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'Paying the price:' U.S. fishermen file seventh climate lawsuit naming Encana

A major Calgary-based energy company is facing its seventh lawsuit in U.S. courts over climate change.
The Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations -- the largest commercial fishermen's group on the West Coast -- has included Encana in a lawsuit attempting to link greenhouse gas emissions from 30 energy companies to damage in the crab fishery.
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Inmate confesses to 90 killings; investigators corroborate 30

A man convicted of three California murders and long suspected in numerous other deaths now claims he was involved in about 90 killings nationwide spanning nearly four decades, and investigators already have corroborated about a third of those, a Texas prosecutor said Thursday.
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Nursing home staffer in Kingston, Ont., charged in thefts of wedding rings

KINGSTON, Ont. -- A 26-year-old woman faces theft, fraud and other charges after police say several wedding rings were stolen from nursing home residents in Kingston, Ont.
Kingston police say they were called to a local nursing home on Oct.
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Canada resisting UN request to extend Mali mission: sources

The Trudeau government is reportedly resisting a United Nations request to extend Canada's peacekeeping mission in Mali so medical evacuations can continue while replacements for Canada's personnel arrive.
Canada has eight helicopters and 250 military members in the sprawling West African nation to rescue injured peacekeepers and transport troops and their equipment.
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Ikea's latest pitch: Bring back your used furniture to resell for store credit

Furniture retailer Ikea has launched a new program that will allow people to bring back gently used furniture to be resold at their stores, reducing the amount of waste that goes to landfills while giving their customers store credit to buy more stuff.
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Brexit omnishambles throws British government into chaos

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Indigenous Guardians program gets $5.7M in fed funding

Ten First Nations communities from across B.C., along with 25 other Indigenous communities nationally, have been selected to receive funds for a new federally-funded environmental stewardship program.
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Indigenous Guardians program gets $5.7M in federal funding

Ten First Nations communities from across B.C., along with 25 other Indigenous communities nationally, have been selected to receive funds for a new federally-funded environmental stewardship program.
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Rare microbes lead scientists to discover new branch on the tree of life

Canadian researchers have discovered a new kind of organism that's so different from other living things that it doesn't fit into the plant kingdom, the animal kingdom, or any other kingdom used to classify known organisms.
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Toronto police have ramped up patrols after a threat was made against a Catholic boys' private school that's at the centre of a sexual assault investigation.
Police did not disclose any information about the nature of the threat.
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Toronto private school didn't report incident of alleged sexual assault, police say

Toronto police have ramped up patrols after a threat was made against a Catholic boys' private school that's at the centre of a sexual assault investigation.
Police did not disclose any information about the nature of the threat.
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Florida the 'laughingstock of the world,' judge says in vote recount ruling

A federal judge slammed Florida on Thursday for repeatedly failing to anticipate election problems and said the state law on recounts appears to violate the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that decided the presidency in 2000.
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