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LANGLEY, B.C. — Police say dozens of people were injured, some critically, when the second storey deck of a home in Langley, B.C., collapsed Friday evening during a wedding celebration. RCMP Cpl. Craig Van Herk said 911 calls started flooding in around 5:45 p.m. local time reporting multiple injuries at a home on 268th Street. […]

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People across Canada and the U.S. will come together tonight for seder, the ritual meal that marks the beginning of the Passover holiday. For more than 1,500 of them, tonight will be their very first time doing so. That’s thanks to Marnie Fienberg, founder of “2 For Seder,” a program that encourages Jewish households to […]

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LAS VEGAS — A Las Vegas judge expressed shock Tuesday at the severity of injuries found on a 5-year-old girl whose death led to murder and felony child abuse charges against her 25-year-old mother and the mother’s former professional football player boyfriend. “Once you’ve seen them, you can’t ever unsee them,” Justice of the Peace […]

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Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante spoke out Thursday about threats directed against her over her stance on the province’s secularism bill. Plante told reporters Thursday the online attacks have intensified, and she is taking them seriously. “I’m always open for debate, but I will not accept that,” Plante said. “This is not the kind of society […]

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Immigration and attitudes towards non-white newcomers seeking to build lives in Canada are poised to become ballot box issues this fall, a new poll suggests. According to numbers released Monday by EKOS Research Associates, about 40 per cent of Canadians feel there are too many immigrants coming to this country. The responses were drawn from […]

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OTTAWA — The federal government says it is delaying its decision on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project until June 18 in order to wrap up consultations with Indigenous groups. The deadline is being pushed back by almost a month on the recommendation of both Indigenous communities and former Supreme Court justice Frank Iacobucci, who […]

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OTTAWA (Reuters) – Maxime Bernier, the founder of a right-wing party running in Canada’s October federal election, said on Monday that Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s warnings about the dangers of white supremacy were an attack on an “entire ethnicity.” Bernier, a former Cabinet minister who quit the Conservative Party last year to form his […]

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BANFF, Alta. — Three renowned mountain climbers are presumed dead after an avalanche in Alberta’s Banff National Park. Outdoor apparel company The North Face confirmed Thursday that American Jess Roskelley and Austrians David Lama and Hansjorg Auer disappeared while attempting to climb the east face of Howse Peak on the Icefields Parkway. They were reported […]

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