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Pilot of deadly plane crash in southern Alberta had expired student permit

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — The Transportation Safety Board says a pilot of a small plane that crashed in southeastern Alberta, killing all three people on board, had an expired student pilot permit.
U.S. Congress has to move on new NAFTA, Trump says before Trudeau meeting

U.S. Congress has to move on new NAFTA, Trump says before Trudeau meeting

LONDON — U.S. President Donald Trump says his country's legislators have to ratify the new North American free-trade deal before Mexico and Canada lose interest in finalizing it.
Motherhood, social norms behind gender wage gap in Canada: Finance Canada docs

Motherhood, social norms behind gender wage gap in Canada: Finance Canada docs

OTTAWA — Motherhood and the societal expectations that come with it are major factors in Canada's wage gap between men and women, concludes an internal government analysis that suggests Ottawa should take this into account when it thinks up new ways

Grassy Narrows chief calls for end to delays on mercury treatment centre

OTTAWA — The chief of Grassy Narrows First Nation is accusing the Liberal government of stalling on a treatment centre for residents with mercury poisoning and is calling for a less "paternalistic" approach from the feds.

Police make new arrest, lay more charges in protest outside Maxime Bernier event

HAMILTON — Police in Hamilton have laid more charges and made an additional arrest in connection with a protest outside an event featuring People's Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier during the fall election campaign.
Trudeau government does spadework on minerals crucial to future economy

Trudeau government does spadework on minerals crucial to future economy

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government is digging for intelligence on the role Canada's mining sector could play in providing the United States and other key trading partners with crucial minerals and metals — from cobalt to tellurium — considered building
Ex-SNC-Lavalin executive on trial for fraud, corruption won't present defence

Ex-SNC-Lavalin executive on trial for fraud, corruption won't present defence

MONTREAL — A former SNC-Lavalin executive on trial for fraud and corruption has opted not to present a defence. Lawyers for Sami Bebawi informed the jury of their decision on Tuesday, meaning the evidence is complete and the accused won't testify.

Canadian students performed better than OECD average in international test

A new report shows Canadian students are performing as well, if not better, than their American, Australian and British peers even though the country spends less per student on education.

Ontario coroner gathering data for massive analysis of child and youth deaths

TORONTO — An Ontario youth court judge has granted the coroner's office access to justice records that will be reviewed as part of a pilot project looking into thousands of deaths of children and young adults in the province.
Enhanced camera surveillance, stiffer panhandling fines floated in safety report

Enhanced camera surveillance, stiffer panhandling fines floated in safety report

WINNIPEG — A recent spike in crime in downtown Winnipeg could be reversed with high-tech public surveillance cameras, a crackdown on panhandlers and other measures, the Manitoba Police Commission said in a report released Tuesday.
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