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CP Rail labour issues timeline

A timeline of labour issues at Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.: May 25: CP Rail resumes talks after conductors and signal workers vote to reject contract offer.

Regulator investigating Halifax chiropractor's posts on vaccination

HALIFAX — A Halifax chiropractor is under investigation by a provincial regulator for social media and online posts questioning vaccination.
Eight-week trial set next year for suspect in Edmonton attack, officer stabbing

Eight-week trial set next year for suspect in Edmonton attack, officer stabbing

EDMONTON — A jury trial has been scheduled next year for a man accused of trying to kill an Edmonton police officer and running down pedestrians. Abdulahi Hasan Sharif faces 12 charges related to the attack last year.
Ontario's Kathleen Wynne says she's not giving up despite poor showing in polls

Ontario's Kathleen Wynne says she's not giving up despite poor showing in polls

TORONTO — Facing a barrage of poor polling numbers for her Ontario Liberals, a subdued Kathleen Wynne said on Friday she would keep doing what she can to push her party's accomplishments in government.

Police make appeal in case of girl, 2, who disappeared from Ontario park in 1966

ORILLIA, Ont. — Ontario Provincial Police are appealing to anyone with information about the disappearance of a young girl more than 50 years ago to come forward.
Whistleblower Chelsea Manning calls for radical transformation of society

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning calls for radical transformation of society

MONTREAL — Chelsea Manning, the former U.S. soldier who became famous after she was imprisoned for passing government documents to Wikileaks, is calling for radical changes to the American military and police forces.
Grant for parents of missing or murdered children to pay more: Duclos

Grant for parents of missing or murdered children to pay more: Duclos

OTTAWA — Changes to a federal program aimed at helping parents who have lost a child as a result of abduction or crime will provide easier access and more money.
Student voters in Ontario look for tuition, mental health help

Student voters in Ontario look for tuition, mental health help

Lily Eskin has a lot to look forward to. Just wrapping up her undergrad at McMaster University, she has already been accepted into the school's Masters of Political Science program, secured a scholarship and a job as a teaching assistant.
Famed Halifax agave nears its end, its capacity for a final bloom unclear

Famed Halifax agave nears its end, its capacity for a final bloom unclear

Halifax's famed agave plant may yet sing its swan song, even as captivated onlookers have started to mourn the imposing succulent's imminent death.
'Significant quantity' of pricey art stolen from Newfoundland home

'Significant quantity' of pricey art stolen from Newfoundland home

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Art thieves have made off with at least a dozen valuable artworks from a home in St. John's, N.L.