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'Chicken Bones' liqueur made with distinctive Maritime candy a hit in N.B.

'Chicken Bones' liqueur made with distinctive Maritime candy a hit in N.B.

FREDERICTON — For generations, the pink hard candy known as Chicken Bones has been a Christmas treat in the Maritimes, and now a new drink that draws inspiration from the candy's distinct flavour is in big demand this holiday season.
Ottawa accepts New Brunswick's carbon-tax proposal

Ottawa accepts New Brunswick's carbon-tax proposal

OTTAWA — New Brunswick consumers will get a break at the gas pumps come April, after the federal government approved the province's carbon-tax proposal Wednesday.
Nova Scotia MP steps back from duties after death of newborn daughter

Nova Scotia MP steps back from duties after death of newborn daughter

OTTAWA — An MP from Nova Scotia says he won't take his seat in the House of Commons right away after the death of his newborn daughter.
Conservationists criticize Quebec plan to protect caribou by killing wolves

Conservationists criticize Quebec plan to protect caribou by killing wolves

MONTREAL — A Quebec government plan to kill wolves that get too close to an endangered woodland caribou herd is raising concern among environmentalists, who accuse the government of sidestepping the true problem of habitat loss.
Conservationists criticize Quebec plan to protect caribou by killing wolves

Conservationists criticize Quebec plan to protect caribou by killing wolves

MONTREAL — A Quebec government plan that involves shooting wolves if they get too close to an endangered caribou herd is drawing criticism from environmentalists.
New NAFTA, a school strike and a school streaker; In The News for Dec. 11

New NAFTA, a school strike and a school streaker; In The News for Dec. 11

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Dec. 11. What we are watching in Canada ...
Multiple fatalities after plane crashes on Gabriola Island off B.C. coast

Multiple fatalities after plane crashes on Gabriola Island off B.C. coast

GABRIOLA ISLAND, B.C. — The BC Coroners Service and police have confirmed multiple fatalities in a plane crash off the east coast of Vancouver Island.
Next few weeks a test for Alberta-Ottawa relations, Jason Kenney says

Next few weeks a test for Alberta-Ottawa relations, Jason Kenney says

OTTAWA — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney left a meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Tuesday with no firm commitments on the five demands he put on the table but with an air of accomplishment nonetheless, saying he felt their long-awaited face-to-
Crews still battling fire from crude oil train derailment in central Saskatchewan

Crews still battling fire from crude oil train derailment in central Saskatchewan

LANIGAN, Sask. — Saskatchewan's public safety agency says crews are working in frigid temperatures as they continue to battle a fire that started when a freight train carrying crude oil derailed.
B.C. seaplane company makes history with test flight of first commercial e-plane

B.C. seaplane company makes history with test flight of first commercial e-plane

RICHMOND, B.C. — As Greg McDougall prepared to fly the world's first all-electric commercial aircraft Tuesday morning, he said "nervous" wasn't quite the word to describe how he was feeling.