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Thousands still without power after snow storm hammers Manitoba

Thousands still without power after snow storm hammers Manitoba

WINNIPEG — It could be days before Manitoba Hydro is able to restore power to all of the customers blacked out by a snow storm that blasted southern areas of the province, prompting a state of emergency.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg tweets that she plans to visit Alberta

Climate activist Greta Thunberg tweets that she plans to visit Alberta

EDMONTON — Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has announced that's she's going to Alberta.

Toddler suffers life-threatening injuries in alleged hit-and-run, two others hurt

TORONTO — A toddler suffered life-threatening injuries in an alleged hit-and-run that also sent two women to hospital in Toronto on Sunday morning. Insp. Mandeep Mann says an SUV struck the women and the toddler at about 11 a.m.
Wood pulp, steel cables: Scientists study how to make ice roads last longer

Wood pulp, steel cables: Scientists study how to make ice roads last longer

The road should have been frozen solid, but it was anything but. When drivers tried to travel the Mackenzie Valley winter road in the Northwest Territories last March, it was an unpassable highway of muck well before its usual closure date.
Rewards for good behaviour part of school-violence prevention: teachers' union

Rewards for good behaviour part of school-violence prevention: teachers' union

VANCOUVER — Hearing about the stabbing death of a 14-year-old boy outside a school in Hamilton has Darrel Crimeni grappling with questions of bullying and a lack of empathy that may also have played a role when his grandson's overdose was filmed and

Party leaders out on campaign trail Sunday turn focus to Toronto

OTTAWA — Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is focusing his attention today on the seat-rich region in and around Canada's biggest city as the country prepares to mix politics with holiday meals.

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

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $5 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize went to a ticket holder in Ontario. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Oct.
Trudeau dons protective vest as security threat delays Toronto-area rally

Trudeau dons protective vest as security threat delays Toronto-area rally

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau took extraordinary safety precautions at a major election rally west of Toronto Saturday, donning an armoured vest and appearing with a heavy security detail because of a threat.

Saskatchewan premier among Canadians sheltering in place in typhoon-battered Tokyo

TOKYO — Saskatchewan's premier was sheltering in place in Tokyo on Saturday as a powerful typhoon battered the Japanese city.
Montreal demonstrators protest Turkish military invasion in northern Syria

Montreal demonstrators protest Turkish military invasion in northern Syria

MONTREAL — Demonstrators gathered in Montreal Saturday to protest Turkey's incursion into northeast Syria, warning of humanitarian disaster and U.S. strategic folly.