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'Plane was just in flames': Two dead, one hurt in crash at Tofino, B.C., airport

'Plane was just in flames': Two dead, one hurt in crash at Tofino, B.C., airport

TOFINO, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA — Derek Michaels was walking along Long Beach in Tofino, B.C., when he saw a small plane appearing to struggle after takeoff, making sharp turns with a plume of smoke trailing behind one of its engines.
Accused in Coutts blockade trial feared food shortages, questioned COVID-19 vaccine

Accused in Coutts blockade trial feared food shortages, questioned COVID-19 vaccine

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — One of two men accused of conspiring to kill police at the border blockade at Coutts, Alta., says he was worried about government overreach, food shortages and the COVID-19 vaccine.
Yukon government ready to step in after mine disaster, firm's silence 'unhelpful'

Yukon government ready to step in after mine disaster, firm's silence 'unhelpful'

WHITEHORSE, YUKON, CANADA — Yukon's deputy mining minister says it's "unfortunate and frankly unhelpful" that the owners of the Eagle Gold mine have been "silent in general" about action to remedy a disastrous ore slide that spilled hundreds of milli
Montreal law students convince federal justice minister to review two convictions

Montreal law students convince federal justice minister to review two convictions

MONTREAL — Over the past year, a Quebec non-profit that advocates for the wrongfully convicted has convinced the federal justice minister to take a second look at two cases in which people have been declared guilty.
B.C. tribunal orders woman to pay ex $450 for Coldplay ticket she thought was a gift

B.C. tribunal orders woman to pay ex $450 for Coldplay ticket she thought was a gift

VANCOUVER — A British Columbia woman has been ordered to pay her former romantic partner $450 for her ticket to attend a Coldplay concert together on what she said she believed was a date.
Canada selling one of its Manhattan apartments to cover cost of new $9M condo

Canada selling one of its Manhattan apartments to cover cost of new $9M condo

OTTAWA — Canada is selling one of its apartments in New York City to cover the cost of a brand-new luxury condo it recently purchased for $9 million.
Federal government announces $89 million for conservation projects across Canada

Federal government announces $89 million for conservation projects across Canada

WEST VANCOUVER, B.C. — The federal government is spending $89 million to fund 10 greenhouse gas emission reduction projects as the government works toward the goal of conserving 30 per cent of the country's land and water by 2030.
Listeria can make you sick up to two months after you consume it, experts say

Listeria can make you sick up to two months after you consume it, experts say

TORONTO — Listeria can make people sick up to two months after they eat or drink contaminated products, which can pose a challenge in identifying the source of illness quickly, experts say.
'Anything is possible': Gen. Jennie Carignan takes over command of Armed Forces

'Anything is possible': Gen. Jennie Carignan takes over command of Armed Forces

OTTAWA — Gen. Jennie Carignan was a little emotional on Thursday as she spoke to reporters about what it means to take over command of the Canadian Armed Forces.
Labour Minister Seamus O'Regan steps down from cabinet, successor to be named Friday

Labour Minister Seamus O'Regan steps down from cabinet, successor to be named Friday

OTTAWA — Labour Minister Seamus O'Regan is stepping down from cabinet and will not be seeking re-election in the next federal contest, he announced on Thursday.
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