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Former PQ minister Yves-Francois Blanchet acclaimed as Bloc Quebecois leader

Former PQ minister Yves-Francois Blanchet acclaimed as Bloc Quebecois leader

MONTREAL — The Bloc Quebecois will vote only in Quebec's interests without regard for the rest of the country, Yves-Francois Blanchet vowed Thursday on his first day as leader of the struggling federal party.
Quebec dog goes missing after alerting family to fire, owner says

Quebec dog goes missing after alerting family to fire, owner says

MONTREAL — A family in southern Quebec is crediting their dog with alerting them to a fire that was tearing through a luxury bed-and-breakfast.
Ontario's Tories eliminate free tuition for low-income students

Ontario's Tories eliminate free tuition for low-income students

TORONTO — Ontario has eliminated free tuition for low-income students as it attempts to trim a multibillion-dollar deficit, a move that — despite an accompanying tuition fee cut — is being slammed as harmful to those it's purported to help.
Lametti 'interested' but won't commit to changing assisted-dying law

Lametti 'interested' but won't commit to changing assisted-dying law

SHERBROOKE, Que.

Extradition for B.C. pair accused of slaying in India to protect family's honour

VANCOUVER — The Department of Justice says two British Columbia residents accused of hiring assassins to kill a young woman and her new husband in India will be extradited to that country within days.

Woman who admitted to attack at Canadian Tire found guilty on terror charges

TORONTO — A Toronto-area woman who admitted to attacking workers at a Canadian Tire store with a golf club and butcher knife in an effort to help ISIL was found guilty of several terror charges Thursday following an unusual trial in which the accused
Bernier looks to strike some popular chords during first East Coast stops

Bernier looks to strike some popular chords during first East Coast stops

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Maxime Bernier looked to garner support for his fledgling People's Party of Canada Thursday as he spoke to a small business audience in New Brunswick — his first East Coast foray since starting his new party four months ago.
Woman survives after runaway snowmobile crashes into home, lands on her

Woman survives after runaway snowmobile crashes into home, lands on her

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A Newfoundland man says it's a miracle his wife is alive after his runaway snowmobile crashed through the window of their home, smashing furniture and pinning her underneath.

Hundreds of people lost millions in GTA taxi fraud scam, police say

TORONTO — An ongoing fraud and identity theft operation targeting taxi riders in the Greater Toronto Area has already cost hundreds of people millions of dollars, city police said Thursday as they announced a handful of arrests in the case. Det.

Quinoa seeds found at Ontario construction site date back to 900 BC: researchers

Researchers at the University of Toronto say they've uncovered a large quantity of quinoa seeds grown in North America thousands of years ago.