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Raptors president Ujiri addresses rare off-court issues during NBA title run

Raptors president Ujiri addresses rare off-court issues during NBA title run

TORONTO — Even a championship can come with hiccups.
'He's my son: Accused mother cries at trial over boy who died of meningitis

'He's my son: Accused mother cries at trial over boy who died of meningitis

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — The mother of a toddler who died of bacterial meningitis broke down several times Tuesday as she testified at her trial that she is still haunted by her boy's death.
Plastics forks at Trudeau lunch a sign of hypocrisy: Conservatives

Plastics forks at Trudeau lunch a sign of hypocrisy: Conservatives

OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives are calling Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a hypocrite over plastic cutlery that was available at a lunch meeting he held with youth activists in his Montreal riding.
$60 million from federal carbon tax to go to green projects in schools

$60 million from federal carbon tax to go to green projects in schools

OTTAWA — A portion of the proceeds of the federal carbon tax will go to fund green projects at schools in four provinces, but the fate of the program depends on the co-operation of those provinces' conservative premiers.

Trudeau leans on Trump to help Canadians detained in China at G20 summit

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will lean on the power and influence of the mercurial Donald Trump to raise the issue of two detained Canadians during a bilateral meeting with the Chinese president at a G20 summit in Japan this week — somethin
Mounties put hundreds of eyes in the sky with expanding drone fleet

Mounties put hundreds of eyes in the sky with expanding drone fleet

OTTAWA — The RCMP has assembled a fleet of more than 200 flying drones — eyes in the sky that officers use for everything from international border investigations to protecting VIP visitors, newly disclosed records show.
Licence revoked for doc who used own sperm to artificially inseminate patients

Licence revoked for doc who used own sperm to artificially inseminate patients

TORONTO — An Ottawa fertility doctor who used his own sperm as well as that of the wrong donors to artificially inseminate several women caused "irreparable damage" that will span generations, a disciplinary panel with Ontario's medical regulator sai

Vancouver Aquarium makes deal to stay in city's Stanley Park for 35 years

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Aquarium will remain in the city's Stanley Park for another 35 years under a new agreement it has reached with the parks board.
David Saint-Jacques doing well after space flight: Canadian Space Agency

David Saint-Jacques doing well after space flight: Canadian Space Agency

MONTREAL — Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques is doing well as he continues his long journey home after a six-month stint aboard the International Space Station, the Canadian Space Agency said Tuesday.
Ottawa sets up secretariat to root out racism in federal institutions, programs

Ottawa sets up secretariat to root out racism in federal institutions, programs

OTTAWA — The federal government is setting up a secretariat to root out systemic racism and discrimination within federal institutions, programs and services.