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PM has no plans to strip Macdonald's name from federal buildings, sites

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government has no plans to delete the name of Sir John A. Macdonald — Canada's first prime minister — from anything under federal responsibility.

Bird on a bridge: Purloined parrot returned to roost at Saskatoon restaurant

SASKATOON — A statue of a parrot that normally adorns a Saskatoon restaurant flew the coop this weekend and landed atop a bridge under construction over the South Saskatchewan River.
Trump ally re-assures Canadians: 'He really truly believes in having free trade'

Trump ally re-assures Canadians: 'He really truly believes in having free trade'

CHARLOTTETOWN — A key ally of Donald Trump says Canadians should understand the U.S. president believes in free trade, and they shouldn't read too much into what they hear.
Saskatchewan politician tried to influence investors in China: commissioner

Saskatchewan politician tried to influence investors in China: commissioner

REGINA — Premier Brad Wall has kicked out a founding member of his governing Saskatchewan Party after a review found the member of the legislature tried to influence potential investors while he was on a trip to China.
The Monday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

The Monday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

Highlights from the news file for Monday, Aug.
Never-before seen images beamed live from the bottom of the Gulf of St. Lawrence

Never-before seen images beamed live from the bottom of the Gulf of St. Lawrence

CHETICAMP, N.S. — A scientific expedition in the Gulf of St. Lawrence is revealing never-before seen images of odd and valuable marine life.
O'Regan, Qualtrough embrace tough new cabinet files: procurement and veterans

O'Regan, Qualtrough embrace tough new cabinet files: procurement and veterans

OTTAWA — A pair of relative political rookies — Seamus O'Regan and Carla Qualtrough — have been tapped to guide two of the federal Liberal government's most complex and politically sensitive portfolios: military procurement and veterans affairs.

United Nations panel calls for halt of Site C dam project in B.C.

OTTAWA — A United Nations panel says the construction of British Columbia's $8.8-billion Site C dam should be halted until there is a full review of how it would affect Indigenous land.

Two Toronto-area men charged with human trafficking in Nova Scotia

HALIFAX — Two Toronto-area men have been charged in an 18-month, seven-province investigation into a human trafficking ring that allegedly forced ''numerous'' Nova Scotia women into the sex trade across Canada.
Native anglers have caught 20,000 farmed Atlantic salmon in Pacific

Native anglers have caught 20,000 farmed Atlantic salmon in Pacific

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — A native American band says its anglers have caught about 20,000 fish following the collapse of a commercial net pen rearing farmed Atlantic salmon in Puget Sound.