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N.S. art gallery dealt major blow as board rejects bulk of Leibovitz collection

N.S. art gallery dealt major blow as board rejects bulk of Leibovitz collection

HALIFAX — It was an enormous coup for a small art gallery, scoring 2,070 photos by famed American portrait photographer Annie Leibovitz.
McDavid disappointed at NHL decision to not participate in 2018 Olympic Games

McDavid disappointed at NHL decision to not participate in 2018 Olympic Games

TORONTO — Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid said he's disappointed that the NHL won't be sending players to the Winter Olympic in South Korea next year.

What was said about top court rulings on digenous consultations

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada ruled Wednesday that the National Energy Board can fulfil the Crown's duty to consult Indigenous communities about development projects but it must be done properly.

Former Quebec cabinet minister Jacques Daoust suffers stroke

MONTREAL — The son of former Quebec Liberal cabinet minister Jacques Daoust says his father is in stable condition after suffering a stroke.

'A blindness to risk:' Board calls for mandatory life-jackets for fishermen

MONCTON, N.B. — Before sunrise on June 16, 2016, three bleary-eyed lobster fishermen boarded a small fishing boat in northern New Brunswick and set out on Chaleur Bay.
The Wednesday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

The Wednesday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

Highlights from the news file for Wednesday, July 26 ——— COURT QUASHES SEISMIC TESTING AT CLYDE RIVER: The Inuit Hamlet of Clyde River won a nearly six-year battle Wednesday to stop seismic testing in the Arctic that could kill or maim the marine mam
High court gives red light for Clyde River but green light for Line 9 pipeline

High court gives red light for Clyde River but green light for Line 9 pipeline

OTTAWA — The Inuit Hamlet of Clyde River won a nearly six-year-long battle Wednesday to stop seismic testing in the Arctic that could kill or maim the marine mammals upon which they rely for food and jobs.

'Vaulter' bandit, accused in bank robberies, sentenced to 15 years in prison

TORONTO — A notorious bank robber who was dubbed the "Vaulter" for his technique of jumping over bank counters has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.
Still no arrest in decade-old disappearance, slaying of Cedrika Provencher

Still no arrest in decade-old disappearance, slaying of Cedrika Provencher

MONTREAL — It has been a decade since his granddaughter's disappearance and eventual slaying, but the wounds are still fresh for Henri Provencher. Cedrika Provencher, a nine-year-old freckle-faced redhead from Trois-Rivieres, Que.

Liberals can afford to spend $8 billion a year on daycare program, IMF says

OTTAWA — International Monetary Fund researchers say the federal government can afford to spend $8 billion annually to reduce the cost of child care spaces nationwide because the program would pay for itself.