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Ontario Liberals promise to put unspent money towards lowering debt

Ontario Liberals promise to put unspent money towards lowering debt

TORONTO — The Ontario Liberals promised new legislation on Saturday that would reduce the province's debt, saying they were presenting the only realistic financial plan between the three major parties.

Manitoba chief tours evacuated community, hopes residents can go home soon

WINNIPEG — The chief of the Little Grand Rapids First Nation in Manitoba says smoke has cleared and his community is safe for evacuees to return, although he cautions they'd have to make do without electricity or running water.

Out of control wildfire prompts restriction around Allie Lake, B.C.

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Members of the public are no longer allowed in the area around Allie Lake, B.C., where one of the first large wildfires of the 2018 season is blazing out of control. The B.C.

Some Irish-Canadian residents celebrate Irish abortion referendum result

MONTREAL — Michelle Sweeney said there was no way a mere 7,000 kilometres could stop her from making the journey from Vancouver to Dublin to vote in Friday's historic Irish referendum on abortion.

Unions representing CP Rail workers issue notice of strike action

LAVAL, Que. — The unions representing train operators and signalling workers at Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. have served the company with notice of a strike action.
Police watchdog investigating fatal shooting in Dartmouth, N.S.

Police watchdog investigating fatal shooting in Dartmouth, N.S.

HALIFAX — Police fatally shot an armed man who had been threatening another person in the Halifax area on Saturday morning, officials said.
Crucial last TV debate looms for Ontario leaders as June 7 voting day nears

Crucial last TV debate looms for Ontario leaders as June 7 voting day nears

TORONTO — The third and final televised debate ahead of Ontario's June 7th election will offer voters on Sunday one last chance to size up the three main party leaders side by side as they vie to lead the province for the next four years.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $60 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — The massive $60 million Lotto Max jackpot has gone unclaimed for another week. No winning ticket was sold for Friday night's draw.
CP NewsAlert: WestJet, pilot's union agree to settlement process with mediator

CP NewsAlert: WestJet, pilot's union agree to settlement process with mediator

CALGARY — The threat of a strike by WestJet pilots appears to be over. The Calgary-based airline and the union that represents the pilots say they have agreed to a settlement process that will involve a federal mediator.

Saskatchewan man pleads guilty for 2017 crash that killed three Edmonton women

BATTLEFORD, Sask. — A Saskatchewan man has pleaded guilty to three counts of criminal negligence causing death for a crash that killed three Edmonton women.