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Indigenous activist arrested after Trans Mountain protest in B.C.

CLEARWATER, B.C. — An Indigenous political activist was briefly detained Saturday following a Trans Mountain pipeline protest in British Columbia's North Thompson Provincial Park.

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $5 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $5 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw, however, the guaranteed $1 million prize went to a ticket holder in Quebec.

Three family members charged after alleged kidnapping, assault in Kingston, Ont.

TORONTO — Investigators say three family members have been charged after a woman was allegedly kidnapped and abused for nearly a year. Police say the American woman came to Canada last year, married a man from Kingston, Ont.

Restriction to parts of Temagami put in place where wild fires are spreading

TORONTO — The number of forest fires raging in northeastern Ontario is down, but officials say the battle isn't over yet.
'A great New Brunswicker:' former premier Ray Frenette dead at 83

'A great New Brunswicker:' former premier Ray Frenette dead at 83

FREDERICTON — The 28th premier of New Brunswick has died, according to a press release issued Saturday by the provincial government.

After her body caught fire, Ottawa woman calls for more safety regulations

OTTAWA — An Ottawa woman who caught fire in a friend's backyard says there should be more safety regulations in place for backyard fire products.
DFO searching for entangled North Atlantic right whale spotted off N.B. coast

DFO searching for entangled North Atlantic right whale spotted off N.B. coast

MISCOU ISLAND, N.B. — Officials searching for an entangled North Atlantic right whale spotted in the Gulf of St. Lawrence hope to prevent it from succumbing to one of the leading causes of death for the endangered species.
Indigenous artists criticize SLAV director Lepage for new show 'Kanata'

Indigenous artists criticize SLAV director Lepage for new show 'Kanata'

MONTREAL — Shortly after a run of his play SLAV was cancelled amid accusations of racial insensitivity, Quebec director Robert Lepage is once again being criticized for a lack of representation in one of his stage shows.
Quebec farmers hoping for rain after drought, heat wave threaten crops

Quebec farmers hoping for rain after drought, heat wave threaten crops

MONTREAL — The president of Quebec's professional farmers' union says the province's hot, dry summer is affecting crops.

Frozen berry mixes recalled due to possible salmonella contamination

Health Canada says a brand of frozen mixed berries is being recalled because of possible salmonella contamination. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says Hain Celestial Canada, ULC is recalling Europe's Best brand Field Berry Mixes.