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A list of what policies Conservatives are considering at convention CANADA

VANCOUVER — Conservatives voted Saturday today on changes to their policy handbook and their constitution. Here's a look at some of the measures they decided upon. Policies: — that a national referendum must be held prior to...

Officials: Body of Canadian hiker found on Mount Washington CANADA

PINKHAM NOTCH, N.H. — New Hampshire Fish and Game officials say they have found the body of a Canadian hiker who had been missing for weeks. Lt. Wayne Saunders says hikers found the body of 47-year-old Francois Carrier of Drummondville, Quebec,...

PM insists bill needs to pass by June 6, Paul Martin and Bob Rae don't agree CANADA

WINNIPEG — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is keeping up the pressure on parliamentarians to pass his government's controversial legislation on assisted dying by June 6. But two of his predecessors at the Liberal helm — former prime...

GPS collars to provide data on B.C. bears saved from death after their mom died ANIMALS

GPS collars to provide data on B.C. bears saved from death after their mom died  VANCOUVER — Two orphaned black bears whose lives were spared when a conservation officer refused to kill them are being prepared for release as early as...

Conservatives considering leadership bid take stock at party's convention CANADA

VANCOUVER — As former Tory cabinet minister Peter MacKay stood at the entrance to his party's policy convention in Vancouver Saturday, a fellow party member ambled past. "Good to see you Peter," he said, "we're waiting...

Verdict expected for Canadian in U.A.E. in what family calls unjust case CRIME

A verdict is expected this week for a Canadian imprisoned in the United Arab Emirates for nearly two years in what his family and human rights advocates have called an unjust case. Salim Alaradi had originally been on trial for terrorism charges...

One winning ticket for Saturday night's $9.8 million Lotto 649 jackpot LOTTO

TORONTO — There is one winning ticket for the $9.8 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto-649 draw, and it was purchased somewhere in Atlantic Canada. The guaranteed prize of one million dollars was won by a ticket holder in Ontario....

Elbows down: Tory whip says time to move past incident in the House CANADA

VANCOUVER — Conservative whip Gord Brown says he hopes cooler heads will prevail when the House of Commons returns on Monday. It was Brown that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau grabbed a week and a half ago to try and hurry along a vote, and...

Trudeau urges Liberal delegates to replace 'outdated' party constitution JUSTIN TRUDEAU

WINNIPEG — Justin Trudeau is pushing for Liberal delegates to vote for a new constitution for the governing party. The prime minister made his remarks supporting the change during his speech at the Liberal's policy convention in Winnipeg....

B.C. heads back to court to seek injunction to shut down Victoria homeless camp CANADA

VICTORIA — A fire commissioner's report warning of life-threatening dangers at a homeless camp on the grounds of Victoria's courthouse has prompted British Columbia's...

Saskatchewan lovers talked on secret recording about plans to kill spouses CRIME

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — A man and his mistress accused of planning to kill their spouses talked on a secret tape recording about faking a will, complete with a forged signature, after one of their targets disappeared. Curtis Vey, 52, and Angela...

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