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Peter Nygard steps down from company following sex assault claims

NEW YORK — Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard is stepping down as…

B.C. hospice loses funding after refusing to provide assistance in dying

VICTORIA — A hospice society in British Columbia is having its funding…

Massive renovation to Centre Block needs to find space for dozens more MPs

OTTAWA — The experts overseeing the massive restoration of Canada’s largest Parliament…

Little-used part of Constitution led to different carbon tax rulings: experts

EDMONTON — Different rulings from courts on the federal government’s carbon tax…

Alberta legislature resumes: Focus on jobs and bill to punish protesters

EDMONTON — A new session of the Alberta legislature began Tuesday with…

World isn’t ready for coronavirus outbreak, says Canadian WHO expert

OTTAWA — The world is not ready for the global spread of…

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Sen. Lynn Beyak apologizes for racist letters, says she’ll obey ethics report

OTTAWA — Sen. Lynn Beyak sought to stave off suspension from the…

Calgary man paralyzed after shot by intruder in Barbados vacation rental

CALGARY — Friends are raising money to help a Calgary retiree who…

College admissions scandal: Heir to Hot Pockets fortune sentenced to 5 months

LOS ANGELES —Michelle Janavs, heiress to a frozen foods fortune, was sentenced…

Parkland shooting leads to new 911 plan to boost efficiency between agencies

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. —After the Parkland school massacre in 2018, a new…

Feds seek 21 months for Hot Pockets heiress in college scam

BOSTON — Prosecutors are seeking nearly two years in prison for an…

For Virginia Tech parents, new gun laws a long struggle

RICHMOND, Va. — When Virginia lawmakers pass sweeping new gun control laws…

Hosni Mubarak, Egypt’s calculating autocrat, dies at 91

CAIRO —Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, a cautious head of state who…

Inmate seeks end to solitary over refusal to cut dreadlocks

HARRISBURG, Pa. — An inmate awaiting trial in a shooting case wants…

N.S. Liberal budget opens up spending taps as province faces slowing economy

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia’s Liberal government is opening the spending taps for…

Nova Scotia coast chosen as potential home for retired whales raised in captivity

SHERBROOKE, N.S. — A U.S.-based conservation group has chosen a site in…

Liberal MPs defer call for immediate blockade debate at committee

OTTAWA — Liberal MPs temporarily thwarted an attempt by a Bloc Quebecois…

Privacy commissioner says RCMP ignored his investigators in complaint cases

OTTAWA — The federal privacy watchdog has accused the RCMP of ignoring…

TSB investigating fire in landing gear of Air Canada Jazz plane in Montreal

MONTREAL — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is investigating after a…

Manitoba premier hints at possible carbon tax deal with federal government

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister is hinting at a potential breakthrough…