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Youth killed in floodwaters in western N.S., 1 year after major flooding in same area

Youth killed in floodwaters in western N.S., 1 year after major flooding in same area

WOLFVILLE, N.S. — A young person died after being swept away by floodwaters in western Nova Scotia Thursday, compounding grief in a region still recovering from flooding a year ago that killed four people and caused extensive damage.
B.C. premier says 'zero per cent chance' for no-prescription opioid suggestion

B.C. premier says 'zero per cent chance' for no-prescription opioid suggestion

BURNABY, B.C.
Situation improving at McGill University superhospital after water main break

Situation improving at McGill University superhospital after water main break

MONTREAL — A major Montreal health network started to reopen medical services Friday after an overnight aqueduct break cut drinkable water to its superhospital site.
Hearing cancelled for Saskatchewan's bid to stop federal collection of carbon money

Hearing cancelled for Saskatchewan's bid to stop federal collection of carbon money

VANCOUVER — A court hearing for the Saskatchewan government to argue for an injunction to stop the Canada Revenue Agency from collecting millions in carbon levy money has been cancelled.
Canada's NATO defence spending pledge amounts to $60 billion a year by 2032: minister

Canada's NATO defence spending pledge amounts to $60 billion a year by 2032: minister

WASHINGTON, D. C. — Defence Minister Bill Blair is defending Canada's spending promise at the NATO leaders' summit in Washington, D.C., as critics throw cold water on the government's new pledge to meet the two per cent target by 2032.
Jewish advocates say details around investigation into human-rights chief murky

Jewish advocates say details around investigation into human-rights chief murky

OTTAWA — Three weeks after the federal Liberals promised to do a "formal, independent review" of the appointment of Canada's new human-rights commissioner, the government hasn't provided any details about what that review will entail.
In the news today: Advocates say probe of human-rights head murky

In the news today: Advocates say probe of human-rights head murky

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed...
'Justice was served': Killer of 4 women in Winnipeg guilty of first-degree murder

'Justice was served': Killer of 4 women in Winnipeg guilty of first-degree murder

WINNIPEG — Cheers erupted in a Winnipeg courtroom, spilling out onto downtown streets Thursday, as family members who lost their loved ones at the hands of a serial killer said they had finally received justice.
AFN, Ottawa finalize 10-year, $47.8-billion deal on child welfare reform

AFN, Ottawa finalize 10-year, $47.8-billion deal on child welfare reform

MONTREAL — The Assembly of First Nations finalized a deal with Ottawa late Wednesday night that will see the federal government spend $47.8 billion to reform child welfare programs over the next 10 years.
Trudeau says Canada expects to hit NATO defence spending target in 2032

Trudeau says Canada expects to hit NATO defence spending target in 2032

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada "fully expects" to hit NATO's defence spending target in 2032.
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