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Advisory: Clarifies June 17 item about Trans Mountain expansion

OTTAWA — In a Five Things item June 17 about the Trans Mountain expansion, The Canadian Press described diluted bitumen — a chemically modified form of the primary resource from Alberta's oilsands — as being more expensive to produce than conventiona
Quebec mother to serve at least 10 years in killing of young daughters

Quebec mother to serve at least 10 years in killing of young daughters

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Vice-Admiral Mark Norman to retire after reaching agreement with government

Vice-Admiral Mark Norman to retire after reaching agreement with government

OTTAWA — Vice-Admiral Mark Norman is retiring from the Canadian Forces after reaching a "mutually acceptable agreement" with the government.

Alberta wants to bring back elections for nominees to fill Senate vacancies

EDMONTON — Alberta's United Conservative government plans to bring back elections for would-be senators and hold a vote in a little more than two years.

Former Olympic skier sues Alpine Canada over sexual assaults of coach

VANCOUVER — A former Canadian Olympic ski team member has launched a proposed class-action lawsuit alleging Alpine Canada didn't protect its female athletes from the sexual assaults of a former coach.

Seismic lines from energy exploration an uncounted greenhouse gas source: study

CALGARY — Seismic lines used in energy exploration are a significant source of a highly potent greenhouse gas that hasn't yet been taken into Canada's national account, new research suggests.

B.C. court gives federal government more time to fix solitary confinement

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's top court has stayed its recent decision on Canada's solitary confinement law until the end of November to give the government more time to fix its prison practices. The B.C.
Canadian trash from Philippines set to arrive in Vancouver Saturday

Canadian trash from Philippines set to arrive in Vancouver Saturday

OTTAWA — Containers of Canadian trash that festered in the Philippines for years are set to arrive home just in time to celebrate the country's 152nd birthday.
With a third of 2015 MPs not running, NDP turnover highest in at least 20 years

With a third of 2015 MPs not running, NDP turnover highest in at least 20 years

OTTAWA — When the federal election campaign gets underway in earnest, parties will be missing dozens of incumbent MPs who have opted against running again — including 11 sitting NDP MPs.
Montreal and Quebec City reach deals to fund public transit, tramway lines

Montreal and Quebec City reach deals to fund public transit, tramway lines

MONTREAL — Quebec City and Montreal have reached deals with the federal and provincial governments to fund major new public transit projects in the two cities.