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50 dogs saved from Korean meat farm are recovering quickly in Montreal shelter

50 dogs saved from Korean meat farm are recovering quickly in Montreal shelter

MONTREAL — The 50 terrified dogs and puppies rescued from crammed cages on a South Korean dog meat farm are well on their way to becoming pets in Canada, Humane Society International said.
Deliberate spill: study launched to test crude and bitumen impact on lake life

Deliberate spill: study launched to test crude and bitumen impact on lake life

KENORA, Ont. — Researchers were in northwestern Ontario over the weekend spilling diluted oilsands bitumen and crude oil into a lake to study how the ecosystem, from microbes to fish, responds.
Quebec's longest-serving legislature member blames PQ for decline of sovereignty

Quebec's longest-serving legislature member blames PQ for decline of sovereignty

QUEBEC — The Parti Quebecois is partly to blame for the lack of support for sovereignty, according to the province's longest-serving legislature member, who believes his party has renounced its duty to promote independence.
How computer data helped police to investigate Quebec City's mosque shooter

How computer data helped police to investigate Quebec City's mosque shooter

MONTREAL — The criminal proceedings against Quebec City's mosque shooter provided a glimpse into how police use computers to extract information about a suspect, even if that data has been erased.
Two-spirited N.B. First Nation chief says his election points to progress

Two-spirited N.B. First Nation chief says his election points to progress

FREDERICTON — The new leader of a New Brunswick First Nation says he's proud to be the first openly LGBTQ chief in Atlantic Canada — though he says he's more well-known in his community for his leadership skills and creativity.
Ramifications of a trade war: an expert look at the numbers for Canada

Ramifications of a trade war: an expert look at the numbers for Canada

OTTAWA — A new analysis of escalating trade disputes involving the United States warns that a deterioration into an all-out, global trade war would knock North America's economies into recession. The report by Scotiabank said if the U.S.
Pay-what-you-can grocery opens in Toronto, but experts say model can be hit-or-miss

Pay-what-you-can grocery opens in Toronto, but experts say model can be hit-or-miss

TORONTO — There's a reason you don't often see a pay-what-you-can grocery store, say marketing experts intrigued by a Toronto venture billed as the first of its kind.
Get ready for the 'internet of cows': Farmers use technology to shake up agriculture

Get ready for the 'internet of cows': Farmers use technology to shake up agriculture

MONTREAL — Get ready for the "internet of cows.
Daycare workers' union lifts strike affecting centres in Montreal and Laval

Daycare workers' union lifts strike affecting centres in Montreal and Laval

MONTREAL — Children in the Montreal and Laval areas can head back to daycare tomorrow now that a 10-day strike affecting about 60 daycare centres has ended.
Toronto urged to take action after string of pedestrian and cyclist deaths

Toronto urged to take action after string of pedestrian and cyclist deaths

TORONTO — Advocates, politicians and members of the public are demanding Toronto make its streets safer for cyclists and pedestrians after a string of recent deaths highlighted just how dangerous the city's roads can be.