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Winston Blackmore told police he didn't know wife was 15 years old: trial
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By The Canadian Press CRANBROOK, B.C. — The trial of a British Columbia religious leader charged with polygamy heard Monday that the accused told police he didn't know a teenage girl's true age when he married her. Winston Blackmore is the head of...
Liberal Leader Christy Clark explains difference between Liberal, NDP donations
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By The Canadian Press DELTA, B.C. — British Columbia Liberal Leader Christy Clark says the difference between her party accepting donations from American lumber companies and NDP Leader John Horgan welcoming support from a forestry union with ties to U.S. industry is that she...
Former Yorkton jail guard pleads guilty to drug trafficking
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By CJME News Staff Bonny Maddaford, a former Yorkton RCMP cell block guard, was sentenced to jail on Monday. The 45-year-old pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges back on March 9, 2017. She hid the drugs and other items within...
Lawsuit claims ex-Fox News host was harassed online by Fox
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By The Canadian Press NEW YORK — Former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros says in a lawsuit she believes network operatives used bogus social media accounts to torture her after she complained about sexual harassment. She also says she believes...
Powerful 6.9 quake shakes central Chile, no damage reported
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By The Canadian Press SANTIAGO, Chile — A powerful magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck off central Chile's coast Monday evening, but there were no reports of injuries or damage and authorities ruled out the possibility of a tsunami. ... Read More
Alberta appeal court backs decision that favoured Redwater Energy creditors
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By The Canadian Press CALGARY — A court decision that gave secured creditors priority over environmental cleanup in the case of bankrupt Redwater Energy Corp. has been upheld by the Alberta Court of Appeal. The lawsuit has been closely watched as...
Gay, Halifax-trained violinist seeks to 'finally have a home' in North America
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By The Canadian Press HALIFAX — A Dalhousie-trained violinist who came out as gay in a widely circulated YouTube video says he hopes to stay in North America for fear of persecution if he returns to his Russian homeland. But Artem Kolesov says first getting...