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Canadians increasingly worried over boomers' health bills, survey finds

Canadians increasingly worried over boomers' health bills, survey finds

CHARLOTTETOWN — Canadians are increasingly concerned about how to pay for the care of aging baby boomers — and fearful that seniors will have to pay out of their own pockets, according to a survey commissioned by the Canadian Medical Association.

Sitting and sleeping on downtown sidewalks could net $100 fine in B.C. city

PENTICTON, B.C. — Sitting and sleeping on some downtown sidewalks could be banned in Penticton, B.C., this summer as part of the city's plan to crack down on loitering.
Cher's waiting fans shocked as 'sudden short-term illness' cancels Winnipeg show

Cher's waiting fans shocked as 'sudden short-term illness' cancels Winnipeg show

WINNIPEG — Thousands of Cher's fans grumbled with disappointment on Tuesday night after the pop diva unexpectedly cancelled her Winnipeg show while they were already inside the arena.
Margaret Trudeau to stage three-night run of autobiographical show in Montreal

Margaret Trudeau to stage three-night run of autobiographical show in Montreal

MONTREAL — Margaret Trudeau is bringing her autobiographical one-woman show to Montreal this summer. The performance titled "Certain Woman of an Age" will have a three-night run at the Just For Laughs festival in late July.
WestJet pilot injured by green laser light while approaching Orlando airport

WestJet pilot injured by green laser light while approaching Orlando airport

A WestJet pilot flying from Newfoundland to Orlando International Airport had his eyes burned by a green laser light, U.S. Federal Aviation Administration officials said Wednesday.
Newfoundland man pleads not guilty in case of skeleton stolen from graveyard

Newfoundland man pleads not guilty in case of skeleton stolen from graveyard

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A young Newfoundland man pleaded not guilty Wednesday in the strange case of skeletal remains taken from an Anglican cemetery.
Trudeau's action plan on climate change brings B.C. politician out of retirement

Trudeau's action plan on climate change brings B.C. politician out of retirement

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Justin Trudeau and the Liberal party's action plan on climate change has brought one former British Columbia politician out of retirement and back into the arena.
Liberals ask news groups to name panel to decide eligibility for journalism aid

Liberals ask news groups to name panel to decide eligibility for journalism aid

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is inviting eight news associations to nominate candidates to a panel that will help figure out which media outlets will be eligible to benefit from a $595-million package to support the struggling industry.

Criminal charges rare for bartenders in drunk driving cases, legal experts say

Legal experts say criminal charges like those laid against a former bar server in connection with a drunk-driving crash that killed two Ottawa-area teens are rare and difficult to prove.
In the news today, May 22

In the news today, May 22

Four stories in the news for Wednesday, May 22 ——— NATIONAL MONEY LAUNDERING INQUIRY NOT NECESSARY: BLAIR The federal minister in charge of Canada's fight against money laundering says dirty money is being spread across Canada, but a national public