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Police 'were monsters who would kill them:' Details emerge in naked kidnapping

LEDUC, Alta. — They thought it was Armageddon and wanted to save their neighbours. They believed police were monsters. They showed super strength after being pepper sprayed and Tasered.
Concordia University names engineering faculty after female graduate Gina Cody

Concordia University names engineering faculty after female graduate Gina Cody

MONTREAL — A woman who had $2,000 when she arrived in Canada nearly 40 years ago has donated $15 million to Concordia University and had its faculty of engineering and computer science named after her.
Newfoundland's popular 'merb'ys' calendar is back, sparklier than ever

Newfoundland's popular 'merb'ys' calendar is back, sparklier than ever

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A stunningly popular calendar of burly, bearded mermen posing against scenic Newfoundland backdrops for charity is back for a second year.

Winnipeg Santa Claus Parade board less than jolly about event's future

WINNIPEG — The board of Winnipeg's Santa Claus Parade suggests there will be no clatter of reindeer hooves on downtown streets this year unless funding can be found in time to save the more than century old event.
Canada's newest senators: first woman to lead RCMP and Cree Metis businessman

Canada's newest senators: first woman to lead RCMP and Cree Metis businessman

OTTAWA — The first woman to hold the reins of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and a Cree Metis businessman are the two newest members of the Senate.
Ottawa area residents take stock of tornado rubble as Ford tours the ruins

Ottawa area residents take stock of tornado rubble as Ford tours the ruins

OTTAWA — Word of Friday's tornado reached Laurel Wingrove and Alex Carlson at a Toronto wedding, and by Sunday morning they completed the grim pilgrimage back to the apartment they've called home for four months. Almost nothing was waiting for them.
Case adjourned for man accused of killing four people in Fredericton

Case adjourned for man accused of killing four people in Fredericton

FREDERICTON — A Fredericton man accused of killing four people, including two city police officers, is due back in court next month after his case was adjourned Monday. Matthew Raymond,48, faces four counts of murder in the Aug. 10 deaths of Const.
Germany looking to sell costly, rarely used drone to Canada

Germany looking to sell costly, rarely used drone to Canada

BERLIN — Germany is looking to sell a secondhand surveillance drone that has cost the country more than 700 million euros ($823 million) to Canada — without many core components it needs to fly.
Search resumes for First World War warships in Lake Superior

Search resumes for First World War warships in Lake Superior

Two French minesweepers built in Thunder Bay disappeared 99 years ago
Ontario researchers working on way to cure weed faster

Ontario researchers working on way to cure weed faster

Don't panic, but they are worried there might not be enough