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Six stories in the news for today, July 28

Six stories in the news for today, July 28

Six stories in the news for Friday, July 28 ——— PEARSON AIRPORT GROUND CREWS ON STRIKE About 700 ground crew workers at Toronto's Pearson International Airport are on strike after rejecting a contract offer.

Oilsands developers abandon nearly one million hectares of exploration leases

CALGARY — In another sign the bloom is off the boom for the oilsands, the industry has returned almost one million hectares of northern Alberta exploration leases to the province over the past two years — abandoning an area far bigger than P.E.I.

Lender risk sharing could exacerbate a housing downturn, fed draft report says

TORONTO — A federal proposal to have lenders shoulder more of the risk for potential mortgage defaults could dampen lending or intensify a decline in house prices, according to internal documents from the Department of Finance.
Banff's Bear 148 tries beary hard to live and let live, but future uncertain

Banff's Bear 148 tries beary hard to live and let live, but future uncertain

BANFF, Alta. — Her future is cloudy. When grizzlies mix too freely with people, the grizzlies usually lose.

RCMP release man who had been taken in what was called `significant' arrest

GODS LAKE NARROWS, Man. — One day after arresting a man in the 2013 death of a girl who was brutally slain and left on a snowy trail in Gods Lake Narrows, Man., RCMP have released him without charges.
Pearson ground crew workers reject offer, begin strike

Pearson ground crew workers reject offer, begin strike

TORONTO — About 700 ground crew workers at Canada's busiest airport went on strike Thursday night after they rejected a contract offer from their employer.

Ottawa man arrested in two homicide cases

Ottawa police say they have arrested a suspect in the shooting deaths of two men on Monday. Alam Gabriel Buoc have been the subject of a nationwide warrant until his arrest on Thursday night.
AFN chiefs pass a resolution calling for changes to national MMIW inquiry

AFN chiefs pass a resolution calling for changes to national MMIW inquiry

REGINA — Assembly of First Nations chiefs have rejected a call for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to replace the commissioners on the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.

Woman sought in Calgary quadruple homicide taken into custody in Toronto

Calgary police say a woman they've been seeking in a quadruple homicide earlier this month has been taken into custody in Toronto.

Federal government announces plan to protect caribou after legal action taken

OTTAWA — The federal government has come up with a proposed plan to protect Canada's threatened boreal caribou population, three months after a wildlife conservation group took the environment minister to court over the matter.