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Killer Robert Pickton in life-threatening condition after Quebec prison attack

Killer Robert Pickton in life-threatening condition after Quebec prison attack

MONTREAL — Correctional Service Canada has confirmed that B.C. serial killer Robert Pickton was the inmate injured in a "major assault" Sunday at a Quebec prison.
Cooler, wetter weather aids B.C. wildfire fight in northeast

Cooler, wetter weather aids B.C. wildfire fight in northeast

VANCOUVER — The BC Wildfire Service says cooler, wetter conditions are allowing crews to make progress in their firefight in the province's northeast where thousands of evacuees remain out of their homes for a second week.
Canada sanctions Russian companies accused of shipping North Korea weapons to Ukraine

Canada sanctions Russian companies accused of shipping North Korea weapons to Ukraine

OTTAWA — Canada has again sanctioned Russians and companies it says are supporting Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.
Meta's news ban in Canada: screenshots win, local news loses, study shows

Meta's news ban in Canada: screenshots win, local news loses, study shows

Meta removed news on its Facebook and Instagram platforms last August for Canadian users in response to the Liberal government's Online News Act. 
Trudeau making 'Team Canada' charm offensive in visit to Philadelphia

Trudeau making 'Team Canada' charm offensive in visit to Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Philadelphia today, on his first trip south of the border since his government launched a new "Team Canada" charm offensive in the United States.
In the news today: StatCan to release April inflation report today

In the news today: StatCan to release April inflation report today

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today...
System failing growing number of seniors who are homeless, need more support: report

System failing growing number of seniors who are homeless, need more support: report

A new report says shelters are not designed to meet the physical or mental health needs of the growing number of older adults who are homeless. Lead author Dr.
Quebec inmate injured in 'major assault' at Port-Cartier Institution

Quebec inmate injured in 'major assault' at Port-Cartier Institution

MONTREAL — Correctional Service Canada says an inmate has been injured in what it's calling a major assault at the Port-Cartier Institution located on Quebec's north shore.
Feds unveil national plan to tackle auto theft, including Criminal Code changes

Feds unveil national plan to tackle auto theft, including Criminal Code changes

Ramped-up intelligence sharing among police forces and a working group involving all levels of government are among the measures Ottawa unveiled Monday as part of a broader national strategy to combat auto theft.
Status of wildfire that threatened Fort McMurray changed to 'being held'

Status of wildfire that threatened Fort McMurray changed to 'being held'

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — A wildfire that forced thousands of people to evacuate several Fort McMurray neighbourhoods last week is no longer classified as out-of-control.