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Photo Essay: Native Art at Totem Bight Park, Ketchikan, Alaska Special

Ketchikan - Ketchikan has the world's largest collection of totem poles. These imposing sculptures can be seen throughout the city and at several locations nearby. Totem Bight State Park contains 15 large totem poles and a replica of a traditional clan house.

Premier Rachel Notley and cabinet sworn in while thousands watch Special

Edmonton - Thousands of people packed the grounds of the Alberta Legislature to see Premier Rachel Notley and her cabinet be sworn in as the new government of Alberta.

German woman, 65, gives birth to 4 babies, premature but alive

A 65-year-old German woman gave birth to four babies on Tuesday in Berlin but it didn't go as hoped. The quadruplets all survived but were born premature at 26 weeks. The newborns now make Annegret Raunigk a mother of 17.

Op-Ed: Canadian Museum to dismantle Winnipeg General Strike Exhibit

Winnipeg - A room in the Canadian Museum of History was modelled on the meeting room of the James Street Labour Temple in Winnipeg where workers met for discussions that led to the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike.

Woman runs over husband because he didn't vote, gets 3.5 years

An angry Arizona woman was sentenced Thursday for a crime committed in the days following the 2012 U.S. presidential election. What did she do? She ran her husband over in an SUV because he hadn't bothered to vote.

Elephant grabs B.C. man's GoPro, snaps adorable 'elphie'

Vancouver - An enterprising elephant grabbed a Vancouver tourist's GoPro camera and snapped an "elphie" with the student. It was definitely a once-in-a-lifetime photo opportunity for Christian LeBlanc, a University of British Columbia student.

Tools 3.3. million years old found in Kenya, oldest on record

A discovery of 3.3-million-year-old crude stone tools in Kenya has archeologists rethinking humankind's past. Hominids (that would be us) were thought to have invented tools 2.6 million years ago so the find raises the stature of an earlier relative.

Ten nabbed in Canada's fight against radicalized youth

Montr - With a combination of new anti-terror measures and appeals to parents, Canada is striving to keep its youths from joining Islamist extremist groups and leaving to fight in Syria.Last weekend, the drive seemed to pay off.

Prosecutor: U.S. Border Agent justified in shooting Canadian man

A Whatcom Country prosecutor ruled Tuesday that the March 19th shooting death of a Canadian man illegally entering the U.S. was justified. The man sprayed the agent with bear spray and refused to stop advancing on him, the prosecutor found.

Op-Ed: Vancouver — ‘Lotus land’ where the mountains meet the sea Special

Vancouver - Vancouver, a metropolis or gorgeous scenery, is not only one of the world’s most livable cities, it is also a favourite destination for visitors from all over the world, and a magnet for international meetings and conventions.

World's first ocean cleaning system to be deployed in 2016

Seoul - Dutch-registered nonprofit, The Ocean Cleanup, today announced that the world’s first system to passively clean up plastic pollution from the oceans will be deployed next year.

10 arrested in Canada over attempt to join IS

Montr - Canadian police arrested 10 young people as they allegedly tried to leave the country to join the Islamic State group, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said Tuesday.

Controversial B.C. wolf cull to continue despite reports findings

A B.C. Ministry of Environment report released through the Freedom of Information Act shows the government blames the decline of the caribou population in the province on humankind, not on wolves. However, a controversial wolf cull will continue.

Online gambling site 888 poker looking to grow even larger

Reports have it that the popular online gambling site, 888 Poker, may soon be connected to the Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment gambling site. That's because the parent company of 888 Poker is taking a run at buying up Bwin.Party.

Bombardier loses one executive plus 1750 workers

Montreal - Eric Martel, president of the business-aircraft division of Bombardier is leaving his position less than two years after he was appointed. He will be replaced by David Coleal who had been vice-president and general manager of Spirit Aerosystems.

U.S. teen shoots visiting friend dead, mistakes him for intruder

The cost of liberal gun laws in the U.S. is in the news again as another life has been lost after a gun was fired needlessly. Two teenagers in Montana were having a sleepover and decided to sneak outside and wake up a friend. One of them wound up dead.

Toronto man, 21, shot dead outside Rotona Cafe on Danforth

A 21-year-old man was shot outside the Rotana Cafe on the Danforth in Toronto early Tuesday and was pronounced dead in hospital. There were others outside the cafe and it is not yet known if the deceased man was targeted.

Latest update: Little Bobtail Lake fire 15 percent contained

Prince George - The wildfire near B.C.'s Little Bobtail Lake, is still burning southwest of Prince George, and is within a half-kilometer of the southwestern shore of Norman Lake. The fire, said to be human-caused, is now 15 percent contained.

Flu-related deaths in Alberta for 2014-15 season a record 103

The 2014-15 flu season took a terrible toll in Alberta as the number of deaths reached over 100 for the first time in the province's history. Overall Canada had more flu deaths than it has had in several flu seasons.

9 dead in Texas biker battle, Waco police try to stop violence

A battle between rival biker gangs in Waco, Texas began with fists, chains, clubs and knives and ended with guns; nine of the bikers are now dead, 18 wounded. Police warned people to stay away from the scene of the violence.
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