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Longtime Toronto nightclub security man among dead in Mexico nightclub shooting

Longtime Toronto nightclub security man among dead in Mexico nightclub shooting

Tributes poured in Monday from friends and colleagues of a longtime Toronto bouncer described as a "gentle giant" who died when a gunman opened fire in a crowded beachfront nightclub in Mexico and caused the death of five people.

Saskatoon man finally cashes in on lottery win from last summer

SASKATOON — A Saskatoon man who traded in snacks for lottery tickets has picked up a $5 million cheque for being the sole winner of a Lotto 649 draw last summer.

Researchers to look at ways of mitigating impact of Arctic oil spills

WINNIPEG — Ottawa and the Manitoba government have announced $4 million in funding for a large-scale research project aimed at helping Canadian companies and agencies be better prepared to mitigate the environmental impact of Arctic oil spills.
Trudeau speaks of common political mission with Trump of supporting middle class

Trudeau speaks of common political mission with Trump of supporting middle class

HALIFAX — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reminded a large town hall audience in Nova Scotia that he and U.S.

Calgary dad disappointed in sentences given to 3 who killed his son

CALGARY — The father of an 18-year-old man who was killed by a group of people in 2013 is unhappy with the sentencing of the three men convicted in the case.

Judges should stay out of Indian residential school claims, Appeal Court rules

TORONTO — Judges have no general right to interfere with compensation decisions involving claims by victims of Canada's notorious Indian residential schools, Ontario's top court said Monday.

NWT, Nunavut and Yukon reach health-care funding deal with federal government

OTTAWA — The federal government says it has reached a health-care funding agreement with the Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Former Halifax professor sues over explicit photo posted to Twitter

HALIFAX — A former Halifax professor who resigned after saying he had a sexual relationship with a student has filed a lawsuit over a nude photo of his genitals that was posted to Twitter.
Police officer who shot Newfoundland man in his home begins testimony at inquiry

Police officer who shot Newfoundland man in his home begins testimony at inquiry

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The Newfoundland police officer who killed Don Dunphy in 2015 says the day before he went to Dunphy's home alone he spent an hour going through a year of his frequent Twitter commentary. Const.
'Pools of blood:' Calgary triple-murder trial hears from dead boy's mother

'Pools of blood:' Calgary triple-murder trial hears from dead boy's mother

CALGARY — The mother of a five-year-old boy testified Monday that she found blood everywhere — but no bodies — when she arrived at her parents' home to pick up her son after a sleepover.