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Just 15 per cent of Ontarians say they're affected by the ongoing LCBO strike: poll

Just 15 per cent of Ontarians say they're affected by the ongoing LCBO strike: poll

A new poll suggests that just 15 per cent of Ontarians are personally affected by the LCBO's ongoing strike, as the provincial government expands access to alcohol at other retailers.
In the news today: Premiers wrap up in Halifax, flood damage and insurance coverage

In the news today: Premiers wrap up in Halifax, flood damage and insurance coverage

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed... Premiers wrapping up summer meeting in Halifax Canada's premiers are wrapping up the summer meeting of the Council of the Federation today.
Torrential rain causes major flooding in Toronto, parts of GTA

Torrential rain causes major flooding in Toronto, parts of GTA

TORONTO — Torrential rain that pummelled Toronto flooded a major highway, several thoroughfares and a key transit hub on Tuesday – requiring emergency crews to rescue people from stranded cars and other spaces – while large parts of the city were lef
'Make America Safe Once Again': Republicans talk crime, celebrate Trump's resilience

'Make America Safe Once Again': Republicans talk crime, celebrate Trump's resilience

MILWAUKEE — Three days after the Saturday shooting at a Donald Trump rally in Pennsylvania, Republican party faithful streaming through the streets of downtown Milwaukee were turning the episode into a source of courage rather than fear.
Alberta, B.C. toast wine deal after tiff over taxing direct sales to consumers

Alberta, B.C. toast wine deal after tiff over taxing direct sales to consumers

EDMONTON — The Alberta-British Columbia wine fight appears to be coming to an end. The premiers of both provinces announced Tuesday a one-year deal to again allow Albertans to directly order wine from more than 300 B.C.
Yukon water regulator said miner 'flouted' licence, saved millions, long before spill

Yukon water regulator said miner 'flouted' licence, saved millions, long before spill

WHITEHORSE, YUKON, CANADA — Two years before the disastrous ore slide and spill of cyanide solution last month at the Eagle Gold mine in Yukon, the former head of the Yukon Water Board accused the mine's owner of violating conditions of its water lic
B.C. caps international post-secondary student enrolment at 30 per cent of total

B.C. caps international post-secondary student enrolment at 30 per cent of total

VICTORIA — British Columbia's government has introduced new guidelines for public post-secondary education institutions, capping the number of international students at 30 per cent of their total enrolment.
B.C.'s 'massive error' part of web of inaction that could have saved boy: advocate

B.C.'s 'massive error' part of web of inaction that could have saved boy: advocate

An 11-year-old Indigenous boy who died after being tortured by the extended family members approved to be his caregivers was failed in a myriad of ways, a report by British Columbia's representative for children and youth shows.
B.C. premier says working with Ottawa can feel like 'beating our head against a wall'

B.C. premier says working with Ottawa can feel like 'beating our head against a wall'

HALIFAX — Canada's premiers on Tuesday lamented what they said was the federal government's lack of teamwork on important files from housing to school lunch programs, with British Columbia's premier saying working with Ottawa can feel like “beating o
Husband sentenced to 16 years for killing, dismembering B.C. teacher Naomi Onotera

Husband sentenced to 16 years for killing, dismembering B.C. teacher Naomi Onotera

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. — A man who admitted killing and dismembering his wife has been sentenced to 16 years in prison by a British Columbia Supreme Court judge.
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