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Walker supports building wall at border

WASHINGTON—The Canadian border got dragged into the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign yesterday, with a prominent candidate appearing to entertain the notion of building a giant wall on the 49th parallel.

The idea was raised in a talk-show interview with Republican contender Scott Walker, who after being pressed twice by the interviewer appeared to agree it was worth considering.

Long-lost plane found

KAPUSKASING, Ont.—The wreckage of small plane that went missing 23 years ago has been found near Kapuskasing in northern Ontario.

Ontario Provincial Police say they found the wreckage of a single engine aircraft in a remote area and confirmed it was that of a plane reported missing in April of 1992.

TV academy, actors union celebrate diversity

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.—With hit shows like “Empire,” “black-ish“ and “How to Get Away With Murder,“ diversity is the new normal in TV.

That was the message at a pre-Emmy party celebrating the industry’s diverse talent on both sides of the camera.

“Diversity no longer means niche,” said Jason George, head of diversity efforts for the actors union. “Diversity is mainstream.”

Company linked to second quake

VANCOUVER—A natural gas operation that halted work after a 4.6-magnitude earthquake in northeastern British Columbia last week has been linked to the largest earthquake in the province that’s been attributed to fracking.

Progress Energy, which is owned by Malaysia’s Petronas, paused its operations after the Aug. 17 quake that occurred 114 kilometres from Fort St. John.