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Trudeau not first politician to face heat for ride in Aga Khan's helicopter

Trudeau not first politician to face heat for ride in Aga Khan's helicopter

OTTAWA — If only Justin Trudeau had bumped into Earl Deveaux at the airport in the Bahamas — he might have been able to save himself a chopper-load of political grief.
Critics say BC premier needs to do more than ditch her Liberal party stipend

Critics say BC premier needs to do more than ditch her Liberal party stipend

VICTORIA — Premier Christy Clark will still be in a conflict of interest even though she's rejected her party's annual stipend, suggests a group that's been critical of political fundraising in British Columbia.

Alberta union says deal includes right to domestic violence leave

EDMONTON — A union in Alberta has negotiated domestic violence leave for members who work at a long-term care facility.
Unsettled Montreal Mob leadership means arson and reprisals to continue: experts

Unsettled Montreal Mob leadership means arson and reprisals to continue: experts

MONTREAL — A spate of recent Montreal-area arsons linked to organized crime suggests the battle for Mafia leadership in Quebec remains fractured, experts say.

'Few examples of concrete action:' Study says Nunavut climate adaptation slow

Programs to help people adapt to climate change in a part of Canada where help may be needed the most are stuck in the ice, a study has concluded.
Canadian chef James Olberg takes on the world at Bocuse d'Or

Canadian chef James Olberg takes on the world at Bocuse d'Or

TORONTO — Focus will be the name of the game when James Olberg dons his chef's whites for the biggest competition of his life.
Quebec's Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois says he's ready for 'political action'

Quebec's Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois says he's ready for 'political action'

MONTREAL — A common refrain right now in Quebec politics is how the province is full of so-called political orphans.
First responders call for national strategy to tackle PTSD crisis

First responders call for national strategy to tackle PTSD crisis

VANCOUVER — Natalie Harris was afraid to fall asleep. As a young paramedic in Barrie, Ont., Harris went to bed dreading her next nightmare. Nearly every night, she says she bolted upright screaming and drenched in sweat.

Quebec ticket claims Saturday night's $25 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — Quebec has another big lottery winner. The $25 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw was claimed by ticket purchased somewhere in the province. And the draw's guaranteed $1 million prize also went to a ticket holder in Quebec.
Protests: America's punch-drunk left pulls itself off the canvas, stirs to life

Protests: America's punch-drunk left pulls itself off the canvas, stirs to life

WASHINGTON — From the smoldering wreckage of electoral catastrophe, deep in the seat-swallowing sinkholes of state and federal defeat, America's progressives have suddenly spotted embers of a comeback. Millions of them.