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Fired 12 shots: Mountie accused of manslaughter testifies he feared for his life

Fired 12 shots: Mountie accused of manslaughter testifies he feared for his life

THOMPSON, Man. — A Manitoba Mountie charged with manslaughter in an on-duty shooting says he thought he was going to be run over before he fired his weapon. "That was the only thing I could do to save my own life at that point," Const.
Canada adds right-wing extremist groups to terrorist list

Canada adds right-wing extremist groups to terrorist list

OTTAWA — For the first time, Canada has placed right-wing extremist groups on the national list of terrorist organizations.
Trans Mountain pipeline expansion: Five things to know about the project

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion: Five things to know about the project

OTTAWA _ The federal cabinet's long-awaited decision on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is due Tuesday. Here are five things to know about the project. 1.

Advisory: Clarifies June 17 item about Trans Mountain expansion

OTTAWA — In a Five Things item June 17 about the Trans Mountain expansion, The Canadian Press described diluted bitumen — a chemically modified form of the primary resource from Alberta's oilsands — as being more expensive to produce than conventiona
Quebec mother to serve at least 10 years in killing of young daughters

Quebec mother to serve at least 10 years in killing of young daughters

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Vice-Admiral Mark Norman to retire after reaching agreement with government

Vice-Admiral Mark Norman to retire after reaching agreement with government

OTTAWA — Vice-Admiral Mark Norman is retiring from the Canadian Forces after reaching a "mutually acceptable agreement" with the government.

Alberta wants to bring back elections for nominees to fill Senate vacancies

EDMONTON — Alberta's United Conservative government plans to bring back elections for would-be senators and hold a vote in a little more than two years.

Former Olympic skier sues Alpine Canada over sexual assaults of coach

VANCOUVER — A former Canadian Olympic ski team member has launched a proposed class-action lawsuit alleging Alpine Canada didn't protect its female athletes from the sexual assaults of a former coach.

Seismic lines from energy exploration an uncounted greenhouse gas source: study

CALGARY — Seismic lines used in energy exploration are a significant source of a highly potent greenhouse gas that hasn't yet been taken into Canada's national account, new research suggests.

B.C. court gives federal government more time to fix solitary confinement

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's top court has stayed its recent decision on Canada's solitary confinement law until the end of November to give the government more time to fix its prison practices. The B.C.