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Quebecers stranded by Haitian protests arrive in Montreal

Quebecers stranded by Haitian protests arrive in Montreal

MONTREAL — Dozens of Quebec tourists who had been trapped in Haiti amid violent street protests were greeted with hugs and tears from relieved loved ones as they landed at Montreal's airport on Saturday.
PR firm suspends contract with former B.C. premier amid groping accusation

PR firm suspends contract with former B.C. premier amid groping accusation

VANCOUVER — A global communications marketing firm says it is suspending its contract with former British Columbia premier Gordon Campbell in light of an allegation in a British newspaper that he groped a woman in the United Kingdom.
CN says oil leak contained following derailment in western Manitoba

CN says oil leak contained following derailment in western Manitoba

ST-LAZARE, Man. — A leak from a derailed train carrying oil in western Manitoba has been contained, the railway said Saturday, but some pipeline supporters say the incident highlights the risks involved in moving oil by rail.
Conservative leaders to attend against Bill C-69 in Saskatchewan

Conservative leaders to attend against Bill C-69 in Saskatchewan

MOOSOMIN, Sask.

International rules must be enforced, Freeland says after Munich conference

Canada will continue to meet with like-minded nations as it aims to bridge divides between countries at a time of simmering international tensions, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said from Germany on Saturday.
Syrian chocolatier to hire, mentor refugees: 'They come here to contribute'

Syrian chocolatier to hire, mentor refugees: 'They come here to contribute'

ANTIGONISH, N.S. — A one-time Syrian refugee who founded a thriving Nova Scotia chocolate company has announced plans to hire and mentor other refugees. Peace by Chocolate of Antigonish, N.S.
Convicted murderer escaped from Quebec prison, officials say

Convicted murderer escaped from Quebec prison, officials say

LAVAL, Que. — Government officials say a convicted murderer has escaped from custody in Laval, Que. Correctional Service Canada says staff at the minimum-security unit of the Federal Training Centre discovered Denis Begin, 58, was missing on Friday.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $16.8 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $16.8 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. The jackpot for the next Lotto Max draw on Feb. 22 will grow to approximately $25 million. The Canadian Press
Graham: U.S. should be stronger on Canadians detained in China

Graham: U.S. should be stronger on Canadians detained in China

MUNICH — U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham said Friday the response by the United States to China detaining two Canadians in apparent retaliation for the arrest of a Chinese Huawei executive has not been strong enough.
Measles 'outbreak' in Vancouver with nine cases; most linked to French schools

Measles 'outbreak' in Vancouver with nine cases; most linked to French schools

Vancouver Coastal Health says it's facing an "outbreak" of measles with nine cases in the city this month.