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No place like home: 'House church' founder says you don't need a church to pray

No place like home: 'House church' founder says you don't need a church to pray

A New Brunswick man said he believes organized religion is moving in a new and better direction with the advent of so-called house churches — groups of people who worship in living rooms and kitchens instead of parishes and pews.
Cigarette packs with graphic images, blunt warnings are effective: focus groups

Cigarette packs with graphic images, blunt warnings are effective: focus groups

OTTAWA — One image shows a woman's torso with a cigarette being burned into her bladder through underwear. Another depicts a man holding a colostomy bag, adding the words, "You may need to use a bag as a toilet for the rest of your life.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $25 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $25 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. That means the jackpot for the next draw on July 27 will grow to approximately $35 million. The Canadian Press
Nearly 1,000 homes on evacuation alert, order over wildfires in B.C.'s Okanagan

Nearly 1,000 homes on evacuation alert, order over wildfires in B.C.'s Okanagan

SUMMERLAND, B.C. — People living in nearly 1,000 homes have either been forced to evacuate or must be prepared to leave at a moment's notice as wildfires rip through British Columbia's scenic Okanagan region.

Fraud case charges stayed because of judge shortage in Ontario Superior Court

TORONTO — Five men accused in an alleged multimillion-dollar fraud scheme have had all charges against them stayed because of a shortage of judges in Ontario's Superior Court of Justice.
David Saint-Jacques, next Canadian to go to space, helps open moon rock exhibit

David Saint-Jacques, next Canadian to go to space, helps open moon rock exhibit

MONTREAL — Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques, who blasts off for an extended stay on the International Space Station in December, helped launch a moon rock exhibition Friday at the Montreal Science Centre.

'We are doing the right thing:' Protesters dig in at anti-pipeline camp

BURNABY, B.C. — Protesters at an anti-pipeline camp in Burnaby, B.C., say they are ready to defy an eviction notice handed out from the city.
Search resumes for First World War warships in Lake Superior

Search resumes for First World War warships in Lake Superior

Two French minesweepers built in Thunder Bay disappeared 99 years ago
Ontario researchers working on way to cure weed faster

Ontario researchers working on way to cure weed faster

Don't panic, but they are worried there might not be enough