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Quebec suspends controversial immigration reform for foreign students, workers

Quebec suspends controversial immigration reform for foreign students, workers

QUEBEC — The Quebec government is ending a nightmarish week by suspending its proposed changes to a popular fast-track immigration program for foreign students and workers.
Health Canada 'actively monitoring' U.S. vaping illness breakthrough

Health Canada 'actively monitoring' U.S. vaping illness breakthrough

OTTAWA — Canadian health officials say they are closely monitoring an apparent U.S. breakthrough into the cause of a mysterious vaping illness. The U.S.
RCMP official back in custody after judge revokes bail in secrets case

RCMP official back in custody after judge revokes bail in secrets case

OTTAWA — A senior RCMP intelligence official charged with breaking Canada's secrets law was headed back to an Ottawa jail after a judge rescinded his bail Friday.
Montreal borough can restrict fast food restaurants for health reasons: court

Montreal borough can restrict fast food restaurants for health reasons: court

MONTREAL — A Quebec judge has upheld a Montreal borough's bylaw that limited where new fast food restaurants could open as part of a broader health initiative.
Pallister says Canada can unite on climate action if partisan politics set aside

Pallister says Canada can unite on climate action if partisan politics set aside

OTTAWA — Giving clear indications that he's prepared to broker a truce between the federal Liberals and his more disgruntled Prairie counterparts, Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister said he offered strategies to the prime minister Friday for uniting th
Metis veterans get long-awaited recognition ahead of Remembrance Day

Metis veterans get long-awaited recognition ahead of Remembrance Day

OTTAWA — A fiddle played the sombre strains of the Last Post and Amazing Grace during a special ceremony Friday to remember the contributions of Canada's Metis people during the Second World War as well as the discrimination that greeted them upon th
Halifax museum honours legacy of former member of Canadian-U.S. Black Devils

Halifax museum honours legacy of former member of Canadian-U.S. Black Devils

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia member of the famed Canada-U.S. Second World War army unit known as the Black Devils has been honoured with a new museum exhibit in Halifax. Herb Peppard of Truro, N.S., died in June at the age of 98.
Concordia University says it will divest entirely from coal, oil and gas by 2025

Concordia University says it will divest entirely from coal, oil and gas by 2025

MONTREAL — Concordia University says it will stop investing its assets in the coal, oil and gas sector within five years.
Toronto, Seattle mayors make friendly wager over outcome of MLS Cup Final

Toronto, Seattle mayors make friendly wager over outcome of MLS Cup Final

TORONTO — The mayors of Toronto and Seattle are making a friendly wager as their cities' Major League Soccer teams prepare to face off in the league's championship match this weekend.
Alberta alters rules on oil production limits to spur more conventional drilling

Alberta alters rules on oil production limits to spur more conventional drilling

EDMONTON — Alberta is adjusting its rules on oil production limits to give companies incentive to drill more conventional wells.