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Police in Newfoundland defend national undercover operation aimed at sex trade

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Police in Newfoundland and Labrador are defending a national police operation aimed at finding victims of human trafficking working in the sex trade. Last week, the St.

Baloney Meter: Does the United States protect its dairy producers too?

OTTAWA — "We believe it's important to point out to our U.S. friends that dairy producers in the U.S. also receive subsidies from the government, very significant subsidies." — Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland in Washington on Tuesday.
Canadian planet hunter seeking alien life: 'The shifting line of what is crazy'

Canadian planet hunter seeking alien life: 'The shifting line of what is crazy'

HALIFAX — Sara Seager has pledged to spend the rest of her life searching for another Earth among the billions of stars that inhabit our night sky.

Seven stories in the news for today, Oct. 19

Seven stories in the news for Thursday, Oct. 19 ——— FANS CELEBRATE LIFE OF GORD DOWNIE Fans of Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie gathered yesterday to celebrate the life of the Tragically Hip frontman, who died on Tuesday at the age of 53.
Government and business not keeping up with speed of technology: report

Government and business not keeping up with speed of technology: report

TORONTO — A new report suggests the speed of technological advances has become so rapid that it's outpacing the rate at which large Canadian businesses and government institutions can adapt, with the number of jobs threatened by automation ranging fr
Bobcaygeon honours late Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie with candlelight vigil

Bobcaygeon honours late Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie with candlelight vigil

BOBCAYGEON, Ont. — When Dave Bailey first heard last year that Gord Downie had terminal brain cancer, he knew he needed to head to Bobcaygeon, Ont., after the Tragically Hip frontman died. The Pickering, Ont.
Tragically Hip fans bask in celebration and sadness at Gord Downie memorials

Tragically Hip fans bask in celebration and sadness at Gord Downie memorials

KINGSTON, Ont. — What began as a subdued memorial for Gord Downie organized by city officials in his Kingston, Ont. hometown erupted into an improvised candlelight vigil on Wednesday night with residents taking over the proceedings.

If NAFTA dies, old Canada-U.S. FTA would live on, right? Not so fast, Canada

WASHINGTON — It's a refrain frequently heard in Canada: That ending NAFTA wouldn't change much in economic relations with the United States, because the countries could simply pull their older agreement off the shelf, dust it off, and persist in trad

Fernie residents shaken by deaths following gas leak at local arena

FERNIE, B.C. — A lifelong resident of a picturesque Rocky Mountain community says people have been shaken by the deaths of three workers following an ammonia leak at the local ice rink.

Health ministers to talk cannabis, opioids during two-day meeting in Edmonton

EDMONTON — Canada's health ministers kick off a two-day meeting in Edmonton today, and topics on the agenda include the ongoing opioid crisis and the pending legalization of cannabis.