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Man and woman dead after hostage situation and police-involved shooting in B.C.

SURREY, B.C. — British Columbia's police watchdog is investigating the deaths of a man and a woman following an overnight hostage situation and a police-involved shooting in Metro Vancouver.
Trial set for man accused of swimming naked in Toronto shark tank

Trial set for man accused of swimming naked in Toronto shark tank

TORONTO — A British Columbia man accused of stripping naked and jumping into a large shark tank at a Toronto aquarium last year is set to stand trial in September.
Powerful winds create towering 'Game of Thrones' ice wall near Newfoundland town

Powerful winds create towering 'Game of Thrones' ice wall near Newfoundland town

PORT AU CHOIX, N.L. — A towering ice wall has dramatically emerged near a small town on Newfoundland's northwest coast, with one resident likening it to a "Game of Thrones" set.

Saskatchewan requests Ottawa to increase cash advances for canola farmers

REGINA — Saskatchewan is asking Ottawa to increase its cash advances to canola farmers because of China's decision to block imports of the oilseed from Canada.
In travel advisory, Canadians warned of 'acts of violence' linked to Brexit

In travel advisory, Canadians warned of 'acts of violence' linked to Brexit

OTTAWA — Global Affairs Canada has issued a travel advisory for Canadians in Britain, warning them of possible violence in the wake of today's latest twist in the country's Brexit drama.
Seeing double: Candidates with same name square off in P.E.I. election fight

Seeing double: Candidates with same name square off in P.E.I. election fight

Voters in one P.E.I. riding face a tough choice in the April 23 provincial election: Matthew MacKay, or Matthew MacKay.
When the dike breaks: How climate change threatens Maritime lowlands

When the dike breaks: How climate change threatens Maritime lowlands

NOEL, N.S. — They were first created by the Acadian settlers of the 1700s, one shovel full of clay-rich soil at a time.
In the news today, March 29

In the news today, March 29

Four stories in the news for Friday, March 29 ——— OTTAWA UNVEILS PLANS FOR 75TH D-DAY ANNIVERSARY A departure ceremony is being held today in Vancouver for trains carrying combat boots symbolizing those who travelled to Halifax during the Second Worl
Regina Police release RCMP review of Nadine Machiskinic death investigation

Regina Police release RCMP review of Nadine Machiskinic death investigation

REGINA — An RCMP report says the investigation by the Regina Police Service into the death of an Indigenous woman who fell 10 storeys down a laundry chute did not meet professional standards.
Trudeau says sorry for sarcastic thank you comment to Indigenous protester

Trudeau says sorry for sarcastic thank you comment to Indigenous protester

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who typically takes a more deferential, let's-talk approach when protesters get in his face, found himself delivering a rare and rapid apology Thursday for his sarcastic retort to an Indigenous heckler who inte