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U.S. canoeists besieged by grizzly on Northwest Territories canoe trip rescued

U.S. canoeists besieged by grizzly on Northwest Territories canoe trip rescued

YELLOWKNIFE — A pair of American tourists were pinned between rushing rapids and an aggressive grizzly bear when wildlife officers arrived to rescue them from the rugged tundra of the Northwest Territories earlier this week.
Parks Canada promises to remove offending fence at Signal Hill in 
St. John's

Parks Canada promises to remove offending fence at Signal Hill in St. John's

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Parks Canada is promising to remove a fence that visitors say spoiled the iconic view at Signal Hill in St. John's.
Trudeau pushes trade pact in EU summit as France moves ahead on CETA

Trudeau pushes trade pact in EU summit as France moves ahead on CETA

MONTREAL — Lawmakers in France began their ratification of the comprehensive trade agreement between the European Union and Canada as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau welcomed one of the leaders of the 28-country bloc to Montreal on Wednesday.
Two third-party groups disclose first ad spending in pre-election period

Two third-party groups disclose first ad spending in pre-election period

OTTAWA — Two third-party groups have started spending money on political advertising in the period leading up to the federal election, according to Elections Canada.
Ethics czar erred in approving LeBlanc's use of Irving plane: Democracy Watch

Ethics czar erred in approving LeBlanc's use of Irving plane: Democracy Watch

OTTAWA — The House of Commons' ethics watchdog should never have approved a flight taken by Liberal cabinet minister Dominic LeBlanc on a private aircraft owned by J.D.
Scheer on Trump: It's 'offensive' to question the family background of critics

Scheer on Trump: It's 'offensive' to question the family background of critics

SASKATOON — Federal Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says there is no place in society for comments such as the ones U.S. President Donald Trump has made about four Democratic congresswomen.
Weather improving: Some Ontario fire evacuees staying in Regina heading home

Weather improving: Some Ontario fire evacuees staying in Regina heading home

REGINA — Some evacuees who were put up in Regina when they were forced to flee a wildfire in northwestern Ontario are heading home.
Seamus O'Regan faces calls to visit Attawapiskat during state of emergency

Seamus O'Regan faces calls to visit Attawapiskat during state of emergency

OTTAWA — Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O'Regan faced calls Wednesday from the federal NDP to visit the northern Ontario community of Attawapiskat First Nation so he can see the impacts of a state of emergency first-hand.
Uncompetitive nomination races weaken parties, democracy, study says

Uncompetitive nomination races weaken parties, democracy, study says

OTTAWA — The opaque path federal parties take to select candidates for elections was detailed in a report Wednesday that warned of profound consequences for Canadian democracy unless parties change their ways.
Cambodia says 11 containers of Canadian trash among illegal garbage shipments

Cambodia says 11 containers of Canadian trash among illegal garbage shipments

OTTAWA — The Canadian government has asked officials in Cambodia for more information about 11 containers of Canadian garbage the southeast Asian country's environment ministry says ended up there illegally.