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Journalist killed in Afghanistan honoured with plaque at her high school

Journalist killed in Afghanistan honoured with plaque at her high school

VANCOUVER — A journalist who was killed while covering the war in Afghanistan almost 10 years ago was remembered Thursday with a memorial plaque at the high school she attended in Vancouver.
Father charged with 1st-degree murder in deaths of two boys

Father charged with 1st-degree murder in deaths of two boys

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Officers responding to a late-night medical call from a Toronto-area home discovered the bodies of two boys, police said Thursday as they charged the children's father with murder.
Trudeau defends NATO as French president warns of alliance's 'brain death'

Trudeau defends NATO as French president warns of alliance's 'brain death'

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is defending NATO after France's president suggested a lack of U.S. leadership is causing the 70-year-old military alliance's "brain death.
Under fire over immigration plan, Quebec premier takes solace in positive Facebook reviews

Under fire over immigration plan, Quebec premier takes solace in positive Facebook reviews

QUEBEC — Under fire from the higher education and business communities for his immigration reforms, Quebec Premier Francois Legault pointed Thursday to the positive reviews of his government's plan received on his Facebook page.
French national denied Quebec residency over language proficiency

French national denied Quebec residency over language proficiency

QUEBEC — There's little doubt in Emilie Dubois' own mind about her ability to speak French — after all, it's her native tongue.
Quebec, swimming in cash, plans $850 million in new spending aimed at families

Quebec, swimming in cash, plans $850 million in new spending aimed at families

Quebec's economy is humming, allowing the government to shower Quebecers with more than $850 million in extra spending this fiscal year — mostly on families with children — and pay down billions of dollars of debt.
Elections Canada recount in B.C. riding terminated at NDP candidate's request

Elections Canada recount in B.C. riding terminated at NDP candidate's request

PITT MEADOWS, B.C. — Elections Canada says a judicial recount of the Oct. 21 federal election results has ended in a British Columbia riding after the New Democrat challenger called it off.
Quebec politician denied access to legislature over hoodie in latest fashion spat

Quebec politician denied access to legislature over hoodie in latest fashion spat

QUEBEC — The provincial legislature refused access Thursday to Quebec solidaire member Catherine Dorion after she showed up for work wearing a hoodie.
Alberta will study already 'compelling case' for its exit from CPP: Kenney

Alberta will study already 'compelling case' for its exit from CPP: Kenney

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says there's a "compelling case" to be made for his province to exit the half-century-old Canada Pension Plan — an idea sure to face increasing scrutiny over the coming months.
N.S. premier defends trade mission to China as Canadians remain behind bars

N.S. premier defends trade mission to China as Canadians remain behind bars

HALIFAX — As two Canadians detained in China approach one year behind bars, Nova Scotia's premier is defending his latest trade mission to the country as the best way to demonstrate what democracies have to offer.