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Broken limbs, missing eyes among injuries found in dogs seized from B.C. breeder

LANGLEY, B.C. — Some of the most expensive and sought-after breeds of dogs are being nursed back to health in Vancouver after being seized from an alleged puppy mill in nearby Langley.

Sixty-six animals, including 34 puppies, were seized Thursday in what British Columbia's SPCA said was one of the largest puppy mill seizures in the province's history. READ

Why do teens take risks? A parenting expert says it's all in their heads

We've all got one — a story from our teenage years about a risky decision that we look back on with a mixture of pride and dread at the thought of what could have happened had something gone wrong. READ

Judge at Ghomeshi sex assault trial to look at evidence from Crown witness

The judge at Jian Ghomeshi's sexual assault trial agreed Tuesday to look at evidence from one final witness the Crown wanted to call in the closely watched case. READ

RCMP say most recommendations from report on Moncton shootings completed

The RCMP say they have completed 42 recommendations stemming from the shooting deaths of three Mounties in Moncton, N.B. READ

Western First Nations launch $3 billion lawsuit over aboriginal oil

Lawyers behind a lawsuit over a long-simmering dispute concerning what two First Nations call federal mishandling of energy resources on their reserves say other bands are considering joining the legal action. READ

Fortis to buy U.S. electric transmission company ITC in US$11.3 billion deal

Fortis Inc. has a friendly US$11.3-billion deal to buy U.S. electric transmission company ITC, an acquisition that extends the Newfoundland-based utility company's already vast reach south of the border. READ

Toronto Stock Exchange plummets as oil falls below US$28 a barrel

The Toronto Stock Exchange was poised Tuesday to post one of its biggest losses of an already volatile year amid a general market sell-off that saw oil prices depreciate to levels not seen in more than a decade. READ

Train crash in Germany kills at least 10, injures 80

Two commuter trains crashed head-on Tuesday in southern Germany, killing 10 people and injuring 80 as they slammed into each other on a curve after an automatic safety braking system apparently failed, the transport minister said. READ

Intelligence officials: IS determined to strike US this year

Leaders of the Islamic State are determined to strike targets in the United States this year, senior U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday, telling lawmakers that a small group of violent extremists will attempt to overcome the logistical challenges of mounting such an attack. READ

More than 1 million are besieged in Syria, new report says

More than one million Syrians are trapped in besieged areas, a new report says in a challenge to the United Nations, which estimates just half that amount and has been accused by some aid groups of underplaying a crisis. READ

Appeal Court orders new trial for man convicted in crash that killed teen

A Central Alberta man who was sentenced to prison for causing a Canada Day crash that killed a 13-year-old boy is getting a new trial. READ

'We miss you:' Memorial tables at Calgary schools for bobsled run victims

A table with photos of twin brothers who died in an after-hours joyride down a Calgary bobsled run was set up Monday at the school where both spent several years of their lives. READ

Alberta luge operator likely not liable for teenagers' deaths: lawyer

It is unlikely the operator of a high-performance training facility in Calgary would be held legally responsible for the deaths of two teenage brothers who took an after-hours toboggan run down an Olympic luge-bobsled track, says a liability lawyer. READ

Dozens of arrests following complaints of drug deals at public places in Calgary

Complaints by residents about drug deals at public places in and around downtown Calgary have led to dozens of arrests. READ

Alberta education minister meets with bishops for "frank" talk on LGBTQ issues

Alberta's education minister has met with some of the bishops who have sharply criticized proposed guidelines to help transgender students in schools. READ

Canada retools ISIL mission, withdraws jets 'engagements' possible, says Vance

Canadian military trainers will likely face "engagements" with enemy Islamic militants in Iraq, but that doesn't mean they're in a combat mission, the chief of the defence staff said Monday as the Liberal government finally deployed its long-awaited alternative to bombing sorties in the Middle East. READ

Dad who starved, drowned teen found charred in suitcase gets life

A man who drowned or starved his horrifically abused teenaged daughter to death two decades ago was handed a life sentence Monday, after court heard impact statements from three of the victim's relatives. READ

Police north of Montreal say missing teen girl has been found safe and sound

Laval police say a teenage girl reported missing last week by her family has been found safe and sound. READ

Ghomeshi's accusers exchanged 5,000 messages before and after going to police

Jian Ghomeshi's sexual assault trial is hearing that two of the complainants who testified against the disgraced broadcaster discussed the allegations in thousands of messages they exchanged before and after they went to police. READ

Stompin' Tom celebration brings fresh attention to Canadian musical legend

Celebrating Stompin' Tom Connors' legacy is starting to take on a life of its own. READ

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