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Trudeau cabinet tries to focus on domestic agenda amid unforeseen emergencies

WINNIPEG — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his cabinet ministers are trying to concentrate on the Liberal government's domestic agenda and how to see it to fruition in a minority Parliament — but unforeseen emergencies continue to demand their urge
Canada keeps up pressure amid signs Iran won't turn over plane's black boxes

Canada keeps up pressure amid signs Iran won't turn over plane's black boxes

WINNIPEG — Canada is keeping up the pressure on Iran to involve outside experts in the investigation into downed Ukrainian jetliner PS752, amid signs that Iran is balking at turning over the flight data recorders.
Armed Forces and neighbours pitch in to help snow bound Newfoundlanders dig out

Armed Forces and neighbours pitch in to help snow bound Newfoundlanders dig out

ST. JOHN'S, N.L.
Quebec MP Gerard Deltell says non to Tory leadership

Quebec MP Gerard Deltell says non to Tory leadership

OTTAWA — Quebec MP Gerard Deltell says he's decided not to enter the Conservative leadership race. Deltell made the announcement on social media after a meeting with his riding association.
Studies question assumptions on industrial damage to Wood Buffalo park

Studies question assumptions on industrial damage to Wood Buffalo park

New research suggests Canada's largest national park is not drying out from upstream hydro dams or being contaminated by the oilsands.

Edmonton fire chief says people must adapt to more wildfires in their lives

EDMONTON — In a few weeks, Ken Block will hang up his uniform as head of Edmonton Fire Rescue and head Down Under to assume command of 5,000 firefighters in Australia.

Judge permanently retires one-time lawyer Harry Kopyto 31 years after disbarment

TORONTO — A one-time Toronto lawyer known for championing underdog causes and whose high profile battles with the profession's regulator spanned decades has been forced into legal retirement.
Recent string of Quebec domestic homicides spur call for action to protect women

Recent string of Quebec domestic homicides spur call for action to protect women

MONTREAL — Francis Lalonde Langlois's favourite memory of his mother is when he was five years old and she blew up 2,000 balloons on New Year’s Eve because she wanted her three children to remember the first moments of the new millennium.

Prairie ticket takes Saturday night's $7 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — A single ticket purchased in the Prairies won Saturday night's $7 million Lotto 649 jackpot. And the draw's guaranteed $1 million prize went to a ticket holder in Quebec. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Jan.
B.C. forest industry grasps for hope amid seven-month strike, shutdowns, changes

B.C. forest industry grasps for hope amid seven-month strike, shutdowns, changes

VICTORIA — The crisis facing British Columbia's forest industry is intensifying as markets decline, mills shut and a strike involving 3,000 forestry workers enters its seventh month.