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Still-active human rights case speaks to lasting homophobia in Canada: activists

Still-active human rights case speaks to lasting homophobia in Canada: activists

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Just over 14 years ago, the government of Newfoundland and Labrador issued the province's marriage commissioners an ultimatum: agree to perform same-sex marriages or resign.
Nuclear-waste bunker decision to likely to fall to next federal government

Nuclear-waste bunker decision to likely to fall to next federal government

TORONTO — The much-delayed and politically fraught decision on a proposed multibillion-dollar nuclear-waste storage bunker near Lake Huron now appears certain to fall to Canada's next government.
James says B.C. budget puts priorities on NDP's poverty,  environment plans

James says B.C. budget puts priorities on NDP's poverty, environment plans

VICTORIA — British Columbia's finance minister says the budget she tables Tuesday undertakes development of social, environmental and economic initiatives as other provinces across Canada implement cuts to programs and shifts to the right.

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $5 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $5 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize went to a ticket holder in Ontario. There were also 25 guaranteed prizes of $100,000 each.
Wilson-Raybould resignation stokes anger, frustration within veterans community

Wilson-Raybould resignation stokes anger, frustration within veterans community

OTTAWA — Jody Wilson-Raybould's resignation from cabinet this week has stoked long-standing frustration, disappointment and anger among Canada's veterans, who say they have been ignored and betrayed by the Trudeau government.
Quebecers stranded by Haitian protests arrive in Montreal

Quebecers stranded by Haitian protests arrive in Montreal

MONTREAL — Dozens of Quebec tourists who had been trapped in Haiti amid violent street protests were greeted with hugs and tears from relieved loved ones as they landed at Montreal's airport on Saturday.
PR firm suspends contract with former B.C. premier amid groping accusation

PR firm suspends contract with former B.C. premier amid groping accusation

VANCOUVER — A global communications marketing firm says it is suspending its contract with former British Columbia premier Gordon Campbell in light of an allegation in a British newspaper that he groped a woman in the United Kingdom.
CN says oil leak contained following derailment in western Manitoba

CN says oil leak contained following derailment in western Manitoba

ST-LAZARE, Man. — A leak from a derailed train carrying oil in western Manitoba has been contained, the railway said Saturday, but some pipeline supporters say the incident highlights the risks involved in moving oil by rail.
Conservative leaders to attend against Bill C-69 in Saskatchewan

Conservative leaders to attend against Bill C-69 in Saskatchewan

MOOSOMIN, Sask.

International rules must be enforced, Freeland says after Munich conference

Canada will continue to meet with like-minded nations as it aims to bridge divides between countries at a time of simmering international tensions, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said from Germany on Saturday.
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