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Lawren Harris painting sells for more than $3 million at auction Wednesday night

Lawren Harris painting sells for more than $3 million at auction Wednesday night

TORONTO — A painting by Group of Seven founding member Lawren Harris sold for just over $3 million Wednesday night, in line with presale expectations. The 1925 oil canvas "Mountains East of Maligne Lake" had a pre-sale estimate of $2.5 million to $3.
Canada's 150 year ends on ice, but no hockey pucks, triple jumps allowed

Canada's 150 year ends on ice, but no hockey pucks, triple jumps allowed

OTTAWA — No figure skating. No hockey. No racing. No cell phones. But other than that have fun kids! Canadian Heritage Wednesday unveiled the details of the Canada 150 Ice Rink currently being built on the east lawn of Parliament Hill.

Toronto school board votes to end having officers stationed in schools

TORONTO — The Toronto District School Board has voted to permanently end the practice of having police officers stationed in high schools.

No bones about it: Saskatchewan bill calls for T. rex to be province's fossil

REGINA — A giant, ferocious meat-eating predator is expected to become Saskatchewan's provincial fossil. The government has introduced legislation to give the Tyrannosaurus rex the official honour.
U.S. coast guard calls off search for missing Calgary man off Florida coast

U.S. coast guard calls off search for missing Calgary man off Florida coast

CALGARY — The wife of a missing Calgary man whose boat was recovered off the coast of Florida says he may have been swept away while trying to rescue the family dog.
Liberals propose billions for affordable housing, including individual benefits

Liberals propose billions for affordable housing, including individual benefits

OTTAWA — A Liberal government fond of promising help for those working hard to join the middle class unveiled billions in housing help Wednesday that could make a difference to hundreds of thousands of households — but only in a few years when federa
'I would draw the line:' candidate for premier opposes abortion for rape victims

'I would draw the line:' candidate for premier opposes abortion for rape victims

REGINA — One of the leading candidates in the race to become the next premier of Saskatchewan says he doesn't believe in abortion, even in the case of sex assault victims.
Missing B.C. woman and 3 dogs found alive after two nights in thick brush

Missing B.C. woman and 3 dogs found alive after two nights in thick brush

COQUITLAM, B.C. — A Vancouver-area woman has been found safe after spending two nights lost in the woods with the three dogs she had been walking, police say.
Canadian general who led UN force in Sarajevo commends conviction of Mladic

Canadian general who led UN force in Sarajevo commends conviction of Mladic

TORONTO — A retired Canadian major-general who led a United Nations force in Sarajevo commended the sentencing of former Bosnian Serb general Ratko Mladic to life behind bars, but criticized the international court for taking too long to convict him
Uber hack raises disclosure concerns, calls for stronger data protection

Uber hack raises disclosure concerns, calls for stronger data protection

The theft of details on millions of Uber customers, and the company's efforts to cover up the breach, have raised alarms among privacy experts and renewed calls for better data protection laws in Canada.
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