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CALGARY, Alberta | Woman says Trudeau apologized after encounter in 2000

CALGARY, Alberta — A former newspaper reporter said that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized to her after what she says was an inappropriate encounter nearly two decades ago. Rose Knight also confirmed Friday she is the reporter who was referred to in an editorial 18 years ago in the Creston Valley Advance that said … Continue reading CALGARY, Alberta | Woman says Trudeau apologized after encounter in 2000

SEATTLE | Smuggler who used helicopters to deliver drugs sentenced

SEATTLE — A Canadian man who leased helicopters and used them to run a cross-border drug-shipping empire, helping meet the American West’s appetite for high-grade marijuana before states began legalizing the drug, has been sentenced to seven years in prison. Colin Martin, 46, was responsible for delivering thousands of pounds of “B.C. Bud” from British Columbia … Continue reading SEATTLE | Smuggler who used helicopters to deliver drugs sentenced

TORONTO | Paxton happy to share no-hitter with Canadian hometown

TORONTO (AP) — There’s a sign on the Ladner Trunk Road outside Ladner, British Columbia, the hometown of Seattle Mariners pitcher James Paxton, welcoming visitors to the coastal community south of Vancouver. The sign’s main feature is a heron, and locals occasionally dress the bird up for big events, such as Canada Day or a … Continue reading TORONTO | Paxton happy to share no-hitter with Canadian hometown

TORONTO | No-Canada! Mariners’ Paxton pitches no-hitter in Toronto

TORONTO (AP) — James Paxton of the Seattle Mariners became the first Canadian to pitch a no-hitter in his home country, shutting down the Toronto Blue Jays 5-0 Tuesday night. Paxton joined Dick Fowler of the 1945 Philadelphia Athletics as the only Canadians to throw a no-hitter. Paxton, who’s from British Columbia, pointed to a … Continue reading TORONTO | No-Canada! Mariners’ Paxton pitches no-hitter in Toronto

Thousands flee wildfires burning in the US and Canada

Thousands of citizens flee from wildfires burning in the US and Canada SANTA MARIA, CA/July 9, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Wildfires barreled across the baking landscape of the western U.S. and Canada, destroying a smattering of homes, forcing thousands to flee and temporarily trapping children and counselors at a California campground. Here’s a look at the … Continue reading Thousands flee wildfires burning in the US and Canada