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Trudeau celebrates Vaisakhi in B.C. after feds remove ‘Sikh extremism’ from terrorism report

Report drew ire from Canada’s Sikh community for talking about Sikh extremism as a top threat

Nova Scotia legislature passes presumed consent law for organ donation

The act is not expected to be proclaimed as law for a period of 12 to 18 months

Saskatchewan First Nation says disposal of culled dogs was poorly handled

RCMP began investigating after receiving several reports of dead dogs near the Manitoba boundary

Fisher-Price recalls sleepers after more than 30 babies died

U.S. authorities said people should stop using Fisher-Price Rock ‘n’ Play immediately

Stettler & District Music Festival kicks off April 15th

Popular event wraps up with a Grand Concert on April 28th

Lending a helping hand

Frontenac Chapter IODE donates $3,000 to the Stettler Hospice Society

  • Apr 12, 2019

From embassy to prison: Assange settles in for legal battle

U.S. authorities announced charges against Assange of conspiring to break into a Pentagon computer

Trump says America must win race to build 5G

The U.S. communications regulator will hold a massive auction to bolster 5G service

Vote-anywhere option draws record numbers to advance polls in Alberta election

A new rule allows people to vote outside of their home constituencies during advance polls

Brexhaustion: Long, grinding Brexit is stressing people out

Fatigue and stress caused by three years of conflict has prompted new terms: Brexhaustion or Strexit

Canadians divided on banning handguns, assault-style firearms: consultation

Participants felt strongly that a ban would target law-abiding owners, rather than illicit firearms

Canadian military continues sex-misconduct fight with new guide for members, commanders

In a report last November, auditor general Michael Ferguson found many victims were not supported

SpaceX launches mega rocket, lands all 3 boosters

The Falcon Heavy is the most powerful rocket in use today, with 27 engines

Western Canada oil and gas producer count down by nearly 300 names since 2014

The loss of producer names is more stark among publicly traded issuers

Notley promises honest, scandal-free government if re-elected in Alberta

Alberta voters have already started heading to the polls this week in advance voting

Civil rights and legal orgs urge Trudeau to drop asylum-eligibility changes

The groups are also upset that these measures were buried in a nearly 400-page omnibus budget bill

Stelco pushes PM for help in dealing with ‘changing landscape’ for steel

Stelco reported surge in revenues in the final quarter of last year, despite 25% tariffs

Few SNC-Lavalin rivals have been granted DPAs, contrary to CEO’s claims

The Canadian Press analyzed figures on corporate settlements

Liberals put ‘right to housing,’ anti-poverty laws into omnibus budget bill

The bill would set into law rules for the Liberals’ 10-year national housing strategy

La Loche school shooter argues for youth sentence

Young man was just under 18 when he killed two brothers, a teacher and a teacher’s aide in 2016