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Massive convoy underway to move Fort McMurray wildfire evacuees
FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - A massive convoy is underway to move evacuees stranded at oilfield camps north of Fort McMurray, Alta., through the fire-ravaged community to safe areas south of the oilsands capital.
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Western premiers meet, discuss pushing feds to restore disaster funding
VANCOUVER - As wildfires burn uncontrollably across northern Alberta, government leaders in Western Canada are meeting to discuss pushing Ottawa to reverse historic funding cuts to disaster-mitigation programs.
Ministers responsible for emergency preparedness meet in Toronto Friday
TORONTO - Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale meets today in Toronto with provincial ministers responsible for emergency preparedness.
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PM apologizes for blaming opposition parties for electoral reform delay
OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau has apologized for suggesting opposition parties are to blame for the delay in setting up a parliamentary committee on electoral reform.
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Trudeau invited 44 people, including mom, to accompany him to Washington
OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau took a small army of 44 people with him for a three-day visit to Washington last March, at a cost of more than $25,000.
Politics running up against policy as Liberals mull Mexican visa lift
OTTAWA - The federal Liberal cabinet is wrestling with how to lift visa requirements for Mexican visitors to Canada without having to spend millions of dollars handling what would likely be a spike in asylum claims as a result.
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Youth's injuries prompt B.C. children's watchdog to call for 'secure care' law
VANCOUVER - British Columbia's representative for children and youth is calling on the province to urgently consider a law allowing youth to be involuntarily placed in a facility for their own short-term safety.
Victoria's medical marijuana bylaw deflects concerns about edible pot
VICTORIA - Seniors in Victoria support council's push to adopt a bylaw that allows edible pot products in medical marijuana dispensaries, despite health and safety concerns raised by the province's medical health officer, says Mayor Lisa Helps.
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Canadian man linked to three women who are missing in the US: police
A Canadian man believed to have been in the U.S. illegally for more than two decades has now been linked to three women who are missing in that country.
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Edmonton won't try to lasso more Canadian Finals Rodeo events: mayor
EDMONTON - It looks like there won't be anymore steer wrestling or bronc riding in Edmonton.
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QuickList: Canadian unemployment rates by province for month of April
OTTAWA - Canada's national unemployment rate was 7.1 per cent in April. Here's what happened provincially (previous month in brackets):
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Sentence ending for Medicine Hat woman who murdered her family when she was 12
MEDICINE HAT, Alta. - A young woman convicted in the horrific murder of her mother, father and 8-year-old brother a decade ago will take the final step to full freedom today.
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