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Quebec woman awarded $460K after attack by three dogs; owner and municipality liable

Quebec woman awarded $460K after attack by three dogs; owner and municipality liable

MONTREAL — In March 2019, Dominique Alain was out jogging in Quebec's Eastern Townships when she was mauled by three dogs, leaving her with life-threatening injuries to her arms and legs.
Ottawa to make pathway for newcomers who lack official status, speed up deportations

Ottawa to make pathway for newcomers who lack official status, speed up deportations

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says some immigrants to Canada who lack official status need a pathway to help them stay, while in other cases Ottawa must speed up deportation procedures.
President tells Gaza protesters that University of B.C. must remain neutral

President tells Gaza protesters that University of B.C. must remain neutral

Dozens of tents have been pitched at the university's MacInnes Field since April 29 when the protest encampment began.
Trial of admitted serial killer wraps up second week in Winnipeg

Trial of admitted serial killer wraps up second week in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG — The murder trial of an admitted serial killer has wrapped up its second week of evidence. Two former acquaintances of Jeremy Skibicki were expected to testify Friday about their interactions with the killer.
In the news today: Rain, cooler temperatures help Western wildfires

In the news today: Rain, cooler temperatures help Western wildfires

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today...
Most Canadians support abortion, one-third see Tories as least supportive: poll

Most Canadians support abortion, one-third see Tories as least supportive: poll

OTTAWA — Eight in 10 Canadians back a woman's right to an abortion and two in three don't want the notwithstanding clause used to restrict access to abortions, a new poll suggests.
Kielburger mom's defamation lawsuit against Canadaland to go to trial

Kielburger mom's defamation lawsuit against Canadaland to go to trial

TORONTO — A defamation lawsuit filed by the mother of Marc and Craig Kielburger against the Canadaland podcast and its host will head to trial after an Ontario court rejected an application to have it thrown out, finding there is reason to believe th
Fort Nelson, B.C., wildfire causes 'some structural damage' outside town: mayor

Fort Nelson, B.C., wildfire causes 'some structural damage' outside town: mayor

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — A wildfire threatening the town of Fort Nelson in far northeast B.C. has inflicted "some structural damage," according to the community's mayor.
Rain keeping Fort McMurray fire at bay, as thousands out of homes in Western Canada

Rain keeping Fort McMurray fire at bay, as thousands out of homes in Western Canada

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — The oilsands hub city of Fort McMurray, Alta., got a watery reprieve from a menacing wildfire Thursday as steady rain fell and water cannons delivered a soaking blast to tinder-dry ditches.
Mother, stepfather get 15 years for manslaughter in death of B.C. boy Dontay Lucas, 6

Mother, stepfather get 15 years for manslaughter in death of B.C. boy Dontay Lucas, 6

PORT ALBERNI, B.C. — The mother and stepfather of six-year-old Dontay Lucas have been sentenced to 15 years each in prison by a B.C. Supreme Court judge.
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