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One person dead after ammonia leak at ice-making business in Kamloops, B.C.

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — An employee at an ice-making business in Kamloops, B.C., has died of exposure to ammonia gas, the city's deputy fire chief said.
Alberta men accused of killing Métis hunters took law into own hands: prosecutor

Alberta men accused of killing Métis hunters took law into own hands: prosecutor

EDMONTON — A father and son accused of killing two Métis hunters took the law into their own hands when they chased them on a rural Alberta road, shot them and left them to die, a Crown prosecutor told court Thursday.
Minke whale carcass found northeast of Montreal is likely one seen near city: expert

Minke whale carcass found northeast of Montreal is likely one seen near city: expert

MONTREAL — A dead whale found in the St. Lawrence River northeast of Montreal is probably one of two minke whales seen near the city earlier this month, a marine researcher said Thursday.
Quebec to start vaccinating contacts of monkeypox cases as 25 infections confirmed

Quebec to start vaccinating contacts of monkeypox cases as 25 infections confirmed

MONTREAL — Quebec will be the first Canadian province to launch a vaccination campaign against the monkeypox virus, interim public health director Dr.
Guilbeault 'optimistic' G7 climate ministers will agree to gradually phase out coal

Guilbeault 'optimistic' G7 climate ministers will agree to gradually phase out coal

MONTREAL — Federal Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault said Thursday he's "very optimistic" this week's meeting of G7 climate and energy ministers will produce a consensus to gradually phase out the use of coal.
Gunman entered Texas school unimpeded, police say as questions swirl about response

Gunman entered Texas school unimpeded, police say as questions swirl about response

WASHINGTON — Law enforcement officials described in chilling detail Thursday the time it took for tactical officers to finally gun down an 18-year-old attacker after he shot and killed 19 students and two teachers inside a fourth-grade classroom in s
Quebec drops section of assisted-death bill to ensure it gets adopted quickly

Quebec drops section of assisted-death bill to ensure it gets adopted quickly

QUEBEC — The Quebec government is removing a section of its end-of-life care bill that would have allowed quadriplegics and people with cerebral palsy to receive an assisted death.
Parliamentary committee to start report on expanding eligibility for assisted dying

Parliamentary committee to start report on expanding eligibility for assisted dying

OTTAWA — A special joint parliamentary committee will now consider its report on current legislation on assisted death and whether to expand who is eligible to opt for it.
'Extremely serious': Calgary man involved in terrorism activity sentenced to 12 years

'Extremely serious': Calgary man involved in terrorism activity sentenced to 12 years

CALGARY — A man who admitted to terrorism-related acts with the militant group Islamic State, saying he didn't know any better,has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.
Supreme Court of Canada to rule on sentencing for Quebec City mosque shooter

Supreme Court of Canada to rule on sentencing for Quebec City mosque shooter

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada is slated to rule Friday on the sentencing of a man who went on a deadly shooting spree at a Quebec City mosque.