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Competition bureau investigating claims made by makers of 'flushable' wipes

Competition bureau investigating claims made by makers of 'flushable' wipes

OTTAWA — Canada's Competition Bureau is digging into complaints that companies that market "flushable" wipes are making false claims about their products.
Canadian health officials on alert after reports of vaping illnesses in the U.S.

Canadian health officials on alert after reports of vaping illnesses in the U.S.

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's chief medical officer of health says he and colleagues across Canada have increased their vigilance as American health officials investigate nearly 200 cases of severe respiratory illnesses potentially linked to vaping. Dr.

Canada to send team back to Mali to help Romania minimize gap in evacuations

OTTAWA — The Canadian military plans to send a team back to Mali next month to work with Romanian peacekeepers and minimize a pause in the provision of lifesaving medical evacuations to United Nations and Malian forces and civilians.
Cities to parties: Fill housing gaps for seniors, Indigenous people

Cities to parties: Fill housing gaps for seniors, Indigenous people

OTTAWA — Canada's cities want all the federal parties to promise to pour billions more into the national government's decade-long housing strategy to make sure that seniors, urban Indigenous people and low-income renters aren't left behind by the ten
Murderer who failed to return to halfway house had been at large twice before

Murderer who failed to return to halfway house had been at large twice before

FREDERICTON — A convicted murderer who failed to return to a Moncton halfway house last week remains missing, and documents show he was unlawfully at large twice in the past.

High school teacher jailed six months for secret videos of students' chests

TORONTO — A high school teacher convicted by Canada's top court of voyeurism for secretly video recording female students with a pen camera has been handed a six-month jail term.
Edmonton landscaper needed time to think, let $60-million lottery win sink in

Edmonton landscaper needed time to think, let $60-million lottery win sink in

ST. ALBERT, Alta. — An Edmonton landscaper has won big after waiting 10 months to claim a $60-million lotto jackpot. Bon Truong says he was stunned when he checked his Lotto Max ticket at a grocery store the day after the Oct. 26 draw.
Celebrity businessman Kevin O'Leary involved in fatal boat crash

Celebrity businessman Kevin O'Leary involved in fatal boat crash

SEGUIN TOWNSHIP, Ont. — Celebrity businessman Kevin O'Leary was involved in a boat collision in Ontario's cottage country that left two people dead and three others injured.

Lawyer for opioid maker says U.S. lawsuit has no binding impact in B.C. suit

VANCOUVER — A lawyer for Johnson & Johnson says a civil judgment from an Oklahoma court that ruled the companies helped fuel the state's opioid crisis has no binding impact on other courts.
Case of defunct QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency exchange could shift to Toronto court

Case of defunct QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency exchange could shift to Toronto court

HALIFAX — The accounting firm investigating the multimillion-dollar implosion of the QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency exchange wants to move the ongoing bankruptcy proceedings from Halifax to Toronto, saying the case is now focused on people and assets in O