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Quebec solidaire's Francoise David quitting politics immediately

Quebec solidaire's Francoise David quitting politics immediately

MONTREAL — One of the three elected members of the left-wing Quebec solidaire is quitting politics. Francoise David says she no longer has the strength to carry on and wants to avoid a burnout.

African-Nova Scotian advocates call for street checks to be suspended

HALIFAX — African-Nova Scotian social justice advocates are calling on Halifax Regional Police to suspend their use of street checks.
Complaint filed over treatment of German shepherd on Winnipeg-area film set

Complaint filed over treatment of German shepherd on Winnipeg-area film set

WINNIPEG — A Toronto-based animal law organization has filed animal cruelty complaints over the treatment of a German shepherd on the set of the film "A Dog's Purpose.

Ontario man charged in alleged spiritual scam: police

BRAMPTON, Ont. — A 40-year-old man from Brampton, Ont. is facing charges after allegedly defrauding a woman of more than $60,000 by persuading her of his mystical powers.
'Get out of here!' The story from inside the La Loche school shooting

'Get out of here!' The story from inside the La Loche school shooting

Phyllis Longobardi remembers hearing two blasts before she saw the gun. The assistant principal at the La Loche high school in northern Saskatchewan remembers that the lunch bell had rung on Jan.

B.C. jury set to begin deliberations Thursday for accused human smugglers

VANCOUVER — A jury in Vancouver is expected to begin deliberations on Thursday in the case of four men accused of smuggling hundreds of Tamil migrants into Canada.
B.C. set record for drug overdose deaths last year, appeals for federal help

B.C. set record for drug overdose deaths last year, appeals for federal help

VICTORIA — More than 900 people died in British Columbia last year from illicit drug overdoses, but the provincial health minister says the toll could have been far higher and he warned the federal government Wednesday the epidemic is spreading acros

Indigenous leaders to press federal government on services in northern community

OTTAWA — Indigenous leaders are set to press the federal government on Thursday over services available in Wapekeka First Nation — a tiny community in northern Ontario mourning the suicides of two 12-year-old girls.
Holdout provinces urged to reach health funding deals to prioritize patients

Holdout provinces urged to reach health funding deals to prioritize patients

OTTAWA — Mental health advocates want holdout provinces to end their funding standoff with Ottawa and strike deals to ensure struggling patients have access to critical front-line services.
Trump commerce nominee Ross says U.S. won't be 'pushed around' on trade

Trump commerce nominee Ross says U.S. won't be 'pushed around' on trade

President-elect Donald Trump's pick for commerce secretary said Wednesday he won't be "pushed around" by anyone as he signalled a potentially painful road ahead for Canada and Mexico in trade talks with their U.S. neighbour.