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Valerie Plante sworn in as Montreal's first female mayor

Valerie Plante sworn in as Montreal's first female mayor

MONTREAL — Promising to be a "happy warrior" for Montrealers, Valerie Plante was sworn in on Thursday as the city's first female mayor in its 375-year history.
Pine beetles from Jasper National Park moving into commercial forest

Pine beetles from Jasper National Park moving into commercial forest

EDMONTON — A massive and uncontrollable buildup of mountain pine beetles in Jasper National Park is starting to explode into commercially valuable forests along its boundaries.
Victoria set to tighten limits on number of dogs in area parks

Victoria set to tighten limits on number of dogs in area parks

Victoria-area politicians are considering putting limits on the number of dogs people can walk and charging a fee for dog-walking businesses who use regional parks amid complaints about packs of wandering animals.

QuickList: October inflation rate for selected Canadian cities

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 1.4 per cent in October, Statistics Canada says.

QuickList: October inflation rates for Canadian provinces, territories

OTTAWA — Canada's national inflation rate was 1.4 per cent in October, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces and territories (previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador: 0.9 per cent (1.

Six stories in the news for today, Nov. 17

Six stories in the news for Friday, Nov.
TransCanada Keystone pipeline leaks 795,000 litres of crude oil in South Dakota

TransCanada Keystone pipeline leaks 795,000 litres of crude oil in South Dakota

CALGARY — TransCanada Corp. said its original Keystone pipeline has leaked an estimated 795,000 litres of oil in Marshall County, S.D. just days before Nebraska is set to decide the fate of plans to expand the pipeline network.

Alberta triple-murder trial hears details of RCMP undercover operation

RED DEER, Alta. — The trial of a central Alberta man accused of killing his family heard evidence Thursday that was gathered during an elaborate RCMP undercover operation where Mounties posed as members of a crime organization.
Ontario Liberal government moves to introduce legislation to end college strike

Ontario Liberal government moves to introduce legislation to end college strike

TORONTO — Ontario's Liberal government is moving to introduce back-to-work legislation that would end a nearly five-week strike by college faculty, though opposition from the NDP means it may not happen quickly.
Horgan pushes Trudeau to pay its share of $750 million wildfire bill

Horgan pushes Trudeau to pay its share of $750 million wildfire bill

VANCOUVER — Premier John Horgan says he and Justin Trudeau are "besties," but that didn't stop him for applying some pressure on the prime minister Thursday to squeeze more money out of Ottawa for British Columbia.