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Transport Canada implements speed limits following death of another right whale

HALIFAX — Transport Canada has implemented a speed restriction for vessels in the western part of the Gulf of St. Lawrence following yet another death of the endangered North Atlantic right whale on Wednesday.

Poll suggests Canadians could learn more about quirky bits of country's history

TORONTO — A new poll suggests Canadians haven't made much progress in expanding their knowledge of the more colourful parts of the country's history.
Poll suggests Canadians could learn more about quirky bits of country's history

Poll suggests Canadians could learn more about quirky bits of country's history

TORONTO — A new poll suggests Canadians haven't made much progress in expanding their knowledge of the more colourful parts of the country's history.
Russian student cries foul after denied visa to attend conference in Canada

Russian student cries foul after denied visa to attend conference in Canada

OTTAWA — A Russian student who was invited to present her research at an upcoming academic conference in Canada says she believes her visitor visa was unfairly rejected — an issue scholars say is a growing problem for academics from certain areas of
Trudeau seeks support from allies at G20 amid China-Canada tensions

Trudeau seeks support from allies at G20 amid China-Canada tensions

OSAKA, Japan — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has arrived in Osaka, Japan for the G20 leaders' summit, where he will look to raise the issue of two Canadians held in China at "every opportunity.
'Beautiful boy' slipped between health-care cracks: father after B.C. inquest

'Beautiful boy' slipped between health-care cracks: father after B.C. inquest

VICTORIA — The parents of a Victoria-area teen who died of a drug overdose say they don't want other families to experience the trauma of having a child slip their caring hands.
Ontario woman nearly dies — twice — after snake bite in Thailand

Ontario woman nearly dies — twice — after snake bite in Thailand

Shalabha Kalliath's legs buckled as pain shot through her body during a walk on a beach in Thailand. When she looked down, a small snake dangled from her right big toe.
Manitoba premier to raise Quebec religious symbol law with western premiers

Manitoba premier to raise Quebec religious symbol law with western premiers

EDMONTON — Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says he will be seeking a joint response to Quebec's new religious symbols law when western premiers meet on Thursday in Edmonton.
'Pool of bad choices:' No charges for Alberta officer who ran over injured deer

'Pool of bad choices:' No charges for Alberta officer who ran over injured deer

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — A southern Alberta police officer caught on video repeatedly running over an injured deer will not be charged after the province's police watchdog determined it saw no better way to end the animal's suffering.
Canada, California plan to work together to make cleaner cars, cut emissions

Canada, California plan to work together to make cleaner cars, cut emissions

OTTAWA — Environment Minister Catherine McKenna signed a vehicle-emissions agreement with California Wednesday that the state's governor and auto industry experts see as a signal that Canada is going to side with California in a U.S.