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People gather for funeral of seven children killed in fast-moving Halifax fire

People gather for funeral of seven children killed in fast-moving Halifax fire

HALIFAX — Hundreds of mourners have gathered in a large Halifax hall for the funeral of seven children who died in a fast-moving house fire.
Montreal man found guilty of manslaughter in death of ailing wife

Montreal man found guilty of manslaughter in death of ailing wife

MONTREAL — A jury has found a Montreal man guilty of manslaughter in the killing of his ailing wife. Michel Cadotte was on trial for second-degree murder in the suffocation death of Jocelyne Lizotte, who was in the last stages of Alzheimer's disease.
As U.S. plans in Syria shift, Canada tries to plan for own forces in Iraq

As U.S. plans in Syria shift, Canada tries to plan for own forces in Iraq

OTTAWA — The commander of Canada's special forces says officials are watching closely to see what impact U.S. plans to withdraw hundreds of soldiers from Syria could have on Canada's mission in neighbouring Iraq.

Nurses in Quebec want more authority, but will doctors cede ground?

MONTREAL — When Gaetan Barrette, health minister under the previous Liberal government, wanted to give nurses more authority, he said he had to personally intervene in the file and threaten Quebec's college of physicians.

BC ticket holder wins Friday night's $25.9 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — A ticket holder in British Columbia won Friday night's $25.9 million dollar Lotto Max jackpot. The exact location where the winning ticket was purchased was not immediately revealed. The jackpot for the next Lotto Max draw on Mar.

Feds promise $10 million for housing for troubled Cat Lake First Nation

The Canadian government is promising more than $10 million to build new homes, repair others, and put portables in place for a remote Indigenous community in northern Ontario where substandard mould-infested housing has sparked a health crisis, accor

Now 10 cases of measles diagnosed in B.C. outbreak, vaccinations way up

VANCOUVER — Two new cases of measles have been diagnosed in the Vancouver area for a total of 10 illnesses as health officials say they're concerned they can't find the source of one of the infections. Vancouver Coastal medical health officer Dr.
Trump picks ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft as nominee for UN post

Trump picks ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft as nominee for UN post

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump announced Friday that he has selected Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, as his nominee to serve as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
Jury in case of man on trial in ailing wife's slaying asks to hear his testimony

Jury in case of man on trial in ailing wife's slaying asks to hear his testimony

MONTREAL — The jury deciding the fate of a Montreal man on trial for the killing of his ailing wife wants to hear his testimony again.
SNC-Lavalin: A look at the attorney general's power to step in

SNC-Lavalin: A look at the attorney general's power to step in

OTTAWA — Opposition parties are accusing the Liberal government of meddling in a decision of the federal prosecution service to proceed with a criminal case against SNC-Lavalin.