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Off-duty Victoria police officers intervene in sexual assault in Hawaii

VICTORIA — The Victoria Police Department says two of its officers intervened in a suspected sexual assault while on vacation in Hawaii.
'Open wound:' Talk by poet who worked with Indigenous woman's killer to go ahead

'Open wound:' Talk by poet who worked with Indigenous woman's killer to go ahead

REGINA — The University of Regina is being urged to cancel a lecture by a celebrated Canadian poet who has worked with an Indigenous woman's killer, but the school says doing so would go against its principles.
Alberta reports first severe vaping-related lung illness to Public Health Agency

Alberta reports first severe vaping-related lung illness to Public Health Agency

EDMONTON — Alberta has reported its first case of a severe vaping-related lung illness after treating a patient in hospital who was having difficulty breathing. Dr.
CP NewsAlert: Amber Alert cancelled, N.L. boy found safe, father charged

CP NewsAlert: Amber Alert cancelled, N.L. boy found safe, father charged

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Police say a 12-year-old boy in western Newfoundland who was the subject of an Amber Alert has been found safe and his father has been arrested.
Mounties defend social-media profiling after assembling portrait of activist

Mounties defend social-media profiling after assembling portrait of activist

OTTAWA — The RCMP is defending its practice of profiling people by scouring their social-media postings, saying the police force lawfully obtains information with the aim of protecting Canadians.

A list of reported cases of vaping-related illnesses across Canada

EDMONTON — Alberta is reporting its first case of a severe vaping-related lung illness.
B.C. teen 'lucky' to survive 150-metre tumble near summit of Oregon's Mount Hood

B.C. teen 'lucky' to survive 150-metre tumble near summit of Oregon's Mount Hood

CLACKAMAS, Ore. — An Oregon police officer says a British Columbian teenager who survived a 150-metre fall near the top of Mount Hood was climbing a technical section of the mountain at the time. Sgt.
Veterans Affairs looks for public input on monument for Afghanistan mission

Veterans Affairs looks for public input on monument for Afghanistan mission

OTTAWA — The federal government is looking for advice from the public on what a monument to Canada's 13-year mission in Afghanistan should look like. An online consultation runs until Jan.
House values drop 11 per cent in Vancouver, stabilize or rise elsewhere in B.C.

House values drop 11 per cent in Vancouver, stabilize or rise elsewhere in B.C.

VANCOUVER — Housing assessments are in the mail for nearly two million homeowners in British Columbia, but those in Vancouver may have already searched their properties online to learn that values have fallen dramatically.

Boy 15, dies after altercation ends in stabbing at park in Laval, Que.

LAVAL, Que. — A 15-year-old boy is dead and a 16-year-old was expected to be charged after a fatal stabbing in a park north of Montreal. Laval police said Thursday the victim died in hospital after the altercation on Wednesday evening. Sgt.