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Woman calls 911 to say she was late for train, asks police for 'emergency ride'

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — A 911 call from a woman who was running for a train has prompted police in southern Ontario to remind people that the number is meant for emergencies only.

Ford says he's learning French, offers a 'bonjour, comment ca va' as evidence

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford says he is working on learning French and thinks it will be "pretty easy" to pick up. He told Radio-Canada during the Progressive Conservative leadership race last year that he would be willing to learn it.
Liberals open to changing federal laws at heart of western anger: Carr

Liberals open to changing federal laws at heart of western anger: Carr

OTTAWA — The federal government's new western outreach ambassador says there might be room to look at changing legislation at the heart of anger towards the Liberal government in Canada's West.
Politically motivated: Lawsuit seeks to quash 'anti-Alberta' inquiry

Politically motivated: Lawsuit seeks to quash 'anti-Alberta' inquiry

EDMONTON — An environmental law firm is asking a court to strike down Alberta's inquiry into the role of foreign money financing the activities of charities opposing the oilsands.
Bars in Quebec town to give free non-alcoholic drinks to designated drivers

Bars in Quebec town to give free non-alcoholic drinks to designated drivers

LAVAL, Que. — Police in Laval, Que., are fighting impaired driving by teaming up with 24 bars in the city to offer free non-alcoholic drinks to designated drivers.

Ontario Premier Ford to meet Prime Minister Trudeau in Ottawa on Friday

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford will be meeting Friday in Ottawa with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Ford says he will deliver a simple message that Ontario looks forward to working with the re-elected Liberal government.
Daughter of wrongfully convicted man had police job dropped as she helped father

Daughter of wrongfully convicted man had police job dropped as she helped father

HALIFAX — As she was fitted for a crisp new uniform in 2017, Amanda Assoun thought her lifelong dream of becoming a Halifax police officer was coming true.
John Mann, singer and songwriter of group Spirit of the West dead at 57

John Mann, singer and songwriter of group Spirit of the West dead at 57

John Mann, whose voice rang through countless Canadian celebrations as the lead singer of Celtic-inflected Spirit of the West, has died after a battle with early onset Alzheimer's. He was 57.
Hockey's cradle up for sale and pantless in Winnipeg; In-The-News Nov. 21

Hockey's cradle up for sale and pantless in Winnipeg; In-The-News Nov. 21

In-The-News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Nov. 21. What we are watching in Canada ... OTTAWA — Gov. Gen.
Actor's complaint of racial discrimination against Victoria theatre to proceed

Actor's complaint of racial discrimination against Victoria theatre to proceed

VANCOUVER — When Ravi Jain heard about the experience of an actor in Victoria who alleges she was denied an opportunity to audition for a role in "Les Belles-soeurs" (The Sisters-in-Law) because she is black, it was a familiar story.