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Calgary man searching for group that helped him emigrate to Canada three decades ago

Calgary man searching for group that helped him emigrate to Canada three decades ago

Ivo Ceko was a member of a military police unit that was guarding a hotel in a town in central Bosnia when he met a group of young Canadians and Americans in the summer of 1994.
Popular roller-coaster at West Edmonton Mall amusement park to be removed

Popular roller-coaster at West Edmonton Mall amusement park to be removed

EDMONTON — Canada's largest shopping centre says a popular roller-coaster at its amusement park is being removed after nearly 40 years in operation.
Police ask court to ban protest at Cardinal's Sydney funeral

Police ask court to ban protest at Cardinal's Sydney funeral

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian police plan to ask a judge to ban gay rights protesters from demonstrating outside the funeral of Cardinal George Pell in Sydney on Thursday due to public safety concerns.
Priscilla Presley disputes trust of late Lisa Marie Presley

Priscilla Presley disputes trust of late Lisa Marie Presley

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Priscilla Presley has filed legal documents disputing who oversees the estate of her late daughter Lisa Marie Presley .
Quebec calls for resignation of federal government's anti-Islamophobia representative

Quebec calls for resignation of federal government's anti-Islamophobia representative

MONTREAL — The Quebec government is calling for the resignation of the federal government's special representative to combat Islamophobia over a 2019 opinion piece in an Ottawa newspaper in which she suggested Quebecers are influenced by anti-Muslim attitudes.
Federal agency targeting illegal wildlife trade through financial intelligence

Federal agency targeting illegal wildlife trade through financial intelligence

OTTAWA — Canada's financial intelligence agency is stepping up the fight against the illicit wildlife trade by taking aim at the criminals who reap big profits from the global racket.
Health Canada conducts safety review on breastfeeding drug amid psychiatric concerns

Health Canada conducts safety review on breastfeeding drug amid psychiatric concerns

Health Canada is reviewing the safety of domperidone, a drug prescribed off-label to improve breast milk supply, amid reports that some mothers in Canada and the U.S. have had serious psychiatric symptoms when they tried to stop taking the drug.
Decriminalization begins in B.C. as coroners service releases overdose death data

Decriminalization begins in B.C. as coroners service releases overdose death data

VANCOUVER — Decriminalization of people with small amounts of illegal drugs for their own use has become a reality in British Columbia, but substance users and researchers say the change is expected to make little immediate difference because of a toxic drug supply.
Government says there is no need for every toxic chemical to have a pollution plan

Government says there is no need for every toxic chemical to have a pollution plan

OTTAWA — The federal government is playing a dangerous game by refusing to force any company that makes or uses toxic chemicals to have a plan in place to prevent them from getting into the environment, a lawyer for the Canadian Environmental Law Association said Monday.
Nature Conservancy of Canada purchases land for protection in southern Alberta

Nature Conservancy of Canada purchases land for protection in southern Alberta

TWIN BUTTE, Alta. — A property that includes fescue grasslands, forests and wetlands near Waterton Lakes National Park in southern Alberta has been purchased by the Nature Conservancy of Canada.