British Columbia »

Alleged Fraser Valley gang leader remains jailed in U.S.
The alleged leader of the Fraser Valley's UN gang will remain behind bars in the U.S. after prosecutors convinced a judge he was a dangerous flight risk.
Trevor Linden announces retirement
Trevor Linden announced his retirement Wednesday after 19 seasons in the NHL, all but three spent with the Vancouver Canucks.
B.C. First Nations prepare for PM's apology
As First Nations survivors of Canada's residential school system gather across B.C. on Wednesday to hear a long-awaited apology from the prime minister, crisis counsellors are standing by in case the event opens up old wounds for survivors.
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Edmonton »

Edmonton area native people to listen for apology, sincerity
An aboriginal leader from Edmonton travelled to Ottawa so he could hear in person on Wednesday Prime Minister Stephen Harper's apology over the abuse suffered in residential schools.
Lobby group slams Alberta municipal spending
The operational spending of Alberta cities is 'out of control' and financed through 'substantial growth' in property taxes and user fees, a business lobby group said Wednesday.
Man shot by police had past assault, weapons charges
A northern Alberta man shot and wounded by RCMP a week ago was known to police and had a string of violence-related charges against him, CBC News has learned.
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Calgary »

Faulty payroll software affecting thousands at Calgary Board of Education
Thousands of employees with the Calgary Board of Education are said to be experiencing problems associated with faulty payroll software.
New rules could make Alta.'s foster home shortage worse: foster parents
Some foster parents are expressing concern that changes to Alberta's foster care system will make it more difficult to find homes for children who need them.
Caution urged near rising Alberta rivers
Alberta Environment has issued a high streamflow advisory for several rivers in the Calgary area.
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Saskatchewan »

'I'm just anxious to hear the words, ''I'm sorry''': survivor Video
Students who endured abuse and torment in Canada's residential schools will finally get a formal apology from the Canadian government on Wednesday at 3 p.m. ET, a prospect that has many feeling a mix of emotions.
Girl in hospital following Rottweiler attack
A nine-year-old girl is recovering in a Saskatoon hospital following an attack Tuesday night by one or two Rottweiler dogs.
Forest fires getting closer to northern Sask. hamlet
Forest fires similar to those that drove people out of Uranium City at the beginning of the week were causing problems Tuesday in another northern Saskatchewan community — Stony Rapids.
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North »

Northerners await historic residential school apology
People across the North are widely anticipating Prime Minister Stephen Harper's official apology to former students of native residential schools Wednesday afternoon.
Ulukhaktok residents sick of long waits to see doctors
Residents in the remote Arctic hamlet of Ulukhaktok, N.W.T., are demanding more time with doctors who have to travel to the community to see patients.
Family wants answers after charges in bear-mauling case stayed Audio
The mother of a man killed by a grizzly bear in the Yukon bush said she doesn't understand why the Yukon government stopped court proceedings against the man's employer last week.
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Manitoba »

Students at modern residential school await apology for 'hidden history'
Aboriginal teenagers at a "modern day residential school" in Winnipeg will gather Wednesday afternoon to watch a formal apology from the Canadian government to students who endured abuse and torment in Canada's residential school system.
Worker noticed 'hostility' between Taman family, prosecutor: inquiry
A victims-rights worker assigned to the family of Crystal Taman noticed tension building between the family and the special prosecutor assigned to the case, according to testimony heard Tuesday at an inquiry into the crash that killed Taman.
Missing woman found safe in Winnipeg
A 19-year-old Winnipeg woman who had been missing since early Sunday morning has been found alive and safe.
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Toronto »

