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Deadline for Sens arena deal approaches with no extension to be granted

Deadline for Sens arena deal approaches with no extension to be granted

OTTAWA — Canada's Heritage Minister says there will be no extension of a Thursday deadline to resolve a dispute over a plan to build a community featuring a new downtown arena for the Ottawa Senators.

Crown seeks six years for Toronto man who tried to join ISIL in Syria

TORONTO — Ontario prosecutors want a Toronto man who tried to join Islamic State militants in Syria to spend six years behind bars, while his defence team is pushing for a sentence of about half that given what they say is their client's commitment t
New Brunswick looks to hydrogen from seawater as fuel for future power

New Brunswick looks to hydrogen from seawater as fuel for future power

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's Crown-owned power utility is partnering with a Florida-based company to develop power plants that would use hydrogen extracted from seawater as their fuel.
More help on the way for family that lost seven children to house fire: MP

More help on the way for family that lost seven children to house fire: MP

HALIFAX — One week after a house fire claimed the lives of seven children in a Halifax suburb, the local member of Parliament says the community has come through "in a beautiful way" to help the grief-stricken mother and her badly injured husband — b

Pregnant woman's death was accident or suicide, husband's lawyers tell trial

TORONTO — Lawyers for a former Toronto pastor accused in the drowning of his pregnant wife argued Tuesday that the woman died in a "tragic accident" or took her own life after growing suspicious that her husband was still cheating on her.
Consular officials get fourth meeting with Canadian detained in China

Consular officials get fourth meeting with Canadian detained in China

OTTAWA — Global Affairs Canada says it has had a second meeting in as many days with Canadians detained in China.
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley to speak to Senate committee on energy projects

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley to speak to Senate committee on energy projects

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is to make her case in person to a Senate committee studying proposed legislation that would change how major energy projects are approved.
Coalition Avenir Quebec government to table first budget on March 21

Coalition Avenir Quebec government to table first budget on March 21

QUEBEC — Francois Legault's Coalition Avenir Quebec government will table its first budget on March 21. Finance Minister Eric Girard announced the date today, telling Quebecers they can expect good news for the health and education sectors.
'Plenty of room' for Maxime Bernier in Conservative Party, says York-Simcoe MP

'Plenty of room' for Maxime Bernier in Conservative Party, says York-Simcoe MP

New political party 'absolutely not' necessary for Canadians, says Peter Van Loan
Simcoe County group reminds Canadian leaders Saudi Arabia isn't the only place with political prisoners

Simcoe County group reminds Canadian leaders Saudi Arabia isn't the only place with political prisoners

Elmvale woman believes a strong stance from Canada could save the life of her son-in-law, imprisoned in Honduras for peaceful protest against civil and human rights abuses.