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Newfoundland study of bird droppings may answer critical conservation questions

Newfoundland study of bird droppings may answer critical conservation questions

A team of Canadian scientists may have cracked one of the toughest problems in conservation by peering into the lives of long-ago seabirds through 1,700 years of droppings.
Documents: Extremist group wanted rally to start civil war

Documents: Extremist group wanted rally to start civil war

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — A hidden camera captured members of a white supremacist group expressing hope that violence at a gun rights rally in Virginia this week could start a civil war, federal prosecutors said in a court filing Tuesday.
Police look for owner of ice-covered boat found on B.C.'s Okanagan Lake

Police look for owner of ice-covered boat found on B.C.'s Okanagan Lake

WEST KELOWNA, B.C. — A photo of a sailboat covered in icicles has been released by police in West Kelowna, B.C., in the hope of finding its owner. The RCMP say the sailboat was found leaning against a retaining wall on the shore of Okanagan Lake.

Ottawa launching 'Buy Canadian' campaign focusing on food and agriculture

A "Buy Canadian" advertising campaign focusing on local food and the national agricultural system will be rolling out in the coming months, the federal government said Tuesday.
'Sorry to rain on their parade': Bloc wants to slow down new NAFTA ratification

'Sorry to rain on their parade': Bloc wants to slow down new NAFTA ratification

MONTREAL — The Bloc Quebecois plans to stand in the way of a fast-track adoption of the new trade deal between Canada, the United States and Mexico.
Police chief says refinery labour dispute holding city of Regina hostage

Police chief says refinery labour dispute holding city of Regina hostage

REGINA — Leaders in Saskatchewan are urging both sides in a labour dispute at an oil refinery to resume talks following comments by Regina's police chief that the escalating fight is holding the city hostage.
Would-be Conservative leaders jockey for support as Charest bows out

Would-be Conservative leaders jockey for support as Charest bows out

OTTAWA — Former Quebec premier Jean Charest's decision to bow out of the Conservative leadership race is a turning point in a contest expected to heat up throughout the week as the party prepares for the return of the House of Commons.
Indigenous LNG supporters chide human rights advocates over pipeline comments

Indigenous LNG supporters chide human rights advocates over pipeline comments

BURNS LAKE, B.C. — A collective of First Nations who support the liquefied natural gas industry in British Columbia say human rights advocates failed to do their research when they called for a pipeline project to be halted.
Alberta premier wants federal government to do more about opioid imports

Alberta premier wants federal government to do more about opioid imports

CALGARY — Alberta's premier says Ottawa needs to do more to clamp down on opioid drug imports from places such as China.
Prison watchdog decries 'Indigenization' of Canada's correctional system

Prison watchdog decries 'Indigenization' of Canada's correctional system

OTTAWA — The proportion of Indigenous people in federal custody has hit a record high of more than 30 per cent due to disturbing and entrenched imbalances, Canada's prison ombudsman warned Tuesday.