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Trudeau rules out snap election call, national ballot slated for Oct. 21

Trudeau rules out snap election call, national ballot slated for Oct. 21

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says there will be no early election call.
Baloo the cat is back at home after being mistakenly shipped to Montreal

Baloo the cat is back at home after being mistakenly shipped to Montreal

HALIFAX — Much to the relief of his loving family, Baloo the cat came back — just not the very next day — after being mistakenly shipped 1,200 kilometres away. "There's been lots of treats and lots of belly rubs," said his owner, Jackie Lake.
'Rough waters': Spill raises new questions about fast-growing N.L. oil industry

'Rough waters': Spill raises new questions about fast-growing N.L. oil industry

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador's ambitious plans to dramatically expand the province's lucrative offshore oil and gas industry got a nasty jolt on Nov. 16.
Revived Cuban Lunch bars meet with huge demand, wrapper supply snafus

Revived Cuban Lunch bars meet with huge demand, wrapper supply snafus

CAMROSE, Alta. — A peanut-and-chocolate candy popular decades ago has been flying off shelves since an Alberta couple revived it earlier this year. The Cuban Lunch bar disappeared in 1991 when the Paulins factory in Winnipeg stopped making it.

Two winning tickets for Saturday night's $16 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — There were two winning tickets for the $16 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. One was sold in Ontario, the other in the Prairies, and each is worth just over $7.9 million.
Canadian firm says it has found largest diamond ever unearthed in North America

Canadian firm says it has found largest diamond ever unearthed in North America

YELLOWKNIFE — A Canadian mining firm says it has unearthed the largest diamond ever found in North America. Dominion Diamond Mines says the 552-carat yellow diamond was found at its Diavik mine in the Northwest Territories in October.

Winnipeg restaurant chain releases another manager following harassment probe

WINNIPEG — A Winnipeg restaurant chain that's faced recent allegations of harassment has dismissed another high-level employee.
Former PQ cabinet minister aims to become next Bloc Quebecois leader

Former PQ cabinet minister aims to become next Bloc Quebecois leader

MONTREAL — It appears likely that Yves-Francois Blanchet, a former Parti Quebecois cabinet minister, will become the next leader of the Bloc Quebecois.
Quebec's anti-corruption unit blames media coverage for recruiting troubles

Quebec's anti-corruption unit blames media coverage for recruiting troubles

MONTREAL — Seven years after it was created, Quebec's anti-corruption unit is having difficulty recruiting members and filling a number of positions.
Nations at UN climate talks in Poland back universal emissions rules

Nations at UN climate talks in Poland back universal emissions rules

KATOWICE, Poland — After two weeks of bruising negotiations, officials from almost 200 countries agreed Saturday on universal, transparent rules that will govern efforts to cut emissions and curb global warming.
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