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City of Ottawa declares state of emergency due to threat of flooding

City of Ottawa declares state of emergency due to threat of flooding

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson has declared a state of emergency over flooding along the Ottawa River and other waterways.
About one per cent of deaths in Canada medically assisted, Health Canada says

About one per cent of deaths in Canada medically assisted, Health Canada says

OTTAWA — Almost 7,000 Canadians have received medical help to end their lives since Canada legalized assisted dying three years ago.

Coming summer big test for Iraqi government post-ISIL: Canadian commander

OTTAWA — Five years after Canadian troops arrived in Iraq to help fight Islamic State militants, a different battle is looming — one that could determine whether the region is able to finally turn the page on years of war and bloodshed.
Victim in Quebec dog attack thanks community for outpouring of support

Victim in Quebec dog attack thanks community for outpouring of support

MONTREAL — A Quebec woman who was mauled and seriously injured in an attack by three dogs last month in the Eastern Townships sent a message Thursday thanking the community for its support.
Woman's angry health-care plea to Nova Scotia premier goes viral

Woman's angry health-care plea to Nova Scotia premier goes viral

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia mother who says she waited two years for her cancer diagnosis has released a viral, highly emotional video calling out Premier Stephen McNeil for not declaring a health-care crisis in the province.
Disappearance of woman, child treated as potential homicides: Calgary police

Disappearance of woman, child treated as potential homicides: Calgary police

CALGARY — Police in Calgary say they're treating the disappearance last week of a woman and toddler as potential homicides. They say they have found no evidence that 25-year-old Jasmine Lovett or her 22-month-old daughter Aliyah Sanderson are alive.
Ottawa opioid users find hope in program that promises safe drug supply

Ottawa opioid users find hope in program that promises safe drug supply

OTTAWA — Katrina Adams has thought about getting a tattoo for all of her friends who have died in the past two years from opioid overdoses but she doesn't think she has enough room on her body for all the names.
How court battle over 'Grabher' licence plate mirrors wider societal debate

How court battle over 'Grabher' licence plate mirrors wider societal debate

HALIFAX — When Lorne Grabher bought a personalized licence plate for his father 30 years ago, he thought it would make for a fine tribute to his family's Austrian-German heritage.
First Nations claim Lake Huron, Georgian Bay as landmark trial starts

First Nations claim Lake Huron, Georgian Bay as landmark trial starts

TORONTO — A broken Crown promise to forever protect Aboriginal lands is at the heart of a novel Indigenous claim to the waters of Lake Huron and Georgian Bay, an Ontario court heard Thursday.
Edmonton officer who agreed to Mountie killer's bail testifies at inquiry

Edmonton officer who agreed to Mountie killer's bail testifies at inquiry

ST. ALBERT, Alta. — A police officer who agreed to bail for a career criminal who later killed an Alberta Mountie says he believes he made the right decision based on the information he had at the time. Edmonton police Const.