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At least two people dead, more than 300,000 without power after storm hits Ontario

At least two people dead, more than 300,000 without power after storm hits Ontario

The first long weekend of the summer season began in tragic fashion in Ontario on Saturday after a powerful storm killed at least three people in its swift but intense path across the southern part of the province.
Toronto health authorities investigate first suspected monkeypox case

Toronto health authorities investigate first suspected monkeypox case

Toronto Public Health says it is investigating Ontario's first suspected case of monkeypox. Health officials say the case is a man in his 40s who had contact with someone who had recently travelled to Montreal.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he won't run in upcoming party leadership race

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he won't run in upcoming party leadership race

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney quashed speculation on his immediate political future on Saturday when he explicitly stated he would not be running in the race to pick a new leader for his United Conservative party.
Croupiers at Montreal Casino launch unlimited strike as negotiations hit impasse

Croupiers at Montreal Casino launch unlimited strike as negotiations hit impasse

MONTREAL — Croupiers at the Montreal Casino launched an unlimited general strike on Saturday as negotiations over a new collective agreement have stalled. In a statement, the union representing workers said the strike started at 9 a.m.
'Still going': Some RVers say high gasoline prices could keep them closer to home

'Still going': Some RVers say high gasoline prices could keep them closer to home

With gasoline prices hitting all-time highs, Jeff Redmond says he's planning to stay closer to home when RV camping this summer. The owner and general manager of Bucars RV Centre in Balzac, Alta.
U.S., Canada, other APEC delegates walk out on Russian speaker

U.S., Canada, other APEC delegates walk out on Russian speaker

BANGKOK (AP) — Delegates from the United States, Canada, and three other nations staged a walkout Saturday when a representative from Russia began his opening remarks at a meeting of trade ministers of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation group in t
Rise of new opioid highlights unpredictable drug supply: Expert

Rise of new opioid highlights unpredictable drug supply: Expert

OTTAWA — A national substance use research organization is warning about a new type of opioid that is increasingly being found in Canada's unregulated drug supply.
A year of trauma, catharsis and finally peace for some survivors of Kamloops school

A year of trauma, catharsis and finally peace for some survivors of Kamloops school

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — The nightmares started last May, said Harvey McLeod, chief of the Upper Nicola Indian Band and a survivor of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School.
Canada considering smallpox vaccine for monkeypox cases, says Dr. Theresa Tam

Canada considering smallpox vaccine for monkeypox cases, says Dr. Theresa Tam

OTTAWA — The risk posed by monkeypox is low, but nearly everyone in Canada is susceptible because routine vaccination against smallpox ended decades ago, top public health officials said Friday.
Quebec Halloween sword attacker found guilty of first-degree murder, attempted murder

Quebec Halloween sword attacker found guilty of first-degree murder, attempted murder

QUEBEC — A man who used a sword to kill two people and seriously injure five others in Quebec City's historic district on Halloween night 2020 was found guilty by a jury Friday on two counts of first-degree murder.