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A year into #MeToo, survivors' stories resonate online and off: experts

A year into #MeToo, survivors' stories resonate online and off: experts

Jenny Wright remembers scrolling through her social media feed a year ago to find "every single woman" on her Facebook page issuing the same simple declaration: #MeToo. As the executive director of the St.
Doctors to debate medical pot as more patients expected to ask for prescriptions

Doctors to debate medical pot as more patients expected to ask for prescriptions

VANCOUVER — Doctors with opposing views on whether medical marijuana should be prescribed for various conditions agree on one thing: their profession is ill-prepared to deal with patients asking for a drug that lacks adequate clinical research.

Ontario ticket takes Saturday night's $5 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — A ticket sold in Ontario claimed the $5 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. And the draw's guaranteed $1 million prize went to a ticket holder on the Prairies. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Oct.

Manitoba MLA says he's staying after reports he made inappropriate comments

WINNIPEG — A Progressive Conservative member of the Manitoba legislature says he has no intention of stepping down after reportedly making inappropriate comments to a woman who works for the party's caucus.
Unicorns and pipelines: Notley and enviro-activist square off on Trans Mountain

Unicorns and pipelines: Notley and enviro-activist square off on Trans Mountain

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, with her arch pipeline foe sitting just a few feet away in the front row, compared Trans Mountain protesters Saturday to dewy-eyed unicorn jockeys from Salt Spring Island, B.C.

Some football players injured in Alberta crash remain in hospital

RAYMOND, Alta. — A Mormon church official in southern Alberta says two young football players who were seriously injured in a highway crash this week are recovering, while a third boy appears to have stabilized.
Police investigate alleged arson at Toronto hotel housing asylum seekers

Police investigate alleged arson at Toronto hotel housing asylum seekers

Toronto police are investigating an alleged arson at a hotel temporarily housing asylum seekers amid concerns raised by an immigrant services organization about anti-refugee sentiment circulating online.
Union launches 'Ships Stay Here' campaign to keep shipbuilding work in Halifax

Union launches 'Ships Stay Here' campaign to keep shipbuilding work in Halifax

HALIFAX — Shipbuilders at Halifax's Irving Shipyard have launched a campaign to keep their work in Nova Scotia, as concerns mount over the possibility of repair work on Halifax-class navy ships being transferred to Davie Shipbuilding in Quebec.

Researcher looks to understand 'mysterious' Hydro dam earthquakes in Quebec

MONTREAL — Filling the reservoirs of Quebec's hydroelectric dams has sometimes caused small earthquakes — a process that doesn't seem to have occurred elsewhere in Canada, according to a seismologist who has studied the phenomenon.

Enbridge says it will begin B.C. pipeline cleanup but gives no timeline

VANCOUVER — Enbridge Inc. says it will begin cleaning up the site of a natural gas pipeline explosion in Prince George, B.C., but the company says it does not have a timeline for how long the task will take.