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How to avoid the wrong kind of shady when it comes to solar eclipse glasses

How to avoid the wrong kind of shady when it comes to solar eclipse glasses

As excitement on social media about the Aug. 21 solar eclipse heats up, experts are urging people to take good care of their eyes when they enjoy the spectacle in Canadian skies.
Toronto firefighters extinguish fire in CN Tower antenna mast

Toronto firefighters extinguish fire in CN Tower antenna mast

TORONTO — An electrical fire at Toronto's landmark CN Tower was extinguished Wednesday morning after firefighters took turns climbing into an antenna mast to deal with smouldering wiring and insulation. The fire broke out around 4 a.m.

Central Alberta RCMP officer charged with sexual assault pleads innocence

RED DEER, Alta. — A central Alberta RCMP officer charged with two counts of sexual assault as well as breach of trust has pleaded not guilty. The plea on behalf of Const. Jason Tress was made by an agent in Red Deer court.
The federal fund for parents of missing, murdered children by the numbers

The federal fund for parents of missing, murdered children by the numbers

OTTAWA — The federal victims of crime ombudsman is calling for sweeping changes to a federal fund that provides grants to parents who lost children under 18 to death or disappearance as a result of a probable criminal offence.
Of monks and melons: preserving Quebec's delicious agricultural heritage

Of monks and melons: preserving Quebec's delicious agricultural heritage

SAINT-JEAN-DE-MATHA, Que.

Health advocates want Food Guide overhaul as consultations conclude

OTTAWA — Health advocates are calling on Health Canada to ensure there are major reforms to the existing Food Guide as the department works on developing highly anticipated guidelines for release next year.

Newfoundlanders line up for a shot at million-dollar ace of spades

GOULDS, N.L. — The chase for the elusive ace of spades has resumed at a church on the outskirts of St. John's, N.L. The lineup began at the St. Kevin's Parish church hall in Goulds overnight for a jackpot expected to top $1.
NAFTA energy clause draws criticism from Canadian voices on the right and left

NAFTA energy clause draws criticism from Canadian voices on the right and left

CALGARY — As NAFTA 2.0 negotiations begin, an old trade issue with a strange name has emerged to create unlikely allies across the political spectrum and staunch defenders in the oilpatch.

Quebec consumers group reaches deal with Pharmaprix over Optimum points lawsuit

MONTREAL — Members of Pharmaprix's Optimum points program in Quebec might find a few more points in their accounts in the coming weeks as the division of Loblaw's pharmacy business has settled a long-standing class action with a Quebec consumers' rig

Stakeholders assess Canada's NAFTA game plan ahead of negotiations

OTTAWA — Canadian stakeholders have been lining up on either side of Ottawa's NAFTA wish list — some say it covers key points while others worry about its silence on their top concerns.