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Man convicted of killing wife made progress in prison, parole board says

The Parole Board of Canada says an Edmonton man convicted of killing his wife and dumping her body nearly 15 years ago has made progress in addressing family violence while in prison.
Flight to evacuate Canadians from cruise ship 'expected' to depart Japan on Thursday

Flight to evacuate Canadians from cruise ship 'expected' to depart Japan on Thursday

Canadians stranded on a quarantined cruise ship were told that a flight set to bring them home is "expected" to depart Tokyo Haneda Airport on Thursday amid an outbreak of the novel coronavirus.
Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dwight Ball discusses surprise resignation

Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dwight Ball discusses surprise resignation

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dwight Ball says the decision to step down as leader of the province was his alone.
Ottawa supports heavy fuel ban for Arctic; northerners seek compensation

Ottawa supports heavy fuel ban for Arctic; northerners seek compensation

The federal government says it will support an international ban on environmentally damaging heavy fuel oils in Arctic shipping.
More Canadians aboard cruise ship test positive for COVID-19, feds say

More Canadians aboard cruise ship test positive for COVID-19, feds say

OTTAWA — The federal government says there are now 43 Canadians on a quarantined cruise ship in Japan who have contracted the novel coronavirus, just as others from the Diamond Princess are set to arrive home later this week.
Babies frequently exposed to cleaning products at higher risk of asthma: study

Babies frequently exposed to cleaning products at higher risk of asthma: study

VANCOUVER — New research suggests frequent exposure to common household cleaning products can increase a child's risk of developing asthma.
Lawyer for fallen Quebec media star continues cross-examination of accuser

Lawyer for fallen Quebec media star continues cross-examination of accuser

MONTREAL — The lawyer for fallen Quebec media star Eric Salvail is continuing his efforts to poke holes in the testimony of the former entertainer's accuser.
The latest on protests across Canada in support of anti-pipeline demonstrators

The latest on protests across Canada in support of anti-pipeline demonstrators

Here is the latest news on protests across Canada over a natural gas pipeline project in British Columbia: Police responded to the Victoria-area home of B.C. Premier John Horgan this morning when anti-pipeline protesters blocked his driveway.
Trudeau says Wet'suwet'en crisis, rail blockades a critical moment for country

Trudeau says Wet'suwet'en crisis, rail blockades a critical moment for country

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says it's past time to resolve the nationwide blockades and tensions over a British Columbia pipeline project and is asking demonstrators to engage with his government to seek a solution.
No new coronavirus cases under investigation in Ontario

No new coronavirus cases under investigation in Ontario

TORONTO — Ontario now has no novel coronavirus cases under investigation. A daily update from the provincial government shows that 421 people have been tested in the province over the past several weeks, and nearly all were negative for the virus.