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Manitoba credit for film, TV touted as among most generous in Canada

Manitoba credit for film, TV touted as among most generous in Canada

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government is making its tax credit for film and video productions permanent and hinting at more help for the industry despite a consultant's report that called for a reduction.
Woman's complaint leads to sexual assault charge against Calgary priest

Woman's complaint leads to sexual assault charge against Calgary priest

CALGARY — A Catholic priest in Alberta is being accused of sexually assaulting a woman in a church more than six years ago. Police investigators say the woman told them last October about assaults at St.
Geography, distance emerge as major foes for Canadian peacekeepers in Mali

Geography, distance emerge as major foes for Canadian peacekeepers in Mali

OTTAWA — Distance and geography have been cited as the primary reasons Canadian medical helicopters remained on the ground in northern Mali during two bloody attacks on United Nations peacekeepers last fall. The Oct.
Quebec entertainer Eric Salvail charged with sexual assault, confinement, harassment

Quebec entertainer Eric Salvail charged with sexual assault, confinement, harassment

MONTREAL — A well-known Quebec entertainer is facing criminal harassment, forcible confinement and sexual assault charges stemming from incidents alleged to have occurred almost 26 years ago.
Google wants court to decide whether search curbs would infringe charter rights

Google wants court to decide whether search curbs would infringe charter rights

OTTAWA — Google wants the Federal Court to decide whether limiting search-engine results in the name of privacy would infringe Canadians' constitutional guarantee of free expression.

Postal workers in U.S. protest in solidarity with Canada Post counterparts

WASHINGTON — U.S. postal workers gathered in solidarity Tuesday outside Canada's embassy in Washington to protest the federal Liberal government's decision to legislate their northern counterparts back to work.
Urgent action needed to improve bus safety: Transportation Safety Board

Urgent action needed to improve bus safety: Transportation Safety Board

OTTAWA — The head of the Transportation Safety Board says Canada needs to move fast on better national "crashworthiness" standards for buses and other commercial passenger vehicles in light of two deadly bus collisions over the last year.
Normal levels of contaminants in Fort McMurray homes after 2016 wildfire: study

Normal levels of contaminants in Fort McMurray homes after 2016 wildfire: study

TORONTO — A new study indicates dust from homes in Ford McMurray, Alta.

Jury debates fate of man accused of killing 12-year-old B.C. girl 40 years ago

VANCOUVER — Jurors have begun deliberations in the trial of a man accused of killing a 12-year-old girl in British Columbia over 40 years ago.
How an instantly iconic Newfoundland iceberg became a Canada Post stamp

How an instantly iconic Newfoundland iceberg became a Canada Post stamp

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A towering iceberg that captured international attention in 2017 when it parked beside a tiny Newfoundland town will be seen around the world again — on an international stamp.