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74-year-old man taking driving test killed after train strikes car in Montreal

MONTREAL — A 74-year-old man taking a driving test in Montreal was killed Tuesday when a commuter train struck the car he was driving.
Virus strikes more Canadians on cruise ship as evacuation plane heads for Japan

Virus strikes more Canadians on cruise ship as evacuation plane heads for Japan

A plane carrying Canadians from a quarantined cruise ship in Japan will leave the region by week's end, the federal government says, as the number aboard sickened with the novel coronavirus continues to rise.
Patrik Mathews, accused neo-Nazi, pleads not guilty to U.S. weapons charges

Patrik Mathews, accused neo-Nazi, pleads not guilty to U.S. weapons charges

GREENBELT, Md.
Desmond inquiry looks at how Afghanistan veteran legally obtained firearm

Desmond inquiry looks at how Afghanistan veteran legally obtained firearm

GUYSBOROUGH, N.S. — Just over a year before Lionel Desmond bought a Soviet-era semi-automatic rifle and killed three members of his family and himself, the mentally ill former soldier was forced to hand over all of his firearms to police.
Teen shot at Toronto Airbnb party doubts company's safety measures

Teen shot at Toronto Airbnb party doubts company's safety measures

TORONTO — Just about anything can set Sean McCann's mind racing to the night a bullet ripped through his body. It can be a loud noise, an invite to a party or news of another shooting at an Airbnb rental.
Highlights of the British Columbia budget

Highlights of the British Columbia budget

VICTORIA — Highlights of British Columbia's 2020-21 budget released Tuesday: — Starting in September, post-secondary students can receive up to $4,000 a year to help cover tuition costs under a new grant program.
Supreme Court grants Alberta woman new trial in husband's shooting death

Supreme Court grants Alberta woman new trial in husband's shooting death

OTTAWA — An Alberta woman sentenced to life in prison for fatally shooting her husband and setting her home on fire will get a new trial.
N.L. Premier Dwight Ball denies he's walking away as going gets tough

N.L. Premier Dwight Ball denies he's walking away as going gets tough

ST. JOHN'S, N.L.
Ottawa supports heavy fuel ban for Arctic; northerners seek compensation

Ottawa supports heavy fuel ban for Arctic; northerners seek compensation

The federal government has announced it will support an international ban on environmentally damaging heavy fuel oils in Arctic shipping.
Halifax couple thanks public a year after house fire claimed their 7 children

Halifax couple thanks public a year after house fire claimed their 7 children

HALIFAX — The parents of seven children who died in a Halifax house fire a year ago are offering thanks to the public for the love and support they've received since the tragedy.