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Small businesses call for quick end to rotating strikes at Canada Post

Small businesses call for quick end to rotating strikes at Canada Post

OTTAWA — A small business group is calling for a quick end to rotating walkouts by Canada Post employees and warns a prolonged strike could bite into profits ahead of the holiday shopping season.

Canadian embassy in Greece vandalized by group in apparent opposition to mining

OTTAWA — A Greek anarchist group has claimed responsibility for an attack on the Canadian embassy in the country early Sunday morning.

N.B. village faces backlash after council raises 'straight flag'

CHIPMAN, N.B. — A small New Brunswick village is facing a public backlash after its municipal council raised a "straight flag" over the weekend.
Ontario to keep overdose-prevention sites

Ontario to keep overdose-prevention sites

TORONTO — Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott says the province will continue to fund overdose-prevention sites but will change their name and focus.

Three strong earthquakes reported in Pacific Ocean off Vancouver Island

Three relatively strong earthquakes were recorded Sunday night in the Pacific Ocean off Vancouver Island. The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 6.6 magnitude quake about 260 kilometres west of Tofino, followed by a 6.
Alleged Fredericton gunman says he's innocent, citing 'temporary insanity'

Alleged Fredericton gunman says he's innocent, citing 'temporary insanity'

FREDERICTON — The man charged with murder in a Fredericton shooting spree that left four people dead says he should be "exonerated" immediately because of temporary insanity.
Voters head to polls for municipal elections across Ontario

Voters head to polls for municipal elections across Ontario

TORONTO — Polls have opened across much of Ontario as voters get set to cast their ballots in municipal elections.
Alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur waives right to preliminary hearing

Alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur waives right to preliminary hearing

TORONTO — An alleged serial killer who is facing trial in the deaths of eight men with ties to Toronto's gay village has waived his right to a preliminary hearing.

Three-week-old baby dies in hospital after alleged assault in Toronto's east end

Toronto police say a three-week-old girl has died in hospital after being hurt in an alleged assault. They say the were called to an apartment in the city's east end on Thursday around 11 a.m.
In the news today, Oct. 22

In the news today, Oct. 22

Eight stories in the news for Monday, Oct. 22 ——— CANADA POST HIT BY ROTATING STRIKES The union representing 50,000 Canada Post employees has begun rotating strikes in four cities.
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