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October 16, 2018 3:44 PM Militants seize 14 Iranian security forces near Pakistan

TEHRAN, IRAN — Militants in Iran abducted 14 members of a border security force near the Pakistan border on Tuesday in the latest blow to the powerful Revolutionary Guard. Media reports quoted an unnamed but informed source as saying two of those abducted are members of the Guard’s intelligence department. The rest include seven members of the Basij 7

October 15, 2018 2:18 AM Korean government officials meet to discuss post-summit specifics

In their third summit this year, Moon and Kim committed to reviving economic co-operation when possible, voicing optimism that international sanctions could end and allow such activity, and holding a groundbreaking ceremony by the end of the year on an ambitious project to connect their roads and railways. The North and South also announced measures 7

October 10, 2018 7:03 PM Ottawa to spend $4.1 million on cannabis education campaigns in Toronto

Oliver says the program will help educate young people about the health effects of cannabis and the dangers of drug-impaired driving. Three Toronto-based organizations — Operation Springboard, the Ontario Physical and Health Education Association, and St. Stephen’s Community House — will receive the funding over the next three years. The federal funding 9

October 1, 2018 12:19 AM Calgary-based Husky Energy makes $6.4 billion bid for MEG Energy

Husky Energy Inc. is making a hostile bid to acquire MEG Energy Corp. in a transaction valued at $6.4 billion. In a statement issued Sunday afternoon, Husky says the proposed merger “will create a stronger Canadian energy company.” The new, Calgary-based operation would have the capacity to produce more than 400-thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day. The proposal 7

September 29, 2018 6:57 PM Catalan separatists clash with police as tensions mount

“The separatists are kicking us out,” said national police officer Ibon Dominguez, who attended the march. “They are kicking the national police and Guardia Civil out of the streets of our own country.” The police march was organized by the police association JUSAPOL, which wants Spain’s two nationwide police forces, the national police and Civil Guard 7

September 14, 2018 10:29 PM Alberta man sentenced to two years for role in 2006 homicide

RED DEER, ALTA.—A central Alberta man who drove the getaway vehicle in an Eckville-area homicide 12 years ago has been sentenced to two years in jail. He was originally charged with first-degree murder and kidnapping with a handgun in the death of Bradley Webber. Webber was gunned down inside his RV in 2006 by members of a gang who wanted to take over his drug operation 14

September 14, 2018 3:01 PM Manafort expected to plead guilty before new trial

It’s unclear how the possible deal might affect Manafort’s pursuit of a pardon from U.S. President Donald Trump. The president has signalled that he’s sympathetic to Manafort’s cause, and in comments to Politico, his attorney-spokesman Rudy Giuliani said a plea without a co-operation agreement wouldn’t foreclose the possibility of a pardon. Manafort 26

August 28, 2018 7:18 PM Thomson Reuters plans $9 billion buyback after Blackstone deal

Thomson Reuters Corp. announced plans to purchase as much as $9 billion (U.S.) of its stock, a move to reward shareholders after the sale of its financial-and-risk operations to Blackstone Group. The price range for the tender offer is $42 to $47 a share, Thomson Reuters said on Tuesday. That represents a nearly 12 per cent premium over the stock’s trading 26

August 24, 2018 6:38 PM BC bus service along ‘Highway of Tears’ more than doubles in six months

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C.—The British Columbia government says thousands of people have used an intercommunity bus service across northwestern B.C. in the 19 months since it was launched to offer safe, affordable travel along Hwy. 16, the so-called Highway of Tears. The Ministry of Transportation says the BC Transit-operated route has more than doubled its ridership 10

August 13, 2018 8:24 PM Ontario will rely on private sector to sell recreational cannabis

Ontario will sell recreational cannabis online only when it is legalized Oct. 17 and allow “tightly regulated” private retail stores into the weed business by next April 1. The sales model from Premier Doug Ford’s new Progressive Conservative government marks a shift from the previous Liberal administration’s plan for 150 brick-and-mortar Ontario Cannabis 14