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Fire evacuation continues in B.C.

Residents chased from their homes by a wild fire in the B.C. Interior are itching to get back to their properties

Flaherty fires back on deficit

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty has dismissed a prediction of deeper, longer-term deficits from Parliament’s budget watchdog.

Clinton says U.S. will alleviate Buy American concerns

The United States will work with Canada to find a way to alleviate concerns surrounding the Buy American policy in the U.S. economic stimulus bill, which some say is shutting Canadian companies out of lucrative contracts, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Saturday.

Blood tests rule out prime suspect in pig farm swine flu case

Officials have ruled out the prime suspect in the mystery over how a herd of Alberta pigs was infected with the new swine flu virus sweeping the globe.

Residents return home after part of B.C. forest fire evacuation order lifted

VANCOUVER — Some of the residents chased from their homes by a wild fire in the B.C. Interior have returned to their properties, while others might be out for quite some time.
Montreal woman humiliated by border tattoo search

Montreal woman humiliated by border tattoo search

MONTREAL — A Montreal woman says Canadian border agents made her strip to see if she had a pink tattoo on her buttocks after mixing her up with an alleged criminal.

Swine flu hitting northern Ont. First Nations; Lots of flu, Sandy Lake chief says

Swine flu has started to circulate in First Nations communities in northern Ontario, with hundreds of people falling ill on the Sandy Lake First Nation reserve.

Don’t panic over swine flu pandemic: minister

The World Health Organization’s decision to declare the swine flu outbreak a pandemic is largely technical and people shouldn’t worry, says Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq.

Judge urges education

In the days before she hanged herself from a beam in the basement of her third foster home, a 15-year-old southern Alberta girl told her sisters and ex-boyfriend that life was no longer worth living.

Prep exit strategy: Carney

Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney is warning governments they must withdraw their monetary support for the financial system when the time is right or risk stunting the economy.