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Return to sender; postage-paid pets discovered in Alberta post office

Return to sender; postage-paid pets discovered in Alberta post office

VULCAN, Alta. — A woman in southern Alberta has been charged after she allegedly tried to mail a puppy and a kitten via Canada Post.
In the news today, June 13

In the news today, June 13

Four stories in the news for Thursday, June 13 ——— FANS PREPARE FOR RAPTORS TO PLAY GAME 6 Fans across Canada are gearing up for the Toronto Raptors to play in Game 6 of the NBA Finals tonight as the team takes a second shot at clinching the champion
Father says murder of daughter, 8, has shattered her brothers' innocence

Father says murder of daughter, 8, has shattered her brothers' innocence

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. — The father of an eight-year-old girl who was killed by her mother says he's felt the worst pain of his life watching her young brothers suffer profound grief, confusion and shame.
'We're deeply sorry:' Husky fined $3.8M for leak into North Saskatchewan River

'We're deeply sorry:' Husky fined $3.8M for leak into North Saskatchewan River

LLOYDMINSTER, Sask. — Husky Energy was fined $3.8 million Wednesday for a pipeline oil leak that fouled a major river, harmed fish and wildlife and tainted the drinking water supply for thousands of people in Saskatchewan.

Herons dead, leak from mine tailings: Some environmental fines in Canada

A Saskatchewan judge has fined Husky Energy $3.8 million for a pipeline leak that released oil into the North Saskatchewan River in July 2016. Here are some other environmental fines handed down in courts in the last few years: Jan.
Liberals reject most Tory amendments to environmental assessment bill

Liberals reject most Tory amendments to environmental assessment bill

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals will accept nearly 100 changes the Senate has made to a bill overhauling the federal environmental-assessment process for major construction projects but are rejecting dozens more, including nearly all of those proposed
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney seeks alliance with Quebec's Francois Legault

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney seeks alliance with Quebec's Francois Legault

MONTREAL — Quebec and Alberta are natural allies in the fight to defend provincial autonomy in the face of federal interventions, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said Wednesday during a visit to the province.
Committee of MPs decides against calling for school-bus seatbelts

Committee of MPs decides against calling for school-bus seatbelts

OTTAWA — A committee of MPs who probed bus-passenger safety in Canada has decided not to call for seatbelts to be installed in Canadian school buses, urging further study instead.

Two Canadian women abducted in Ghana rescued, begin journey home

Two young Canadian women who were kidnapped while volunteering in Ghana have begun their journey home after being rescued by authorities in the West African country on Wednesday.
Vice-Admiral Mark Norman applauded during navy change of command ceremony

Vice-Admiral Mark Norman applauded during navy change of command ceremony

HALIFAX — Vice-Admiral Mark Norman, whose status has been up in the air since a breach-of-trust-case against him was dropped last month, was welcomed with a greeting of "mate" from the chief of the defence staff and applause from the crowd at a navy