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P.E.I. man gets conditional discharge after altercation with police
P.E.I. man jailed for shed break-in
VIDEO: Taking the plunge at Mark Arendz Provincial Ski Park
Calgary UCP candidate says threats of 'smear campaign' prompted resignation
Credibility of estranged wife at centre of Joshua Boyle assault trial
More students become 'sugar babies' to pay for university
Forget OSAP student grants or loans. That’s old school. There’s a relatively new way for Toronto university students to get their post-secondary education paid for by someone other than the Bank of Mom and Dad. Just don’t ...
Judge rules in favour of Omar Khadr's request to end remaining sentence
An Alberta judge has ruled in favour of Omar Khadr’s request to effectively end his eight-year sentence for the killing of a U.S. soldier. Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench Chief Justice Mary Morneau made the ruling Monday morning in ...
Break-ins, traffic complaints, assault among police report
Editor’s Note: A total of 78 occurrences were investigated by Prince District RCMP from March 18 to 24. The following is a list of some of the noteworthy incidents and investigations. Break-in reported On March 19 at about 4 a.m., East ...
Edible cannabis complex, presents safety concerns: Expert
Provinces are waiting for the federal regulations on legal edibles to come into place no later than Oct. 17. We spoke with Avery Bruenjes, the Retail Council of Canada’s policy analyst for government relations and regulatory affairs, ...
Sexual misconduct on campus: Concordia students call for change of climate
Concordia student leaders say the university must do more to address sexual violence on campus in the wake of the scandal in its creative writing program, and that recommendations from a recent “climate review” do not go far enough to ...
Canadian man accused of spying in China gets visit by consular officials
OTTAWA — Global Affairs Canada says consular officials in China paid a visit Monday to detained former diplomat Michael Kovrig. It is the fifth time Kovrig has received a consular visit since he was detained by Chinese authorities in ...
N.S. rejects custom licence plates like WARPIG, DAWIFE and SMRTASS
HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is trying to maintain a level of decorum when it comes to custom licence plates, saying personal monikers like WARPIG and SMRTASS won't pass muster. Also rejected were phrases like DAWIFE, DTHCRUZ and HOTNAN after they ...
'It will get worse': Perilous times for kids hit by cyclone in three African countries
BEIRA, Mozambique - Her name is Chuva, which in Portuguese means rain. For four days that was all she saw as she clung to her rooftop in the cyclone's aftermath and prayed to be saved. Maria Chuva clasped her 5-year-old daughter, Amiel, to her ...
Nova Scotia Nurses' Union raises alarm on emergency room overcrowding
HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia Nurses' Union is raising the alarm about higher-than-normal overcrowding levels in hospital emergency rooms, saying the pressure is making it difficult to retain nurses. The union says a recent survey of its membership found ...
Alarms go off in Charlottetown in February
Charlottetown firefighters responded to 53 emergency calls in February. Thirty-four were handled by Station 1 on Kent Street. Station 1 responded to four calls each related to an alarm ringing with no fire, an alarm ringing due to equipment ...