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Alzheimer's story from wife of Spirit of the West singer takes the stage

Alzheimer's story from wife of Spirit of the West singer takes the stage

VICTORIA — Jill Daum says writing a play about a family's struggles with Alzheimer's helped her get out of bed some days as she fought to accept her husband's diagnosis of the cruel disease.

Ontario ticket claims Saturday night's $23 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — There is one winning ticket for the $23 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw, and it was sold in Ontario. A ticket purchased in Ontario also claimed the draw's guaranteed $1 million prize.
Former Ottawa-area Conservative MP Royal Galipeau dies of cancer at age 71

Former Ottawa-area Conservative MP Royal Galipeau dies of cancer at age 71

ORLEANS, Ont. — Former Conservative MP Royal Galipeau, who represented the Ottawa-area riding of Orleans for nearly a decade, has died at the age of 71.
Quebec City mosque hosts emotional gathering to mark anniversary of massacre

Quebec City mosque hosts emotional gathering to mark anniversary of massacre

QUEBEC — Widows and loved ones of the victims of the Quebec City mosque shooting fought back tears on Saturday as they attended an emotional gathering in the place where six Muslim men lost their lives last January.
Scott Moe wins on fifth ballot to replace Wall as Saskatchewan premier

Scott Moe wins on fifth ballot to replace Wall as Saskatchewan premier

SASKATOON — Immediately after he was chosen as the next premier of Saskatchewan Saturday night, Scott Moe threw down the gauntlet on the threat of a federal carbon tax by using a line from the prime minister's late father.

B.C. health officials issue overdose alert following seven deaths

KELOWNA, B.C. — Health officials are urging B.C. residents to take extra caution when using drugs, following a string of suspected overdose deaths.
Hundreds remember bright, ambitious B.C. teen killed by stray bullet

Hundreds remember bright, ambitious B.C. teen killed by stray bullet

COQUITLAM, B.C. — Samson Wong wept Saturday as he apologized to his teenage son, saying he wishes he could have protected the young man from the stray bullet that took his life. Alfred Wong was heading home to Coquitlam with his parents on Jan.

Family of 19-year-old Good Samaritan shot and killed in Hamilton sue paramedics

HAMILTON — The family of Yosif Al-Hasnawi, the 19-year-old Good Samaritan who police say was killed while trying to stop an altercation, is suing Hamilton's paramedics and alleging they failed to properly treat the teen.
Green party defending leader Elizabeth May from accusations of bullying

Green party defending leader Elizabeth May from accusations of bullying

The Green party is defending leader Elizabeth May amid allegations of bullying from former employees, arguing that she wouldn't be criticized for similar behaviour if she were a man.

Nova Scotia court rules on neighbourly dispute over security cameras

SYDNEY, N.S. — A Nova Scotia judge says it's not the court's place to enforce good manners, in ruling on a case that pitted a homeowner's interests in monitoring her property against her neighbour's privacy concerns.