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Canada in the right on softwood dispute, will keep working with U.S.: Trudeau

By The Canadian Press June 27, 2017 - 4:03pm Updated: June 27, 2017 - 4:30pm

OTTAWA — The fact that new anti-dumping duties slapped on Canadian softwood companies came in lower than expected has Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr hoping the United...

Ontario spending $85M to clean up mercury in two First Nation communities

By The Canadian Press June 27, 2017 - 3:48pm Updated: June 27, 2017 - 4:15pm

TORONTO — Ontario is spending an additional $85 million to clean up a mercury-contaminated river that has plagued two First Nation communities for half a century.

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Health Canada allows oral and nasal use of drugs at 2 B.C. consumption sites

By The Canadian Press June 27, 2017 - 3:47pm Updated: June 27, 2017 - 4:15pm

VANCOUVER — Drug users at supervised consumption sites is Surrey, B.C., have been allowed to use substances orally and nasally, not just by injection, in the first such...

Toronto Wolfpack feeling the pain as injury list continues to grow

By The Canadian Press June 27, 2017 - 3:38pm Updated: June 27, 2017 - 4:00pm

TORONTO — The Toronto Wolfpack may be steamrolling everyone in their path, but that success is coming at a cost.

The rugby league team's injured list keeps growing....

FIFA publishes Garcia report on 2018-2022 World Cup bidding

By The Canadian Press June 27, 2017 - 3:36pm Updated: June 27, 2017 - 4:00pm

SOCHI, Russia — After years of intrigue about allegedly corrupt World Cup bidding, FIFA published an investigation report Tuesday that showed how voters exploited the murky...

Charges laid alleging death threats against B.C.'s premier, Speaker

By The Canadian Press June 27, 2017 - 3:35pm Updated: June 27, 2017 - 4:00pm

VICTORIA — A woman faces charges of uttering death threats aimed at Premier Christy Clark and Speaker of the legislature Steve Thomson over allegations she left threatening...

Use of force was appropriate: report into Newfoundland police shooting death

By The Canadian Press June 27, 2017 - 3:27pm Updated: June 27, 2017 - 4:00pm

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The police officer who shot and killed a man in his Newfoundland home used faulty judgment but appropriate force, says an inquiry head who chides the RCMP's...

Transgender boy's aunt speaks out as suicide expert visits Cape Breton

By The Canadian Press June 27, 2017 - 3:22pm Updated: June 27, 2017 - 4:45pm

Justin Newell was a prankster who loved to play tricks on his family, crack jokes and tell silly stories. But the 13-year-old transgender boy took his own life...

N.S. information czar wants law to put onus on province to comply with rulings

By The Canadian Press June 27, 2017 - 3:21pm Updated: June 27, 2017 - 3:45pm

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's government should obey an oversight body's recommendations to release documents or have to convince a judge why they're justified in refusing, the...

Oilers sign defenceman Eric Gryba to two-year contract extension

By The Canadian Press June 27, 2017 - 3:07pm Updated: June 27, 2017 - 3:30pm

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have signed defenceman Eric Gryba to a two-year contract extension.

Gryba, 29, appeared in 40 games with the Oilers last season, posting...

Cannon stepping down as ambassador to France at the end of September

By The Canadian Press June 27, 2017 - 2:51pm Updated: June 27, 2017 - 3:15pm

OTTAWA — Canada's ambassador to France will be stepping down at the end of September.

Lawrence Cannon took to his Twitter account Tuesday to thank former prime minister...

Ex-customs agent sentenced to 11 years in Quebec for role in cocaine case

By The Canadian Press June 27, 2017 - 2:48pm Updated: June 27, 2017 - 3:15pm

SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, Que. — A former customs agent has been given an 11-year prison term for turning a blind eye to the importation of 182 kilograms of cocaine into Canada...

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