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No sin to give your SIN: StatsCan to ask for number

No sin to give your SIN: StatsCan to ask for number

OTTAWA - Statistics Canada is asking people to provide their Social Insurance Numbers during test runs for the 2016 census, part of an effort to make the survey data more reliable.
Community marks one-year anniversary of Lac-Megantic disaster

Community marks one-year anniversary of Lac-Megantic disaster

LAC-MEGANTIC, Que.
PM, GG touch on history for Canada's 147th birthday

PM, GG touch on history for Canada's 147th birthday

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Gov. Gen. David Johnston are marking key moments in the country's history as part of this year's Canada Day celebrations.
'Strong suspects' but no charges in Highway of Tears cases: RCMP

'Strong suspects' but no charges in Highway of Tears cases: RCMP

VANCOUVER - The Mountie overseeing the investigation into the murders and disappearances of women and girls along British Columbia's so-called Highway of Tears says his officers have a number of "strong suspects," but they have yet to uncover enough
Supreme Court ruling grants land title to B.C. First Nation

Supreme Court ruling grants land title to B.C. First Nation

OTTAWA - For the first time, the Supreme Court of Canada has recognized a First Nation's title to a specific tract of land - a historic decision with major implications for contentious energy projects like the Northern Gateway pipeline.

Eco-groups plan protesting summer camp

VANCOUVER -- Stanley Park could become a training ground for civil disobedience aimed at thwarting the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline project as early as this summer, the head of an environmental group said Wednesday in Vancouver.
Harper gov't OK's Northern Gateway

Harper gov't OK's Northern Gateway

VANCOUVER - It took mere minutes for foes of the Northern Gateway pipeline to vow that the pipeline will never be built, despite the go-ahead from the federal government on Tuesday.
Pipeline gets conditional approval

Pipeline gets conditional approval

OTTAWA - The federal government is giving a conditional green light to Enbridge Inc.'s controversial $6.5-billion Northern Gateway pipeline project between the Alberta oilsands and the B.C. coast.
Quebec kids get sick after carbon monoxide leak

Quebec kids get sick after carbon monoxide leak

SAINT-EUSTACHE, Que. - Authorities say at least five children were overcome by carbon monoxide at their daycare in St-Eustache, north of Montreal.

IIO clears officers in Matters shooting

PRINCE GEORGE - British Columbia's police watchdog has cleared officers of criminal wrongdoing in the shooting death of a retired soldier in northern B.C. after reviewing evidence presented in a coroners inquest.