen Harper's boutique tax credits axed by the Trudeau Liberals. Scheer was at a park in Kelowna, B.C.
Iowa City student killed in B.C. bus crash remembered as kind soccer talent

Iowa City student killed in B.C. bus crash remembered as kind soccer talent

VICTORIA — One of two 18-year-old students who died when a tour bus crashed on Vancouver Island is being remembered by his former principal as a friend to everyone at the Iowa high school where he was a talented soccer player.
Elizabeth May seeks to blow past political pack with platform roll out

Elizabeth May seeks to blow past political pack with platform roll out

OTTAWA — Green Leader Elizabeth May pushed past the political pack Monday by introducing a wide-ranging set of new policy promises while her rivals were recycling or expanding on old ideas.