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Squirrels are damaging some maple syrup operations

Producers say replacing damaged equipment can be time-consuming and expensive

Students sue colleges in admissions bribery scandal

Legal experts say the students could have difficulty holding the colleges responsible

Brian Jean calls talk of him returning to Alberta politics ‘crazy rumours’

Former Wildrose Party leader address column that says he’s recruiting candidates

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Canada Games Torch Relay treks through Blackfalds

U.K. lawmakers reject having new Brexit referendum

House of Commons also voted to postpone departure from EU for at least three months

Anguished families of Ethiopian plane crash victims find nothing to bury

More families arrive at the site of the Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people

Cash from short-term rentals in Canada spikes 940% in four years

In 2018, the short term rental industry brought in $2.8 billion across Canada

Trump tells GOP to back border emergency, but defeat likely

Four GOP defections would ensure measure goes to White House, where Trump has promised veto

Less detailed obituaries may reduce fraud

Edmonton Police advise they have investigated several cases related to obituary fraud

Indigenous guardians sound alarm about climate change impacts in Canada

More than 40 Indigenous communities in Canada have launched guardian programs

U.S. moves to lift remaining grey wolf protections

Wildlife advocates, members of Congress say move is premature because wolves occupy only a fraction of range

Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty to lying about attack

Lawyer Tina Glandian entered the plea on behalf of the actor during a hearing in Cook County Circuit Court

64% of Canadians do not support current laws that support ‘birth tourism’: poll

Any child born in Canada is a citizen, even if their parents are here on tourist visas

Parents charged in admissions scheme roll through US courts

Celebrities are among the accused parents, including actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman

Liberal MPs shut down SNC committee before vote on recalling Wilson-Raybould

Opposition MPs were incensed, leaping to their feet and shouting out epithets like ‘shame,’ ‘coverup’ and ‘despicable!’

Netflix says Lac-Megantic footage will be removed from ‘Bird Box’ movie

The company had until now refused to edit the film to remove the images of the disaster

Ethiopia crash black boxes arrive in France for analysis

Sunday’s crash was the second fatal flight for a Boeing 737 Max 8 in less than six months

Beto O’Rourke announces 2020 Democratic presidential bid

O’Rourke must prove whether the energy he brought to the Texas campaign will resonate on a much larger stage

GOP senators appear ready to block Trump border declaration

The move would block an extra $3.6 billion for building the border wall

Federal budget expected to have more wiggle room, even with weaker outlook

Economy posted solid numbers for much of last year and employment has remained particularly strong

HumboldtStrong Community Foundation raises $4.2M for Broncos families, community

The foundation took over the GoFundMe campaign after it raised more than $15 million in a week