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Court of Queen's Bench grants interim injunction to province in EMS dispatch dispute

A judge has granted an interim injunction that stops a northern Alberta municipality from withdrawing from the provincial ambulance dispatch service.

Opposition Tories release $127M plan to bolster Nova Scotia's health system

Although a provincial election doesn't have to be called until spring 2022, Nova Scotia's Opposition Progressive Conservatives have unveiled a $127-million plan to help boost the province's health-care system.

As Allan Legere parole hearing nears, Miramichi recalls a reign of terror

As the Parole Board of Canada prepares to consider the supervised release of serial killer Allan Legere, some who lived through his terrifying rampage 31 years ago warn he can never be rehabilitated.

RCMP say it will be spring before investigation wraps into Alberta bus rollover

RCMP say it will be at least spring before an investigation wraps up into last summer's deadly tour bus rollover in the Alberta Rocky Mountains.

N.S. lobster season delayed in one fishing area, but goes ahead in another

Nova Scotia's weather forecast has prompted a staggered start to Dumping Day — the launch of Canada's largest and most lucrative lobster fishery.

Lionel Desmond inquiry aims for mid-February resumption, barring technical delays

A spokesperson for the Nova Scotia judiciary says the inquiry investigating why a former soldier killed his family and himself in 2017 is expected to resume in mid-February in a new venue.

Ottawa says N.S. coast clear of right whales, greenlights start to lobster season

The fishing season in one of Nova Scotia's most lucrative lobster-harvesting areas is set to go ahead next week after authorities failed to spot any endangered right whales.

Ottawa announces new Hong Kong immigration options as committee warns Uighurs face 'genocide'

The federal government today announced long-awaited plans to help more people living in Hong Kong come to Canada as the Chinese government cracks down on the pro-democracy movement in the territory.

Alberta privacy commissioner to review proposed changes to health legislation

Alberta's information and privacy commissioner says she was not consulted on proposed changes to the Health Information Act, but will review them as they are being debated in the legislature.

Manitoba offers money, but no details, to help Churchill

Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says he is willing to put up provincial money to help the northern port town of Churchill.