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A brief look at provincial approaches to vaping regulations

With the growing popularity of e-cigarettes, or vaping, health organizations across the country have been pressing for action to limit what they see as a health threat — particularly to young Canadians.
Planes and puppies; Test your fluffy knowledge with In-The-News for Dec. 5

Planes and puppies; Test your fluffy knowledge with In-The-News for Dec. 5

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. 5. What we are watching in Canada ...

Alberta women guilty of animal abuse charges banned from owning dogs

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — A woman in southern Alberta who made headlines after she was charged with causing distress to more than 200 dogs in her care has been prohibited from owning dogs for the rest of her life.

Telus to buy German call centre firm Competence Call Center for $1.3 billion

VANCOUVER — Telus Corp. is buying a German call centre company through its Telus International subsidiary for about $1.3 billion.
Former B.C. mayor sentenced to two years less a day for sexual offences

Former B.C. mayor sentenced to two years less a day for sexual offences

SMITHERS, B.C. — British Columbia's prosecution service says the former mayor of Burns Lake has been sentenced to two years less a day for sexual offences involving four boys under the age of 16.
Inuit sharing ancient knowledge of ice, sea and land with social media app Siku

Inuit sharing ancient knowledge of ice, sea and land with social media app Siku

HALIFAX — A social media app geared towards the outdoor lives of Inuit launched Wednesday with features that tie traditional knowledge to smartphone technology.

Man guilty of breaking woman's arms in road rage attack appeals conviction

EDMONTON — An Edmonton man found guilty of breaking a woman's arms with a crowbar in a road rage attack is appealing his conviction.
Liberals to emphasize common ground in throne speech as Parliament resumes

Liberals to emphasize common ground in throne speech as Parliament resumes

OTTAWA — The 43rd session of Parliament — and a new era of minority government — is to open Thursday with a speech from the throne emphasizing the issues on which Justin Trudeau's Liberals believe they can find common ground with opposition parties.

Quebec police seek potential victims of former cop, coach accused of sex crimes

LONGUEUIL, Que. — A former Montreal police officer and minor hockey coach is facing charges for alleged sexual infractions dating back decades and involving boys who at the time were aged between nine and 16.
Wilkinson says carbon price hikes won't be decided until 2022

Wilkinson says carbon price hikes won't be decided until 2022

GATINEAU, Que. — The federal Liberals will not make a decision about hiking the carbon price beyond $50 a tonne for at least another two years, Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson says.
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