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Refugee who sheltered  Snowden hopes others who helped can join her in Canada

Refugee who sheltered Snowden hopes others who helped can join her in Canada

TORONTO — A newly arrived refugee who helped shelter whistleblower Edward Snowden in Hong Kong pleaded with Canadian officials on Tuesday to grant asylum to others who assisted the American fugitive years ago.
Famed Nova Scotia treasure hunter did it his way, reverend tells funeral

Famed Nova Scotia treasure hunter did it his way, reverend tells funeral

MARTINS POINT, N.S. — An American man who dedicated his life to finding treasure on Nova Scotia's Oak Island was remembered Monday as a larger-than-life figure who became a pillar in the community he made home for more than 50 years.

Boys in Manitoba school asked to display underwear after toilet prank

CARMAN, Man. — Manitoba's education minister has asked for an investigation after students at an elementary school southwest of Winnipeg were asked to show their underwear to a staff member following a prank in the boys bathroom.
Refugee who sheltered Edward Snowden in Hong Kong arrives in Canada

Refugee who sheltered Edward Snowden in Hong Kong arrives in Canada

A woman who escaped violence and human trafficking, and helped shelter former CIA whistleblower Edward Snowden when he fled to Hong Kong, has arrived in Canada with her daughter after being granted refugee status.
In the news today, March 26

In the news today, March 26

Five stories in the news for Tuesday, March 26 ——— CANADIANS EVACUATED COUNTER-TERROR TROOPS IN MALI Canadian peacekeepers were called upon to evacuate several wounded French soldiers in Mali earlier this month after their counter-terrorism patrol wa
Canadian peacekeepers evacuated injured French counter-terror troops in Mali

Canadian peacekeepers evacuated injured French counter-terror troops in Mali

OTTAWA — Canadian peacekeepers were called upon to evacuate several wounded French soldiers in Mali earlier this month after their patrol was ambushed while hunting for militants along the border with Niger.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meeting with labour leaders in Winnipeg today

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meeting with labour leaders in Winnipeg today

WINNIPEG — Justin Trudeau will be focusing on the training benefits in the recently released budget as he meets with labour leaders in Winnipeg today.
Council reverses decision to keep home for disabled out of tony neighbourhood

Council reverses decision to keep home for disabled out of tony neighbourhood

WEYBURN, Sask. — A Saskatchewan city council that faced a backlash after voting against construction of a group home for disabled adults in an upscale neighbourhood has reversed its decision.
B.C. brings in tax credit to help spur liquefied natural gas investment

B.C. brings in tax credit to help spur liquefied natural gas investment

VICTORIA — British Columbia is changing the province's tax structure for liquefied natural gas projects with Finance Minister Carole James saying the government is aiming to encourage more development through a natural gas tax credit.
Former ski coach Charest released as he appeals sex-related convictions

Former ski coach Charest released as he appeals sex-related convictions

MONTREAL — Former national ski coach Bertrand Charest will be released from prison as he appeals his convictions on sex-related charges involving young skiers.