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People's Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier invited to two broadcast debates

People's Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier invited to two broadcast debates

OTTAWA — People's Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier secured an invitation Monday to two official leaders' debates in October.
B.C. Green leader reduces workload after illness, full recovery expected

B.C. Green leader reduces workload after illness, full recovery expected

VICTORIA — British Columbia's Green party leader is reducing his work schedule while he recovers after recently being diagnosed with labyrinthitis. In a statement, Andrew Weaver says he suddenly had symptoms typical of the condition on Sept.

Family friend identifies teen shot dead outside Mississauga apartment building

MISSISSAUGA, Ont.
Asylum claims dipped last month but numbers remain up over last year

Asylum claims dipped last month but numbers remain up over last year

OTTAWA — New statistics released Monday show a slight dip in the number of people intercepted at the Canada-U.S. border last month trying to cross unofficially to claim asylum.
In the news today, Sept. 16

In the news today, Sept. 16

Three stories in the news for Monday, Sept. 16 ——— DAY 6 ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL The sixth day of the federal election campaign sees the Green party unveiling its full platform.
Average fall, cold winter ahead, The Weather Network predicts

Average fall, cold winter ahead, The Weather Network predicts

Canadians can expect average temperatures this fall that will give way to a cold winter in central and eastern parts of the country, according to The Weather Network. The network is predicting Western Canada, including B.C.

Where the party leaders are Monday

OTTAWA — The party leaders' scheduled public appearances on Monday, Sept. 16. All times are local. Will be updated as details are released. Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau Waterloo, Ont. 9:20 a.m. — Sandowne Public School, 265 Sandowne Ave.

Teen killed in 'ambush' shooting an innocent victim, says police chief

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Police are searching for at least seven suspects who they say descended on an apartment complex west of Toronto on Saturday evening, firing indiscriminately and killing a teen described as an innocent bystander.
Fewer trees, higher costs blamed for devastating downturn in B.C. forestry

Fewer trees, higher costs blamed for devastating downturn in B.C. forestry

VANCOUVER — High log prices and dwindling timber supply are driving the crisis in British Columbia's forestry industry that has devastated communities and kneecapped the provincial economy, observers say.
Federal party leaders address gun violence after weekend shooting near Toronto

Federal party leaders address gun violence after weekend shooting near Toronto

OTTAWA — What police were calling an "ambush-style" shooting in the Toronto area that left one teenager dead and five other people injured saw federal party leaders swiftly move to offer condolences Sunday but little in the way of new ideas to addres
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