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Food industry fails to meet most voluntary sodium reduction targets: Health Canada

Food industry fails to meet most voluntary sodium reduction targets: Health Canada

TORONTO — Health Canada says voluntary sodium targets for the food industry have failed to significantly reduce the amount of salt consumers are getting in processed foods.
Apartment building fire near Montreal leaves dozens homeless

Apartment building fire near Montreal leaves dozens homeless

LONGUEUIL, Que. — An intense apartment fire near Montreal has left as many as 60 people homeless. Investigators believe Monday night's fire started in a top-floor unit and was sparked by hot cooking oil left on a stove.
NAFTA's Chapter 11 dispute mechanism too costly for Canada at $314M, says report

NAFTA's Chapter 11 dispute mechanism too costly for Canada at $314M, says report

A progressive group says it's baffled that the Canadian government has worked at the NAFTA negotiating table to protect a dispute resolution system that allows companies to sue governments, estimating it has cost Canadian taxpayers $314 million.
Dolores O'Riordan found second home in Ontario, called herself 'half a Canuck'

Dolores O'Riordan found second home in Ontario, called herself 'half a Canuck'

Dolores O'Riordan, the defiant voice of Irish rock band the Cranberries who died Monday at 46, found a certain solace in her second home — a remote town in Ontario.
Toronto police say hijab-cutting incident didn't happen, investigation closed

Toronto police say hijab-cutting incident didn't happen, investigation closed

TORONTO — An 11-year-old girl's claim that a scissors-wielding man approached her on the way to school and cut her hijab has turned out to be untrue, Toronto police said Monday as they closed their investigation into what was suspected to be a hate c
'Reprehensible': Trudeau abortion policy raises ire of U.S. right

'Reprehensible': Trudeau abortion policy raises ire of U.S. right

WASHINGTON — In what's almost certainly a first in the lengthy history of bilateral relations between the countries, Canada's summer-jobs program has become the object of criticism from America's right wing. The reason is abortion.
Survey finds 1/3 of Canadians can't pay monthly bills as rates set to rise

Survey finds 1/3 of Canadians can't pay monthly bills as rates set to rise

CALGARY — A new survey suggests a third of Canadians can't pay their monthly bills, including debt repayments, against a backdrop of rising interest rates.

Teen caught in crossfire on Vancouver street has died: coroner's service

Vancouver police have assigned more than 50 officers to the investigation of a brazen gunfight that killed a 15-year-old boy after he was struck by a bullet while passing in a vehicle with his family.
Gesundheit! Stifling a sneeze can cause injuries in rare cases, experts say

Gesundheit! Stifling a sneeze can cause injuries in rare cases, experts say

TORONTO — With cases of flu continuing to rise in Canada, there's likely a whole lot of "achooing" going on across the country.
In the news today, Jan. 16

In the news today, Jan. 16

Six stories in the news for Tuesday, Jan. 16 ——— RUSSIA, CHINA, SLAM VANCOUVER MEETING ON S. KOREA Canada and the U.S. co-host a meeting in Vancouver today to discuss the perils posed by North Korea.