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Nova Scotia should be incubator for Canadian health-care innovation: premier

HALIFAX — If federal officials are looking for innovative ideas about how to better deliver health care, they should look to the Atlantic region, Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil suggested Friday, saying important lessons could be learned from some

Tim Hortons billionaire co-founder loses bid to have sex-assault suit tossed

TORONTO — A woman's lawsuit alleging that the billionaire co-founder of Tim Hortons sexually assaulted her at his home will have to be decided at a full-blown trial, Ontario's top court ruled Friday.

B.C. Mountie who bought cocaine is handed conditional discharge

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — A former Mountie from the Kamloops, B.C., detachment will not be serving any jail time after pleading guilty to buying cocaine on three separate occasions.
Pennsylvania woman 'embarrassed' by Donald Trump testing life in Canada

Pennsylvania woman 'embarrassed' by Donald Trump testing life in Canada

TORONTO — Marilyn Zsiros sat alone Friday in her rented Toronto apartment, hundreds of kilometres away from her home state of Pennsylvania, refusing to turn on the television to watch Donald Trump become the new president of the United States.
Cheaper food offsets rising gas prices, easing inflation last month

Cheaper food offsets rising gas prices, easing inflation last month

OTTAWA — The annual pace of inflation ticked higher last month, but the increase was smaller than expected as food prices continued falling, offsetting gas price hikes at the pump.

Cineplex says it will waive fees for 'A Dog's Purpose' screening cancellations

SASKATOON — Theatre giant Cineplex says it is waiving cancellation fees for any groups that had booked pre-screening of the film "A Dog's Purpose.

La Loche schools close after RCMP receive threat of another school shooting

LA LOCHE, Sask. — Classes have been cancelled in La Loche, Sask., after RCMP say there was a threat of a school shooting one year after a deadly shooting in the community.

Indigenous women's concerns about tubal ligation spark external review

SASKATOON — Saskatchewan's largest health region has launched a review into concerns raised by some indigenous women who said they felt coerced into having tubal ligations after giving birth.

2 charged in alleged fentanyl prescription fraud in Pickering, Ont.

PICKERING, Ont. — Two people are facing charges after allegedly fraudulent prescriptions were used to obtain fentanyl from a pharmacy east of Toronto. Durham regional police say a man went to a Pickering, Ont.
Outgoing Obama trade chief urges Canada to reverse Super Bowl ad decision

Outgoing Obama trade chief urges Canada to reverse Super Bowl ad decision

OTTAWA — Before handing over the White House to President Donald Trump, the Obama administration has taken one more shot at pigskin politics, urging the Trudeau government to overturn a regulation allowing Canadians to see U.S. Super Bowl ads. The U.