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'Give Peace a Chance': Montreal celebrates John and Yoko bed-in 50 years later

'Give Peace a Chance': Montreal celebrates John and Yoko bed-in 50 years later

MONTREAL — It was 50 years ago today, John and Yoko told the band to play.
Premier Legault to force the Caisse to purchase REM trains made in Quebec

Premier Legault to force the Caisse to purchase REM trains made in Quebec

MONTREAL — Premier Francois Legault says his government will force the Caisse to purchase trains made in Quebec as part of the extension of Montreal's Reseau Express Metropolitain light-rail system. "It's certain.
New poll suggests one-third don't want politicians to wear religious symbols

New poll suggests one-third don't want politicians to wear religious symbols

OTTAWA — While most Canadians firmly back the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and strongly support the idea of diversity, a new poll suggests a third of Canadians would ban their elected officials from wearing religious symbols.
Students demand sit-down with Premier Legault as CAQ convention kicks off

Students demand sit-down with Premier Legault as CAQ convention kicks off

MONTREAL — Students are calling for a meeting with Quebec Premier Francois Legault to discuss green issues as the party convention for the Coalition Avenir Quebec kicks off in Montreal Saturday.

Girl, 13 charged in two alleged assaults in Saskatoon park

SASKATOON — Police in Saskatoon say they have charged a 13-year-old girl in connection with two alleged assaults in a city park, including one that was caught on video.
DARPA's Justin Sanchez works to stay a step ahead of technological surprises

DARPA's Justin Sanchez works to stay a step ahead of technological surprises

MONTREAL — Justin Sanchez, a neuroscientist with the United States' Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency won't confirm or deny if he's working on classified projects.

Compliments chicken strips recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination

OTTAWA — Sofina Foods Inc. is recalling Compliments brand Chicken Strips from the marketplace to avoid possible Salmonella illnesses.
Feds lay out proposed new rules for voice, video recorders in locomotives

Feds lay out proposed new rules for voice, video recorders in locomotives

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals have laid out their proposal for rules around voice and data recorders on locomotives, specifying when companies can use the devices to address safety concerns and how workers' privacy will be protected.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $32 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — There was no winning ticket for the $32 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. That means the jackpot for the next draw on May 28 will be approximately $40 million. The Canadian Press
'No questions asked:' Winnipeg parish prays statue's head is returned

'No questions asked:' Winnipeg parish prays statue's head is returned

WINNIPEG — Members of a Winnipeg church are praying that the head of a bronze statue created by a well-known sculptor and blessed by a pope will be returned. The work depicting St. Volodymyr was decapitated outside the Cathedral of Sts.
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