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Abortions rights advocates urge Liberals to turn politics into policy

Abortions rights advocates urge Liberals to turn politics into policy

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau campaigned for re-election on a promise to support abortion rights, a stance that put his Conservative rival on the defensive, and now advocates are anxious to see the Liberals turn those words into action.
Venezuela's decline poses challenges for Liberal minority government

Venezuela's decline poses challenges for Liberal minority government

OTTAWA — The ripples from Venezuela's collapse are shifting Canada's Western Hemisphere neighbourhood, creating major long-term costs for the new Liberal minority government. South America's borders remain the same, but the outflow of more than 4.
'Welcome home:' More than 2,000-year-old bison skull returned to Blackfoot

'Welcome home:' More than 2,000-year-old bison skull returned to Blackfoot

SIKSIKA, Alta. — A more than 2,000-year-old bison skull unearthed during utility work in downtown Banff, Alta., has been returned to a southern Alberta Indigenous community.

B.C. First Nations drop out of court challenge, sign deals with Trans Mountain

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Two First Nations in British Columbia's Interior that had been part of a court challenge against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion have reversed course and signed deals with the Crown corporation.
Father fights with private school over alleged bullying among 7-year-old girls

Father fights with private school over alleged bullying among 7-year-old girls

TORONTO — A Toronto father alleges in a lawsuit filed against Havergal College that the prestigious girls private school expelled his seven-year-old daughter because he complained that she was bullied, while the school claims his own inappropriate be
Sportsnet exploring new formats for first intermission, Hall of Fame feature on tap this week

Sportsnet exploring new formats for first intermission, Hall of Fame feature on tap this week

TORONTO — Don't expect an immediate replacement for fired commentator Don Cherry on "Coach's Corner." In fact, it's possible that Sportsnet may eventually take the long-running "Hockey Night in Canada" segment in a different direction.
New case of vaping-related illness in Quebec brings national total to 8

New case of vaping-related illness in Quebec brings national total to 8

MONTREAL — The third case of severe lung illness related to vaping has been confirmed in Quebec, the province's Health Department said Friday.

26 kids discharged from hospital after possible carbon monoxide poisoning in Quebec

GATINEAU, Que. — Twenty-six elementary school children sent to hospital Friday after they were possibly exposed to carbon monoxide in a Gatineau school bus have been sent home with their parents, the regional health authority said.

N.B. doctor guilty of misconduct in U.K. after online chat with cop posing as teen

FREDERICTON — A family doctor who now practises in New Brunswick has been found guilty of misconduct by a professional tribunal in the United Kingdom after making "sexually motivated" remarks to someone who identified herself a 13-year-old girl.

Saskatoon police say dead infant found in recycling bin was a girl

SASKATOON — Police in Saskatoon say an infant found dead in a recycling bin last week was a newborn girl. They say an autopsy was performed this week, but was unable to determine exactly when the baby was born.