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Environmentalists ask U.S. regulators to reconsider Enbridge pipeline project

By Canadian Press
September 25, 2018 - 11:33pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Environmental and Indigenous groups asked Minnesota regulators on Tuesday to reconsider their approval of Enbridge Energy's plans to replace its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota.

The groups, including the Sierra Club, Youth Climate Intervenors, Friends of the Headwaters and Honor the.....

Edmonton man charged with threatening PM has charge withdrawn, probation

By Canadian Press
September 25, 2018 - 9:27pm

EDMONTON — An Edmonton man charged with threatening Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Canadian government has agreed to a peace bond and placed on probation.

Robert Dale Kerr, 41, was arrested on Feb. 15 and charged with uttering threats.

The charge was dropped Tuesday in Edmonton provincial.....

U.S. safety officials fault Air Canada pilots for last year's near disaster

By Canadian Press
September 25, 2018 - 9:09pm

United States federal safety officials say pilot error was the reason an Air Canada jetliner came within three to six metres of crashing into a plane on the ground last year in San Francisco.

The Air Canada pilots were apparently confused because one of two parallel runways was closed.....

B.C. cancer patient's case exposes gaps in care for homeless people: advocates

By Canadian Press
September 25, 2018 - 6:18pm

VICTORIA — The plight of a homeless man who says he was told he couldn't get cancer treatment while living in temporary housing in Victoria highlights the difficulties of finding a suitable home to recover for those who have been on the streets, health and housing advocates say.


Homeless people complain they are cut off in park, want B.C. to take action

By Canadian Press
September 25, 2018 - 6:16pm

LANGFORD, B.C. — A homeless woman living at a Vancouver Island campground with nearly three dozen others says vulnerable people aren't getting support from their families because officials have locked the gates to the public.

Chrissy Brett is one of 34 people who moved a week ago to Goldstream.....