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at 22:40 on July 27, 2016, EDT.

Man in wheelchair struck, killed by train at New Brunswick railway crossing

MONCTON, N.B. — A 29-year-old New Brunswick man in a wheelchair was killed when he was struck by a CN train at a crossing in Moncton, police said Wednesday.

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at 22:07 on July 27, 2016, EDT.

Canadian weightlifter Christine Girard in line for Olympic medal upgrade to gold

Christine Girard appears poised to become Canada's first Olympic gold medallist in weightlifting, but she may have to wait years to celebrate the historic achievement.

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at 20:08 on July 27, 2016, EDT.

First Nation leaders worried about Saskatchewan Husky Energy oil pipeline spill

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — First Nation leaders are worried about how the Husky Energy oil pipeline spill will affect their people and wildlife in and around the North Saskatchewan River.

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at 21:26 on July 27, 2016, EDT.

Saskatoon woman sentenced for impaired driving crash that killed family of four

SASKATOON — A Saskatoon woman who admitted to driving drunk when she caused a crash that killed a couple and their two young children has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

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at 21:23 on July 27, 2016, EDT.

WestJet finds lost gecko, owner wants airline to change policy on pet transport

VANCOUVER — A pet gecko that disappeared after its owner put it on a WestJet flight from Toronto to Vancouver last Sunday has been found alive.

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at 20:26 on July 27, 2016, EDT.

Man gets 13.5 years for campaign of arsons, shootings at B.C. homes

VANCOUVER — Delusions drove a man to target 15 homes in British Columbia with arsons and gunfire, but Vincent Cheung was aware of his drug addiction and his behaviour requires strong denunciation, a judge says.

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