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Bad weather, lack of pilot experience cited in Quebec crash that killed three

MONTREAL — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is citing the pilot's lack of experience in instrument flying, particularly at night, for a helicopter crash that killed three people near Drummondville, Que., last year.
Electoral reform: All eyes turn to tiny P.E.I. as issue put to voters

Electoral reform: All eyes turn to tiny P.E.I. as issue put to voters

CHARLOTTETOWN — Tiny Prince Edward Island has a chance to send a big message to the rest of the country about electoral reform when voters are asked to consider proportional representation in a referendum as early as this spring.
Men appeal conviction in Via Rail terror plot, argue jury improperly selected

Men appeal conviction in Via Rail terror plot, argue jury improperly selected

Two men found guilty of terrorism charges after being accused of plotting to derail a passenger train are asking Ontario's highest court to grant them a new trial, arguing the jury that convicted them was improperly selected.
'Making this up:' Study says oilsands assessments marred by weak science

'Making this up:' Study says oilsands assessments marred by weak science

EDMONTON — Dozens of oilsands environmental impact studies are marred by inconsistent science that's rarely subjected to independent checks, says a university study.
Eat Smart brand salad bags recalled due to possible Listeria contamination

Eat Smart brand salad bags recalled due to possible Listeria contamination

OTTAWA — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) says certain Eat Smart brand Sweet Kale Vegetable Salad Bags are being recalled due to possible Listeria contamination.
Cabinet expected to extend deadline to reconsider Trans Mountain pipeline

Cabinet expected to extend deadline to reconsider Trans Mountain pipeline

OTTAWA — Canada's energy regulator will tell the federal government this week whether it still thinks the Trans Mountain pipeline should be expanded, but cabinet's final say on the project's future is still several months away.
Alberta missionaries among the Canadians heading home from riot-stricken Haiti

Alberta missionaries among the Canadians heading home from riot-stricken Haiti

MONTREAL — A Canadian couple who had to leave Haiti due to violent street protests say they're happy to be heading home but that their hearts are with the people they left behind.
Officials still working out how much oil leaked from derailment in Manitoba

Officials still working out how much oil leaked from derailment in Manitoba

ST-LAZARE, Man. — Canadian National Railway says it doesn't yet know how much oil leaked from a derailment in western Manitoba, but it says trains are now running on the line again.

Deported man who came to Canada as a baby granted chance at return

A British Columbia man who was deported at 59 despite living in Canada since he was seven months old has won a shot at returning home. A federal court has granted Len Van Heest a judicial review of his permanent and temporary residency applications.
Man charged in daughter's death in hospital with self-inflicted gunshot wound: police

Man charged in daughter's death in hospital with self-inflicted gunshot wound: police

Police say a man charged with first-degree murder in the death of his daughter is in hospital with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
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