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Canada divided over oil pipeline from tar sands to Pacific

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A pipeline project that would vastly expand Canadian oil exports to Asia is dividing the country, pitting indigenous groups and people who fear damage to the scenic ...

Canada reels: 15 die when truck, hockey team bus collide

HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan (AP) — A semi-trailer slammed into a bus carrying a youth hockey team in western Canada, killing 15 people and injuring 14 in a catastrophic collision that left a country and it...

Canada offers helicopters, planes, trainers to UN efforts

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Canada is committing a 200-soldier rapid response team, helicopters and transport aircraft to U.N. peacekeeping efforts. Prime Minister Justin Trud...

Sri Lanka official denies allegations of torture, rape

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Sri Lanka's defense minister denied Tuesday that his country committed torture and rape of suspected rebels, as charged by more than 50 men of the island's Tamil eth...

Canada expands safe injection sites as overdose deaths rise

MONTREAL (AP) — Canada is attacking its expanding opioid crisis with an unusual measure: It's giving addicts a safe place to shoot up. The government already has allowed seven "safe ...

Large wave overturned B.C. whale-watching boat that killed 6

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Canada's Transportation Safety Board says the capsizing of a whale-watching boat that killed five British nationals and one Australian was caused by a rogue wave hig...

Malaysian partner in Trump Vancouver project unnerved by

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian property developer Tiah Joo Kim got way more than he bargained for when he signed a licensing deal to use the Trump brand on the Trump International Hotel and T...

Trump tower opens in Vancouver but the welcome isn't warm

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The furies unleashed by Donald Trump's rise to the U.S. presidency are shaking Vancouver, where a gleaming new Trump International Hotel and Tower is about to open. ...