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Trump front and centre as talk of trade, jobs emerges on campaign trail

Trump front and centre as talk of trade, jobs emerges on campaign trail

OTTAWA — A familiar U.S. face finally showed up front and centre Saturday on the federal campaign trail: Donald Trump.
'It's time:' Paralyzed Bronco returning to Humboldt for first time since crash

'It's time:' Paralyzed Bronco returning to Humboldt for first time since crash

For the first time in 526 days, former Broncos hockey player Ryan Straschnitzki will be back in Humboldt, Sask. The 20-year-old from Airdrie, Alta.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $27 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — There was no winning ticket for the $27 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. That means the jackpot for the next draw on Sept. 17 will be approximately $32 million. The Canadian Press
Alberta ending separate offices for climate change, environmental monitoring

Alberta ending separate offices for climate change, environmental monitoring

EDMONTON — Alberta's United Conservative government plans to eliminate its stand-alone offices for climate change policy and environmental monitoring, a move some say will damage the province's standing and its ability to make science-based plans.
Vancouver library loans out dogs in poetry promotion for 15-minute outings

Vancouver library loans out dogs in poetry promotion for 15-minute outings

VANCOUVER — You can take out almost anything from libraries these days, but this one requires a leash.
Party leaders contend with posts and past lives from candidates in campaign

Party leaders contend with posts and past lives from candidates in campaign

OTTAWA — The federal party leaders have spent the first days of the election campaign talking policy, as they'd like, and dismissing and defending candidates over old social-media posts, which they'd rather not.
You're out! A list of federal election candidates forced to step down, resign

You're out! A list of federal election candidates forced to step down, resign

OTTAWA — A list of candidates forced to step down, or resigned since the start of the campaign on Sept.
Mounties lay secrets-law charges against RCMP intelligence official

Mounties lay secrets-law charges against RCMP intelligence official

OTTAWA — Cameron Jay Ortis, a senior RCMP intelligence official, made a brief court appearance Friday on charges of breaching Canada's secrets law.

Alberta police force defends officers who killed injured deer with knife

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — A police force in southern Alberta is defending two officers who killed a severely injured deer with a knife to end its suffering.

Dental hygienist loses licence as 'sexual abuser' for treating his wife

TORONTO — A dental hygienist branded as a sexual abuser and stripped of his licence because he treated his wife has lost his bid to have the punishment overturned.