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Trail-blazing B.C. politician Grace McCarthy dies at age 89

Trail-blazing B.C. politician Grace McCarthy dies at age 89

VANCOUVER — Grace McCarthy, a former Social Credit cabinet minister in British Columbia who blazed a trail for women in politics and business, has died. She was 89.

Nova Scotia hospital promises changes after mistakes in dying man's care

HALIFAX — Health authorities will act on recommendations stemming from the case of a Nova Scotia man who languished for six hours in a Halifax ER hallway while dying from pancreatic cancer. Dr.

Police investigating after 200 frozen turkey pot pies taken from Ontario church

INGERSOLL, Ont. — Police are trying to find whoever stole 200 frozen pies from a church in an Ontario community. Investigators say the individual portion size turkey pot pies were taken from a church in Ingersoll, Ont.

Several premiers heading south of the border to counter anti-trade sentiment

WINNIPEG — Several premiers are heading to the United States capital next month to push back against anti-trade sentiment south of the border.
Rayonier Advanced Materials vows to 'come to bat' for Tembec in softwood battle

Rayonier Advanced Materials vows to 'come to bat' for Tembec in softwood battle

MONTREAL — Rayonier Advanced Materials will "come to bat" to protect the interests of Tembec in the cross-border battle over softwood lumber, the head of the Florida-based company said Thursday after announcing a friendly takeover of the Quebec fores

Obstruction charge stayed against Ontario pig activist Anita Krajnc

TORONTO — An Ontario woman recently found not guilty of mischief after giving water to pigs headed to slaughter has scored another legal victory in a separate case involving pigs.
Profiles of some people who have used rehabilitation facilities

Profiles of some people who have used rehabilitation facilities

POWELL RIVER, B.C. — There exists as much stigma about drug users as about the centres that treat their addictions.

Jury chosen for Alberta man accused of killing dad, daughter, woman, in 2015

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — The jury has been selected in the trial of an Alberta man accused of killing three people.

Fish plant burns to the ground on island in northern New Brunswick

MISCOU , N.B. — A fish plant on a small New Brunswick island has been destroyed by fire — yet another blow to a community hit by a major ice storm this winter and suspected tornadoes last week. Workers inside the Miscou, N.B.

Large fire at Toronto recycling plant sends smoke over parts of city

TORONTO — A large and stubborn blaze that broke out at a recycling facility near Toronto's waterfront early Thursday sent a haze of smoke wafting over parts of the city as firefighters worked for hours to put out the flames.