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Friday July 3 2015
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Woman suffers serious injuries after explosion at Winnipeg law firm POLICE

WINNIPEG - A woman has been sent to hospital with serious injuries after a bomb exploded at a Winnipeg law firm. Police say they were called to the Petersen King law office in south-central Winnipeg mid-morning Const. Eric Hofley says the woman...

US judge awards $134M in lawsuit against Omar Khadr

SALT LAKE CITY - A U.S. judge has granted $134.2 million in damages to the widow of an American soldier killed in Afghanistan and another soldier partially blinded by a hand grenade in their lawsuit against former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr....

Paul Bernardo applies for day parole in Toronto; families of victims devastated

TORONTO - Paul Bernardo has applied for day parole in Toronto. The lawyer for the families of Bernardo's murder victims, 14-year-old Leslie Mahaffy and 15-year-old Kristen French, said Correctional Service Canada sent out a form letter to the...

Bobsledder Kaillie Humphries presiding over kickoff to Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth

CALGARY - Hundreds of thousands of Calgarians will be up at the crack of dawn to take in the kickoff to the Calgary Stampede but no one is more excited than hometown hero Kaillie Humphries. The two-time Olympic bobsled champion is the parade marshal...

Commemorative toonie with McCrae's likeness to mark war poem's centenary

OTTAWA - The man who penned one of the most memorable poems in Canadian history is getting not one, but two commemorative coins. The federal cabinet has approved the creation of commemorative toonies and two 25-cent coins depicting Lt.-Col. John...

Flights delayed and cancelled at Pearson airport due to labour disruption CANADA

TORONTO - A number of flights at Toronto Pearson International Airport have been delayed or cancelled today. A spokesperson with the Greater Toronto Airport Authority says the problems are due to a labour disruption between a refuelling company...

Canadian spies relied on 'assurances' from foreign agencies not to torture CANADA

OTTAWA - Newly released memos show Canada's spy agency revealed its interest in people to foreign partners in two cases after receiving assurances the individuals would...

Close your doors: nuisance bears find trouble across country

TORONTO - Nuisance bears: they raid fridges, help themselves to trash and even crash parties. This year, the hungry mammals have forced trail closures in Alberta, ripped through screen doors to steal food inside Ontario cabins, settled for eating...

Metro Vancouver residents say No to higher tax to fund transportation projects

VANCOUVER - Mayors and British Columbia politicians each say the other side must pay for crucial transportation upgrades now that Metro Vancouver residents have voted against paying a higher sales tax to fund major projects. Sixty-two per cent...

Five things to know about threats to flights. What are the consequences?

TORONTO - The past week has seen several threats made against Canadian airliners. The disruptions to four WestJet flights and one Air Canada plane left passengers scrambling as airlines dealt with halted operations and route diversions. Although each...

Fires, smoke force 5,000 out of homes in northern Saskatchewan, one house lost

Forest fires and thick smoke forced more people from their homes in northern Saskatchewan Thursday and emergency officials were looking to the skies for some respite. Evacuations...

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