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Montreal police say 63-year-old homicide victim known for drug trafficking

Montreal police say 63-year-old homicide victim known for drug trafficking

Montreal police say a man killed in a parking garage in the city's east end was known to authorities for drug trafficking. Police identified the victim today as 63-year-old Piero Arena in an update to their homicide investigation.
Hurricane Larry's track shifts west, residents of Newfoundland warned to prepare

Hurricane Larry's track shifts west, residents of Newfoundland warned to prepare

HALIFAX — Hurricane Larry could make landfall in eastern Newfoundland late Friday or early Saturday, but even if its centre misses the island, the province can expect large waves and plenty of rain and wind.

Former Nazi death-squad member seeks adjournment in deportation hearing

A former Nazi death-squad member has asked for an adjournment in his deportation hearing. The lawyer for Helmut Oberlander, 97, argues the federal government held on to crucial information for 10 years that it should have disclosed.
Ninety-seven-year-old dies in blaze at Montreal seniors residence

Ninety-seven-year-old dies in blaze at Montreal seniors residence

Montreal police say a 97-year-old woman died in a fire at a retirement home on Tuesday in northeastern Montreal. Police confirmed today the victim died of her injuries a few hours after being transported to hospital in critical condition.
'Gasps all around:' New Burgess Shale fossil sheds light on the evolution of bigness

'Gasps all around:' New Burgess Shale fossil sheds light on the evolution of bigness

It was getting late and the team of paleontologists excavating a previously unexplored outcrop of the Burgess Shale was ready to call it a day. A camera crew filming the dig in Kootenay National Park had already packed it in.
French federal debate and BoC interest rate announcement: In The News for Sept. 8

French federal debate and BoC interest rate announcement: In The News for Sept. 8

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Sept. 8 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Learning about 9/11: Attacks part of identity, racism lesson in Canadian classrooms

Learning about 9/11: Attacks part of identity, racism lesson in Canadian classrooms

Most undergraduate students sitting in a class about Canada's military history at the University of Calgary have never known or can't remember a world before Sept. 11, 2001.
RCMP decides against apology to Black community for excessive Halifax street checks

RCMP decides against apology to Black community for excessive Halifax street checks

HALIFAX — The RCMP says there will be no formal apology to Halifax's Black communities for its heavy use of street checks, despite the Halifax regional police having done so almost two years ago.

New salads kits sold in Central, Eastern Canada added to recall

OTTAWA — Curation Foods is adding to an ongoing recall of Eat Smart Chopped Salad kits due to a possible Listeria contamination. The recall covers a number of different varieties and sizes ranging from 283g to 680g, with a best before date of Sept.

No winning ticket sold for Tuesday's $25 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for Tuesday's $25 million Lotto Max jackpot. The jackpot for the next draw on Sept. 10 will be at an estimated $31 million. The Canadian Press