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at 10:46 on June 27, 2016, EDT.

Former UFC fighter Ryan Jimmo killed in Edmonton hit and run

Edmonton police are investigating the hit and run death of former UFC fighter Ryan Jimmo.


at 10:33 on June 27, 2016, EDT.

SCOC to release ruling on Oland's bid for bail while appealing murder conviction

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada is expected to release a decision Thursday whether to hear arguments that Dennis Oland should be released from prison while appealing his murder conviction.


at 08:52 on June 27, 2016, EDT.

BASE jumper who died in B.C. identified as former marine from Seattle

SQUAMISH, B.C. — A Seattle man who died BASE jumping from the Stawamus Chief Mountain in British Columbia wouldn't want anyone to assume the worst about the extreme sport, says his girlfriend.


at 07:00 on June 27, 2016, EDT.

B.C. parrot refuge set to close Aug. 1, hundreds of birds in need of homes

COOMBS, B.C. — Hundreds of parrots living at a Vancouver Island sanctuary need new homes as an Aug. 1 deadline approaches for the closure of the World Parrot Refuge.


at 05:00 on June 27, 2016, EDT.

Four stories in the news today, June 27

Four stories in the news today from The Canadian Press:


at 12:59 on June 26, 2016, EDT.

Researchers dig up fossils from the dawn of the dinosaurs along the Bay of Fundy

PARRSBORO, N.S. — Researchers are digging through the sandstone cliffs on the Nova Scotia shore of the Bay of Fundy in search of 200-million-year-old bone fragments that could reveal more about the diversity of life at the dawn of the dinosaurs.


at 19:57 on June 26, 2016, EDT.

Canadian academic jailed in Iran for dabbling in feminism, security: family

MONTREAL — A Montreal-based university professor being held in an Iranian jail is being investigated for 'dabbling in feminism and security matters,' according to her family.


at 20:22 on June 26, 2016, EDT.

Federal government invests $150 million for affordable housing in B.C.

VANCOUVER — The federal government has announced it will invest $150 million in affordable housing in British Columbia, as real estate prices in the province continue to skyrocket.


at 18:24 on June 26, 2016, EDT.

Police say stabbed man was former racist, but aren't connecting it to his death

Winnipeg police confirm that the victim of a fatal stabbing was once at the centre of a high-profile case against the Ku Klux Klan, but investigators don't believe his death was connected to his racist past.


at 14:37 on June 26, 2016, EDT.

Online harassment could be included in federal strategy on gender-based violence

OTTAWA — Status of Women Minister Patricia Hajdu says she's quick to press the mute button on social media whenever violent or abusive comments come her way.


at 14:05 on June 26, 2016, EDT.

Three Amigos to preach North American co-operation against Brexit backdrop

North American leaders meeting in Ottawa this week are being confronted with the seismic economic ripples caused by Britain's decision to leave the European Union.


at 10:00 on June 26, 2016, EDT.

Groups fear new paved trail along iconic mountain park land will damage habitat

Parks Canada is preparing to go to the public with plans for a $66-million, 107-kilometre bike trail adjacent to the Jasper-Banff highway — one of the country's most scenic drives.


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