OTTAWA - The three main party leaders accused one another of desperation tactics Friday as they sprinted towards the finish line in an election campaign that has yet to produce a clear front-runner.
VANCOUVER - British Columbia's solicitor general says the province wants to see as much small-scale production as possible for marijuana edibles to allow for regional economic development.
TORONTO - A member of Ontario's Progressive Conservative government says she has been facing a year of "tremendous personal struggle" and is seeking help to start a "fresh life."
EDMONTON - Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg marched into the middle of Canada's oilpatch Friday to urge people to stop fighting each other, focus on the science and take action.
EDMONTON - Alberta's transportation minister says there will be a two-year probationary period for thousands of bus and truck drivers who passed their exams before new training rules took effect.
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - Police west of Toronto say a 16-year-old boy has been arrested after allegedly exposing himself in a teen girl's bedroom.
TORONTO - The union representing Ontario's public high school teachers filed for conciliation Friday, saying contracts talks with the provincial government have stalled.
KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A man and woman face charges arising from an incident where the owner of a flatbed truck was seen clinging to the back of the vehicle as it careened through Kamloops, B.C.
VANCOUVER - A 24-year-old woman must undergo multiple surgeries to reconstruct her face after a van dragged her for several blocks in downtown Vancouver last weekend.
WINNIPEG - Hundreds of Manitoba Hydro staff working to restore power after the province was hit by a major snowstorm will be able to vote in Monday's federal election.
CALGARY - A youth has been found guilty of shooting a German tourist in the head on a highway west of Calgary last year in what court heard was likely a case of mistaken identity.
VANCOUVER - British Columbia's Education Ministry says an inspection will be conducted at a Vancouver private school following a report of alleged racist behaviour by students.
TORONTO - A former student at an all-boys Catholic school in Toronto alleges in court documents that he endured months of ridicule after being bullied and sexually assaulted by his football teammates, which left him struggling with depression and severe mental health issues.
OTTAWA - Cameron Jay Ortis, a senior RCMP official accused of breaching Canada's official-secrets law, should learn next week whether he will be released on bail.
OAKVILLE, Ont. - A 23-year-old man from Brampton, Ont., has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of an elderly man in nearby Oakville, police west of Toronto said Friday morning.
THUNDER BAY, Ont. - Ontario says it will spend $30 million to help bring broadband internet service to five northern Indigenous communities.
TORONTO - A man found guilty of defrauding his romantic partner lost his bid to have the judge declare a mistrial on Friday but will get the chance to reargue his position that charges against him should be stayed.
WHITBY, Ont. - Durham regional police say a man has been charged with sexual assault after an alleged incident involving an 11-year-old girl.
Toronto police have issued arrest warrants for two men in connection with an alleged hit and run that badly injured three people, including a toddler.
In-The-News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Oct. 18.
Multiple options for appeals, diplomatic difficulties and changing global conditions mean only a small fraction of the people who've crossed into Canada from the U.S. between border points to seek asylum here are being deported if they fail to get refugee status.
OTTAWA - Four days before Canadians go to the polls, the leaders of Canada's three largest federal parties argued Thursday over how the country will be governed if there is no clear winner on election day.
EDMONTON - A group of Alberta oil and gas supporters is planning a counter-rally Friday as Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg brings her fight for a greener future to the home province of Canada's energy industry.
OTTAWA - Lawyers representing a man suing the Manitoba government for wrongful conviction say the negative feelings towards their client in Winnipeg remain so intense that he could not find a local lawyer to represent him.
Montreal is hoping to stop perfectly good food and unsold clothing from ending up in landfills as part of a plan to significantly cut waste by targeting the source.
OTTAWA - Final submissions will be made Friday at a bail hearing for Cameron Jay Ortis, a senior RCMP official accused of breaching Canada's official-secrets law.
TORONTO - Recently proposed amendments to segregation laws will do little to protect inmates from abusive conditions, Ontario's human rights commission says.
WINNIPEG - More Manitoba residents saw their electricity restored Thursday — one week after a major snowstorm brought down power poles and transmission towers and delivered another wallop to farmers.
EDMONTON - Alberta is introducing legislation first developed in Britain that allows people in abusive relationships to request information about a partner's criminal record.
MONCTON, N.B. - More than a dozen RCMP officers who responded to shootings in Moncton, N.B., that claimed the lives of three of their colleagues in 2014 are now looking to sue the attorney general of Canada for negligence.
TORONTO - Ontario will spend $765 million to rebuild and replace parts of the province's aging public safety radio network, Premier Doug Ford announced Thursday, saying the upgrades are sorely need to protect public safety.
HAMILTON - Police in Hamilton say they're looking for a suspect after a string of what they describe as hate-motivated incidents in the city.
Toronto police have charged a 38-year-old man with sexual assault after a woman using a ride-hailing app was allegedly sexually assaulted by her driver.
TORONTO - A former student at a prestigious Toronto private school who's accused of sexually assaulting another student is scheduled to go to trial next March.
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - The announcement last week that the only private abortion clinic in New Brunswick would close its doors has made abortion a tangible issue in the federal election and highlighted regional barriers Canadians face accessing the procedure.
TORONTO - Ontario is giving small and medium-sized hospitals across the province more money to help address deficits and other funding challenges.
KENORA, Ont. - Ontario Premier Doug Ford says he won't be drawn into the federal election despite being the subject of frequent attacks from Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau.
KAMLOOPS, B.C. - The owner of a pickup truck stolen in British Columbia has survived a high speed, potentially life-threatening ride in an unsuccessful bid to save his property.
In-The-News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Oct. 17.
Police, lawyers and advocates say that one year into cannabis legalization, Canada has a long way to go toward stamping out the black market and pot-impaired driving.
VANCOUVER - Fewer people in British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Ontario were prescribed opioids last year compared with 2013 and the number of patients who began treatment on the pain medication decreased by nearly 10 per cent, the Canadian Institute for Health Information says.
A large recall of raw beef and veal products continued to expand this week with food safety watchdogs in Canada and the United States issuing safety warnings about meat linked to an Ontario company.
OTTAWA - The battle for the hearts and votes of Quebecers took centre stage Wednesday as Liberal, Conservative and New Democrat leaders wooed voters in a province that could determine the outcome of Monday's federal election.
VICTORIA - British Columbia has confirmed its first probable case of vaping-related illness and the provincial health officer says she expects there to be more.