You are here


Two bison killed in park

ARDROSSAN, Alta.—Two bison have been shot and killed in a national park east of Edmonton.

Parks Canada says it happened near the north entrance of Elk Island National Park over the weekend of Oct. 17-18.

One of the animals was dragged along Highway 16, which bisects the park, to a field about 800 metres north of the park, where some of its meat was cut off.

L.A. at risk

LOS ANGELES—A study by NASA and university researchers finds there’s a 99.9 percent probability of a magnitude 5.0 or greater earthquake within three years in an area of greater Los Angeles, where a moderate temblor occurred last year.

Trudeau on same page as G20

OTTAWA—The international datebook dictated that Justin Trudeau’s debut on the world stage would come at the G20 leaders’ summit this weekend in Turkey.

But had it been up to him to decide the time and place himself, the prime minister probably could not have picked a better international meeting that fits with the agenda that brought him to power with a majority government.

Postal union to stick with court challenge

MONTREAL—The Canadian Union of Postal Workers says it will continue with its Federal Court challenge of Canada Post’s decision to end home mail delivery—even with a new federal government in power.

A union spokesman in Quebec said yesterday that while Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged to maintain home delivery across the country, it was said as a campaign promise.