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at 16:51 on August 22, 2014, EDT.

Agriculture dominates second day of prime minister's northern tour

FORT SMITH, N.W.T. - Prime Minister Stephen Harper is on the second leg of his annual visit to Canada's North, armed with initiatives to promote fresh food production in the region.


at 16:40 on August 22, 2014, EDT.

Member complaints prompt NB Law Society to review Trinity Western accreditation

VANCOUVER - The Law Society of New Brunswick will hold a special meeting next month to review its decision to accredit a controversial law school proposed in British Columbia.


at 16:34 on August 22, 2014, EDT.

Montana state loses witness in Ronald Smith's attempt to fight death sentence

CALGARY - The loss of a witness on behalf of the state of Montana could have an impact on Canadian Ronald Smith's attempt to avoid death by lethal injection.


at 16:23 on August 22, 2014, EDT.

Lac-Megantic criminal investigation leads Quebec police into United States

MONTREAL - Quebec police investigating the Lac-Megantic train disaster say they've visited the United States four times to seize documents and to interview witnesses — and they expect to go back.


at 08:45 on August 22, 2014, EDT.

Man charged with murder after father, adult son found slain in Prince Edward Island

MONTAGUE, P.E.I. - A 46-year-old man has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of a man and his adult son at a home in rural Prince Edward Island.


at 13:34 on August 22, 2014, EDT.

Priest says rural P.E.I. town, families stunned by double homicide

MONTAGUE, P.E.I. - A Roman Catholic priest says a double-homicide has created a deep sadness and left a sense of shock in the small Prince Edward Island community where a man and his son were found dead earlier this week.


at 15:37 on August 22, 2014, EDT.

Ottawa police release video from neighbourhood that's home to Trudeau

OTTAWA - Ottawa police have released a video of a person of interest in a recent "nighttime prowling incident" in the city's Rockcliffe area �— the same neighbourhood that's home to Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau.


at 12:41 on August 22, 2014, EDT.

Leonardo DiCaprio visits Alberta oilsands to research documentary

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - Actor Leonardo DiCaprio is the latest celebrity to visit Alberta's oilsands.


at 15:00 on August 22, 2014, EDT.

Harassment, bullying continues in national police force: Liberal MP

VANCOUVER - A Liberal MP who has met with Mounties across the country says officers tell her harassment and bullying continue within the force, despite assurances of action by the RCMP's top brass.


at 14:44 on August 22, 2014, EDT.

TV industry watchdog says 'pick-and-pay' model would hurt economy, cost jobs

OTTAWA - Some local TV stations will be forced to close and more than 30,000 people could lose their jobs if Canada's broadcast regulator adopts changes it wants Canadians to consider, says a broadcast industry watchdog group.


at 14:02 on August 22, 2014, EDT.

Defence tells sentencing hearing Winnipeg man was trying to save kids from mom

WINNIPEG - A man believed he was saving his two children from their mother's drug use when he kidnapped them and hid them in Mexico for four years, his lawyer told a judge Friday.


at 13:37 on August 22, 2014, EDT.

Two former University of Ottawa hockey players charged with sex assault

Two former University of Ottawa hockey players were charged Friday after a lengthy police investigation into an alleged sexual assault which took place when the now-suspended team was in Thunder Bay, Ont., for a game earlier this year.


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