Wednesday July 30, 2014




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Man serving life for second-degree murder flees Quebec prison

LAVAL, Que. - Police in Quebec are hunting for a convicted murderer who escaped from a prison in Laval, north of Montreal, early Tuesday....

posted: July 30,2014





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WorkSafeBC orders mill to pay $724,000 in penalties, levies for 2012 fatal fire

VANCOUVER - The company that owns the northern British Columbia sawmill where two workers were killed and 22 others injured in a explosion and fire has been ordered by WorkSafeBC to pay more than $724,000 in penalties and levies....


Union head says prison guards not trained to deal with severely mentally ill

SASKATOON - The president of the union that represents Canadian prison guards says they are not being properly trained to deal with inmates who have mental health issues....


Canadian spy agency says Chinese hacked into NRC computers, network shut down

OTTAWA - The recent infiltration of National Research Council of Canada computers by Chinese hackers comes as the agency is working on an advanced computer encryption system that is supposed to prevent such attacks....


Salaries of First Nation chiefs, councillors to be posted on internet

REGINA - People will soon be able to look up the salaries for First Nations chiefs online....


Alberta Opposition says RCMP should investigate former premier's flights

EDMONTON - Former Alberta premier Alison Redford is denying any personal wrongdoing associated with findings by the auditor general that passenger lists on government aircraft were altered so she could fly alone....


Samaritan's Purse says B.C. doctor not in quarantine after Ebola aid trip

VICTORIA - A humanitarian group says a British Columbia doctor who recently returned from a trip to West Africa to fight a deadly Ebola outbreak is not under any kind of quarantine, contrary to initial reports....







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