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Montreal traffic czar seeks to ease anger, mistrust about never-ending road work

Montreal traffic czar seeks to ease anger, mistrust about never-ending road work

MONTREAL — In Montreal it is not uncommon for a section of road to be closed for repair work, asphalted and reopened to traffic for a short period of time, only to be excavated once again for more construction.
B.C. NDP Leader John Horgan bets that people-focused campaign will pay off

B.C. NDP Leader John Horgan bets that people-focused campaign will pay off

VANCOUVER — On a recent day on the campaign trail in British Columbia, New Democrat Leader John Horgan chatted with seniors and university students inside a locally owned diner in Kamloops, met laid-off workers outside a shuttered mill in Merritt and

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $25 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $25 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize was claimed by a ticket holder in Ontario.
More than 400 soldiers helping with Quebec floods

More than 400 soldiers helping with Quebec floods

MONTREAL — More than 400 soldiers headed to various regions of Quebec on Saturday to help cope with the heavy flooding caused by unrelenting rain in Central and Eastern Canada in recent days.
Nova Scotia NDP leader promises to reopen talks with province's teachers

Nova Scotia NDP leader promises to reopen talks with province's teachers

HALIFAX — In the first full weekend of campaigning, Nova Scotia's New Democrats took aim at the Liberal government's rocky track record with teachers.
B.C. NDP leader John Horgan takes campaign to Liberal heartland in Okanagan

B.C. NDP leader John Horgan takes campaign to Liberal heartland in Okanagan

VERNON, B.C. — British Columbia's New Democrats took their campaign to the Liberal heartland in the province's Okanagan on Saturday, targeting three ridings held by Liberal backbenchers.
French nationals cast their ballot in Quebec a day before presidential showdown

French nationals cast their ballot in Quebec a day before presidential showdown

MONTREAL — Thousands of French nationals who live in Quebec voted Saturday in their country's presidential runoff between Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen.

Commons panel struggles to finalize report on how to help ailing news industry

OTTAWA — A parliamentary committee studying Canada's slumping media industry is struggling to finalize a long-awaited report that could, among other things, recommend Ottawa create a "digital fund" to provide temporary help to revenue-starved smaller
Search continues for B.C. fire chief who may have been swept away in creek

Search continues for B.C. fire chief who may have been swept away in creek

CACHE CREEK, B.C. — Hope is fading in the search for a missing British Columbia fire chief feared to have been swept away in swollen creek has resumed, the community's mayor said. Clayton Cassidy of Cache Creek in B.C.
Trump administration: softwood threat from Trudeau government 'inappropriate'

Trump administration: softwood threat from Trudeau government 'inappropriate'

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration says it won't be pressured by trade threats from the Canadian government, responding Saturday to a warning that the northern neighbour could start targeting American industries in the event of a protracted disput