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Twelve in Ontario, Quebec sickened in salmonella outbreak linked to sausages

OTTAWA — Federal officials say an outbreak of salmonella illness that sickened a dozen people in Ontario and Quebec has been linked to a brand of sausage.
Alberta to reduce spending by 3 per cent, but no cuts to health, education

Alberta to reduce spending by 3 per cent, but no cuts to health, education

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says his government will cut program spending by close to three per cent in Thursday's provincial budget.
The family tree for the tree of life and feral cats; In-The-News for Oct. 24

The family tree for the tree of life and feral cats; In-The-News for Oct. 24

In-The-News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Oct. 24. What we are watching in Canada ...
B.C. Indigenous rights law aims to make First Nations full participants

B.C. Indigenous rights law aims to make First Nations full participants

VICTORIA — British Columbia is set to become the first province to introduce human rights legislation to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, which would mandate the government to bring provincial laws and pol
Alberta education minister releases new guidelines for school seclusion rooms

Alberta education minister releases new guidelines for school seclusion rooms

EDMONTON — Alberta's education minister says seclusion rooms in schools will not be banned, but only used as a last resort when a student poses significant and imminent danger to themselves or others.
'Blaze of destruction:' Crown says Edmonton attack accused meant to cause chaos

'Blaze of destruction:' Crown says Edmonton attack accused meant to cause chaos

EDMONTON — A man accused of stabbing a police officer and striking four pedestrians with a cube van was trying to cause as much chaos and destruction as possible, the Crown said in its closing statement Wednesday.
Calgary man found guilty in grandson's death appeals manslaughter conviction

Calgary man found guilty in grandson's death appeals manslaughter conviction

CALGARY — A Calgary man found guilty in the death of his five-year-old grandson is appealing his manslaughter conviction.

Temporary foreign workers from Guatemala abused by Quebec company: labour board

MONTREAL — Quebec's labour board has ordered a job-placement agency to pay more than $300,000 to temporary foreign workers from Guatemala after it ruled the company exploited, abused and threatened them. In an Oct.
Lawsuit alleges Exxon lowballed impact of carbon pricing on oilsands projects

Lawsuit alleges Exxon lowballed impact of carbon pricing on oilsands projects

Alberta's oilsands are at the centre of a court battle in New York this week that legal experts say could affect future climate lawsuits in Canada.
Three charged in connection with protest outside PPC event in Hamilton

Three charged in connection with protest outside PPC event in Hamilton

Three people have been charged in connection with a protest outside an event featuring People's Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier in Hamilton last month, including a man whose family temporarily shut down their business amid backlash over his par