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Search completed of river for B.C. murder suspects

GILLAM, Man.—RCMP say they will no longer be searching a river in northern Manitoba for two murder suspects.

Mounties say the search of the river began after a damaged aluminum boat was discovered on the shore of the Nelson River on Friday.

The dive team arrived in Gillam and conducted an underwater search “of significant areas of interest” on Sunday.

Rail line running again after evacuation

IRVINE, Alta.—Residents of a southern Alberta hamlet are back in their homes after an evacuation that followed a train derailment and chemical spill.

Cypress County posted on its website Saturday that the spill, which Canadian Pacific Railway says happened Friday afternoon and involved styrene, has been contained and the evacuation was lifted late Friday night.

With campaign just weeks away, here’s how parties are faring with nominations

OTTAWA — With the official start of the 2019 federal election campaign just weeks away, the race is on for parties to fill out their rosters of candidates so they can hit the summer barbecue circuit in preparation for the coming battle.

Here’s where the parties stood as of Wednesday evening in selecting who will carry their banner:Liberal Party of Canada

Advocates say manhunt shows resources for MMIW cases

WINNIPEG—Helicopters and a specialized military aircraft scoured from the air while armed police took to the ground over northern Manitoba in a hunt for two suspects of murders in British Columbia.

Some advocates say it's a stark contrast to resources applied to searches for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.