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Calgary water conservation progress made as crews repair water main break: officials

Calgary water conservation progress made as crews repair water main break: officials

CALGARY — Calgary's water conservation efforts have improved but there's still a "high risk" of running dry as crews continue to repair a major water main break over the next five to seven days, city officials said Saturday.
Police investigating 'suspicious' deaths of 2 seniors in Laval, Que.

Police investigating 'suspicious' deaths of 2 seniors in Laval, Que.

MONTREAL — Police north of Montreal are investigating what they describe as the suspicious deaths of a man and a woman in their 80s after they were found at a home in Laval, Que. on Friday.
Animals on the lam: Welfare group documents exotic animal escapes, attacks

Animals on the lam: Welfare group documents exotic animal escapes, attacks

OTTAWA — A lot of Canadians have heard of Darwin, the Ikea monkey, who was found wandering a parking garage at the furniture chain's North York store wearing a shearling coat and a diaper.
Canadian businessman Frank Stronach charged in sex assault probe spanning decades

Canadian businessman Frank Stronach charged in sex assault probe spanning decades

The man who rose to prominence in corporate Canada as founder of one of the country's largest auto parts makers now stands accused of five sex-related offenses involving more than one victim over multiple decades, police said Friday as they announced
Strike for Canadian border workers on hold until Wednesday: union

Strike for Canadian border workers on hold until Wednesday: union

OTTAWA — The union that represents 9,000 CBSA workers said Friday they won't strike until at least Wednesday, as mediation continues. The Public Service Alliance of Canada initially said border workers were set to strike as early as 4 p.m.
Ibrahim Ali sticks fingers in ears as girl's dad tells murder sentencing of torment

Ibrahim Ali sticks fingers in ears as girl's dad tells murder sentencing of torment

VANCOUVER — As the father of a 13-year-old British Columbia girl described his torment since her rape and killing, Ibrahim Ali, the man convicted of murdering her, hung up the phone on an interpreter at his sentencing hearing.
Police say two Vancouver drug policy advocates charged with trafficking

Police say two Vancouver drug policy advocates charged with trafficking

VANCOUVER — Two founders of a Vancouver drug user advocacy group that distributed what they said were safe doses of heroin, cocaine, and methamphetamines to prevent overdoses have been charged with trafficking as a result of police raids last year.
'We will run out': Calgarians urged to keep cutting water, repairs days away

'We will run out': Calgarians urged to keep cutting water, repairs days away

CALGARY — Calgary Mayor Jyoti Gondek is urging residents to continue cutting their water use or risk having it run out as crews fix a massive break in a feeder line. Gondek says there are 23 water reservoirs serving Calgary.
McMaster pediatric surgery chief says deaths after tonsil surgery 'very rare'

McMaster pediatric surgery chief says deaths after tonsil surgery 'very rare'

The chief of pediatric surgery at McMaster Children's Hospital says the deaths of two children following tonsil and adenoid surgeries at his hospital are "tragic" and "very rare.
Police say McGill occupation won't change approach to pro-Palestinian encampment

Police say McGill occupation won't change approach to pro-Palestinian encampment

MONTREAL — Montreal police say that despite the occupation Thursday of a McGill University administration building that ended with 15 arrests, they have no plans to move in on a pro-Palestinian encampment on the downtown campus.
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