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Quebec's political smorgasbord offers voters food, protest and U.S. annexation

Quebec's political smorgasbord offers voters food, protest and U.S. annexation

MONTREAL — Jean-Louis Themis believes the true measure of a society is how well it eats. If that thinking were more widespread, the retired chef and cooking teacher would be a shoo-in to enter Quebec's legislature after the Oct. 1 election.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $60 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $60 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. However, there were also 15 Maxmillions prizes of $1 million each up for grabs, and five of them were won.
Several injured as Tornado tears through Ottawa and Gatineau, Que.

Several injured as Tornado tears through Ottawa and Gatineau, Que.

OTTAWA — A tornado ripped through the Ottawa area Friday afternoon, damaging homes and vehicles and sending several people to hospital as severe thunderstorms and high wind gusts also pounded southern Ontario.

Saskatchewan RCMP charge man in abduction that sparked Amber Alert last Sunday

NORTH BATTLEFORD, Sask. — Saskatchewan RCMP have arrested a man following an investigation into the abduction of a girl who was in a stolen vehicle that sparked an Amber Alert last Sunday.
Jury finds man guilty of first-degree murder in Calgary woman's death

Jury finds man guilty of first-degree murder in Calgary woman's death

CALGARY — Loved ones of a Calgary woman brutally killed in Feburary 2015 sobbed and held each other after a jury found Curtis Healy guilty of first-degree murder in the death of Dawns Baptiste.
B.C. premier apologizes for removal of 1950s totem pole at Canada-U.S. border

B.C. premier apologizes for removal of 1950s totem pole at Canada-U.S. border

SURREY, B.C. — Three First Nations in British Columbia gathered Friday to raise a restored replica totem pole at a Canada-U.S. border crossing — a decade after it was removed by the province without notice.

Women in B.C. to have access to breast density info when screened for cancer

VANCOUER, B.C. — Women in British Columbia will soon get breast density information after having a mammogram, which can lead to the screening test missing cancer. Health Minister Adrian Dix said B.C.
Female foreign ministers meet in Montreal to talk security, gender-based violence

Female foreign ministers meet in Montreal to talk security, gender-based violence

MONTREAL — Female foreign affairs ministers from around the world gathered in Montreal on Friday to kick off a "historic" two-day summit that was described by Canada's Chrystia Freeland as the first of its kind.
Feds launch review of oil tanker traffic in bid to renew pipeline approval

Feds launch review of oil tanker traffic in bid to renew pipeline approval

OTTAWA — Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi says the government is not assuming the National Energy Board will once again recommend the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion go forward as he asks it to go back and reconsider the environmental impac
Shoppers Drug Mart gets medical pot license from Health Canada

Shoppers Drug Mart gets medical pot license from Health Canada

TORONTO — Shoppers Drug Mart has received Health Canada's approval to be a licensed medical marijuana producer, opening the door for the pharmacy giant to dispense medical cannabis to patients.