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Grassy Narrows chief skeptical as Ontario party leaders pledge mercury clean-up

Grassy Narrows chief skeptical as Ontario party leaders pledge mercury clean-up

GRASSY NARROWS, Ont.
WADA president wants Montreal to become global anti-doping research hub

WADA president wants Montreal to become global anti-doping research hub

MONTREAL — The president of the World Anti-Doping Agency says he'd like to see Montreal become a global hub for anti-doping research as the organization looks to expand its scope in the wake of the Russian doping scandal.
Victim of Quebec singer Luck Mervil tells court she felt completely at his mercy

Victim of Quebec singer Luck Mervil tells court she felt completely at his mercy

MONTREAL — A well-known Quebec singer will learn his sentence next Wednesday for the sexual exploitation of a 17-year-old girl in 1996.
Ontario's teen royal wedding guest ready with 'dream dress'

Ontario's teen royal wedding guest ready with 'dream dress'

LONDON — Teenage royal wedding guest Faith Dickinson says she's got her "dream dress" ready for the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. The Peterborough, Ont.
Defence Department reports new delays in 10 major procurement projects

Defence Department reports new delays in 10 major procurement projects

OTTAWA — The Defence Department is reporting fresh delays in 10 major military procurement projects, even as defence officials cast about for better ways to predict and manage when new equipment will get to the troops.

Pregnant woman loses unborn child in targeted shooting in Vancouver: police

VANCOUVER — A pregnant woman lost her unborn baby in what police are describing as a targeted double-shooting Friday in Vancouver. Const.
Trudeau touts technological innovation, meets robots during MIT campus visit

Trudeau touts technological innovation, meets robots during MIT campus visit

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau remembers asking his father why the stereo and other gadgets he had as a boy were made in Japan — not in Canada.

Report finding old-forest cut indicates need for reform in Nova Scotia: critic

HALIFAX — The recent harvesting of old-growth forests in eastern Nova Scotia illustrates a "desperate need" to reform the province's forestry practices, says a longtime conservationist.
Nigeria to issue travel documents faster to expelled border crossers: Hussen

Nigeria to issue travel documents faster to expelled border crossers: Hussen

OTTAWA — Nigeria has committed to helping reduce the flow of asylum seekers into Canada and has pledged to issue travel documents more quickly to its citizens who are in the process of being expelled from Canada as illegitimate refugee claimants, Imm
Annual inflation cools to 2.2%; Core measure above 2% for first time in 6 years

Annual inflation cools to 2.2%; Core measure above 2% for first time in 6 years

OTTAWA — Higher pump prices helped the annual inflation rate stay in the upper half of the central bank's target range last month — but even without pricier gas, underlying inflation managed to reach its strongest pace in six years, Statistics Canada