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ACOA contributes to Labrador Wellness Centre
Truck driver in fatal Broncos crash gets 8-year sentence
Bay Roberts RCMP investigating Brigus residential break-in
Wilson-Raybould says she'll provide more evidence — including texts and emails — on SNC-Lavalin affair
Disturbance along Burin Peninsula highway leads to arrest of impaired North West Brook driver
Bailey Tarrant to study animal science in Africa
Montreal priest stabbed during mass leaves hospital; suspect to be charged
MONTREAL — A Catholic priest who was stabbed as he was celebrating mass at Montreal's St. Joseph's Oratory on Friday is expressing gratitude for the support he's received from the public. Rev. Claude Grou was released from hospital Friday ...
New report details impact of proposed NS spaceport in event of explosion or fire
HALIFAX — The head of a company proposing to open Canada's only commercial spaceport near the small community of Canso, N.S., says the impact of any launch failure would be relatively small. Steve Matier said while a launch failure can happen, a ...
Three people dead following vehicle crash and fire in Eastern Passage, NS
EASTERN PASSAGE, N.S. — Three people are dead following an early morning accident and vehicle fire in Eastern Passage, N.S. RCMP say they responded to a fire off the Cow Bay Road around 1:30 a.m. Saturday and determined the fire started as the ...
Man, 48, dead after single-vehicle collision in River Philip, NS
OXFORD, N.S. — Police say a 48-year-old man has died after a single-vehicle crash in River Philip, N.S., near Oxford. RCMP say the crash happened at about 5 p.m. on Friday. They say the man's vehicle left the road and hit a pole. The man from ...
B.C. hospital's use as shelter 'clarion call' about housing crisis, says mayor
The 10-bed regional hospital that serves the medical needs of 5,000 people on the remote west coast of Vancouver Island has been doing extra duty lately as an emergency shelter for the homeless and poorly housed, says the mayor of Tofino. Josie ...
No winning ticket for Friday night's $35.7 million Lotto Max jackpot
TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $35.7 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. That means the jackpot for the next draw on Mar. 29 will be approximately $50 million, and there will also be two Maxmillion prizes of $1 million ...
RCMP urge people not to try to save a moose spotted on a New Brunswick river
BATHURST, N.B. — Police in northern New Brunswick say a moose spotted on the ice of the Nepisiquit River is not in danger, and people should not try to save it. RCMP in Bathurst issued a notice on Twitter Saturday, telling people to stay off the ...
Ford says social media allows politicians to circumvent mainstream journalists
OTTAWA — Premier Doug Ford says mainstream journalists have become irrelevant because social media allows him to speak directly to Ontarians. The Ontario premier told a conference of conservative thinkers, strategists and politicians Saturday that ...
Artist must pay gallery owner he defamed on social media: New Brunswick judge
FREDERICTON — In a cautionary tale about venting on social media, a New Brunswick artist has been ordered to pay damages for defaming a gallery owner. Ryan Livingstone has been ordered to pay Fredericton gallery owner Ingrid Mueller almost ...
Steering problem forces authorities to pull more than 600 Quebec buses off the road
MONTREAL — Quebec public transit corporations had to pull more than 600 buses off the road today after the manufacturer detected a technical problem. Nova Bus of St-Eustache, Que., ordered immediate inspections after finding a fault ...