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Study says flu vaccine protected most people during unusual influenza season

VANCOUVER — Getting vaccinated for the flu may have prevented about six out of 10 people from becoming infected in an early Canadian flu season, says a study involving a network of family doctors who monitored patients in British Columbia, Alberta, O
Ex-Quebec media star Eric Salvail calls sex assault accusations 'bizarre'

Ex-Quebec media star Eric Salvail calls sex assault accusations 'bizarre'

MONTREAL — Former Quebec media star Eric Salvail categorically denied the accusations against him Thursday, testifying that the claims he harassed, confined and sexually assaulted a one-time co-worker were simply "bizarre.
Freeland agrees to NDP trade pitch in return for new NAFTA support: letter

Freeland agrees to NDP trade pitch in return for new NAFTA support: letter

OTTAWA — Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland says she wants to make Canada's trade negotiations more "transparent," by agreeing to proposals from the New Democrats to provide more details of future deals.

Video shows Schlatter, Richey walking together on night she went missing

TORONTO — Security footage presented at a Toronto man's murder trial shows him walking hand-in-hand with the woman he's accused of killing on the night she disappeared. In the video, Kalen Schlatter can be seen with Tess Richey at 4:14 a.m. on Nov.
Government needs to produce plan for dealing with veterans' backlog: Ombudsman

Government needs to produce plan for dealing with veterans' backlog: Ombudsman

OTTAWA — The watchdog for Canadian veterans is urging the federal government to explain clearly how it plans to eliminate a backlog that is keeping thousands of former service members waiting to find out whether they qualify for disability benefits a

First Canadian coronavirus case now cleared of the virus: health officials

TORONTO — The first person in Canada to test positive for the novel coronavirus has now been completely cleared of the virus.
Official says she would have denied Desmond a gun licence had she known more

Official says she would have denied Desmond a gun licence had she known more

GUYSBOROUGH, N.S.
Ex-Toronto bar owner gets bail pending appeal of gang sexual assault conviction

Ex-Toronto bar owner gets bail pending appeal of gang sexual assault conviction

TORONTO — A former downtown bar owner has been granted bail pending his appeal of a conviction for the gang sexual assault of a barely conscious woman.

Judge extends order suspending legal proceedings against three tobacco companies

TORONTO — An Ontario court has extended an order suspending legal proceedings against three major tobacco companies as they try to negotiate a settlement with their creditors.
Lynn Beyak suspended from Senate without pay

Lynn Beyak suspended from Senate without pay

The outspoken Dryden senator was suspended at the recommendation of the ethics committee over anti-Indigenous letters posted to her Senate website.