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St. John's, N.L., lifts state of emergency eight days after massive storm

St. John's, N.L., lifts state of emergency eight days after massive storm

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The City of St. John's has lifted a state of emergency that's been in place for more than a week.

Alberta Urban Municipalities Association wants province to make tax changes

EDMONTON — The Alberta Urban Municipalities Association is calling on the province to change legislation to allow local governments to collect property taxes from oil and gas properties when they fail.
Leadership race or no, Tories will hold Liberal government to account: Scheer

Leadership race or no, Tories will hold Liberal government to account: Scheer

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer sought Friday to put the Liberals on notice that despite the Tory leadership race, the Official Opposition won't rest.
China, other 'autocrats' no fans of Canada's UN Security Council bid: expert

China, other 'autocrats' no fans of Canada's UN Security Council bid: expert

OTTAWA — The ill will of autocratic countries like China, and some worthy head-on competitors, should compel the Trudeau government to campaign harder for a seat on the United Nations Security Council, analysts said Friday.
Senators may have to rein in activism in minority Parliament: new govt rep

Senators may have to rein in activism in minority Parliament: new govt rep

OTTAWA — Independent senators may have to curb their enthusiasm for amending government legislation now that they're operating in a minority Parliament, the government's new representative in the Senate suggested Friday. Sen.

Earthquake strikes off the coast of Vancouver Island near Ucluelet, B.C.

UCLUELET, B.C. — Earthquakes Canada say no tsunami is expected following a magnitude 4.5 earthquake that was felt on Vancouver Island and in Greater Vancouver. The federal agency says the seismic event was detected at 1:35 p.m.
One body found as police search for missing French snowmobilers for third day

One body found as police search for missing French snowmobilers for third day

ST-HENRI-DE-TAILLON, Que. — Rescue divers with Quebec's provincial police have pulled the body of one of the five missing French snowmobilers out of the waters of a river in the province's Lac-Saint-Jean region.
Inuk elder honoured for helping the home front during Second World War

Inuk elder honoured for helping the home front during Second World War

OTTAWA — For the war effort in the 1940s, Qapik Attagutsiak remembers the local Catholic priest urging her and her family to collect walrus and seal bones from their island near Igloolik, and even the bodies of dogs that had died from disease.
Memo to Trudeau prods Liberals to look at reviving vice-regal appointments board

Memo to Trudeau prods Liberals to look at reviving vice-regal appointments board

OTTAWA — Senior officials advising Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have pressed him gently to rethink how the Liberals have chosen the Queen's representatives in Canada as he gets ready to make another such decision.
Trump, seeking support, headlines anti-abortion rally in Washington

Trump, seeking support, headlines anti-abortion rally in Washington

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump threw his arms around America's formidable anti-abortion movement Friday, making history as the first sitting president to ever address the annual March for Life rally in person and starkly illustrating a fundamental politic