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Alberta judge throws out Karlheinz Schreiber lawsuit against federal government

EDMONTON — An Alberta judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Karlheinz Schreiber in 1997 in which the German-Canadian businessman alleged he had been defamed by the Attorney General of Canada.

Brampton, Ont., dad killed wife, son before taking own life: police

A 51-year-old man killed his wife and 13-year-old son Friday before taking his own life on a highway west of Toronto, police said. Peel Regional Police Const.
Andrew Scheer calls on Liberal MPs to further probe SNC-Lavalin affair

Andrew Scheer calls on Liberal MPs to further probe SNC-Lavalin affair

OTTAWA — Federal ethics commissioner Mario Dion says he's willing to testify about his scathing report on Trudeau's handling of the SNC-Lavalin affair — if he's invited to do so by the House of Commons ethics committee.
Sea-to-Sky Gondola in British Columbia likely out of commission until 2020

Sea-to-Sky Gondola in British Columbia likely out of commission until 2020

SQUAMISH, B.C. — The operators of the Sea-to-Sky Gondola say the popular tourist attraction near Squamish, B.C., likely won't reopen until early next spring.
NDP turfs MP Pierre Nantel for considering election run with Green party

NDP turfs MP Pierre Nantel for considering election run with Green party

OTTAWA — The New Democrats booted Quebec MP Pierre Nantel out of the party's federal election fold Friday after confirming with him that he is in discussions to run for the Green party instead.
Ottawa announces $1.75B to compensate dairy farmers for impact of trade deals

Ottawa announces $1.75B to compensate dairy farmers for impact of trade deals

COMPTON, Que. — Canadian dairy farmers who lost domestic market share resulting from free trade agreements with Europe and countries on the Pacific Rim will share $1.
After heavy spring floods, demolition work begins in Ste-Marthe-sur-le-Lac

After heavy spring floods, demolition work begins in Ste-Marthe-sur-le-Lac

STE-MARTHE-SUR-LE-LAC, Que. — Four months after a dike ruptured and forced 6,000 people from the town of Ste-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, demolition work has begun on flood-stricken homes in the community west of Montreal.
First Nations women finally to be treated equally under Indian Act: Bennett

First Nations women finally to be treated equally under Indian Act: Bennett

OTTAWA — First Nations women will finally be treated the same as men under the Indian Act, enabling them to obtain the same status and category of membership as their male counterparts and their descendants, Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Caroly
State of mind to be key issue in Alek Minassian trial, judge says

State of mind to be key issue in Alek Minassian trial, judge says

TORONTO — The trial of a man accused of killing ten people in a deadly Toronto van attack will turn on his state of mind at the time, not whether he was behind the wheel, a judge said Friday.
Archeological teams to excavate, map wrecks of Franklin expedition

Archeological teams to excavate, map wrecks of Franklin expedition

OTTAWA — Canadian archeologists are on their way to a remote area in the Arctic Circle for another chance to dig up the secrets held by the Franklin expedition wrecks, Parks Canada announced Friday.