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Former journalist pleads guilty to robbing two banks in Medicine Hat, Alta.

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — A former journalist arrested almost two years ago after two banks were robbed in Medicine Hat, Alta., has been convicted of the crimes.
One American, 2 Austrian climbers presumed dead after avalanche in Banff

One American, 2 Austrian climbers presumed dead after avalanche in Banff

BANFF, Alta. — Three renowned mountain climbers are presumed dead after a large avalanche in Alberta's Banff National Park.

WestJet appeals to high court in legal action over anti-harassment promise

CALGARY — WestJet Airlines Ltd. is going to the Supreme Court of Canada in an attempt to have a proposed class-action lawsuit launched by a former flight attendant thrown out of court. The airline lost efforts to scuttle the action in both the B.C.

CRTC orders Quebecor to maintain TVA Sports signal to Bell subscribers

OTTAWA — Canada's telecom regulator issued an order Thursday compelling Quebecor to maintain its TVA Sports signal to Bell TV subscribers and threatened to automatically suspend its licence should it fail to comply.

Case of transgender girl fighting Ontario's sex-ed curriculum repeal dismissed

TORONTO — The Ontario government's decision to repeal a modernized sex-ed curriculum does not violate a transgender girl's rights, the province's human rights tribunal decided Thursday.

Jason Kenney, Rachel Notley begin formal transfer of power in Alberta

EDMONTON — Premier Rachel Notley and incoming premier Jason Kenney began the formal transfer of power in Alberta on Thursday, with Notley saying Kenney is already getting real-life lessons on the difference between political grandstanding and governi
Quebec public security minister warning flood zone residents not to take chances

Quebec public security minister warning flood zone residents not to take chances

MONTREAL — Quebec communities were bracing for major flooding in various parts of the province Thursday as rainy weather was expected to settle in for the beginning of the weekend.

Two students face multiple charges in threats against Thunder Bay school

Two local students were behind a string of threats that promoted authorities to shut down a high school in northwest Ontario more than a dozen times, police alleged Thursday. Det. Insp.
Top 1% paid slightly more in taxes after Liberal changes, figures show

Top 1% paid slightly more in taxes after Liberal changes, figures show

OTTAWA — The country's top one per cent of earners paid a slightly bigger share of federal income taxes after a policy shift from the Trudeau Liberals designed to make the rich contribute more, according to new federal data.

Parliament Hill 4-20 organizers predict record crowd after legalization

OTTAWA — Thousands of pro-pot protesters are expected on Parliament Hill this weekend for the first 4-20 weed day demonstration since Canada legalized recreational marijuana last fall.
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