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Tories say Nova Scotia's health-care 'crisis' will decide the election

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 7:14am Updated: May 23, 2017 - 7:45am

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's Tory leader is framing the provincial election as a referendum on health care, but his main opponents say his party's policies lack the substance to win...

Trudeau heads to NATO, G7 summits, where Trump is top of mind for world leaders

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 7:13am Updated: May 23, 2017 - 7:45am

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau heads to Europe this week for the NATO and G7 summits, where global leaders are trying to figure out exactly how the world works now that...

Female inmate in Ontario dies after being found unresponsive in cell

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 7:12am Updated: May 23, 2017 - 7:45am

WINDSOR, Ont. — A woman who was found unresponsive in her cell at a detention centre in southwestern Ontario has died.

A spokesman with the Ministry of Community Safety...

Philippe Couillard says Quebec needs to take care of Bombardier

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 7:12am Updated: May 23, 2017 - 7:45am

HAIFA, Israel — Quebec's premier says the province needs to take care of Bombardier because of its unique importance to the province.

Philippe Couillard is urging ...

Fire that destroyed Alberta church built in 1875 under investigation

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 7:11am Updated: May 23, 2017 - 7:45am

MORLEY, ALBERTA, Canada — An historic 19th century church in southern Alberta has been destroyed by fire.

RCMP say the McDougall Church in Morley, west of Calgary, was...

Toronto police invited to march in uniform in New York City pride parade

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 7:11am Updated: May 23, 2017 - 7:45am

Toronto police have received an invitation to participate in uniform at the New York City Pride March next month.

The invitation, in a letter sent last Friday, comes...

Online 'sextortion' cases involving teen boys spiking: experts

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 6:55am Updated: May 23, 2017 - 7:30am

Child exploitation experts say they've detected a spike in reports of online "sextortion" cases involving teen boys.

The Canadian Centre for Child Protection says 65...

Fundraising site for Nunavut greenhouse draws dollars, encouragement and advice

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 6:54am Updated: May 23, 2017 - 7:15am

QIKIQTARJUAQ, Nunavut — A teacher in Nunavut who turned to crowdfunding for a modest greenhouse to grow vegetables with his students is revising his plans after Canadians...

Summer temperatures will be like 'whiplash', says meteorologist

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 5:43am Updated: May 23, 2017 - 6:15am

TORONTO — Temperatures this summer are expected to feel like "whiplash," and may swing between hot and cool over the course of the season, a top meteorologist says.

The...

Warriors sweep Spurs to make NBA Finals on 12-0 roll

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 4:38am Updated: May 23, 2017 - 5:00am

SAN ANTONIO — Golden State made sure the inevitable was unavoidable.

Heavily favoured to beat the San Antonio Spurs, especially once Kawhi Leonard sustained a series-...

Seven stories in the news today, May 23

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 2:19am Updated: May 23, 2017 - 2:45am

Seven stories in the news for Tuesday, May 23

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APPARENT SUICIDE BOMBER AT U.K. CONCERT KILLS 22

An apparent suicide bomber attacked an Ariana Grande...

Predators reach 1st Stanley Cup Final, oust Ducks in 6 games

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 12:05am Updated: May 23, 2017 - 12:30am

NASHVILLE — Different players just keep stepping up for the Nashville Predators, and now their magical post-season run has an even bigger destination: the franchise's first...

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