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Prominent Montreal lawyer James Duggan among victims of Quebec plane crash

Prominent Montreal lawyer James Duggan among victims of Quebec plane crash

MONTREAL — A prominent Montreal-area lawyer was among the three victims of a plane crash that occurred in a remote region of northern Quebec on Friday.
Armed Forces to sweep explosives from Nazi-sunk ships off Newfoundland

Armed Forces to sweep explosives from Nazi-sunk ships off Newfoundland

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The wrecks of four iron ore carriers felled by German U-boats in 1942 have rested off Newfoundland's Bell Island for decades.
Concerns mount over 'criminalization' of detained migrants in Canada

Concerns mount over 'criminalization' of detained migrants in Canada

OTTAWA — Canada's border-security agency will soon require all border-security officers working with detained migrants to wear defensive gear that includes batons, pepper spray and bulletproof vests — a policy that is drawing concern over a perceived
'They're home:' Hike to see Banff bison a spiritual journey for group of women

'They're home:' Hike to see Banff bison a spiritual journey for group of women

BANFF, Alta. — Marie-Eve Marchand and Tanealle Shade stand on a grassy knoll in Alberta's Banff National Park hoping to catch a glimpse of the bison herd. As they look at a small warden's cabin, Marchand raises her binoculars to Divide Pass.
'Revel The Heart' among slogans suggested for Manitoba's 150th birthday

'Revel The Heart' among slogans suggested for Manitoba's 150th birthday

WINNIPEG — Celebrations for Manitoba's 150th birthday next year were almost given the slogans "Revel The Heart" and "Love Your Manitoba, Explore Someone Else's.
Gasoline companies to speak at public inquiry into B.C. pump prices Wednesday

Gasoline companies to speak at public inquiry into B.C. pump prices Wednesday

VANCOUVER — An industry expert says a public inquiry into British Columbia's record-breaking gasoline prices may increase the public's understanding of a murky market but the provincial government's options for response are limited.

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $5 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — There was no winning ticket for the $5 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize went to a ticket holder in Quebec.
Loved ones of Somali-Canadian journalist Hodan Nalayeh mourn after terrorist attack

Loved ones of Somali-Canadian journalist Hodan Nalayeh mourn after terrorist attack

TORONTO — Family and friends of Hodan Nalayeh are remembering the Somali-Canadian journalist killed in a terrorist attack this week for her work redefining the global Somali identity through positive storytelling.
Trudeau stresses balancing economy, environment during brief Stampede visit

Trudeau stresses balancing economy, environment during brief Stampede visit

CALGARY — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has told Liberal supporters their party is best positioned to get major projects like the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion built because it's able to take "difficult compromise positions" between growing the e
Search resumes for helicopter carrying missing Quebec businessman, teenage son

Search resumes for helicopter carrying missing Quebec businessman, teenage son

MONTREAL — The search for a missing well-known businessman and his teenage son who failed to return from a northern Quebec fishing trip this week extended into a third day Saturday without any sign of the pair.