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'Happy national popcorn day!' leads to arrest of alleged drug trafficker

GUELPH, Ont. — Their knowledge of popcorn has helped police officers in southwestern Ontario arrest an alleged drug trafficker. Guelph, Ont., police say officers saw a man on the street on Thursday holding a popcorn maker box.

Trump supporters, detractors in Washington for inauguration like no other

WASHINGTON — Beneath a sea of red baseball caps emblazoned with Donald Trump's campaign slogan, ardent supporters crowded the National Mall on Friday to watch a most unconventional politician assume America's highest political office.

Cineplex says it will waive fees for 'A Dog's Purpose' screening cancellations

SASKATOON — Theatre giant Cineplex says it is waiving cancellation fees for any groups that had booked pre-screening of the film "A Dog's Purpose.

Indigenous women's concerns about tubal ligation spark external review

SASKATOON — One of Saskatchewan's largest health regions says it's launching an external review into concerns raised by some indigenous women who said they felt coerced into having tubal ligations after giving birth.
Lower food prices help ease impact of gasoline's rise in December: Statcan

Lower food prices help ease impact of gasoline's rise in December: Statcan

OTTAWA — Canada's annual pace of inflation ticked higher in December, but the increase was smaller than expected as lower food prices helped offset gasoline price increases at the pump.

77 students ill, with symptoms of vomiting, abdominal pain at Toronto college

TORONTO — A Toronto college is investigating an illness that left more than 70 students complaining of vomiting and abdominal pain on Thursday.

Trudeau asks mayors to do their part to maintain open trade border with U.S.

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is urging the mayors of Canada's biggest cities to keep close ties with their American counterparts to maintain an open border with the United States.

Breakdown of annual inflation rate in December for selected Canadian cities

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 1.5 per cent in December, Statistics Canada said Friday.

Breakdown of December inflation rates for provinces and territories

OTTAWA — Canada's national inflation rate was 1.5 per cent in December, Statistics Canada said Friday. Here's what happened in the provinces and territories (previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador, 4.1 per cent (3.
B.C.'s health minister campaigns to raise legal smoking age to 21

B.C.'s health minister campaigns to raise legal smoking age to 21

VICTORIA — British Columbia's health minister says he wants to see the province raise the legal smoking age to 21.