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Anti-abortion activities not eligible for revamped youth service program

Anti-abortion activities not eligible for revamped youth service program

OTTAWA — Activities and projects that are considered to be anti-abortion will be ineligible for funding as part of Canada's revamped national youth volunteer program.

Bag containing live eels found in Toronto mall washroom

TORONTO — A bag of live eels isn't something you see expect to find in a public washroom, but that's what happened Sunday evening at a mall in east-end Toronto.
'I shouldn't have to have a husband:' Winnipeg woman criticizes men-only club

'I shouldn't have to have a husband:' Winnipeg woman criticizes men-only club

WINNIPEG — A former chair of the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce says it's about time that men-only clubs open their doors to women.
Yellow Pages Ltd. cuts another 500 jobs as it struggles to survive

Yellow Pages Ltd. cuts another 500 jobs as it struggles to survive

MONTREAL — An iconic Canadian company with roots in printed telephone directories has shed nearly 18 per cent of its workforce in what may be its final attempt to remain viable in the digital age, says an industry expert.
Australia files WTO complaint against Canadian wine sales measures

Australia files WTO complaint against Canadian wine sales measures

TORONTO — Australia has filed a complaint about Canada's rules around wine sales with the World Trade Organization. The complaint filed Friday argues that Canada's distribution, licensing and sales measures discriminate against imported wine.
Extreme depth: Explorers map out B.C. cave believed to be deepest in Canada

Extreme depth: Explorers map out B.C. cave believed to be deepest in Canada

FERNIE, B.C. — A member of a team of explorers has reached a record depth in a cave near Fernie, B.C., that is believed to be the deepest in Canada. The cave has so far been measured at 5.
HMCS St. John's to head to Mediterranean Sea to participate in NATO operation

HMCS St. John's to head to Mediterranean Sea to participate in NATO operation

HALIFAX — A Canadian naval frigate left Halifax Tuesday to continue Canada's commitment to Operation Reassurance, a NATO standing force meant to deter Russian activity in central and eastern Europe.
P.E.I. government announces retail model and rules for recreational cannabis

P.E.I. government announces retail model and rules for recreational cannabis

CHARLOTTETOWN — The government of Prince Edward Island says it will operate four government-owned retail locations for recreational cannabis and allow online orders for home delivery.
Girl dies after being pinned between vehicles while picked up from school

Girl dies after being pinned between vehicles while picked up from school

TORONTO — Grief counsellors were at a north Toronto school Tuesday to help students and staff cope with the news that a five-year-old girl had died after being pinned between two SUVs.
Carillion Canada says it's soldiering on despite U.K. parent's financial woes

Carillion Canada says it's soldiering on despite U.K. parent's financial woes

TORONTO — A spokesman for the Canadian subsidiary of insolvent British construction giant and state contractor Carillion says it's business as usual in Canada despite the parent company's collapse on Monday.