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A week on, vigil held for Christchurch victims in Prince Edward Island

CHARLOTTETOWN — More than a week after the deadly shooting rampage at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, a vigil was held at the Charlottetown cenotaph in Prince Edward Island on Saturday to show solidarity with the victims.

Criticism over failure to mention Muslims 'completely baseless,' says Scheer

OTTAWA — Andrew Scheer says criticism over his initial failure to mention that Muslims were targeted in the recent mass murder in New Zealand is "completely baseless" and driven by "disgusting" Liberal efforts to score political points from the trage
26-year-old man charged with attempted murder in Montreal priest stabbing

26-year-old man charged with attempted murder in Montreal priest stabbing

MONTREAL — A 26-year old man has been charged with attempted murder in the stabbing of a Catholic priest during morning mass at Montreal’s St. Joseph’s Oratory on Friday.
Ford says social media allows politicians to circumvent mainstream journalists

Ford says social media allows politicians to circumvent mainstream journalists

OTTAWA — Premier Doug Ford says mainstream journalists have become irrelevant because social media allows him to speak directly to Ontarians.
Rothmans, Benson & Hedges gets creditor protection in $15B Quebec lawsuit

Rothmans, Benson & Hedges gets creditor protection in $15B Quebec lawsuit

MONTREAL — Rothmans, Benson & Hedges has become the third tobacco company to receive a temporary reprieve from compensating 100,000 Quebec smokers after securing creditor protection in an Ontario court on Friday.
New report details impact of proposed NS spaceport in event of explosion or fire

New report details impact of proposed NS spaceport in event of explosion or fire

HALIFAX — The head of a company proposing to open Canada's only commercial spaceport near the small community of Canso, N.S., says the impact of any launch failure would be relatively small.
Monster Energy drink recalled due to possible glass fragments

Monster Energy drink recalled due to possible glass fragments

OTTAWA — Monster Energy Canada Ltd. is recalling one of its drinks from the marketplace. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the Caffe Monster Salted Caramel Energy Drink could contain glass fragments.
B.C. hospital's use as shelter 'clarion call' about housing crisis, says mayor

B.C. hospital's use as shelter 'clarion call' about housing crisis, says mayor

The 10-bed regional hospital that serves the medical needs of 5,000 people on the remote west coast of Vancouver Island has been doing extra duty lately as an emergency shelter for the homeless and poorly housed, says the mayor of Tofino.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $35.7 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $35.7 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. That means the jackpot for the next draw on Mar.
Republican Karl Rove says conservatives need more than simplistic slogans

Republican Karl Rove says conservatives need more than simplistic slogans

OTTAWA — Legendary Republican campaign strategist Karl Rove, known for his no-holds-barred approach to American politics, has some advice for Canadian conservatives: simplistic, bumper-sticker sloganeering isn't enough.