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'Worst thing that could happen:' Manitoba man sentenced for killing Indigenous woman

'Worst thing that could happen:' Manitoba man sentenced for killing Indigenous woman

GODS LAKE NARROWS, Man. — A man has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for nearly 16 years for the killing of a young Indigenous mother, which shook many members of a remote fly-in First Nation in northern Manitoba.
No new freedoms for man who killed five at Calgary house party while delusional

No new freedoms for man who killed five at Calgary house party while delusional

EDMONTON — The Alberta Review Board says a mentally ill man who stabbed and killed five young people at a Calgary house party has been making progress but will not be going into a group home in the next year.
CN says bridge repairs underway near Hope, B.C., after 60 CP freight cars derail

CN says bridge repairs underway near Hope, B.C., after 60 CP freight cars derail

HOPE, B.C. — CN Rail says work is now underway to recover the 60 freight cars that derailed off a bridge Monday about 100 kilometres east of Vancouver.
Canadian retailers scramble to keep up with surging demand for patio heaters

Canadian retailers scramble to keep up with surging demand for patio heaters

TORONTO — As the weather gets cooler and COVID-19 cases start to surge again, more and more Canadians are looking to extend patio season by adding a heater to their outdoor space.
Peter MacKay on why he lost Conservative leadership and what it means for the party

Peter MacKay on why he lost Conservative leadership and what it means for the party

OTTAWA — As he contemplates a failed Conservative leadership campaign that put the cart before the horse — trying to win a federal election instead of first securing his party — Peter MacKay is reminded of an age-old cliche: "Nice guys finish last.
'Messaging matters:' Experts urge clearer distancing directions for young people

'Messaging matters:' Experts urge clearer distancing directions for young people

Government and public health officials need to empower people in their 20s to reduce the risk of contracting COVID-19, instead of blaming and shaming them for disproportionately representing new infections across the country, say experts.
Feds 'only part of the puzzle' in MMIW national action plan: Marc Miller

Feds 'only part of the puzzle' in MMIW national action plan: Marc Miller

OTTAWA — Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says the national action plan on missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls is coming soon — but the federal government is not the only player.
August inflation rate holds steady at 0.1%, Statistics Canada reports

August inflation rate holds steady at 0.1%, Statistics Canada reports

OTTAWA — The annual pace of inflation held steady in August as lower gasoline and air travel costs helped offset rising prices in other areas as businesses passed on costs related to operating during the pandemic.
Cabinet meetings wrap up and new Joni Mitchell release: In The News for Sept. 16

Cabinet meetings wrap up and new Joni Mitchell release: In The News for Sept. 16

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Sept. 16 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Death of mother grizzly a 'big loss' for bear population in Banff park: experts

Death of mother grizzly a 'big loss' for bear population in Banff park: experts

Wildlife experts say the death of a mother grizzly bear and her two cubs — including a rare, blond-headed grizzly — in Banff National Park is a major loss to the population. Parks Canada has said that an adult bear was struck and killed Sept.