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Researchers try to shed light on secret Canadian Cold War archive

Researchers try to shed light on secret Canadian Cold War archive

OTTAWA — The prime minister's bureaucrats are hoarding a trove of decades-old records that chronicle Canada's Cold War intelligence history, say security researchers who are pushing to make the files publicly accessible.
Judges on Twitter? Ethical guidance for those on the bench under review

Judges on Twitter? Ethical guidance for those on the bench under review

TORONTO — Whether Canadian judges should be active on Twitter, Facebook or other social media and what involvement they should have in community life are among issues under a review that aims to modernize ethical guidance for those on the bench.
Global ocean group to study possible toxic splashdowns of space debris

Global ocean group to study possible toxic splashdowns of space debris

A global agency that sets rules for the seas is studying the environmental effects of more and more rocket stages that may contain toxic fuel dropping into the world's oceans.
Online real estate auctions try to shake up sales with novel approach

Online real estate auctions try to shake up sales with novel approach

An online auction for a luxury home in Abbotsford, B.C., is drawing attention for its novel approach, which some observers say has potential to inspire new sales even if it doesn't have any notable impact on the housing landscape.

Ontario ticket claims Saturday night's $5 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — A single ticket sold in Ontario claimed the $5 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. The draw's guaranteed $1 million prize also went to an Ontario ticket holder. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Mar.

A week on, vigil held for Christchurch victims in Prince Edward Island

CHARLOTTETOWN — More than a week after the deadly shooting rampage at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, a vigil was held at the Charlottetown cenotaph in Prince Edward Island on Saturday to show solidarity with the victims.
Criticism over failure to mention Muslims 'completely baseless,' says Scheer

Criticism over failure to mention Muslims 'completely baseless,' says Scheer

OTTAWA — Andrew Scheer says criticism over his initial failure to mention that Muslims were targeted in the recent mass murder in New Zealand is "completely baseless" and driven by "disgusting" Liberal efforts to score political points from the trage
26-year-old man charged with attempted murder in Montreal priest stabbing

26-year-old man charged with attempted murder in Montreal priest stabbing

MONTREAL — A 26-year old man has been charged with attempted murder in the stabbing of a Catholic priest during morning mass at Montreal’s St. Joseph’s Oratory on Friday.
Ford says social media allows politicians to circumvent mainstream journalists

Ford says social media allows politicians to circumvent mainstream journalists

OTTAWA — Premier Doug Ford says mainstream journalists have become irrelevant because social media allows him to speak directly to Ontarians.
Rothmans, Benson & Hedges gets creditor protection in $15B Quebec lawsuit

Rothmans, Benson & Hedges gets creditor protection in $15B Quebec lawsuit

MONTREAL — Rothmans, Benson & Hedges has become the third tobacco company to receive a temporary reprieve from compensating 100,000 Quebec smokers after securing creditor protection in an Ontario court on Friday.