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Police investigate ‘offensive’ graffiti and symbols in Halifax park, school

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Halifax police are investigating several incidents of what they say is graphic and offensive graffiti in Dartmouth. They say the graffiti was found near Sullivan’s Pond and included symbols spray-painted in several places throughout the area. The second location was at Prince Andrew High School, where numerous symbols were spray-painted…

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Judge orders removal of protest teepees outside Saskatchewan legislature

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REGINA — A Saskatchewan judge has ordered a group of protesters to remove their teepees from the lawn outside the provincial legislature. Protesters started camping at the site at the end of February to bring attention to racial injustice and the disproportionate number of First Nations children in care. A…

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Prime minister promised new timeline on TMX pipeline in weeks: Alberta premier

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CALGARY — Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says the federal government has promised a fast-track timeline to resume construction on the stalled Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. “The prime minister pledged to me that a clear and reliable timeline to resume construction will be established within weeks, not months,” Notley told…

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Suspects ‘remain outstanding’ after St. Catharines shooting injures three

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ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — Police searched into the night for two armed men following a daytime shooting in St. Catharines, Ont., on Thursday that sent three people to hospital, two of them in life-threatening condition. Niagara regional police said officers were looking at a number of residences in a downtown…

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Multiple people rushed to hospital after shooting in St. Catharines: police

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ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — Multiple people have been rushed to hospital after a shooting in St. Catharines, Ont., police said Thursday as they dealt with what they called an “ongoing” situation. Niagara regional police said they were dealing with multiple shooting scenes in the downtown area of the city west…

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Video emerges of alleged N.B. shooter making false statement about Muslims

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FREDERICTON — A video has emerged of the Fredericton man who allegedly murdered four people last month making misleading, inflammatory statements about Muslim immigrants during a protest outside the legislature about two months earlier. The seven-and-a-half minute interview with Matthew Raymond was filmed on June 3 in front of the…

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Trans Mountain to be discussed at Trudeau-Notley meeting in Edmonton

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EDMONTON — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be in Edmonton today, where he’ll face questions about his government’s plans for the beleaguered Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. The prime minister’s office says Trudeau will meet with Premier Rachel Notley this afternoon. A spokeswoman for Notley says the meeting will be about…

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Ottawa, B.C. restate backing for two major transit projects in Metro Vancouver

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SURREY, B.C. — The federal and British Columbia governments have reiterated their commitment to funding two major rapid transit projects in Metro Vancouver. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and B.C. Premier John Horgan stood together today to show their support for the Broadway subway project in Vancouver and a new light rail…

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