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NATO hires Canadian as special representative on women, peace on security

NATO hires Canadian as special representative on women, peace on security

HALIFAX — The secretary general of NATO has chosen a Canadian to handle the alliance's agenda on the role of women in conflict. Jens Stoltenberg has appointed Clare Hutchinson as NATO's special representative for women, peace and security.
U.S. nuclear commander says he would resist 'illegal' order from Trump

U.S. nuclear commander says he would resist 'illegal' order from Trump

HALIFAX — The top commander of U.S. nuclear forces says he would push back if President Donald Trump asked him to carry out an order he deemed "illegal." Air Force Gen. John E.

One person dead, five others injured in early-morning crash in Kingston, Ont.

KINGSTON, Ont. — A man who was checking the damage on his vehicle after a minor crash is dead after another car rammed into him, Ontario Provincial Police said.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $22 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for Friday night's $22 million Lotto Max jackpot. That means the big prize for the next Lotto Max draw on Nov. 24 will be approximately $31 million. The Canadian Press

Alberta murder trial hears testimony from undercover Mountie known as Mr. Big

RED DEER, Alta. — "Mr. Big" took the stand Friday at the trial of two central Alberta men accused of killing three members of a family.

Review board orders B.C. man who killed kids to remain in custody

VANCOUVER — A panel has decided against changing custodial conditions for a British Columbia man who killed his three children during a psychotic break. The B.C.
U.S. releases list reflecting tougher NAFTA negotiating positions

U.S. releases list reflecting tougher NAFTA negotiating positions

MEXICO CITY — The United States has published an updated list of NAFTA negotiating objectives to reflect some of its tougher-than-anticipated demands in a reminder of the difficult hoeing ahead as parties seek fertile ground for a deal. The U.S.
Green leader senses NDP support for Site C, minister says no decisions made yet

Green leader senses NDP support for Site C, minister says no decisions made yet

VICTORIA — The future of the Site C hydroelectric dam is the subject of pointed questions from labour unions, environmental groups, Indigenous Peoples and high-ranking civil servants with the British Columbia government who want answers about the pro
Quebec judge hears first arguments against province's face-veil law

Quebec judge hears first arguments against province's face-veil law

MONTREAL — A Quebec Superior Court justice promised on Friday to deliver a ruling as soon as possible regarding a request for a temporary suspension of Quebec's controversial face-covering law.
'I am out of words:' Veteran politician Paul Quassa chosen new Nunavut premier

'I am out of words:' Veteran politician Paul Quassa chosen new Nunavut premier

IQALUIT, Nunavut — A longtime Inuit politician has been chosen as the fourth premier of Nunavut.