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Study shows economic benefits of patient approach to northern cod recovery

Study shows economic benefits of patient approach to northern cod recovery

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A slow and steady approach to rebuilding the northern cod stock could see employment in the crucial fishery skyrocket in just over a decade, according to a new study.

Cross-Canada corridor concept getting dusted off ahead of election

OTTAWA — The notion of a pan-Canadian corridor dedicated to rail, power lines and pipelines has been around for at least half a century but it looks like it's about to get a big publicity boost.

Court to rule on B.C.'s pipeline permit law in crucial case for Trans Mountain

VANCOUVER — A court will rule today if a proposed British Columbia law that restricts diluted-bitumen shipments through its borders is constitutional.
Supreme Court to rule on controversial case of Alberta woman found dead in motel

Supreme Court to rule on controversial case of Alberta woman found dead in motel

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court is to rule today on the case of an Ontario trucker acquitted in the death of an Alberta woman in what could set a precedent in Canada's sexual assault laws.
High Level mayor urges fast financial aid to wildfire evacuees

High Level mayor urges fast financial aid to wildfire evacuees

HIGH LEVEL, Alta. — The mayor of a northwestern Alberta town is urging the province to get financial aid flowing quickly to evacuees, as firefighters prepare for shifting winds that could push a powerful wildfire toward the community.
Prince Andrew arrives in Halifax for brief, private working visit

Prince Andrew arrives in Halifax for brief, private working visit

HALIFAX — Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, arrived in Halifax on Thursday for a brief, low-key visit.
Canada seeing spike in temporary visas as migrant worker advocates raise alarm

Canada seeing spike in temporary visas as migrant worker advocates raise alarm

OTTAWA — Applications for temporary resident visas issued to visitors, students and temporary workers in Canada have more than quadrupled since 2015, stretching the Immigration Department's ability to process them, according to a federal report.
'Absolutely horrific:' RCMP allege 17 children abused on Manitoba First Nation

'Absolutely horrific:' RCMP allege 17 children abused on Manitoba First Nation

WINNIPEG — Two men and a foster mother have been charged following an investigation that police say found at least 17 children who were sexually and physically abused in a Manitoba Indigenous community.
Canada-China relations hit 'rock bottom' and at 'freezing point': Chinese envoy

Canada-China relations hit 'rock bottom' and at 'freezing point': Chinese envoy

OTTAWA — China's ambassador to Canada says the bilateral relationship is now at "rock bottom" compared to any time since diplomatic ties were first established decades ago.
'We recognize the truth:' Trudeau exonerates Cree chief of historic conviction

'We recognize the truth:' Trudeau exonerates Cree chief of historic conviction

CUT KNIFE, Sask. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadians need to learn the real story of a prominent Saskatchewan chief who was a peacemaker, not a criminal.