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Man charged with killing ex-girlfriend had 'difficulty accepting' breakup: docs

A man arrested in the U.S. in connection with the murder of his ex-girlfriend in southern Ontario contacted her repeatedly before her death despite a court order that prohibited him from communicating with her, court documents allege.

New Brunswick Medical Society launches campaign cautioning against marijuana use

FREDERICTON — The president of the New Brunswick Medical Society issued a warning Monday that the coming legalization of marijuana in Canada doesn't mean that it is safe and the public needs to know the risks of consuming pot.

Newborn dies in Montreal after mother was stabbed several times

MONTREAL — A newborn who was delivered by emergency C-section after its mother was stabbed multiple times died in hospital Monday, police said.
Saving Omar Khadr: 'We plugged all the holes,' chopper medic recounts

Saving Omar Khadr: 'We plugged all the holes,' chopper medic recounts

TORONTO — 'This is human life' For years the battle-hardened and decorated American veteran wrestled with his conscience, with whether he'd done the right thing in saving the life of Omar Khadr, seen by many as a terrorist who profited from his crime

Ontario's modern-day town criers compete in annual contest and have a wedding

Before the internet, before TV or radio, even before newspapers, there was an earlier source for news: the town crier.

IMF raises outlook for economic growth in Canada, expected to be tops for G7

OTTAWA — The International Monetary Fund expects Canada to lead the G7 for economic growth this year. The IMF raised its outlook for Canada as part of its latest world economic outlook update. It now expects the Canadian economy to grow by 2.
Winds create concerns as some B.C. wildfire evacuees return home

Winds create concerns as some B.C. wildfire evacuees return home

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Residents of two communities evacuated due to wildfires in British Columbia have been allowed to return, but officials say it's unclear when thousands of others will be allowed to go home.
Ontario announces new mental health workers for troubled Pikangikum First Nation

Ontario announces new mental health workers for troubled Pikangikum First Nation

OTTAWA — Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins is announcing funding for 20 full-time mental health workers for Pikangikum First Nation — a remote community struggling with a suicide crisis and pressing mental health needs from about 380 people seekin

Infrastructure bank studied as funding option for U.S.-Canada high-speed rail

OTTAWA — Washington state is exploring whether Canada's new infrastructure bank could help finance a multibillion-dollar proposal for high-speed rail between Vancouver and the U.S. northwest.
Kelowna, B.C., teen completes English Channel swim, raising thousands for charity

Kelowna, B.C., teen completes English Channel swim, raising thousands for charity

KELOWNA, B.C. — While many teens spend summers relaxing, a 17-year-old from Kelowna, B.C., has been pushing her body and mind to the limits and raising thousands of dollars for charity in the process.