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Search continues for prominent businessman, son after helicopter goes missing in Quebec

MONTREAL — A prominent Quebec businessman known for his exploits in the greenhouse tomato industry and his teenage son remained missing Friday after the helicopter they were travelling in failed to return from a fishing trip.
Trudeau visits Alberta pipeline site, says national unity is not under threat

Trudeau visits Alberta pipeline site, says national unity is not under threat

EDMONTON — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is dismissing claims by conservative politicians that national unity is under threat. The Liberal leader says conservative politicians are playing petty politics, which is hurting people across the country.
One of three entangled North Atlantic right whales may be on its way to freedom

One of three entangled North Atlantic right whales may be on its way to freedom

Efforts continued Friday to free three entangled right whales in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, after some limited success freeing one of the endangered marine mammals on Thursday.
Assoun murder case: RCMP suppressed, erased evidence of other suspects

Assoun murder case: RCMP suppressed, erased evidence of other suspects

HALIFAX — The RCMP chose not to disclose an investigator's theories about other suspects to a wrongfully convicted Halifax man fighting to prove he was innocent of murder, federal documents revealed on Friday.
Top brass shuffled again as army commander becomes military's second-in-command

Top brass shuffled again as army commander becomes military's second-in-command

OTTAWA — The fallout from the failed prosecution of Vice-Admiral Mark Norman continued Friday as the Defence Department announced another shuffle to its top ranks, including the appointment of a new second-in-command. Canadian Army commander Lt.-Gen.
Tories ask CSIS to probe ex-ambassador's comments about advice to China

Tories ask CSIS to probe ex-ambassador's comments about advice to China

OTTAWA — Conservative MPs want Canada's intelligence agency to probe whether a former Canadian ambassador is encouraging China to interfere in the upcoming federal election.
New immigration pilot will offer residency to some migrant farm-workers

New immigration pilot will offer residency to some migrant farm-workers

OTTAWA — A new three-year immigration experiment that will give migrant workers a path to permanent residency in Canada is getting a thumbs-up from industry but a thumbs-down from migrant rights groups.
'I saw a trailer that was all twisted': Tornado tosses Quebec campground

'I saw a trailer that was all twisted': Tornado tosses Quebec campground

ST-ROCH-DE-L'ACHIGAN, Que. — A tornado tore through a campground north of Montreal Thursday evening, snapping trees, toppling trailers and sending at least one injured man to hospital.
Panellists quit corporate responsibility panel citing 'erosion of trust'

Panellists quit corporate responsibility panel citing 'erosion of trust'

OTTAWA — Citing an erosion of trust, civil society and labour representatives have resigned from a panel set up to advise the federal government on ensuring Canadian firms operating abroad are accountable for how they conduct themselves.
Timeline: The wrongful murder conviction of Glen Assoun of Halifax

Timeline: The wrongful murder conviction of Glen Assoun of Halifax

HALIFAX — Nov. 12, 1995: Brenda Way — known as "Pitt Bull" — was murdered and her body left in a parking lot behind a Dartmouth apartment building sometime in the early morning hours.