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Esther, celebrity 'wonder pig,' diagnosed with cancer after CT scan

Esther, celebrity 'wonder pig,' diagnosed with cancer after CT scan

GUELPH, Ont. — A celebrity pig whose owners raised more than half a million dollars to bring an oversized CT scanner to Canada has been diagnosed with cancer.
Ottawa intervenes to get 13-year-old ball player to Little League World Series

Ottawa intervenes to get 13-year-old ball player to Little League World Series

OTTAWA — Thirteen-year-old Dio Gama will get to play baseball in the Little League World Series in Pennsylvania after all. Gama's team, the Whalley Major Allstars from Surrey, B.C.
Liberal MP Iqra Khalid accused of giving award to purveyor of anti-Semitism

Liberal MP Iqra Khalid accused of giving award to purveyor of anti-Semitism

OTTAWA — A Liberal MP is under fire for presenting a "certificate of appreciation" to a man one Jewish advocacy group labels a purveyor of anti-Semitism.
Mary Pratt, acclaimed East Coast painter and subversive feminist, dead at 83

Mary Pratt, acclaimed East Coast painter and subversive feminist, dead at 83

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — For East Coast painter Mary Pratt, a master chronicler of the wonders and woes of domesticity, a pile of grapes could contain "the secrets of the universe.

Quebec sets aside $900 million for companies hurt by U.S. tariffs

MONTREAL — The Quebec government is setting aside almost $900 million for companies affected by tariffs recently imposed on Canada by the United States.
Smoke gets in their eyes: Prairies feel the effects of B.C. fires

Smoke gets in their eyes: Prairies feel the effects of B.C. fires

EDMONTON — Air quality warnings were issued across the Prairies on Wednesday as smoke from forest fires in British Columbia continued to waft across most of Alberta and parts of Saskatchewan and southern Manitoba.
Time to kick maverick Tory MP Maxime Bernier out of caucus, Scheer urged

Time to kick maverick Tory MP Maxime Bernier out of caucus, Scheer urged

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer was under mounting pressure to denounce Maxime Bernier's public statements and kick him out of caucus Wednesday after the maverick MP used his Twitter feed to renew a sustained attack on "extreme Liberal mul

Chinese medicine practitioner in B.C. facing historical sex assault charges

ESQUIMALT, B.C. — A B.C. acupuncturist and former military officer is facing allegations of sexual assault against four women and Victoria police say there may be other potential victims across the country.
Canada violated rights of irregular migrant: UN Human Rights committee

Canada violated rights of irregular migrant: UN Human Rights committee

OTTAWA — The federal government is reviewing a decision of the UN Human Rights Committee that concluded Canada violated the rights of an undocumented irregular migrant by denying her essential health care.
Liberals look at creating federal holiday to mark legacy of residential schools

Liberals look at creating federal holiday to mark legacy of residential schools

OTTAWA — The federal Liberal government wants to establish a holiday to acknowledge the dark legacy of Canada's residential school system, and plans to use an opposition bill to make it happen.