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Humboldt Broncos tribute concert aims to bring in 30 NHL players, alumni for event

Humboldt Broncos tribute concert aims to bring in 30 NHL players, alumni for event

Organizers behind a Saskatoon tribute concert to honour the Humboldt Broncos say they hope to attract 30 NHL hockey players and alumni for the fundraiser.
Shortage of EpiPens to treat severe allergic reactions has consumers concerned

Shortage of EpiPens to treat severe allergic reactions has consumers concerned

TORONTO — Pauline Osena knows how crucial it is to have EpiPens close at hand for her two young sons, who are at risk of life-threatening anaphylaxis because of multiple food allergies.

Police lay two first-degree murder charges in 1991 missing persons case

A police social media campaign launched to generate leads on cold cases in central Ontario bore fruit this week as a man was charged with first-degree murder in the deaths of two men who vanished in 1991, investigators said Wednesday.
Consumers warned to watch out for counterfeit dresses, apparel online

Consumers warned to watch out for counterfeit dresses, apparel online

VANCOUVER — From wedding dresses to summer apparel, consumers planning to add new items to their wardrobes are being warned to watch out for knock-off brand name merchandise that is increasingly tricking online shoppers.
Trudeau, allies talk Russian cyberattacks during London intelligence briefing

Trudeau, allies talk Russian cyberattacks during London intelligence briefing

LONDON — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined counterparts from Britain, Australia and New Zealand on Wednesday to present a united global front against the most pressing security challenges facing their countries and the international order.
Alberta government makes Legal Aid lawyers available at bail hearings

Alberta government makes Legal Aid lawyers available at bail hearings

CALGARY — The Alberta government is making Legal Aid lawyers available at first appearance bail hearings. It says the measure will reduce court backlogs and help Albertans understand their rights.
Police likely to have 'more to say' in teen's alleged breach of N.S. website

Police likely to have 'more to say' in teen's alleged breach of N.S. website

Halifax police say they will likely have "more to say" about a case involving a 19-year-old man who has denied he had malicious intent when he downloaded files from a government website. Last Wednesday, Supt.
Bank of Canada holds interest rate as it ponders timing of next hike

Bank of Canada holds interest rate as it ponders timing of next hike

OTTAWA — For the Bank of Canada these days, it's all about timing. The central bank stuck with its benchmark interest rate of 1.25 per cent Wednesday as it continued along a careful process of determining the appropriate juncture for its next hike.
Website pulls Humboldt T-shirt after Halifax cartoonist complains

Website pulls Humboldt T-shirt after Halifax cartoonist complains

HALIFAX — An Australian website has stopped selling a T-shirt featuring a misappropriated Halifax newspaper cartoon about the Humboldt bus crash tragedy.
From shelter to castle: The 'fairy tale' of Meghan Markle's Ontario-adopted pup

From shelter to castle: The 'fairy tale' of Meghan Markle's Ontario-adopted pup

A dog adopted from an Ontario rescue home has proved to be of royal pedigree after having been whisked off to the United Kingdom to live with owner Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. When Guy the beagle came to A Dog's Dream Rescue in Oakville, Ont.