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'He was ditched:' La Loche victim spiralled without support, now going to prison

'He was ditched:' La Loche victim spiralled without support, now going to prison

SASKATOON — A promising football player whose dreams of playing professionally were crushed after a deadly school shooting in northern Saskatchewan has been sent to prison and his family says it's because he didn't get the mental-health help he neede
NDP promise to expand universal health care, starting with national drug plan

NDP promise to expand universal health care, starting with national drug plan

HAMILTON — The federal NDP says it will fast-track a universal drug plan to ensure a late 2020 start date if elected this fall as part of an expansion of Canada's health-care system.
Federal cabinet decision on fate of Trans Mountain pipeline due Tuesday

Federal cabinet decision on fate of Trans Mountain pipeline due Tuesday

OTTAWA — The Liberal government's $4.5 billion gamble to buy the Trans Mountain pipeline in a bid to get it expanded will come to a head on Tuesday when the federal cabinet decides whether to sign off on the project for a second time.
CSIS destroyed secret file on Pierre Trudeau, stunning historians

CSIS destroyed secret file on Pierre Trudeau, stunning historians

OTTAWA — Canada's spy service destroyed a Cold War dossier on Pierre Trudeau in 1989 instead of turning it over to the national archives, The Canadian Press has learned.
Newfoundland iceberg tours draw more visitors as climate warms: tour operator

Newfoundland iceberg tours draw more visitors as climate warms: tour operator

TRINITY, N.L. — Instead of May flowers, late spring in Newfoundland and Labrador is known for the towering icebergs sent drifting down the province's coasts.
'I've fallen in love': Paralyzed Bronco player finds passion for water sport

'I've fallen in love': Paralyzed Bronco player finds passion for water sport

SASKATOON — Jacob Wassermann spent most of his life on the ice before he fell in love in the water.
Alberta energy war room must avoid online morass, preaching to choir: experts

Alberta energy war room must avoid online morass, preaching to choir: experts

CALGARY — Tzeporah Berman only learned of her cameo appearance at an Alberta government news conference about its so-called energy war room after a flood of nasty messages.
How a Montreal working-class neighbourhood's activists changed Quebec and Canada

How a Montreal working-class neighbourhood's activists changed Quebec and Canada

MONTREAL — The Pointe-St-Charles neighbourhood is isolated from the rest of Montreal by the Lachine Canal and the railroad, meaning that for years it was the kind of place that many people, even other Montrealers, never visited.

2 winning tickets for Saturday night's $30 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — There were two winning tickets for Saturday night's nearly $30 million Lotto 649 jackpot. Both tickets were sold in the Prairies and each is worth $14.9 million. The draw's guaranteed $1 million prize went to a lottery player in Ontario.

Majority agrees Indigenous women victims of 'genocide' but not on how or by whom

OTTAWA — Most Canadians agree that the murders and disappearances of Indigenous women amount to genocide, a new poll suggests. But the Leger poll also suggests there's disagreement about when it occurred and who is responsible.
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