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VICTORIA - A humanitarian group says a British Columbia doctor who recently returned from a trip to West Africa to fight a deadly Ebola outbreak is not under any kind of quarantine, contrary to initial reports.Samaritan's Purse had told CTV News that Dr. Azaria Marthyman, who returned to Victoria on Saturday after spending several weeks in Liberia, had voluntarily pla...

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Jul 31, 2014

MacKay won't make Nadon repay salary

Justice Marc Nadon arrives to appear before a parliamentary committee on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, October 2, 2013, regarding his nomination of Supreme Court of Canada Justice. The Supreme Court registrar says it's up to the federal justice minister to decide if Nadon should repay any monies he collected during his ill-fated appointment to the high court.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

OTTAWA - The justice minister's office says the government won't make Marc Nadon repay any monies he...

Jul 31, 2014

Alberta claims 3rd big lotto prize in a week

ST. ALBERT, Alta. - It's three times lucky for Alberta in lottery games in the last week.Emery and Lorraine Cressman of Calgary are the latest multimillion-dollar winners in the province wit...

Jul 31, 2014

Harper: Hard line on Hamas, Russia and China

Prime Minster Stephen Harper makes an announcement during a media event at Northlands College in Air Ronge, Sask., Wednesday, July 30, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Matt Smith

OTTAWA - An unflinching Prime Minister Stephen Harper reiterated his government's hard line on Wedne...

Jul 31, 2014

Mountie injured in shooting returns to work

MONCTON, N.B. - One of the two RCMP officers in New Brunswick wounded in shootings last month in Moncton says he has returned to work.Const. Eric Dubois spoke to the media Wednesday for the ...

Jul 31, 2014

Armed Forces member faces drug charges

TRENTON, Ont. - A member of the Canadian Armed Forces has been charged with drug offences in the Trenton, Ont., area.Provincial police say a suspect was arrested on Tuesday after a brief inv...

Jul 30, 2014

Ottawa puts up $2.5M to train Saskatchewan miners

Prime Minister Stephen Harper looks at a core segment of granite as he talks with a member of the Northlands College staff during a media event at Northlands College in Air Ronge, Sask., Wednesday, July 30, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Matt Smith

AIR RONGE, Sask. - The federal government is committing $2.5 million to help train miners in norther...

Jul 30, 2014

Halifax lawyer gets jail for sex assault

Lyle Howe, lawyer for former Nova Scotia legislature member Trevor Zinck, talks with reporters at provincial court in Dartmouth on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. The Crown has outlined a joint recommendation with the defence of a three-year jail term for Howe, a Halifax lawyer who was convicted of sexual assault. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

HALIFAX - A Halifax lawyer convicted of sexual assault was sentenced to three years in jail in a cas...

Jul 30, 2014

Police chief, nemesis of Rob Ford, to lose job

Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair listens as former Supreme Court of Canada justice Frank Iacobucci (not pictured) delivers his report on the use of lethal force by Toronto Police during a press conference in Toronto on Thursday, July 24, 2014. Toronto's police services board has decided against renewing the contract of Blair, who has frequently clashed with Mayor Rob Ford. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

TORONTO - Toronto's top police officer, Bill Blair, who has been a frequent target of Mayor Rob Ford...

Jul 30, 2014

Supreme Court to rule on Mr. Big stings

Nelson Hart is shown in court during closing arguments at his trial in Gander, Nfld., Monday, March 26, 2007. Canada's Supreme Court will release a decision Thursday on whether evidence collected using a so-called Mr. Big police sting operation is admissible in court. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tara Brautigam

OTTAWA - Canada's Supreme Court will release a decision Thursday on whether evidence collected using...

Jul 30, 2014

Police still probing girl's 1985 disappearance

Nicole Morin is pictured in a handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO

TORONTO - It's been nearly three decades since eight-year-old Nicole Morin disappeared after leaving...

Jul 30, 2014

New authority will oversee Canada-U.S. bridge

WINDSOR, Ont. - A new U.S.-Canadian authority will oversee the construction, operation and maintenance of a proposed six-lane bridge between Detroit and Windsor, Ont., officials from both co...

