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Complaint filed over treatment of German shepherd on Winnipeg-area film set

Complaint filed over treatment of German shepherd on Winnipeg-area film set

WINNIPEG — A Toronto-based animal law organization has filed animal cruelty complaints over the treatment of a German shepherd on the set of the film "A Dog's Purpose.
'Confluence of events' may have caused mysterious fish kill off Nova Scotia

'Confluence of events' may have caused mysterious fish kill off Nova Scotia

HALIFAX — Federal scientists now say there may have been a "confluence of events" that led to hundreds of thousands of dead herring washing ashore off southwestern Nova Scotia.
How Canada got to own top spot for U.S. presidential inaugurations: Thank JFK

How Canada got to own top spot for U.S. presidential inaugurations: Thank JFK

WASHINGTON — The story of how Canada wound up owning one of the best places to throw a party in Washington, D.C.

Cops can fix small errors on tickets after issuing them, Appeal Court rules

TORONTO — An officer who fixes minor mistakes after issuing a ticket does not affect its validity, the Ontario Court of Appeal ruled Thursday.
Quebec hikes minimum wage to $11.25 as of May 1

Quebec hikes minimum wage to $11.25 as of May 1

Quebec is boosting the province's minimum wage to $11.25 from $10.75, effective May 1. The 50-cent increase is the biggest since 2010, Labour Minister Dominique Vien said Thursday. She said the minimum wage will rise to $12.

Baby on board: couple allegedly dealing drugs from car with baby in back seat

OSHAWA, Ont. — Police say a couple of alleged drug dealers had a baby with them as they sold fentanyl in a city east of Toronto.

Calgary Zoo unable to find cause of 'extraordinary and tragic' penguin deaths

CALGARY — A Calgary Zoo investigation was unable to find out what caused the deaths of seven Humboldt penguins last month.
Sweden not giving up fight over lobster imports

Sweden not giving up fight over lobster imports

PORTLAND, Maine — Sweden isn't giving up on a long-running battle with the U.S. and Canada over lobsters that have turned up in Swedish waters.
P.E.I. proposes laws to deter bikers: 'What we're targetting is criminality'

P.E.I. proposes laws to deter bikers: 'What we're targetting is criminality'

CHARLOTTETOWN — P.E.I. is moving to thwart the growth of biker gangs, proposing legislation to ban gang colours in bars, outlaw fortified buildings and regulate the sale of body armour.
Galen G. Weston named CEO of George Weston, company his father led for decades

Galen G. Weston named CEO of George Weston, company his father led for decades

TORONTO — Galen G. Weston has been appointed CEO of George Weston Ltd., a business his father led for decades before stepping aside last year as part of a staged succession plan at the company that controls the Loblaw grocery chain.