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CANADA: Funeral to be held today for teen whose apparent overdose was filmed

CANADA: Funeral to be held today for teen whose apparent overdose was filmed

CANADA: Scheer says Liberals deflecting from scandals with abortion, same-sex marriage

CANADA: Scheer says Liberals deflecting from scandals with abortion, same-sex marriage

He added that a government he might lead would not re-open debate on abortion or same-sex marriage
Having the right facts doesn't always mean having the right answer: survey

Having the right facts doesn't always mean having the right answer: survey

Study results suggest correcting the record is not easy
Timbit treat for bear nets man in British Columbia $2,000 fine

Timbit treat for bear nets man in British Columbia $2,000 fine

The province's conservation officer service says the man was also ordered to keep a distance of at least 50 metres from bears for six months by a provincial court judge on Aug. 22.
Tourist bitten by highly stressed black bear near Lake Louise

Tourist bitten by highly stressed black bear near Lake Louise

A black bear that was stressed from swimming across Lake Louise and trying to avoid throngs of tourists ended up biting an international tourist before fleeing into the forest

CANADA: New trial ordered for men convicted of terror charges in plot to derail train

TORONTO — Ontario's highest court has ordered a new trial for two men found guilty of terrorism charges in connection with a plot to derail a passenger train.
Oil prices, tax income keep Alberta first-quarter revenue in line with last year

Oil prices, tax income keep Alberta first-quarter revenue in line with last year

The province says it brought in $13.4 billion from April to June — almost identical to the number in 2018.
Scheer, Harper among politicians at memorial for Calgary MP Deepak Obhrai

Scheer, Harper among politicians at memorial for Calgary MP Deepak Obhrai

CALGARY — Some prominent Conservative politicians are paying their respects at a memorial for former Calgary member of Parliament Deepak Obhrai. Obhrai, who was 69, died earlier this month from liver cancer.
CFL suspends Bombers' Harris for two games for positive drug test

CFL suspends Bombers' Harris for two games for positive drug test

Harris, a three-time CFL all-star and the league's top Canadian in 2017, said he never knowingly took a banned substance.
St. Albert arena renamed after Jarome Iginla

St. Albert arena renamed after Jarome Iginla

Jarome Iginla Arena ceremony Sunday