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Ottawa to fund programs, mental health services at La Loche high school: Trudeau

By Canadian Press
January 23, 2019 - 3:46pm

LA LOCHE, Sask. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited a remote northern Saskatchewan community Wednesday to announce $2.2 million to help people heal from a deadly school shooting.

It has been three years since the tragedy in La Loche, 700 kilometres northwest of Saskatoon, but Trudeau said it was.....

47 men arrested in police sting of those looking for sex with teenage girls

By Canadian Press
January 23, 2019 - 3:25pm

Vancouver police say they've arrested 47 men who were willing to pay for sexual services from teenage girls.

Seven of those people have now been charged and police say they include a school teacher and a firefighter among others.

Deputy Chief Const. Laurence Rankin said they were arrested.....

Quebec government to maintain gun registry deadline, will ease some criteria

By Canadian Press
January 23, 2019 - 3:16pm

Quebec's long gun registry will come into force as scheduled next week, but the public security minister offered concessions Wednesday to gun owners who have been slow to sign up.

Genevieve Guilbault told reporters the Coalition Avenir Quebec government will introduce a bill easing some of the rules in.....

Coaldale man fined $20,000 for importing wildlife and possessing bear hide

By Canadian Press
January 23, 2019 - 2:12pm

COALDALE, Alta. — An Alberta man has been fined $20,000 after he was convicted of illegally importing wildlife into Canada and possessing a black bear hide from Alaska.

Fredrick Thomson, who is from Coaldale, was sentenced in provincial court Friday after being convicted of the two charges last fall......

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