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Duterte moves to forcibly send garbage back to Canada, spokesman says

Duterte moves to forcibly send garbage back to Canada, spokesman says

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine president's spokesman says the exasperated leader has moved to have truckloads of garbage that Filipino officials say were illegally shipped to the Philippines years ago be forcibly shipped back to Canada.

Criminal charges rare for bartenders in drunk driving cases, legal experts say

Legal experts say criminal charges like those laid against a former bar server in connection with a drunk-driving crash that killed two Ottawa-area teens are rare and difficult to prove.
In the news today, May 22

In the news today, May 22

Four stories in the news for Wednesday, May 22 ——— NATIONAL MONEY LAUNDERING INQUIRY NOT NECESSARY: BLAIR The federal minister in charge of Canada's fight against money laundering says dirty money is being spread across Canada, but a national public
Crackdown on money laundering does not include federal public inquiry: minister

Crackdown on money laundering does not include federal public inquiry: minister

VICTORIA — The federal minister in charge of Canada's fight against money laundering supports British Columbia's public inquiry into dirty money but says a national examination is not necessary.
Trudeau's action plan on climate change brings B.C. politician out of retirement

Trudeau's action plan on climate change brings B.C. politician out of retirement

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Justin Trudeau and the Liberal party's action plan on climate change has brought one former British Columbia politician out of retirement and back into the arena.
Federal government to buy two more Arctic ships from Irving to prevent layoffs

Federal government to buy two more Arctic ships from Irving to prevent layoffs

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to announce Wednesday that the federal government is buying two more Arctic patrol ships on the top of the six it has already ordered from Halifax-based Irving Shipbuilding.

RCMP: body recovered from Great Slave Lake is one of three missing snowmobilers

YELLOWKNIFE — Mounties say a body that was spotted in Great Slave Lake in the Northwest Territories last week has been recovered, and has been confirmed to be one of three missing snowmobilers.
Federal government funds millions to help B.C. police spot drugged driving

Federal government funds millions to help B.C. police spot drugged driving

VANCOUVER — The federal government is boosting funding to help British Columbia police departments recognize drug-impaired drivers and buy roadside testing devices, as many forces remain wary of the technology.
Winds helping in battle against fire threatening northern Alberta town

Winds helping in battle against fire threatening northern Alberta town

HIGH LEVEL, Alta. — Fire officials say winds continue to be favourable as crews battle a large wildfire burning a few kilometres from a northern Alberta town.

Convictions that have led to consecutive murder sentences in Canada

CALGARY — Edward Downey was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for 50 years for the 2016 killing of a Calgary mother and her young daughter.