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Media cast in different role as Quebec studies aid to struggling industry

QUEBEC — Media representatives accustomed to shaping coverage of proceedings at Quebec's national assembly have been thrust into a different role this week, appearing as witnesses before a legislature committee seeking ways to rescue a troubled indus
No shopping around for teachers who don't wear religious signs: Quebec

No shopping around for teachers who don't wear religious signs: Quebec

QUEBEC — The Quebec government is saying no to some parents who want to pull their children out of classrooms taught by teachers wearing religious symbols.

Timbit treat for bear nets man in British Columbia $2,000 fine

VICTORIA — Feeding a Timbit and hot dogs to a bear has resulted in a $2,000 fine in British Columbia.

Uber says ride-hailing rules mean limiting its service to Metro Vancouver

VANCOUVER — Uber says it has applied to operate its ride-hailing service in Metro Vancouver but not the rest of British Columbia.
How medical technology reveals the secrets of ancient Egyptian mummies

How medical technology reveals the secrets of ancient Egyptian mummies

MONTREAL — Nestawedjat, a wealthy, married "lady of the house," died in the ancient Egyptian city of Thebes sometime around 700 BC.

Canada takes centre stage in Bannon film based on Huawei exec Meng's detention

OTTAWA — Canada plays a starring role in a soon-to-be-released film aimed at exposing China's bid for world domination through technology — produced by one-time Trump strategist Steve Bannon.
Competition bureau investigating claims made by makers of 'flushable' wipes

Competition bureau investigating claims made by makers of 'flushable' wipes

OTTAWA — Canada's Competition Bureau is digging into complaints that companies that market "flushable" wipes are making false claims about their products.
Canadian health officials on alert after reports of vaping illnesses in the U.S.

Canadian health officials on alert after reports of vaping illnesses in the U.S.

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's chief medical officer of health says he and colleagues across Canada have increased their vigilance as American health officials investigate nearly 200 cases of severe respiratory illnesses potentially linked to vaping. Dr.

Canada to send team back to Mali to help Romania minimize gap in evacuations

OTTAWA — The Canadian military plans to send a team back to Mali next month to work with Romanian peacekeepers and minimize a pause in the provision of lifesaving medical evacuations to United Nations and Malian forces and civilians.
Cities to parties: Fill housing gaps for seniors, Indigenous people

Cities to parties: Fill housing gaps for seniors, Indigenous people

OTTAWA — Canada's cities want all the federal parties to promise to pour billions more into the national government's decade-long housing strategy to make sure that seniors, urban Indigenous people and low-income renters aren't left behind by the ten
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