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Roughly 9,000 still without power in Manitoba after snowstorm

Roughly 9,000 still without power in Manitoba after snowstorm

WINNIPEG — Slogging through drenched fields and exposed to open prairie in near-freezing temperatures, Manitoba Hydro crews continued to restore power Wednesday to homes and businesses hit by last week's snowstorm.
Singh invokes memory of Layton as federal leaders make final pitch in Quebec

Singh invokes memory of Layton as federal leaders make final pitch in Quebec

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh invoked the legacy of his venerated predecessor Wednesday, hoping the memory of Jack Layton — the principal architect of the NDP's best-ever showing in a federal election — would separate him from a pack of rivals wo
Lawyers for 'Snowden refugees' demand Trudeau grant asylum before election

Lawyers for 'Snowden refugees' demand Trudeau grant asylum before election

OTTAWA — Vanessa Rodel arrived in Canada with her seven-year-old daughter last winter, granted refugee status in Canada as one of seven people who helped shelter American whistleblower Edward Snowden in Hong Kong.
Marineland to sell 5 belugas to U.S. facility for research and breeding

Marineland to sell 5 belugas to U.S. facility for research and breeding

TORONTO — Marineland has applied for permits to sell five beluga whales to a U.S. facility that plans to use them for research and breeding, which is currently banned in Canada. The Niagara Falls, Ont.

Quebec provincial police make four arrests in Mob-linked killings

MONTREAL — Quebec provincial police say they've arrested four people in connection with four killings allegedly linked to Italian organized crime.
Bloc leader says Tories should have shown love to Quebec earlier in campaign

Bloc leader says Tories should have shown love to Quebec earlier in campaign

CANDIAC, Que. — Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet says the recent Conservative push for votes in Quebec is too little too late as the prospect of a minority government looms.
Greta Thunberg's Alberta visit and leaders in Quebec; In-The-News for Oct. 16

Greta Thunberg's Alberta visit and leaders in Quebec; In-The-News for Oct. 16

In-The-News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Oct. 16. What we are watching in Canada ... Montreal is the centre of attention today.
Pot use admission at U.S. border snagging Canadian boomers, says lawyer

Pot use admission at U.S. border snagging Canadian boomers, says lawyer

VICTORIA — Canadians wanting to cross the U.S.
Health concerns over vaping cast haze over cannabis market expansion

Health concerns over vaping cast haze over cannabis market expansion

WINNIPEG — Public health concerns over vaping have cast a haze over expansion excitement in the cannabis market.
Alberta joining class-action lawsuit against opioid manufacturers, distributors

Alberta joining class-action lawsuit against opioid manufacturers, distributors

CALGARY — The Alberta government is joining a class-action lawsuit to recoup health-care costs related to the opioid crisis, the province's health minister said Tuesday.
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