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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.
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.
Budget watchdog says carbon rebate will be more than carbon tax for most people

Budget watchdog says carbon rebate will be more than carbon tax for most people

OTTAWA — Canada's budget watchdog agrees with the federal government's claim that Canadians are going to get more from the climate change tax rebate than they are paying in carbon tax.
Family charged with staging hate crime has faced lawsuits, financial challenges

Family charged with staging hate crime has faced lawsuits, financial challenges

WINNIPEG — Family members who have denied police accusations that they staged an anti-Semitic attack at their Winnipeg cafe have faced financial troubles, including a six-figure lawsuit from a lender.
Flooding shuts down Jos. Louis snack cake production at original Vachon plant

Flooding shuts down Jos. Louis snack cake production at original Vachon plant

STE-MARIE, Que. — Flooding in the Beauce region has halted production of some popular Quebec treats. Weekend floods struck a number of homes and buildings in Ste-Marie, Que., including the original Vachon bakery, which makes such snack cakes as Jos.

Right numbers surface twice for newly elected Alberta NDP politician

EDMONTON — A newly elected member of the Alberta legislature has come up a double winner after discovering she's in line for a $100,000 lottery prize.
Canada banning oil, gas and mining from marine protected areas

Canada banning oil, gas and mining from marine protected areas

OTTAWA — The oil-and-gas industry has worn out its welcome in Canadian marine conservation areas, and Canada's environmentalists are overjoyed.