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B.C. SPCA says noteworthy singing pig tips the scales in search of forever home

B.C. SPCA says noteworthy singing pig tips the scales in search of forever home

VANCOUVER — A pig with personality is searching for a forever farm after being seized during a cruelty investigation in British Columbia. The B.C.
Lobster seized at Halifax airport amid tensions over Indigenous fishery

Lobster seized at Halifax airport amid tensions over Indigenous fishery

HALIFAX — Fisheries officials have seized three tonnes of lobster amid tensions over the Indigenous fishery in Nova Scotia.

Inflation accelerates to 1.6% in September; retail trade contracts in August

OTTAWA — The country's annual inflation rate accelerated last month but economists believe it's unlikely the increase will push the Bank of Canada to raise its key interest rate next week.

Judge rules Quebec is within its constitutional rights to establish gun registry

MONTREAL — Quebec's long-gun registry doesn't infringe on federal jurisdiction, says a judge who has rejected a motion seeking to see it shelved.

Premier vows to address 'systemic racism' as N.S. releases report on inquiry

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia has suffered from institutional racism, Premier Stephen McNeil acknowledged Friday as the government released a report outlining its role in an inquiry into decades of abuses at a former Halifax-area orphanage.
Halifax pitches abandoned military site for Amazon campus in declassified report

Halifax pitches abandoned military site for Amazon campus in declassified report

HALIFAX — A declassified Halifax regional council report reveals new details of the city's longshot bid to woo online retail giant Amazon, including offering the site of a former military community.
Brands face risk of backlash by tweeting about Gord Downie

Brands face risk of backlash by tweeting about Gord Downie

TORONTO — Fans of rock star, poet and Canadian troubadour Gord Downie began flooding social media with heartfelt tributes as soon as word emerged that the singer had died.

Closures announced during Detroit-Windsor Tunnel renovations

DETROIT — An underwater commuter traffic tunnel between Detroit and Windsor, Ont., is closing for more than a week as part of a nearly $22-million renovation project.

Caviar recalled due to risk of botulism, Canadian Food Inspection Agency says

OTTAWA — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says a brand of caviar is being recalled because it may contain a dangerous toxin.
Bodies removed from B.C. arena following ammonia leak, evacuation order persists

Bodies removed from B.C. arena following ammonia leak, evacuation order persists

FERNIE, B.C. — One of the three men who died following an ammonia leak at an ice rink in southeastern British Columbia has been identified as Lloyd Smith, an off-duty part time paramedic.