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4 convicted Alberta multiple murderers can now apply for parole earlier | CBC News

An Alberta court has granted the appeals of four convicted multiple murderers, giving them all the chance to apply for parole after serving 25 years. On Friday, in three separate cases, the Alberta Court of Appeal ruled that Derek Saretzky, Edward Downey, Joshua Frank and Jason Klaus will all have their sentences varied to make parole […]

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Canada’s Summer McIntosh, 15, wins 2nd gold medal at world aquatics | CBC Sports

Canadian swimmer Summer McIntosh capped her world championship debut with her second victory and fourth medal, setting a junior record in four minutes 32.04 seconds in the women’s 400-metre individual medley on Saturday in Budapest, Hungary. The 15-year-old McIntosh took the lead early and battled throughout the event with American Katie Grimes, who touched the wall […]

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Danielle Smith’s ‘sovereignty’ plan separates her from UCP leadership pack | CBC News

In an anxious fantasy sequence in an episode of The Simpsons, young Lisa Simpson imagines playing saxophone at a rock concert as the audience pelts her band with jeers. She snaps out of the daydream, asking: “Why would they come to our concert just to boo us?” This scene came to mind while watching the […]

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No land? No loan. Why it’s hard to borrow money from a bank if you live on reserve | CBC Radio

LouAnn Solway’s love of ranching runs deep. She grew up on Siksika First Nation, about 100 kilometres east of Calgary, and learned how to care for cattle from her father and grandfather. “I was always supposed to be around cattle, feeding them, watering them and fixin’ fences and, you know, making sure all the babies were […]

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Delayed diagnosis led to infant losing legs and hand, family claims in $31.7M lawsuit | CBC News

Kamryn Bond’s hospital stay when she was 11 months old had life-altering consequences.  Now 12 years old, Kamryn was admitted to the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital in Grande Prairie on Feb. 19, 2011. Just over five weeks later, both her legs were amputated below the knees, along with her right hand and three fingers on her left […]

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The 2021 heat dome in B.C. had wide-ranging impacts on marine life, scientists say | CBC News

Our planet is changing. So is our journalism. This weekly newsletter is part of a CBC News initiative entitled “Our Changing Planet” to show and explain the effects of climate change. Keep up with the latest news on our Climate and Environment page. Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox every Thursday. This week: The […]

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From politics to pawlitics: N.L. finance minister’s dog wins big at Westminster | CBC News

Newfoundland and Labrador Finance Minister and dog breeder Siobhan Coady, second from left, and dog handler Fabian Negron, third from left, say Beau’s win makes him one of the top dogs in the world. (Siobhan Coady/Facebook) A dog from a breeding business owned by Newfoundland and Labrador’s deputy premier won Best of Breed at the […]

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Near doctor or daughter? Metro Vancouver senior faces tough decision about where to live after hospitalization | CBC News

This story is part of Situation Critical, a series from CBC British Columbia reporting on the barriers people in this province face in accessing timely and appropriate health care. Kristal Garbers of New Westminster, B.C. says she’s worried about where her 78-year-old father will live once he’s discharged from hospital. Her dad, Siegfried, has been in the Royal Columbian Hospital in […]

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2 killed, 14 wounded in Norway nightclub shooting | CBC News

Two people were killed and 14 wounded on Saturday in a shooting at a nightclub and in nearby streets in Norway’s capital Oslo, Norwegian police said. A suspect believed to be the sole perpetrator was apprehended, police told reporters. The crime scene extended from the London Pub via a neighbouring club and onward to a nearby […]

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Death of 14-year-old Noelle O’Soup ‘a familiar tragedy,’ B.C. Indigenous leaders say | CBC News

Noelle “Elli” O’Soup, an Indigenous girl reported missing from her Port Coquitlam, B.C. home over a year ago, died in early May in a Vancouver apartment, authorities say. She was 14 years old. Noelle, a member of Key First Nation in Saskatchewan, was one of two people found dead in an apartment at the corner of Heatley […]