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at 23:40 on April 28, 2016, EDT.

In U.S. visit, Alberta's new premier begins reputation-rehab effort for oilsands

WASHINGTON - Alberta's new premier began her campaign to rehabilitate the reputation of her province's oilsands in the United States, where it was battered by the debate over the Keystone XL pipeline.


at 21:18 on April 28, 2016, EDT.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spends a day on troubled reserve, hauls water

SHOAL LAKE, Ont. - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hauled large jugs of drinking water and spoke with school children Thursday as he was immersed in the daily struggles of an isolated reserve that has been under a boil advisory for 19 years.


at 20:50 on April 28, 2016, EDT.

Accused in Amanda Todd case heads to court in Netherlands, more delays possible

VANCOUVER - The trial of a Dutch man facing dozens of child pornography and online extortion charges related to the suicide of a British Columbia teenager is slated to begin Friday morning in Amsterdam, despite Dutch media reports that his lawyer has quit on the eve of the hearing.


at 20:33 on April 28, 2016, EDT.

Postal union celebrates court victory over 2011 strike

OTTAWA - The Canadian Union of Postal Workers is crowing about a legal victory stemming from its labour dispute in 2011 that ended with government legislation.


at 20:02 on April 28, 2016, EDT.

Space crunch forces domestic violence shelters to turn away women: Report

OTTAWA - A new report says women are crossing provincial borders to escape domestic violence — and many are being turned away from shelters that are full or overcrowded.


at 19:24 on April 28, 2016, EDT.

B.C. introduces law to prevent criminals from making money from their crimes

VICTORIA - British Columbia has introduced legislation to prevent serial killer Robert Pickton and other notorious criminals from profiting from their crimes through sales of books and other memorabilia.


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