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B.C. doles out millions in federal government cash for anti-gang programs

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — The British Columbia government has announced where it's directing federal government funds in the fight against gun and gang violence in the province. The first of $5.
Saskatchewan again asking Ottawa to help canola farmers after China ban

Saskatchewan again asking Ottawa to help canola farmers after China ban

REGINA — Saskatchewan's premier is again asking Ottawa to increase its cash advances to canola farmers.
Elizabeth May's wedding dress a 'walk through a garden' on Earth Day

Elizabeth May's wedding dress a 'walk through a garden' on Earth Day

VICTORIA — Instead of marching for Earth Day, Green party Leader Elizabeth May marched down the aisle in Victoria's Christ Church Cathedral on Monday.
Former U.S. president Barack Obama to visit nation's capital in May

Former U.S. president Barack Obama to visit nation's capital in May

OTTAWA — Former U.S. president Barack Obama is set to visit the nation's capital next month for a question-and-answer session. The event, hosted by the progressive think-tank Canada 2020, will be at Ottawa's Canadian Tire Centre on May 31.
Affable Green leader sets sight on potential P.E.I. election victory

Affable Green leader sets sight on potential P.E.I. election victory

CHARLOTTETOWN — An affable dentist with a distinct Scottish accent, Peter Bevan-Baker ran nine times for the Green party —federally and provincially — before finally winning a seat in the P.E.I. legislature in 2015.
In the news today, April 23

In the news today, April 23

Three stories in the news for Tuesday, April 23 ——— IT'S ELECTION DAY IN PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND It's election day in Prince Edward Island and voter turnout is expected to be strong.
New study suggests oilsands greenhouse gas emissions underestimated

New study suggests oilsands greenhouse gas emissions underestimated

New federal research suggests greenhouse gas emissions from Alberta's oilsands may be significantly higher than industry reports.
Photographer trains lens on plight of homeless <b>(5 photos)</b>

Photographer trains lens on plight of homeless (5 photos)

Exhibition runs to September 12 to benefit Inn From The Cold shelter
Former first lady Barbara Bush passes away

Former first lady Barbara Bush passes away

Husband of George Bush Sr., mother of George W. Bush, was 92
Mixed reaction to Liberal climate change plan

Mixed reaction to Liberal climate change plan

Environmental groups welcome $8.3B plan; opposition says it will cost Ontarians too much