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Big Smoke could be Big Stink again

Two long weeks of stink rose from Toronto sidewalks and children’s parks seven years ago and now, on the same weekend that summer dawns, those stomach-churning aromas threaten to return.

Bio-gas plant opens

Cavendish Farms, one of North America’s biggest french fry producers and a member of the Irving group of companies, officially opened a new bio-gas plant Friday at its potato processing operations in Prince Edward Island.

E-mail says police planned Taser attack

A single sentence contained in an e-mail between RCMP brass in the weeks after Robert Dziekanski died has derailed a public inquiry, raising questions yet again about the testimony of four police officers and prompting calls for further investigation of the national police force.

Black bears becoming bold in quest for a meal

When it comes to bear tales, it’s hard to top Mike Chonko.A bear ate his truck.

RCMP find man and boy murdered and a woman hurt in Surrey, B.C.

Patrol officers investigating a shots-fired call at a Surrey, B.C., townhouse made a gruesome discovery on Sunday.

Lawyer defends lawsuit against B.C. search team

The lawyer for a Quebec man whose lawsuit against the search and rescue team in Golden, B.C., forced it to shut down says some good can come of the court action.

Aircraft missing

Search crews are scouring the area between Anchorage, Alaska, and Whitehorse, Yukon, for a missing plane with two people on board.

Residential school survivors honoured in Saskatoon

While National Aboriginal Day was marked across the country Sunday with celebrations of culture and community gathering, in Saskatoon there was a sombre tone as survivors of Indian residential schools were honoured.

Tories target internet

The Conservative government wants to give police greater powers to eavesdrop on Canadians in cyberspace, but civil liberties advocates aren’t convinced the changes are justified.
Another stinky garbage strike starts in Toronto

Another stinky garbage strike starts in Toronto

TORONTO — The city known for its cleanliness may be in for stinky start to summer as thousands of Toronto municipal workers went on strike Monday morning after contract talks failed.