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Crackdown on money laundering does not include federal public inquiry: minister

Crackdown on money laundering does not include federal public inquiry: minister

VICTORIA — The federal minister in charge of Canada's fight against money laundering supports British Columbia's public inquiry into dirty money but says a national examination is not necessary.
Federal government to buy two more Arctic ships from Irving to prevent layoffs

Federal government to buy two more Arctic ships from Irving to prevent layoffs

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to announce Wednesday that the federal government is buying two more Arctic patrol ships on the top of the six it has already ordered from Halifax-based Irving Shipbuilding.

RCMP: body recovered from Great Slave Lake is one of three missing snowmobilers

YELLOWKNIFE — Mounties say a body that was spotted in Great Slave Lake in the Northwest Territories last week has been recovered, and has been confirmed to be one of three missing snowmobilers.
Federal government funds millions to help B.C. police spot drugged driving

Federal government funds millions to help B.C. police spot drugged driving

VANCOUVER — The federal government is boosting funding to help British Columbia police departments recognize drug-impaired drivers and buy roadside testing devices, as many forces remain wary of the technology.
Winds helping in battle against fire threatening northern Alberta town

Winds helping in battle against fire threatening northern Alberta town

HIGH LEVEL, Alta. — Fire officials say winds continue to be favourable as crews battle a large wildfire burning a few kilometres from a northern Alberta town.

Convictions that have led to consecutive murder sentences in Canada

CALGARY — Edward Downey was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for 50 years for the 2016 killing of a Calgary mother and her young daughter.
Killer of Calgary mother and daughter gets no parole for 50 years

Killer of Calgary mother and daughter gets no parole for 50 years

CALGARY — A Calgary judge says a "callous and remorseless" man who killed a mother and her young daughter must wait 50 years before he has a chance at parole.
Animal welfare advocates move to seize exotic animals from Quebec roadside zoo

Animal welfare advocates move to seize exotic animals from Quebec roadside zoo

ST-EDOUARD-DE-MASKINONGE, Que.
Minister Bains promises privacy law reviews as digital charter released

Minister Bains promises privacy law reviews as digital charter released

TORONTO — Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains unveiled a wide review of federal privacy laws Tuesday in what he said was an effort to build trust in a digital world.
Liberals shrugging off concerns about rural crime, opposition MPs charge

Liberals shrugging off concerns about rural crime, opposition MPs charge

OTTAWA — A Liberal-dominated parliamentary committee's report on rural crime is "an insult to all Canadians," Conservative MPs say in a dissenting statement that decries waits of hours or even days for police to respond to calls in remote areas.