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Activists decry Quebec welfare travel restrictions that force recipients to stay put

MONTREAL — Social activists are denouncing a Quebec government practice that cuts off welfare payments if recipients leave the province for a week or more.
A look at the history of Sikhism, Sikh extremism and its impact on Canada

A look at the history of Sikhism, Sikh extremism and its impact on Canada

OTTAWA — Questions around Justin Trudeau's commitment to opposing Sikh extremism in Canada have been a recurrent theme since his arrival in India last weekend, with the prime minister repeatedly pushed to confirm his government's support for a united
Walmart partnering with online grocery service to bring home delivery to Vancouver

Walmart partnering with online grocery service to bring home delivery to Vancouver

VANCOUVER — Walmart Canada Corp. says it is partnering with an online grocery service to bring home delivery to Vancouver by the summer, as the brick-and-mortar retailer ramps up its effort in the country to compete with Amazon.
'Pussy Hut' in Toronto pays tribute to women's movement symbol with massive tuque

'Pussy Hut' in Toronto pays tribute to women's movement symbol with massive tuque

TORONTO — A massive pink tuque has taken over a stretch of a Toronto beach a year after thousands of protesters donned bright pink hats to protest gender inequality.

Montreal teen dies about a week after being found at bottom of swimming pool

MONTREAL — A Montreal teenager has died about a week after being found at the bottom of a swimming pool following his high school gym class.
Independent review of Nova Scotia forestry given two-month extension

Independent review of Nova Scotia forestry given two-month extension

HALIFAX — The independent review of Nova Scotia's forestry practices has been extended by two months. Announced Aug.
Laws must change, politician says after N.L. man acquitted of 'FHITP' slur

Laws must change, politician says after N.L. man acquitted of 'FHITP' slur

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A Newfoundland politician is hoping to change provincial harassment laws following the acquittal of a man who hurled sexual obscenities at a female TV reporter in St. John's.
Trudeau reiterates denial of Sikh separatists in cabinet, condemns extremism

Trudeau reiterates denial of Sikh separatists in cabinet, condemns extremism

AMRITSAR, India — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he made it "very, very clear" to the chief minister of Punjab that Canada supports a united India and condemns violent extremism, describing repeated allegations from the leader of the predominatel

Regulator is throwing consumers to 'telco sales dogs,' says advocate

OTTAWA — A consumer watchdog group says Canada's telecom regulator is abdicating its responsibility by refusing to launch a public inquiry into the sales practices of the country's major telecommunications service providers.

Canada beats Finland, advances to Olympic men's hockey semifinal

GANGNEUNG, Korea, Republic Of — Maxim Noreau's goal early in the third period moved Team Canada into the Olympic men's hockey semifinals with a 1-0 win over Finland.