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Man flummoxed by letter from Canada Revenue Agency declaring him dead

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 8:36am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 9:00am

CAMPOBELLO ISLAND, N.B. — A 64-year-old New Brunswick man says he is very much alive, despite being declared dead by the Canada Revenue Agency.

Peter Harwerth of...

PM promoting money for parks, conservation areas, Canada trail

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 8:26am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 9:30am

GANANOQUE, Ont. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is promising government money for parks, conservation areas and the completion of the Trans Canada trail.

He's in...

US home prices rose in January by most in 2 1/2 years

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 8:23am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 8:45am

WASHINGTON — U.S. home prices jumped in January from a year earlier at the fastest pace in nearly 2 1/2 years, as a tight supply of houses for sale spurred bidding wars in many...

Purolator stops accepting new shipments ahead of strike deadline Wednesday

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 8:22am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 8:45am

TORONTO — Purolator has stopped accepting shipments ahead of a strike deadline Wednesday issued by the union representing some of the courier's employees.

Teamsters...

New Brunswickers encouraged to take precautions as norovirus circulates

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 8:19am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 8:45am

FREDERICTON — Health officials in New Brunswick are encouraging the public to take precautions as norovirus circulates in the province.

Dr. Jennifer Russell, acting...

Amnesty: US-led coalition not protecting Mosul civilians

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 8:19am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 8:45am

BAGHDAD — A recent spike in civilian casualties in Mosul suggests the U.S.-led coalition is not taking adequate precautions as it helps Iraqi forces battle the Islamic State...

Costs of protectionism 'steep,' Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz says

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 8:13am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 10:30am

OTTAWA — Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz used a history lesson Tuesday to make a case for a policy mix frequently promoted by the federal government — an openness to more...

South Korea holds memorial for 9 missing ferry victims

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 7:54am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 8:45am

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — South Korea on Tuesday held a memorial ceremony for the nine passengers still missing from the 2014 ferry disaster that killed 304 passengers near...

Powerful cyclone slams into Australia's tropical northeast

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 7:54am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 8:15am

TOWNSVILLE, Australia — A powerful cyclone packing winds of up to 260 kilometres (160 miles) per hour roared across Australia's tropical northeast on Tuesday, uprooting trees,...

Complaints as UK paper focuses on leaders' legs, not policy

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 7:31am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 8:00am

LONDON — Britain's Daily Mail tabloid has sparked complaints with a front page photograph focusing on the legs of Prime Minister Theresa May and Scottish First Minister Nicola...

Report: China's man-made S.China Sea islands nearly complete

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 7:28am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 8:00am

BEIJING — A report from a U.S. think-tank says China has nearly completed construction work on three man-made islands in the South China Sea, giving it the ability to deploy...

Russia general claims US-led coalition hit dam in Syria

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 7:28am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 8:00am

MOSCOW — A senior Russian general on Tuesday criticized the U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State militants for allegedly targeting Syria's infrastructure — including a key...

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