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  • After-hours visit to Calgary bobsled track leads to 2 deaths

    CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Police say two young men died and six others were injured after using their personal sled/toboggan to go down a luge-bobsled track after hours at the Canada Olympic Park in Calgary.…

  • 3 people dead after Toronto fire in seniors’ building

    TORONTO (AP) — Police say three people are dead, and 15 others are hospitalized for various injuries following a fire at a seniors’ building in Toronto. Paramedic spokesman Peter Rotolo said Saturday that four people…

  • Canada eases certain sanctions against Iran

    TORONTO (AP) — Canada has dropped many of the sanctions it imposed on Iran over that country’s nuclear ambitions. Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion said Friday that he wants to re-open a dialogue with Iran.…

  • Canadian actress says she sent flowers despite being choked

    TORONTO (AP) — A television actress testified Thursday that she sent a former Canadian Broadcast Corp. radio host flowers after spending a weekend with him where he choked her and slapped her across the face.…

  • Canadian man pleads guilty in crash that killed 3 children

    TORONTO (AP) — A member of one of Canada’s wealthiest families has pleaded guilty to six charges in a crash that killed three young children and their grandfather. Marco Muzzo pleaded guilty Thursday to four…

  • Emails show alleged victim later sent Ghomeshi bikini photo

    TORONTO (AP) — The first witness at the sexual assault trial of a former Canadian Broadcast Corp. radio host acknowledged Tuesday she emailed him a bikini-clad picture of herself a year after he allegedly punched…

  • Arizona man arrested in Nevada for allegedly killing eagles

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 30-year-old Arizona man has been arrested in Nevada on charges accusing him of killing two federally protected golden eagles and illegally possessing more than 120 individual eagle and hawk feathers…

  • Deal protects huge swath of central B.C. coast from logging

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — British Columbia’s Great Bear Rainforest has been largely protected from logging in a landmark agreement between aboriginals, forest companies, environmental groups and the government. Premier Christy Clark announced the agreement…

  • Sexual assault trial of former Canadian radio host begins

    TORONTO (AP) — The first witness at the sexual assault trial of a former Canadian Broadcast Corp. radio host testified Monday that he was charming before he suddenly went into a rage, pulling her hair…

  • Coroner: 5 dead in avalanche in British Columbia

    MCBRIDE, British Columbia (AP) — A “very large” avalanche in the western Canadian province of British Columbia left five people riding snowmobiles dead, the provincial coroner’s service said. Barb McLintock of the B.C. Coroners Service…

  • Coroner: 5 dead in avalanche in British Columbia

    MCBRIDE, British Columbia (AP) — A “very large” avalanche in the western Canadian province of British Columbia left five people riding snowmobiles dead Friday, the provincial coroner’s service said. Barb McLintock of the B.C. Coroners…

  • Kerry confident about Canada’s efforts to fight IS group

    TORONTO (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday he is confident that Canada’s contribution to the mission against the Islamic State group will be “significant” despite Canada’s previously announced decision to remove…

  • Canadian in China charged with stealing secrets

    TORONTO (AP) — A Canadian arrested in China two years ago on suspicion of stealing state secrets has been charged. The Canadian government confirmed Thursday Kevin Garratt has been indicted. China’s official Xinhua News Agency…

  • Watchdog: Canada’s electronic spy agency broke privacy laws

    TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s electronic spy agency broke privacy laws by sharing information about Canadians with foreign partners, a federal watchdog said Thursday, and the country’s defense minister said the practice will stop until proper…

  • Toronto police officer found guilty of attempted murder

    TORONTO (AP) — A Toronto police officer has been found guilty of attempted murder in the shooting death of a teen in 2013. The killing, caught on video, sparked protests in Canada’s largest city after…