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Pilot schooled on proper chopper use after touching down next to Tim Hortons

O'LEARY, P.E.I. — A coast guard helicopter pilot has been schooled on the appropriate use of the aircraft after touching down in a field near a Tim Hortons in P.E.I. for a coffee fix.

Nova Scotia judge to be installed as province's new lieutenant-governor

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's new lieutenant-governor will be installed at a ceremony at Province House today.
Peter Mansbridge promises low-key exit from anchor chair at 'The National'

Peter Mansbridge promises low-key exit from anchor chair at 'The National'

TORONTO — Peter Mansbridge doesn't want to make a fuss about leaving the anchor's chair at CBC's "The National.

Seven stories in the news for today, June 28

Seven stories in the news for Wednesday, June 28 ——— FEDS CONFIDENT OF SOFTWOOD VICTORY New U.S.

The text of the speech "A Lament for Confederation" by Chief Dan George

VANCOUVER — The text of Chief Dan George's speech "A Lament for Confederation:" How long have I known you, Oh Canada? A hundred years? Yes, a hundred years. And many, many seelanum more.
Canada 150: Chief Dan George's powerful indigenous-rights speech, 50 years later

Canada 150: Chief Dan George's powerful indigenous-rights speech, 50 years later

VANCOUVER — Leonard George remembers the first time he heard his father, Chief Dan George, deliver his moving and prophetic speech on indigenous rights, "A Lament for Confederation.

Fate of Alberta triple-murder suspect to be placed in hands of the jury

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — The fate of an man charged with killing a father, his toddler and a senior in southwestern Alberta is expected to be handed over to a jury today.

'That stuff lives with you:' Juror advocate sympathizes with triple-murder jury

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — The jury in gruesome Alberta triple murder trial has a difficult road ahead even after they finish their deliberations, says a former juror who suffered post-traumatic stress disorder from his time in the jury box.

Montreal man back in US court in Michigan airport stabbing

FLINT, Mich. — A Canadian man accused of stabbing an airport police officer in Flint, Michigan, is returning to court to learn if he'll remain in custody.
Fibre-optic device can detect stray cancer cells, improve tumour removal: study

Fibre-optic device can detect stray cancer cells, improve tumour removal: study

TORONTO — A fibre-optic probe can detect errant cancer cells within healthy tissue during brain tumour surgery with close to 100 per cent accuracy and sensitivity, reducing the risk of recurrence and thereby increasing a patient's survival time, say