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Botox, bomb shelters, and the blues: Washington, one year into Trump presidency

Botox, bomb shelters, and the blues: Washington, one year into Trump presidency

WASHINGTON — In the political ecosystem derided so frequently by the incoming president as a swamp, the jitters were palpable a year ago, its denizens perturbed by the prospect of dealing with, working for, and answering to the unpredictable politica
HMCS Charlottetown pulls into port after six-month overseas deployment

HMCS Charlottetown pulls into port after six-month overseas deployment

HALIFAX — Cheers erupted on the Halifax waterfront Friday as HMCS Charlottetown sailed into port following a six-month deployment overseas.
Four fire victims remembered as happy, adventurous ahead of funeral services

Four fire victims remembered as happy, adventurous ahead of funeral services

PUBNICO, N.S. — They are being remembered for their mischievous smiles, boundless senses of humour, love of the outdoors and happy giggles.
Trudeau fields questions on immigration in Quebec City as tour continues

Trudeau fields questions on immigration in Quebec City as tour continues

QUEBEC — Canada must do a better job of welcoming newcomers and never forget that diversity is the country's strength, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told a crowd at his latest town-hall event in Quebec City on Thursday.
Lingering cold forces Celine Dion to cancel more Las Vegas concerts

Lingering cold forces Celine Dion to cancel more Las Vegas concerts

LAS VEGAS — Canadian singer Celine Dion has cancelled two more concerts in Las Vegas, making it seven shows she has cancelled this month due to illness.
NAFTA: As big decisions approach, ministers to attend longer-than-expected round

NAFTA: As big decisions approach, ministers to attend longer-than-expected round

WASHINGTON — The ministers leading the effort to forge a new North American Free Trade Agreement will gather for a longer-than-expected round of talks next week as negotiations enter a sensitive political period with big decisions looming.
EpiPen to treat life-threatening allergic reaction in short supply

EpiPen to treat life-threatening allergic reaction in short supply

TORONTO — The Canadian distributor of the EpiPen says there is a shortage of one size of the emergency treatment for people at risk of life-threatening allergic reactions. Pfizer Canada says there is a shortage of the 0.
Christopher Garnier appealing murder conviction in death of off-duty cop

Christopher Garnier appealing murder conviction in death of off-duty cop

HALIFAX — Christopher Garnier, who strangled Nova Scotia police officer Catherine Campbell and then used a green bin to dispose of her body, is appealing his conviction.
Whales, dolphins will no longer be displayed at Vancouver Aquarium

Whales, dolphins will no longer be displayed at Vancouver Aquarium

VANCOUVER — Whales, dolphins and porpoises will no longer be kept at Vancouver's aquarium, a move that animal advocates say is a step toward the end of cetaceans in captivity.

Nova Scotia 'seriously considering' banning plastic bags: environment minister

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's environment minister says he's "seriously considering" enacting a province-wide ban on plastic shopping bags — a move that would make it the first province to do so.