Jul 30, 2014

Manitoba to rename holiday after Terry Fox

Terry Fox is shown during a Dec. 5, 1980 interview in Toronto. The Manitoba government plans to change the name of the province's August civic holiday to Terry Fox Day.Fox was born in Winnipeg on July 28, 1958, and became famous for his cross-country Marathon of Hope in 1980. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chuck Stoody

WINNIPEG - The Manitoba government plans to change the name of the province's August civic holiday t...

Jul 30, 2014

Toronto cop faces added charge in Yatim case

Const. James Forcillo is pictured in Toronto on June 17, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

TORONTO - A Toronto police officer is facing an additional charge in relation to the shooting death ...

Jul 30, 2014

We're prepared to die to protect lands: chiefs

TORONTO - Aboriginal people in Ontario are prepared to lay down their lives to protect their traditional lands from any unwanted development, a group of First Nations chiefs said Tuesday.Fiv...

Jul 30, 2014

More charges laid in police pursuit

ROULEAU, - New charges have been laid against a 27-year-old woman from Okotoks, Alta., after a police pursuit across southern Saskatchewan that ended on the set of the "Corner Gas" movie.The...

Jul 30, 2014

Tiny charity struggles with CRA demands

The Canada Revenue Agency headquarters in Ottawa is shown on November 4, 2011. A small Vancouver charity that helps the poor in Latin America has survived an audit of its political activities, but now is struggling with fresh demands from the Canada Revenue Agency. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

OTTAWA - A small Vancouver charity that helps the poor in Latin America has survived an audit of its...

Jul 30, 2014

Fatal fire costs B.C. mill $724,000

A large fire burns at the Lakeland Mills sawmill in Prince George, B.C., on April 24, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Johnson

VANCOUVER - The company that owns the northern British Columbia sawmill where two workers were kille...

Jul 30, 2014

Salaries of chiefs to be posted online

REGINA - People will soon be able to look up the salaries for First Nations chiefs online.Tuesday was the deadline for First Nations to submit their financial statements to the federal gover...

Jul 30, 2014

Bookings altered for Redford flights: report

EDMONTON - Former Alberta premier Alison Redford is denying any personal wrongdoing associated with findings by the auditor general that passenger lists on government aircraft were altered s...

Jul 30, 2014

Convict flees Quebec prison; search underway

LAVAL, Que. - Police in Quebec are hunting for a convicted murderer who escaped from a prison in Laval, north of Montreal, early Tuesday.Robert Gaudette was discovered missing during a head ...

Jul 30, 2014

Guards not trained for mental problems: union

SASKATOON - The president of the union that represents Canadian prison guards says they are not being properly trained to deal with inmates who have mental health issues.Kevin Grabowsky of t...

Jul 30, 2014

Group says B.C. doctor not in Ebola quarantine

This photo provided by the CDC shows an Ebola virus. A British Columbia doctor has reportedly placed himself under a voluntary quarantine after returning from a trip to Africa to fight the Ebola virus. (AP Photo/CDC)

VICTORIA - A humanitarian group says a British Columbia doctor who recently returned from a trip to ...

Jul 29, 2014

ICAO to set up safety task force

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) headquarters are pictured in Montreal, May 3, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

MONTREAL - The UN body that governs civil aviation says it is setting up a task force aimed at impro...

Jul 29, 2014

Cyclist made tourniquet from pants after shooting

Craig Premack, who was shot while riding on the Trans-Canada Highway at 1 a.m. during an overnight road cycling event near Spences Bridge, B.C., in June, shows where the bullet entered his forearm during a news conference at RCMP headquarters in Surrey, B.C., on Tuesday July 29, 2014. Premack was taking part in the Cache Creek 600, a 600-kilometre, two-day cycling marathon from Pitt Meadows to Cache Creek. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

SURREY, B.C. - A cyclist who was shot during an overnight race in British Columbia says he fought to...

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