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Lawyers urge Canada to stop Chinese exec's extradition to U.S. on fraud charges

Lawyers urge Canada to stop Chinese exec's extradition to U.S. on fraud charges

VANCOUVER — Defence lawyers for a senior Huawei executive have asked Canada's foreign affairs minister to stop the extradition process against their client, saying the request made by the United States was for political purposes, not legitimate law e
Mysterious $100 bill, life-affirming note delights Nova Scotia town

Mysterious $100 bill, life-affirming note delights Nova Scotia town

NEW GLASGOW, N.S. — An anonymous benefactor who secretly placed a $100 bill and an unabashed message of positivity in a Nova Scotia park has delighted and intrigued the town's residents. The bill was taped to a New Glasgow, N.S.
Infrastructure agency to pitch in to help move along Via Rail project: sources

Infrastructure agency to pitch in to help move along Via Rail project: sources

OTTAWA — The federal infrastructure bank is going to put some money behind a few final, financially risky steps in Via Rail's high-frequency rail project, sources say.

Join talks on international treaty: B.C. First Nations mark 'historic moment'

VICTORIA — Three British Columbia First Nations have marked what is being called a "historic moment" after joining international talks to modernize a treaty over a major river flowing between Canada and the United States.
Canada and U.S. agree to expand preclearance options for travellers, goods

Canada and U.S. agree to expand preclearance options for travellers, goods

OTTAWA — A new agreement between Canada and the United States will soon allow travellers and cargo to pre-clear customs before they leave, allowing an easier movement of people and goods crossing the border.
Air Canada reviewing how crew left passenger on parked plane

Air Canada reviewing how crew left passenger on parked plane

Air Canada said Sunday it's looking into how crew members could have disembarked from a plane without noticing a sleeping passenger who was left behind.
In the news today, June 24

In the news today, June 24

Four stories in the news for Monday, June 24 ——— SAINT-JACQUES SET TO RETURN FROM SPACE MISSION David Saint-Jacques is getting ready to head home today after more than six months in space.

More Canadians report high levels of happiness after age 55: survey

A new national survey suggests Canadians are happier after age 55 and when they earn a higher income, but also indicates most don't consider money as a key factor affecting their happiness.

More assertive Independent senators come close to defeating government bills

OTTAWA — In the final hours of Justin Trudeau's four-year experiment with a less-partisan Senate, Independent senators came within a whisker of biting the hand that feeds them.
Who you gonna call? Alberta rattlesnake wrangler keeps serpents, citizens safe

Who you gonna call? Alberta rattlesnake wrangler keeps serpents, citizens safe

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — One rattlesnake got caught in freshly laid tar under someone's stairs. Others typically get twisted and trapped in garden netting. Ryan Heavy Head comes to the rescue of both the vipers and the terrified homeowners.
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