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Liberal MP Francis Drouin says allegation of incident in Halifax bar a mistake

Liberal MP Francis Drouin says allegation of incident in Halifax bar a mistake

OTTAWA — A Liberal MP who is facing an allegation of assault after a weekend visit to a Halifax bar is speaking out, calling the whole thing a case of mistaken identity.

Support grows for Newfoundland students in town that nixed a rainbow crosswalk

SPRINGDALE, N.L. — There's growing support for students who made another pitch to town councillors after they voted down a rainbow crosswalk in Springdale, N.L., unleashing fierce debate.

Police in Quebec make more than 60 Hells Angels-related arrests

MONTREAL — A Montreal-area police officer is among more than 60 people arrested in a wide-ranging crackdown on the Hells Angels and their associates for alleged drug-related activities.

Ottawa imposes new measures on fishermen in effort to protect endangered whales

FREDERICTON — Ottawa is imposing strict new measures on the lobster fishery in the Gulf of St. Lawrence in an effort to protect North Atlantic right whales. A total of 18 North Atlantic right whales were killed in Canadian and U.S.
How a small P.E.I. police force is using humour to charm the internet

How a small P.E.I. police force is using humour to charm the internet

KENSINGTON, P.E.I. — A police force in a tiny Prince Edward Island community is building an international social media audience, leveraging irreverent humour and pop-culture references to draw an audience for serious messages. Const.

P.E.I. government website down for several hours after ransomware attack

CHARLOTTETOWN — The Prince Edward Island government website was back online Monday afternoon after a ransomware attack that blocked it for several hours. "The perpetrator indicated they had encrypted web data.

Newfoundland RCMP say female inmate may have choked to death on food

CLARENVILLE, N.L. — Police in Newfoundland say they're waiting on autopsy results but it appears a female inmate who collapsed alone in a jail cell choked on food. RCMP Staff Sgt. Larry Turner says officers were called around 3:30 p.m.

RCMP in northern Newfoundland investigate death of woman in snowmobile collision

RODDICKTON, N.L. — Police in northern Newfoundland say a 74-year-old woman has died in a snowmobile collision. The RCMP in Roddickton say they were called to a report of a snowmobile accident in Croque at about 10:30 p.m. Sunday.
Longtime Conservative New Brunswick, federal politician Keith Ashfield dies

Longtime Conservative New Brunswick, federal politician Keith Ashfield dies

FREDERICTON — Tributes were pouring in Monday for veteran New Brunswick and federal politician Keith Ashfield, whose death at the age of 66 was announced Sunday.
New Brunswick Liberal calling for study on Canada's endangered whales

New Brunswick Liberal calling for study on Canada's endangered whales

FREDERICTON — A New Brunswick member of Parliament is calling for a federal study to take a closer look at the state of Canada's endangered whales.
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