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Bernier's new party rakes in $300k in one weekend, party officials say

Bernier's new party rakes in $300k in one weekend, party officials say

OTTAWA — Canada's newest national political party is laughing all the way to the bank. On Friday morning the People's Party of Canada became officially registered with Elections Canada, allowing it to start issuing tax receipts for donations.
Olympian Adam van Koeverden wins federal Liberal nomination in Ontario riding

Olympian Adam van Koeverden wins federal Liberal nomination in Ontario riding

MILTON, Ont. — Former Olympic flag-bearer Adam van Koeverden will be carrying the Liberal banner into the coming federal election, after securing the nomination in the southern Ontario riding of Milton on Sunday.

Woman offers luxury Alberta home for just $25 and a flair for the written word

MILLARVILLE, Alta. — A southern Alberta woman who has been having trouble finding a buyer for her luxury home with a panoramic mountain view has turned to the power of the written word to help find a new owner. Alla Wagner has lived in her $1.
In the news today, Jan. 21

In the news today, Jan. 21

Three stories in the news for Monday, Jan.
Keep it positive in a campaign year, Trudeau tells MPs while attacking Tories

Keep it positive in a campaign year, Trudeau tells MPs while attacking Tories

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sharpened his core re-election message on Sunday, telling his MPs to present a positive message to Canadians while he branded his Conservative opponents as a detached party of the elite.
Ailing inmate sues federal government over 'sardine-can-style' van trip

Ailing inmate sues federal government over 'sardine-can-style' van trip

OTTAWA — A federal inmate who says he was shackled in a cramped transport van for almost eight hours — despite a heart condition and other ailments — is suing the government for compensation.
250 passengers stranded aboard airplane in frigid Labrador for 16 hours

250 passengers stranded aboard airplane in frigid Labrador for 16 hours

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, N.L. — An end is finally in sight for passengers who spent 16 gruelling hours on a plane grounded on a tarmac in frigid Happy Valley-Goose Bay, N.L.
Call for tighter bail rules after Saudi sex-crime suspect vanishes

Call for tighter bail rules after Saudi sex-crime suspect vanishes

HALIFAX — Mohammed Zuraibi Alzoabi may have hoped to quietly disappear from his sexual assault trial in Cape Breton, never to be seen or heard from again in Canada.

Ontarians helping homeless stay warm as the province endures extreme cold

As most of Ontario endures an extreme cold snap this weekend, with some areas seeing wind chill values as low as -30 C, various groups and shelters are increasing their services to help the homeless stay warm.
Haida Gwaii home to a distinct but vulnerable pocket of northern goshawks

Haida Gwaii home to a distinct but vulnerable pocket of northern goshawks

VANCOUVER — Haida Gwaii's population of northern goshawks are the last remnant of a highly distinct genetic cluster of the birds, a new study by University of British Columbia researchers has found.