Problem gamblers hit Ontario casinos with $3.5B lawsuit
A $3.5-billion class action lawsuit has been launched on behalf of thousands of addicted gamblers who say they asked to be barred from Ontario's casinos, but were still allowed in.
Number of Ontarians with diabetes projected to hit 1.2 million by 2010
Ontario's Ministry of Health predicts 1.2 million people in the province will have diabetes by 2010, more than double the figure from the year 2000.
GM goes to court to end blockade, seeks $1.5M from CAW
General Motors is asking an Ontario court to end a blockade at its Canadian headquarters and is seeking $1.5 million in compensation from the CAW for damages that occurred at its assembly plant in Oshawa, Ont.
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Ottawa »

Hiring practices at Ottawa city hall raise auditor's concerns
The City of Ottawa is providing opportunities for unqualified people to get municipal jobs if a relative or someone else they know already has one, says the city's auditor general in his annual report.
'I'm just anxious to hear the words, ''I'm sorry''': survivor Video
Students who endured abuse and torment in Canada's residential schools will finally get a formal apology from the Canadian government on Wednesday at 3 p.m. ET, a prospect that has many feeling a mix of emotions.
Ottawa man's charge to be upgraded to murder in wife's death
An Ottawa man charged with manslaughter after his wife was found dead in a west-end apartment Sunday will have his charge upgraded to second-degree murder, police said.
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Montreal »

Power still out for many after Quebec windstorm
About 200,000 Hydro-Quebec customers were still without power Wednesday morning after a violent storm blew through the southern region of the province.
Minister's aide fired after Couillard links emerge
Federal Public Works Minister Michael Fortier has dismissed a senior member of staff because the man had a romantic relationship with Julie Couillard last year.
'I'm just anxious to hear the words, ''I'm sorry''': survivor Video
Students who endured abuse and torment in Canada's residential schools will finally get a formal apology from the Canadian government on Wednesday at 3 p.m. ET, a prospect that has many feeling a mix of emotions.
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New Brunswick »

N.B. early French immersion cuts 'unfair and unreasonable': judge
A provincial court judge quashed the New Brunswick government's decision to scrap early French immersion programs on Wednesday.
Nun asks why patients didn't learn sooner of N.B. pathology problems
A nun affected by the review of cancer tests at a New Brunswick hospital says patients and the public should have been notified when questions about the pathology results first arose.
Residential school survivors gather on apology day
Survivors of the aboriginal residential school in Nova Scotia and their families gathered Wednesday, ahead of the prime minister's long-awaited apology for their being wrenched from their communities.
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Prince Edward Island »

Residential school survivors gather on apology day
Survivors of the aboriginal residential school in Nova Scotia and their families gathered Wednesday, ahead of the prime minister's long-awaited apology for their being wrenched from their communities.
Buyers turning to local greenhouse in tomato scare
Van Kampen's Greenhouse in Charlottetown is reporting higher sales as restaurant chains across North America pull fresh tomatoes from their menus after reports of salmonella poisoning.
Bike race will affect Stratford rush hour
Road closures for the Tour de P.E.I. will be a factor for Stratford residents trying to get home from work Wednesday.
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Nova Scotia »

Residential school survivors gather on apology day
Survivors of the aboriginal residential school in Nova Scotia and their families gathered Wednesday, ahead of the prime minister's long-awaited apology for their being wrenched from their communities.
Auditor general slams handling of N.S. immigration program
Nova Scotia's failed business mentorship program for immigrants was flawed from the start, the province's auditor general says.
N.S. artist offers reward for stolen quilts VideoAudio
An internationally recognized quilting expert is reeling from the theft of decades of her work while attending a conference in St. John's.
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Newfoundland & Labrador »

Slain woman seemed OK with murder suspect, friend says VideoAudio
A woman whose body parts were found in a suitcase last week did not seem afraid of the man accused of taking her life, a friend says.
Federal apology will ring hollow: Labrador Inuit
Inuit in Labrador say the formal apology expected Wednesday afternoon in the House of Commons will leave them feeling unsatisfied.
Once dysfunctional Avondale plans byelection
Years of infighting in a small town in eastern Newfoundland will hopefully end with a byelection later this month, Municipal Affairs Minister Dave Denine said Tuesday.
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