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Feds dole out $146K to foes of proposed nuclear waste bunker near Lake Huron

TORONTO — Ten groups and individuals have been given another $146,000 to help them weigh in on the wisdom of burying hazardous nuclear waste in a bunker close to the shore of Lake Huron.

'Happy national popcorn day!' leads to arrest of alleged drug trafficker

GUELPH, Ont. — Their knowledge of popcorn has helped police officers in southwestern Ontario arrest an alleged drug trafficker. Guelph, Ont., police say officers saw a man on the street on Thursday holding a popcorn maker box.

77 students ill, with symptoms of vomiting, abdominal pain at Toronto college

TORONTO — A Toronto college is investigating an illness that left more than 70 students complaining of vomiting and abdominal pain on Thursday.

Breakdown of annual inflation rate in December for selected Canadian cities

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 1.5 per cent in December, Statistics Canada said Friday.

Breakdown of December inflation rates for provinces and territories

OTTAWA — Canada's national inflation rate was 1.5 per cent in December, Statistics Canada said Friday. Here's what happened in the provinces and territories (previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador, 4.1 per cent (3.
B.C.'s health minister campaigns to raise legal smoking age to 21

B.C.'s health minister campaigns to raise legal smoking age to 21

VICTORIA — British Columbia's health minister says he wants to see the province raise the legal smoking age to 21.

Legal battle launched in Vancouver over opposition to Moby Dick restaurant

VANCOUVER — A condo council on Vancouver's waterfront is named in a civil lawsuit over allegations it refused to lease space to a fish and chip restaurant called Moby Dick partly because of an offensive word in its name.
Meet the Canadian artists behind the masks worn by NHL goaltenders

Meet the Canadian artists behind the masks worn by NHL goaltenders

MONTREAL — An NHL goaltender's mask is not only the one thing standing between a man's head and a 160-kilometre slapshot — it is also Sylvie Marsolais' canvas.

Report on security measures for Nova Scotia hospitals to be released

HALIFAX — A report is scheduled to be released today on safety measures for hospitals and health clinics in Nova Scotia. Recommendations are expected from a working group announced by Premier Stephen McNeil in October.

Royal LePage reports sharp rise in American interest in Canadian real estate

TORONTO — A new report from Royal LePage suggests many Americans who oppose incoming president Donald Trump continue showing a desire to purchase property in Canada.