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Zamboni stranded in N.S. ditch takes off as amusing Canadian snapshot

Zamboni stranded in N.S. ditch takes off as amusing Canadian snapshot

WINDSOR, N.S. — The powerful storm that battered Eastern Canada Monday had an unexpected casualty -- a Zamboni found in a ditch near Windsor, Nova Scotia, without a rink in sight.
New Canada Food Guide nixes portion sizes, promotes plant-based proteins

New Canada Food Guide nixes portion sizes, promotes plant-based proteins

OTTAWA — Canada's new food guide does away with food groups and portion sizes, focusing instead on broader guidelines that include eating more plant-based protein and drinking more water.
China demands U.S. withdraw request for Canada to extradite Huawei executive

China demands U.S. withdraw request for Canada to extradite Huawei executive

BEIJING — China issued fresh demands Tuesday that the U.S. abandon its request that Canada extradite a senior telecom executive who was detained in Vancouver last month, turning its attention to the States in the ongoing diplomatic spat.
In the news today, Jan. 22

In the news today, Jan. 22

Four stories in the news for Tuesday, Jan. 22 ——— CANADA FOOD GUIDE FACELIFT COMING TODAY Canadians will finally see Health Canada's modern spin on healthy eating today.
Doug Ford says the Liberals' carbon tax will plunge Canada into recession

Doug Ford says the Liberals' carbon tax will plunge Canada into recession

TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford ratcheted up his rhetoric on Ottawa's climate change plan Monday, warning that the carbon tax will plunge the country into recession — a claim disputed by experts and the federal government.
Man who killed Const. Sarah Beckett gets partial parole for rehab treatment

Man who killed Const. Sarah Beckett gets partial parole for rehab treatment

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — A drunk driver who killed RCMP Const. Sarah Beckett in a crash has been granted limited day parole to attend alcohol abuse treatment, but a parole board member cautioned that the man still struggles with honesty.
Overspending on luxury trips cited as part of RCMP's probe of government in B.C.

Overspending on luxury trips cited as part of RCMP's probe of government in B.C.

VICTORIA — The Speaker of the British Columbia legislature alleges in a report that the clerk and sergeant-at-arms engaged in flagrant overspending, questionable expenses and inappropriate payouts of cash "totalling in the millions of dollars.
B.C. police say girl, 2, died by snake venom; man arrested, charged

B.C. police say girl, 2, died by snake venom; man arrested, charged

VANCOUVER — The mother of a little girl who North Vancouver police say died when she was poisoned by snake venom says she'll remember baby Aleka as happy, bubbly and someone who loved to play tricks.
Yellow vests in Canada bear no resemblance to protesters in France: ambassador

Yellow vests in Canada bear no resemblance to protesters in France: ambassador

OTTAWA — Canada's ambassador to France says this country's yellow-vest protest movement bears little resemblance to the "gilets jaunes" who started it all in France.
Crown opens case against accused: Winnipeg bus driver was stabbed multiple times

Crown opens case against accused: Winnipeg bus driver was stabbed multiple times

WINNIPEG — A Winnipeg bus driver was killed on the job by an angry passenger who refused to leave the vehicle at the end of a run, a Crown attorney said at the opening of a two-week second-degree murder trial.